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I love the rhythem in this poem. I think everyone can identify with being woken up by annoying birds at 4a. The crow photos are cute, t...

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Meltdown's doing a zine festival in LA on Jan 31!…
Today I'm doing something called an hourly comic, where you sketch once an hour a thumbnail about what you're doing. I'm going to try to continue it through the weekend - my day thus far has been boring. It has reminded me that I really deep down, love making comics. I just sort of forgot for a while.

Deviousness Award

Deviousness Award
When it comes to showing selfless dedication and humble attitude towards talent, `pinguino is heads above us all. Deeply rooted in the foundations of the anime and comic book galleries of our community, `pinguino has continued to show an amazing commitment to encouraging others to get involved and put their creative talent to good use. We're so proud to have such a kind, fun and talented soul in our community, which is why we are extremely honored to bestow the Deviousness Award for October 2011 to `pinguino -- congratulations!
-awarded October 2011

i made a thing

Fri Nov 7, 2014, 9:24 AM

the past year, my friends and i have been working on an app. I did the artwork for it. If you're an android user, we invite you to come betatest it at

To celebrate, we're having a party tonight at the Other Door in Burbank, at 8p. DJ Bolivia, who played for us in both Antarctica and Africa, will be spinning. He's here from Canada. Mark Zabala from Ninja Skillz, one of my favorite people, is also playing for us. And Carl Schwenk, fellow adventurer, is opening the night.

  • Mood: Love
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  • Drinking: diet coke with lime


Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Name: Pinguino (yes, really)
Location: North Hollywood, CA

Background: I travel around the world and go on crazy adventures. I'm the staff photographer for Comic Book Resources. For twenty years I've run an art studio called Penguin Palace which has been heavy into publishing. I am a visual designer for NBC Universal. I used to be a dA volunteer- Anime Gallery Director, and later, Industry Ninja.

Current Residence: los angeles, ca
Favourite genre of music: electronica/techno/dubstep/electro
Personal Quote: Sleep is practice for being dead.

Journal History

What phone do you have? 

15 deviants said android
7 deviants said iphone
4 deviants said owls
2 deviants said windows
2 deviants said something ancient

Upcoming Events

OCT 12: Anime Explode 1.5- Samurai and Geisha (LA)
NOV 1: Meltdown Comics's 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Show (LA)
NOV 16: Junglist Movement Rave (Nairobi, Kenya)
NOV 16-DEC 2: Junglist Movement Adventure in Kenya



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pinguino Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
NicolasSarkozy Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:tighthug: how've you been? Not spoken to you in ages.
pinguino Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
i havent been playing w/ deviantART as much as i should.

ummm. i had a canada day party yesterday. lots of short little trips here and there. prepping for comicon.
socal Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
Blast from the past.. New journal entry.. [link]
pinguino Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
i miss the old LA devmeets! gonna try to make it to that disney nature thing in a couple weeks.
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