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How does that old saying go? You know the one about heroes? Ahhh, I got it... "You should never meet your heroes, they'll only disappoint."Earlier this month I got to meet one of my heroes, WWF Legend King Haku/Meng/King Tonga at the Manukau Armageddon Expo.I'm not one for celebrity worship or to put people on a pedestal but this time I felt myself a little nervous, a bit of a lump in my throat and butterflies in my stomach with the thought of talking to Tonga (Tonga Fifita is Haku's real name.)I went up several flights of stairs to meet Tonga...

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Because you asked for it (ok, only one of you), here is a time lapse of today's Daily Draw Feb sketch - 'The Mouth of the South' Jimmy Hart.For sketches, I like to keep my pencils real loose because I enjoy bringing the artwork to life through the inking process. The inking tools I use are the Pentel Pocket Brush, Pigma Fine Brush Pen and Pigma Microns.For colouring, I use Copic Markers. Warm greys for skin tones and various colours for bits and pieces. I usually colour light to dark with the markers while the ink is still wet so...

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Howdy, folk!It's less than a week before the Armageddon Expo in Manukau at the Vodafone Events Centre. I will be at the Arkham City Comics booth as well as in action at the Impact Pro Wrestling events.I'm pretty excited for next weekend because I get to team up with none other than WWF legend, Haku - the toughest guy in the business! The opportunity to share the ring with the Tongan legend in Manukau - the Polynesian Capital of the World!To be able to show the Polynesian people what can be achieved when Samoans and Tongans work together is an honour...

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Check out the little video I took of my adventures in the Northland as well as some fireworks action from the Auckland Lantern Festival.I enjoyed my time holding a workshop at Northland College showing students some tips on how to draw the human form and other art tricks.Looking forward to doing it again sometime. If they invite me back :DAlso, I got to try the 'biggest ice-cream in New Zealand' will in Waipapa. Check out the image of their 'single scoop' ice-cream!!! Watch the video:

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The first episode of my Graphic Content show is online now! I got so many questions, I did my very best to try and answer them all.I think for future Q & A sessions, I'll limit it to ONE question per person and just pick 10 to answer. That way, it won't be 30 mins long and take several hours to upload! Watch the Q & A video below:

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