SG Monochrome Grass Pens for Clip Studio + Video

Hello, and welcome to the February update! I’ve reorganized the site a little bit, so hopefully it will be easier to navigate. I also published a new material to Clip Studio Assets, so if you use CSP and think it would be useful for your work, please give it a look! Here is the link:…

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Shiftaria’s YouTube Channel!

It’s time! I set up a channel on YouTube to feature my timelapse drawings. Follow this link to visit it! Accordingly, I’ve updated Shiftaria with each new illustration. For Clip Studio Paint users, check the descriptions to see which pens/materials I use and where you can find them. If you access Clip Studio Assets using…

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Happy New Year! January Update + News

2023 is here! I’m back with new Manga concepts and various other illustrations I can share from the past few months. In addition, I’ve begun recording timelapses of my artwork so that I can share them online soon. Please look forward to watching these videos soon! But first… We begin with the new Sonic fanart!…

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August Update

It’s been a while, but now it’s time for our August update! First, I’ll introduce some of the new works I made over the past month and a half. These first three are my entries for the Pokemon Illustration Contest early this year. Then we have some miscellaneous fan art, including two Love Live! girls…

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“Goofy Adventurer” Silent Manga is Up!

The results for the latest round of the Silent Manga Audition were released! That means that my newest entry, Goofy Adventurer, is now available to read online! I’ve updated the Manga page with Goofy Adventurer content, including drafts, concept art, and behind the scenes info. You’ll see Caldo, the protagonist, and the dwellers of the…

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May Update + Log

Another month has passed, and it’s time for another update! Instead of Retro Hanashi, this time it’s a bunch of new artwork. Here we go! Inuyasha’s Sesshoumaru, Riko and You from Love Live!, and G’raha Tia from Final Fantasy XIV. The first three were made for friends, and the fourth is because I love G’raha!…

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Retro Hanashi: Sonic 3D Blast (Flickies’ Island)

“Sonic 3D Blast is unmissable if you’re the kind of fan who wants to experience all the deep, dusty corners of Sonic’s past adventures.”   Modern Day Price Range and Availability Sonic 3D Blast is one of those games that is quite difficult to acquire these days. If you’re able to play it on a…

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April Update: New Artwork + News

It’s been some time since the last update! Today, I want to show you the new artwork I added and tell you about what’s coming up soon. First, here are some illustrations I made over the past few months. Beat from NEO: The World Ends With You, Mikazuki Munechika from Touken Ranbu, and Ayumu from…

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Endless Doors for Opera GX is out!

I’m pleased to announce the release of Endless Doors, a game for Opera GX made for the GXC #NoticeMe Game Jam! Endless Doors is an arcade-style horror game produced by Roguetoad27, with artwork and assets by MGaru (that’s me!) and Scarletta. I created the backgrounds, doors, objects, and covers for the game, while Scarletta (an…

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Retro Hanashi: Stella Deus: The Gate of Eternity

  “Stella Deus is a highly engaging, isometric strategy game that features complex gameplay [and] an endearing cast of characters that struggle to give meaning to a world that is ending.”       Modern day price range and availability It will be hard for you to find a cheap copy of Stella Deus for…

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