Hello and welcome to Shiftaria!

My pen name is MGaru; it’s nice to meet you! I’m a freelance illustrator who creates character illustrations, concept art, assets for indie games, and manga. I am currently collaborating with indie developer Madvox Games to bring the Spoofs to life!

I have been illustrating digitally with Clip Studio Paint since I first used an Intuos with Manga Studio 4 in 2011. Since then, I have worked extensively with the program, and stay up-to-date with trends in digital design and the gaming industry in general to produce fun sights and characters. My portfolio includes character design, animation, background illustration, and story drafting and artwork for manga and comics I produce independently.

As is evident on this site, I have a fierce love for video games, especially retro and shounen-style games. My goal as an illustrator is not only to bring excellent-quality work to life, but also to fill my viewers’ hearts with excitement and happiness.

I hope this site can bring you a little bit of joy. Thank you very much for visiting!

Watch MGaru draw on YouTube!

Check out MGaru’s Ko-Fi page!


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