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Over the past few months I've been experimenting with various techniques in preparation for future film-projects, including attempts at stop-motion:

I recently finished editing my most ambitious film project yet, combining live-action, puppetry and animation.

I've posted sporadically about various short-films and sketches that my friends and I have made on our spare time. "Guerilla Pictures", as we call our group of amateur filmmakers, currently has a collection of five zero-budget shorts (plus one behind-the-scenes video) which can all be found on Youtube. We're planning on making more shorts over the coming year and work on ever more ambitious projects, with the hope of some day advancing to anthologies and feature films. Besides our Youtube-channel we have a recently activated page on Facebook, where we will post news and photographs from the production process of our work. If you're interested have a look at the page:…
It really helps to have contacts on the inside. A friend of mine works as a ref at Fight Club Finland and he told me that they really liked the photos I've taken at previous events, so I'd be welcome to enter for a lesser entry fee for future shows. :D

This was the best show yet, with many different matches culminating in an epic five-man "tables, ladders & chairs" match!…
New short film, this time a parody of old-time PSAs:


Martin Backman
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
I'm a geek of many interests, including drawing and miniatures. I hesitate to use the word "art" because of how easily it can equate to something being very pretentious, or in the worst case an attempt at immunity against criticism. No, I don't call my stuff art, because I just doodle for the fun of it. I have a very cartoony style and I prefer to use exaggeration and simple designs to invoke what I could never make with a realistic style. I applaud those who can, but I'm quite comfortable with being a cartoonist. I work with different pencils and after scanning my drawings I use a program called Photosuite to colourize them.

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JungStuff Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015
Dude Love your Lord of the rings/Hobbit re imagined work
Dragonfire810 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015   Filmographer
happy birthday .
Mara999 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :)
Zeonista Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015
Happy birthday tomorrow! Have your cake and eat it too Party Men in Black 
Mara999 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :)
TroyandFriends Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've been working on drawings of female orcs, wanna see?
KodyBoy555 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Do you do requests and art trades?
Mara999 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Unfortunately not for the time being, as I'm mostly quite busy with work and various projects.
derJOgelle Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014   General Artist
Axcido Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello ^_^ great gallery!

I want to invite you at my page
I start a poll ... please vote ---------> [link]

And if you have time... a comment or a fave of my new draw [link]
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