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It's in all our bodies.
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:zombie: A zombie walks through your door and comes to eat your brains... what do you do? (comment below) 

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LordNetsua
Austen Mengler
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
Australia
Hey I'm Austen, a concept artist & illustrator from Perth, Western Australia. I love creating horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and surreal concept art, character & creature designs and illustrations, and am always striving to improve in my art.

Since graduating Curtin University in 2011, I've done published freelance work on a bunch of different projects, including work for indie games, album covers, comics, commissions and more. For the past year I've also been also exhibiting and selling my artwork at Australian pop culture conventions, developing my own graphic novel & art book projects and honing my craft, looking to get more published work in the gaming and entertainment industries. To read more about my work you can check out my FAQ.

Feel free to have a look through my gallery and connect with me on all the social media sites, and if you have an inquiry you can contact me at lordnetsua@gmail.com.
Cheers!

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Hey there deviants,

Hope you're all doing well, and thanks for answering the past couple polls I've been putting out. I'm trying to find more ways to get connected with you guys and get some good feedback so I think I'll keep using those polls. I've also created an Instagram account, where you can follow for updates. I'll try to post work in progress shots, sketches and life drawing studies for your viewing pleasure.

I'll be exhibiting in the traders section of Swancon on Easter Friday and Saturday (3-4th April), a convention for science fiction and fantasy at the Pan Pacific Hotel Perth Looking forward to the show which will be slightly different for me - as I'll be exhibiting purely original artwork prints (so no fan art). Will also have some of my illustrations in the art show; hopefully I won't terrify the judges too much (mwahaha...) Then after Swancon I'll be at the Perth Oz Comic-Con (11-12th April), this time with two full tables in my booth. Cannot wait for the extra space, as it means I'll be able to put up as much art as I can on the backing board instead of trying to cram all my prints up there. And the weekend after that I'll be flying out the the Gold Coast Supanova Pop Culture Expo (18-19th April). Both looking forward and slightly stressing out about the three weeks of shows I've got in a row, but should all work out alright (just get me lots and lots of coffeee...)

And lastly I've noticed that there are a bunch of awesome Kickstarter projects from some of my friends and inspirations that are worth a mention, so here they are below:

- Angelarium: Book of Emanations by Peter Mohrbacher - A big influence on me, both in art style and art business, Pete's new art book of his IP world Angelarium looks to be a professional and beautifully put together book. You can also support him creating it on Patreon too.

 - Schoolism Subscription: Art Made Affordable - Bobby Chiu and his gang of best of the best artists and instructors are setting up an amazing online art eductation subscription service. Check it out to get taught by the best in the industry. The more they raise in their Kickstarter campaign the cheaper the online classes will be after the project.

Nightmares & Visions by Martin Abel - A pin-up style art book, I've met Martin a bunch of times at the conventions and he's a great guy - and his work speaks for itself.

- Singularity by Simon A Wright - A 156 page black and white comic from a fellow artist's alley buddy of mine. He's only $200 off his target to make this project go through - check it out!

So let me know if you have any questions or queries about anything, I'm always happy to help if I can. All the best guys, and hope you all have a good one!
- Austen

- Upcoming Events -

- 4-6th April 2015 - PERTH - Swancon - 2015.swancon.com.au/

- 11-12th April 2015 - PERTH - Oz Comic-Con - www.ozcomiccon.com/

- 17-19th April 2015 - GOLD COAST - Supanova Pop Culture Expo - www.supanova.com.au/

- 19-21st June 2015 - SYDNEY - Supanova Pop Culture Expo - www.supanova.com.au/

- 26-28th June 2015 - PERTH - Supanova Pop Culture Expo - www.supanova.com.au/

- PRINTS -

You can check out a whole range of products with my artwork on them right here: society6.com/lordnetsua

There will occasionally be Free Shipping and $5 Off Each Item sales on my Society6 store, so be sure to connect with Facebook or Twitter so you get the updates for when they're available.

Sketchbook Walkthrough #1 - Dec 2014

Inspirations + Influences

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Studies

To show how important continuous study is and hopefully inspire you to do the same, I'll be uploading as many life drawings, studies and sketches into my "Scraps" section of my gallery here - lordnetsua.deviantart.com/gall…

Apart from attending live life drawing sessions, I use the sites artists.pixelovely.com/ and www.quickposes.com/ to practise, remembering that it's better to do half an hour of study every day than it is to do a lot every so often.

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:iconflickartist:
flickartist Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Have you ever done tutorials like the whole You tube thing? 
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:iconlordnetsua:
LordNetsua Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Professional Digital Artist
Check out my YouTube channel right here :)www.youtube.com/user/LordNetsu…
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Vorpalcom Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave! Excellent, surreal gallery here!
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Insanecarrot69 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
How do you think of this... It's INCREDIBLE!
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:iconlordnetsua:
LordNetsua Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
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InfectedARTIST Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Do you sell tshirts or hoodies? 
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:iconlordnetsua:
LordNetsua Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Sure do, you can check out all my stuff for sale at my Society6 print shop: society6.com/lordnetsua And there's a free shipping deal on for today so be sure to check it out! Cheers :)
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Maplewolf66 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your art work is amazing! I saw you at evolve :3 Your art is truly inspiring~ Cant wait to see more~
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LordNetsua Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! Glad to hear it :)
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Maplewolf66 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're welcome :3 
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