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Dr Salt by MightyOtaking Dr Salt :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 59 4 Water Park Reward by MightyOtaking Water Park Reward :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 354 15 M.Bison shading process by MightyOtaking M.Bison shading process :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 48 7 Grand English breakfast by MightyOtaking Grand English breakfast :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 542 42 Unlikely crossover. by MightyOtaking Unlikely crossover. :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 151 17 Bison plane animation by MightyOtaking Bison plane animation :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 142 16 Bison walk animation (coloured) by MightyOtaking Bison walk animation (coloured) :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 45 7 Cammy: combo animation by MightyOtaking Cammy: combo animation :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 100 10 Guile: Sonic Cross animation by MightyOtaking Guile: Sonic Cross animation :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 105 8 Street Fighter fan film project by MightyOtaking Street Fighter fan film project :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 31 5 Zone-tan by MightyOtaking Zone-tan :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 352 28 What's going on here? by MightyOtaking What's going on here? :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 201 39 Process by MightyOtaking Process :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 148 18 TIE Fighter poster by MightyOtaking TIE Fighter poster :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 1,976 287 House of Cards by MightyOtaking House of Cards :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 285 30 The best cockpit design ever. by MightyOtaking
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The best cockpit design ever. :iconmightyotaking:MightyOtaking 103 33


Legend of Galactic Heroes - Hyperion by Hideyoshi Legend of Galactic Heroes - Hyperion :iconhideyoshi:Hideyoshi 571 29 YUMEKORON by yocco YUMEKORON :iconyocco:yocco 207 22 F U G I T I V E S by MarcBrunet F U G I T I V E S :iconmarcbrunet:MarcBrunet 7,794 220 Golgotha by RadoJavor Golgotha :iconradojavor:RadoJavor 1,340 119 Game Critique - BROMANCER by Maki-Ubermach Game Critique - BROMANCER :iconmaki-ubermach:Maki-Ubermach 3 3 PREDAKING!!!!!!! by hinomars19 PREDAKING!!!!!!! :iconhinomars19:hinomars19 231 75 MY LIFE by Maki-Ubermach MY LIFE :iconmaki-ubermach:Maki-Ubermach 52 17 ily2 by Maki-Ubermach ily2 :iconmaki-ubermach:Maki-Ubermach 43 13 Birthday Attack by Maki-Ubermach Birthday Attack :iconmaki-ubermach:Maki-Ubermach 51 11 Blood Deal by elsevilla Blood Deal :iconelsevilla:elsevilla 3,412 129 Unknown by Maki-Ubermach Unknown :iconmaki-ubermach:Maki-Ubermach 107 21 MAKIMONO by Maki-Ubermach MAKIMONO :iconmaki-ubermach:Maki-Ubermach 108 34 Mind of Evil by Harnois75 Mind of Evil :iconharnois75:Harnois75 629 76 Eight reasons to not die by elsevilla Eight reasons to not die :iconelsevilla:elsevilla 5,790 339 Entity by Maki-Ubermach Entity :iconmaki-ubermach:Maki-Ubermach 54 10 Kiriban for Sho-kun - Steps by algenpfleger Kiriban for Sho-kun - Steps :iconalgenpfleger:algenpfleger 1,033 86


Dr Salt
Greetings! Otaking is currently swamped with animation, so I, Maki-Ubermach, am helping manage media. He'll be checking the comments and answering himself when he's free.

A related tutorial is in the works, and will be available at soon.
Or subscribe for the cozy late night animation livestreams, typically Fridays at 8pmEST.

See you there!
Water Park Reward
Greetings! Otaking is currently swamped with animation, so I, Maki-Ubermach, am helping manage media. He'll be checking the comments and answering himself when he's free.

Esteemed ladies and gentlemen!

Thanks to your generous support, we just passed the "Minimum Wage" tier goal! The hype is real. This is a properly paid, full-time job now that I can devote all day, every day, to (I've been doing that anyway, but now I can do it without any worry..!).

