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Valaska:iconvalaska:
Bro-Fist for backing BattleTech with us! You should throw up a quick journal with its link and push us even further! Awesome man :)
Mon Oct 26, 2015, 3:53 PM
CentauriSedna:iconcentaurisedna:
Have you seen the new Battletech game coming out on Kickstarter?
Wed Sep 30, 2015, 4:06 AM
Onuris22:icononuris22:
All of your art (Battletech especially,) is amazing and it's great to always see more work from you!
Sun Sep 13, 2015, 7:46 PM
BitGlitched:iconbitglitched:
www.indiedb.com/company/battle…
Fri Apr 10, 2015, 8:30 AM
BitGlitched:iconbitglitched:
ute's something small, we can make a big game with lots of content!
Fri Apr 10, 2015, 8:30 AM
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Anthony Scroggins
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Patreon: patreon.com/ShimmeringSword
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Hello deviants!

It has been several months now since I restarted my patreon page, and I'm happy to say this time around I've been able to fill it with fresh artwork much better than my first attempt.
Took me quite a while, but I've cleared off most/all of my client obligations, and completed most of the work on my art book, so coming up with new stuff has been a smoother process.
For those that don't know, for the last 9 months I've been paying the bills with a side job instead of freelancing. It's nice to be able to focus my creativity entirely into personal work, and especially not have that feeling like I'm "cheating" on my paid work whenever I do so. I do have to relearn this personal freedom though, after 7 years of freelancing I've mostly been doing what other tell me to, not coming up with my own ideas. It's all a journey.

So, what will supporting me on patreon get you?

Firstly, a core focus of my page is simply to allow my fans to financially support me. I don't want to get myself or you guys hooked into a system where you feel obligated to give me large sums money just to be able to see everything I'm doing. I don't want to paywall my art like some do :)
However, you will indeed get to see what I'm working on first if you do become a patron. How long I plan to keep things exclusive, I'm not sure yet, but I'd like to minimize that time frame as support grows. If there is enough natural support for my work I'd ultimately prefer to have everything unrestricted in the future.

$1: For those on a tight budget, a mere $1 a month pledge will gain you access to any sketches I post, along with work in progress updates on anything that I'm spending several sessions working on. I also allow $1 patrons to see some color artwork in advance too, but that's just a random extra a times.

$2: Any pledge $2 and up gains access to ALL artwork, sketches, WIPs, and color paintings. There is also a $4 option that is the same, if you'd like to pledge extra support.

$15: This level is also the same as a $2 pledge, but as you'll find below, you accrue extra goodies faster.

$35: This is the only pledge level with a true extra perk. At this level you get one hour of my time each month. With it you can request a quick sketch, or even just hang out in a video chat/call with me. It's up to you.

$All Patrons: Every patron accrues credit towards unlocking my PDF art book The Protectorate Wars. It goes for $15, so for every $15 in support you rack up, you get a free copy. Over time you will earn multiple copies, with which you can give to your friends. I'm not sure if I'll offer this deal forever though, so start earning while you can.

Not much else to it! I'm posting several sketches and WIPs a month. Not a lot of color yet but I'm trying to get back into that groove after so many years away from personal artwork production.

Here are a few slices of what I've been posting there lately:

Patreon-Clips by Shimmering-Sword

See you there! I greatly appreciate any support you can offer (even just kind words lol). www.patreon.com/ShimmeringSwor…
Using this journal for more art posting oddities.
:iconsentinel373: Sentinel373 Just posted this newseen Marauder 3D sculpt Marauder - MAD-3R Miniature Sculpt by Sentinel373 and I don't think it's getting the attention it deserves.
Go over to his page and give him some favorites, and a watch if you want to see all his upcoming posts (he's dumping a bunch like I have been).

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YureiArt Featured By Owner 22 hours ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the llama!
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ApriliusRehnzzz Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the llama Llama Emoji-23 (Shyness) [V1] Llama Emoji-10 (Shy) [V1]
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sfreidin Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the llama
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SPARTAN-WOLF Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2018
Thanks for the llama.
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Sun1Dayartist Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
love your art style
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Aya-Lunar Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2018   Traditional Artist
Hiya, have a nice day, and a llama! :> :wave:

black heart [version 2] 
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ManiacAsHox Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2018  Student Artisan Crafter
I'm glad you saw my mask! :)
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Calleahan Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2018
Thanks for the llama. You have an amazing artwork, always come around and check it from time to time :)
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Timekeeper9 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2018
Excellent Battletech artwork. I especially like the line drawings. Very nice!
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McHaven Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama, mang! Love your stuff!
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Revan005 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2018
Thanks for the llama!
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SRFamily Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2018
Thanks for the llama! Love 
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x1120x Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the Llama!
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Belchiorart Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2017   Digital Artist
thanks for badge, come back aways
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FFDP-Neko Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2017
Thank you for the Llama
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