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Hey everyone! I'm doing a 40% off sale on my at your own pace Intro and Advanced Digital Painting mentorship. Use the code "daarkenmentor." Thanks!

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My Playmat & Print Kickstarter is now live! Please take a look and share it with your friends. You will be able to choose from six Magic: The Gathering illustrations which include Birthing Pod, Bridge from Below, Praetor's Counsel, Bloodghast, Soul of New Phyrexia, and Bloodstained Mire. Both Bridge from Below and Praetor's Counsel will be Kickstarter exclusives. 

Let's make this happen! Thanks for your support!

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Hey everyone! I'm doing a 40% off sale on my at your own pace Intro and Advanced Digital Painting mentorship. Use the code "daarkenmentor." Thanks!

Advanced - daarken.com/shop/shop/advanced…

Intro - daarken.com/shop/shop/intro-to…

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Mike Lim
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
In the early years of his youth, Daarken attended the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Most of his days were spent huddled over a sketchbook at a figure drawing workshop or in a cafe, where he was affectionately known as “the guy that likes to draw deltoids.” After three long years of drawing deltoids and video game playing, Daarken graduated Cum Laude with a BFA in traditional illustration. Daarken began his career in 2004 when his incessant video game playing was interrupted by a phone call. The mysterious voice on the other end identified himself as someone from Wizards of the Coast. Daarken immediately blurted out that he would like to work for them. His overzealous nature was countered with the statement “but you haven’t even heard what the project is yet.” And so began the lifestyle of creating monsters and zombies, with the occasional video game playing on the side. Daarken’s true video game playing powers were put to the test when he was hired by Mythic Entertainment in 2007 as a concept artist for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. His two loves combined into a gigantic ball of awesomeness, which he happily rolls around all day. He now spends his days creating Warhammer monsters and zombies and, of course, playing more video games.

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BlackDonner Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For he's a jolly good fellow... For he's a jolly good fellow...

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marcgosselin Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Happy birthday Mike.
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artistafrustrado Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
SpotlightSpotlightSpotlight:happybounce:Happy Birthday/Feliz cumpleaños! Awesome dood!! Glomp!AirborneHigh-five! i hope you're having a really awesome day, a wonderful week & an even better year! Party:party::iconcakeplz:birthday cake Birthday cake  icon :happy birthday: Birthday Glomp emoticon Dance!:happybounce:SpotlightSpotlightSpotlight



OMG MOAR POEMS! Might all your endeavors & projects go smoothly Hug Headbang! 
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I77ustrat1v3mind Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday Daarken :).
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Black-Sweater Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy b-day!<3<3
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Lionheartssj Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday! :party::cake:
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SweetteeStanley18 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Happy Birthday!🎈🎉🎁🎊🎂
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MetalHarbinger084 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017
Happy birthday
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funkyalienlovers Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
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cvisuali Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2016  Professional General Artist
Interview with us cvisuali.org cvisuali.com cheers best Kedar 
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Stygma Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Birthday sweets by KmyGraphic
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MatesLaurentiu Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Happy birthday and may this new year bring generous amounts of energy and inspiration to fulfill all your needs! :)
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DarkDragon247 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy B-Day! :hooray:  Enjoy it! :dance:

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! :hooray:  Genieß ihn! :dance:
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shifter124 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy B-day.:happybounce: 
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artistafrustrado Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Spotlight:happybounce:Happy Birthday dude!! Glomp!AirborneHigh-five! i hope you're having a really awesome day & a very prosper year! Party:party::iconcakeplz:Birthday cake  icon :happy birthday: Birthday Glomp emoticon Dance!:happybounce:Spotlight
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Lionheartssj Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday! :party::cake:
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JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday. :cake:
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artyvicky Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Student Digital Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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Black-Sweater Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i hope youll have an EPIC b-day sir!<3
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Koniak007 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday :)
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