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Ni no Kuni 2 - Tani :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 3 0 Night in the Woods - Mae :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 10 1 Arms - Master Mummy :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 3 0 Puyo Puyo Tetris Jay And Elle stamp :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 2 0 Random Dream 4/17/2017 - Walrus bounce :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 2 0 Puyo Puyo - Ringo beach :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 9 10 Sketch - Stealth Elf and Juniper Lee :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 1 2 Final Fantasy Legend 2 Stamp :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 2 0 Night in the Woods - The Elder God (spoilers!) :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 31 1 Puyo Puyo - Amitie :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 5 8 The Legend of Zelda BOTW - Batting Practice :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 2 0 Splatoon x Legend of Zelda - Pinkinklink :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 13 0 Puyo Puyo Tetris - Ess :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 12 26 Malco in Flamingo Stance :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 1 0 Pit People - Not a Troll :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 1 2 Sleepless Domain! :iconmalachitecat:malachitecat 2 0


It's Selmers! :icontasdraws:TasDraws 168 10 Big Brother :iconabsolutedream:AbsoluteDream 3,526 295 Better than Wumpa :iconlilliflora:Lilliflora 36 9 Pokemon - Lusamine :iconmleth:MLeth 608 53 GAME OVER RETURN OF GANON :iconkaigetsudo:Kaigetsudo 562 76
Writing Tips - How to Write Child Characters
Like most writers, there are many similarities and patterns that emerge across my stories. Some of it is author appeal - going into great details about locales, for instance. I’ve really come to like describing places, and clothing for some reason. Some of it is style. And some of it I’m probably doing unconsciously. It isn’t exactly a bad thing, although I am aware that if I don’t reel some of these things in at a certain point, they can get old and tired. However, one thing that crosses almost all of my works is that most of my characters are children.
I don’t want to toot my own horn or anything, but I think that I write children very well. At the very least, it’s what most people seemed to want me to do a writing tips on. And since this series had been on a hiatus for way too long, I thought that I’d take this one on. Because writing children… is a very easy thing to screw up.
Most writers are adults, and a lot of people have forgotte
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Having an Online Presence
"All artists need to have an online presence," I said.
"Easy for you to say, Popular Artist
," they said.
"I had to work hard to get 'popular'," I said
"But it's SOOO hhaaaaAAARD," they said
"That's what I just said," I said.
    After making my status posts about making an online presence, I figured I'd make a sort of guide. I made a very generic list of things you should do as an artist who wants to get their name out there or "get popular". A lot of people were like, "but I've done all of that". But chances are, you haven't. There's a lot that goes into this and it takes a long ass time. Don't think it's just gonna happen in a month.
    So I made a guide based on my own experience and what worked for me (as an illustrator/artist. Some of these tips are more specific than others and some of these will not necessarily work for you. Everyone's different. Keep in mind this is mostly for illustrators/animators/story artists etc. This won't work fo
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Michael Mark Maquilan
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
(Pictured from left to right: Malco, persona; Phil, the mascot of this channel.)

About me

Yo, dudes! I'm Malachite Cat. I draw what I want, what I like, when I feel like it! I only get to draw and post periodically depending on inspiration and willpower!

Other than that, I collect amiibo, Skylanders and Infinity toys even if I don't play those games. I spend a lot of time on videogames and I tend to stick to a game for a long time (but not so long that I can speedrun it, heh heh), so you see me playing RPGs a lot.

Also, I'm an old man! I'm old but I feel quite young!

To all the girls characters I've loved before...

Stuff I like and liked!

Final Fantasy Legend 2 Stamp by malachitecat .:Zelda 2 - The Adventure of Link (NES):. by Mitochondria-Raine Splatoon Stamp by faesis Chrono Trigger Stamp by SparkLum Cave Story Love by drinkdecaf Armello Stamp by WinterFrostDragon Night in the Woods Stamp by WinterFrostDragon Mythbusters stamp by sandwedge

And of course I like the shows and games the girls characters I've loved before have featured in. <3

Commissions and Requests

Requests may be open, however, note the above point about "inspiration-based" so expect delays, and also here's the usual disclaimers for my own protection:

* I reserve the right to not do it, not ink it, not color it, not finish it, take forever.
* Certain ideas or uninteresting characters may reduce interest.
* Following up may reduce interest.
* Being inspiration-based, if I don't feel like it, not even money can make me draw whatever it is. (SADLY!)


Ni no Kuni 2 - Tani
I don't have a PS4 and don't intend to get one. I'm just waiting for the PC version?

Ni no Kuni (c) Level 5 Games
Night in the Woods - Mae
DISCLAIMER: Bat is not actually on fire.

I think I'll do more of these traditional-looking simply painted pics.

Night in the Woods / Mae Borowski (c) Infinite Fall Games

More NITW from me?
Night in the Woods - The Elder God (spoilers!) by malachitecat


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Caramel-lioness Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017  Student Artist
Thanks for the watch^^ I see you also liked skylanders :3
malachitecat Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome.

Mostly Zoo Lou, no one understands Zoo Lou as much as I do.

As a game though, Skylanders is a pretty easy and unremarkable action RPG with bosses that absorb too much damage, but it's way more fun in co-op.
Caramel-lioness Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017  Student Artist
Cool^^how many skylander games have you played?
malachitecat Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Spyro's Adventure, Trap Team, Imaginators

I still buy characters I like from time to time.

Did you play all the games?
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JBX9001 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey there!  Thanks for joining my group, PuyoPopUSA!  I really appreciate it!
Cringefinder12 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2016
Hello fellow Filipino
malachitecat Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, I'm immediately suspicious about you based on your username.

Welcome to DA and enjoy your stay, however.
Cringefinder12 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016
Yeah, I looked suspicious..
Originally, this is a troll account but then being a troll is totally not me so I drop the idea and use this to browse instead.
malachitecat Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see. You can rename but it costs money you gotta buy the lowest Core membership...
nop123 Featured By Owner May 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday to you! :D
malachitecat Featured By Owner May 12, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yo, thanks!
Fail-Seeker Featured By Owner May 11, 2016
Happy Birthday! Try everything:…
malachitecat Featured By Owner May 12, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My problem is lack of trying harder, not less stuff. ;) I'm in the office right now so youtube is banned, I'll look at it later (if I haven't seen it already).

Thanks tho!
Fail-Seeker Featured By Owner May 12, 2016
Sorry to hear that.
malachitecat Featured By Owner May 16, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh thanks! Don't worry about it. <3
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