And here's a time-lapse video, since some of you were asking to see how I actually paint backgrounds -…

Timestamp shortcuts are in the comments section under the video if you need to skip to a particular section.

Thankyou all once more! And stay hydrated.


M.Bison shading process
Just a bit of inking/shading process for the Street Fighter film I'm doing over at
Grand English breakfast
A poster image I did for my backers on to thank everyone for helping me hit the goal.
Cheers, everyone!
UPDATE: Time-lapse video at…


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Paul Michael Johnson
Artist | Professional | Film & Animation
United Kingdom
Current Residence: The mighty house, Sheffield, England
Favourite genre of music: Rock/metal.
Favourite photographer: Anyone who doesn't take photos of me.
Favourite style of art: Masamune Shirow-style, before he turned into a 3D porn artist.
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: Winamp, I suppose.
Shell of choice: Dalek shell.
Wallpaper of choice: Something with Daleks on it.
Skin of choice: Maki Ubermach's
Hello all!

Thank you for all the kind birthday wishes on Jan 4th!

I've been busy working on a animated fan film project. As you might have heard, it's a 20 minute Street Fighter animation, with full voice acting, story etc (unlike my TIE Fighter short which was essentially just a big battle scene).

I'm live streaming myself animating it every Friday if you'd like to come along and ask me anything about what software I use, my processes, any animation tips etc. These streams are going to be all-night things so very laid back and comfy, with some old-school game music playing in the background.

To check out the Street Fighter animation work so far, here's a video!…

The film has the usual focus/obsession with detail and SHADING, but also accuracy. Every move and combo is game-accurate. If you'd like your name in the credits or maybe getting your face in the film as a background soldier cameo or something, consider helping to keep me alive at

Thanks for reading, and please do feel free to share the info around or give me some ideas of where else I could get the word out. I'm a bit isolated in my animation world and don't really know what sites youse kids congregate around these days!

Paul J.

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Graphitedriver001 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017
Are you involved with the series PRISONER ZERO? Seems like your style.
Awesome stuff by the way, keep it up!
MightyOtaking Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017  Professional Filmographer
I am indeed! I was character designer. It's finally being released, I see!
Graphitedriver001 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2017
Heh I KNEW I recognized your style! Very very cool.
Gaboris Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017
Hey, I know this seems pointless since we're almost closer to the next one, but still sorry I missed your Birthday and hope you had a happy one!
Keep up the great work. :)
ShaneSookraj Featured By Owner May 22, 2017
thank you for the watch.
When-Worlds-Collide2 Featured By Owner May 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Imma commission you one day.
glazuki Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omgawsh yuur style is absolutely jaw-dropping
wolfnoom Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017   Digital Artist
u rock man saw your animation its crazy, pants on fire!
DaColdOne Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2017
Don't laugh, but I just saw your "Tie Fighter" short for the first time about two days ago.

Can't believe I never saw it before then.

I'm sure you probably have a real job and other projects in the fire, but I would have loved to see what you could have done with something like Mechwarrior/Battletech (and it would probably be better than the crappy series they gave us in the mid-90s).

But can dream, right?
Gargu Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017
Man, I just saw your YT channel. I can't believe you're not



This needs to change.
Chobittsu-Studios Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats, you have a new stalker
EX-Greed17 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017
I may not be the first or the last to ask this question, but...

Are you the one who did that awesome 'Doctor Who' animation? It's clearly your style.
Gafanhotosan Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Cara vc é o cara!!! Parabéns pelo seu trabalho, além de ser muito inspirador, estou acompanhando cada detalhe e passo a passo. Pena não poder te ajudar! Mas te ofereço minha friendship!!! Fanimation precisam se unir!!! Valeu meu caro!
Your is best!!! 
honorat0 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2017
a cammy film?? I will try to help you, I am dry rifght now but I´ll keep your project in mind
KingWillhamII Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017
Happy Birthday! :D
ZhaxRa Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy B-Day!
curtsibling Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Happy birthday to one of the absolute best.
NEX-EXE Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!:party:
captain89 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Happy Birthday
FunsTimister Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Student Filmographer
Happy Birthday!!
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