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mattgirouard

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Artist and Musician. Passionate about anime hair, JRPGs, and when animals do people stuff. Mostly streaming JRPGs and PS1 games!

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I'm Matt Girouard! I'm a Cartoonist, Musician, and JRPG Enthusiast from Chicago, IL. I have been working professionally as an Artist for over 10 years. I love vibrant colors, big floofy anime hair, and expressive characters. I'm also obsessed with JRPGs, especially from the PS1 and PS2 era. I am currently working my way through all of the classics from those systems. πŸ•Streams will be a mix of Art and JRPGs!πŸ–
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You can click on this robot to donate! Or or you can donate on [Ko-fi](https://ko-fi.com/mattgirouard/)! Tips are never required but always welcomed and appreciated! ❀ Money received goes towards better art and streaming equipment & supporting my family.
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This is meant to be a welcoming and chill environment. We are just here to make cool art and get nostalgic about retro games. Don't be a jerk and let's all have good time. 🍜 ● Be Respectful ● No Spoilers ● No NSFW Links ● Have Fun!
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Here's all of the places on the internet where I waste my time! # [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/heymattgirouard/) I use Instagram as my portfolio. Lots of finished artwork on here. # [Twitter](https://twitter.com/heymattgirouard) Much more casual than IG. Generally me talking about video games and reposting cool art. # [Music YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO6CK-REAMyq_3kG9vc4cow) I make music under the name **glassghost** for fun! You can check out some of my songs here. # [Stream Archive](https://www.youtube.com/moremattgirouard) Want to catch up on previous episodes of a gameplay stream? I archive everything on this channel. I also have some stand alone Let's Plays on here as well. Art streams are not currently archived, but I am planning on doing something with them in the future.
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I'm still working out a full schedule, but in general it's safe to assume I'll be live on: ● Monday 8PM CST ● Wednesday 8PM CST ● Friday 8PM CST I may stream a few extra days in addition to those and I may also skip days sometimes, but in general this is the goal.
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I'm a Professional Cartoonist! I've worked on all kinds of things from t-shirts to comics to mobile apps. You can check out my work on my **[Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/heymattgirouard/)**! Some previous clients include: Hot Topic, Rise Records, & NASA I also make electronic/noodly guitar music for fun under the name **glassghost**! You can check out some of my songs on **[YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO6CK-REAMyq_3kG9vc4cow)** for now. I'm working on getting everything put up on Spotify and Streaming Services soon!
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Feel free to ask me any questions in Chat, but here are some answers for some common questions. # What do you use to make art? I use an 1st Gen iPad Pro 12.9 inch + Apple Pencil in Procreate for all of my Illustration work. Most of my Layout and Graphic Design work is done in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (but mostly Photoshop). # Do you do commissions? Yes! I sometimes have limited slots depending on how busy I am each month, but please DM me on IG or Twitter for rates if you are interested! # What is your Starting Soon/BRB song? It is called **Easy Sunday** by **Bad Snacks**. She is one of my favorite producers and this track is one of dozens she has made royalty free via YouTube's Audio Library. (Although I am planning on replacing it with my own music soon.) # Do you emulate the games you are playing? I prefer to play on the original hardware whenever it is possible, which is most of the time lol. # Are you planning to do any music streams? Yes! I need to get some more hardware to make that happen but I would love to stream music production every once in a while.