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Anthro Who's Whoo Past Issues

Issue 1 - obliviousally
Issue 2 - CassidyPetersen
Issue 3 - skifi
Issue 4 - danee313
Issue 5 - GuineaPigDan
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Issue 8 - Fenrixion
Issue 9 - AngelicEmpyress
Issue 10 - Shadow-Wolf
Issue 11 - ElkeCanus
Issue 12 - mytigertail
Issue 13 - pythos-cheetah
Issue 14 - railrunnermiranda
Issue 15 - Vent-Kazemaru


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Anthro Who's Whoo - Vent-Kazemaru

Sat Mar 29, 2014, 8:54 AM

#AnthroCommunity is quite large and always growing. It's easy to feel lost in the crowd so let's bring some of you out of the shuffle and share some spotlight. Beginners, hobbyists and professionals are all invited to share the glory. Meet someone new!

Today we introduce to you Vent-Kazemaru


Tell us a little bit about yourself.

Hi. I'm Vent. I'm actually a fox who's smart enough to use a tablet and computer
hold the stylus in my mouth.

Nah not really.
Name's Vent Kazemaru. I'm not going to be disclosing my true name anytime soon, unfortunately. Turned 20 on the 16th of this month. I have some rather interesting plans ahead of me, but I can't really share them yet. I'm kinda, or rather very, quirky. I can be just a quiet fox, but that doesn't mean I'm shy. I'm just waiting for an opening to strike.

GODROBE SENKETSU TORAHIKO by Vent-Kazemaru Dragon Time by Vent-Kazemaru

How long have you been doing art?

I've been drawing since 6th grade so that's about 7 years currently. Although I've been scribbling before that, Most kids do afterall. I've haven't been to any art school yet. I'm questioning whether or not it's worth it. I love drawing. But to learn exclusively that? Makes me wonder sometimes if it's really worth it

What brought about your interest into Anthro?

I never even heard of the word furry when I started drawing it. It all started with klonoa from namco. He was so cute that I just wanted to draw creatures just like him. At first I was mostly just ripping the characters off and tracing. But I didn't stop at his level. I practiced more and more. I wanted to be better. I didn't just want to draw him and clones of him. I surpassed that cat creature thing. And look where I am now.

Do you have a fursona or favourite character? If so, what inspired it?

Just a red fox that has grey fur. There's no real reason for behind that part other than mixing well with my favorite color. I mostly made him as a symbol as well as a character for my stories. He's essentially the ideal me. With an untamed heart and love of exploring. Also inexplicable aura powah.

Usual Nights by Vent-Kazemaru

Who is your biggest inspiration?

There are two artists known as 嵐 and 九该 From pixiv. They're not the best artists in the world. But I just love their work. Someday...I'll be better than even them.

Where else do you draw your inspiration from?

Pretty much everyone who's work appeals to me. I learn from everyone. My friends, my idols, and art I just find cool. I gather ideas and learn new techniques from everyone and everything.

What are you looking to improve in your art?

I've had bad experiences drawing humans when I was little, haven't drawn humans since. But I know I will have to work on them if I decide to focus on art. Beyond that, I always want to improve everything. I usually focus on on aspect at a time in my work. But it's the points where you have to put everything you've learned into one piece where your skill is really tested.

Mornings by Vent-Kazemaru Lightning Cat by Vent-Kazemaru  Skater Woof by Vent-Kazemaru

When do find yourself being the most creative?

I'm always creative. I never try to draw the same thing twice. But I work best while distracted. Watching a show or playing music while drawing keeps me focused. Sometimes I stream my art, that makes me work even better since I have an audience to chat with.

What are your future aspirations for your work?

From what I've learned from other artists and from myself. Big goals don't tend to last very long. It's to hard to keep big promises once you're a quarter way in So I've always followed a simple objective: Be a little better than my last piece.

How do you battle Art Block?

My most effective technique is to not be aware it exists. If you don't have the concept of running out of ideas, then you won't ever get stuck. Thanks for reminding me about it.
Beyond that. I simply accept it and do something else. No point in moping that I can't draw if there's something else to be done. Once I do get my drive back. I do a warm up to get flowing again. Simple as that.

(W)otter magic by Vent-Kazemaru 4-Star Fox by Vent-KazemaruDragon's Hour by Vent-Kazemaru

Any words of advice for other artists?

I got two pieces to share: Be honest with your work. , Don't lie about your skill. Admit to (fair) Critique that you can be better. Don't deny that you have flaws in your work. You're really, really not going to go very far if you lie about your art. And there's no such thing as perfection in art. Once you make your “perfect” piece. Then is everything else you make not perfect? Or you'll be drawing perfectly from now on? That'd be pretty boring after a while. I'd rather not think about perfection at all.

One last thing. Tell us something completely random about yourself!

Despite how well I draw. I'm am totally clueless and lax to my work. Acting professional is boring. Skill doesn't equal formality guys.

Otter Hour by Vent-Kazemaru

Thank you Vent-Kazemaru for sharing with us today!

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Who will it be next? Recommend someone!

What sort of questions would you ask your fellow anthro artists?

Post your questions below!

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ZiggyJ101 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the llama! :D
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Bit-sinna Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the Llama. :hug:
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iDJPanda Apr 7, 2014  Student General Artist
The watch thing glitched. xDD Well It's fixed now. :3
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AshesAndEmbers Mar 31, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks so much for giving all of the critique participants 100 points!! That was really nice of you!!! ^^
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