Sept. 29, 2010: Hatena Featured Artist - name nom (id:Mohamed)


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Today's Hatena Featured Artist is name nom (id:Mohamed) from the Americas region.

How you get ideas for your Flipnotes, and how long does it usually take you to create them?

Well, I normally come up with ideas for Flipnotes from either observing my surroundings, taking my mind off of it for a while, or from just having a simple conversation with my younger brother. It takes me about a day or two to create animated Flipnotes, and about an hour to create illustrations.

What hobbies or interests do you have (besides making Flipnotes)?

Whenever I'm not making Flipnotes, I usually spend my leisure time on the computer, watching television, playing video games, or going out with a few friends.

Who are some of your favorite creators on Flipnote Hatena and why?

I'd have to say that Nico Blue (id:mdn459) and fred (id:blankenburg) are my favorites. Nico's piano solos and fred's original songs are both intriguing and inspirational. And, they're both hilariously comedic to boot.

Do you have any advice or tips for other Flipnote creators about how they can improve their skills?

All I could say is that practice makes perfect. And, yes, it does work. All you need is dedication, inspiration, and a truckload of patience.

What kind of Flipnotes whould you like to create in the future? Are there any new things you would like to try?

I'm not quite sure, actually. I'll wait and see where life would take me, and find out if I would develop new interests in making new series, or I'll just continue with what I have now.

What are some additional features that you would like to have added to Flipnote Studio and/or Flipnote Hatena?

Honestly, I don't have much suggestions on additional features. Flipnote Studio/Hatena seems to be alright to me.

Is there something you would like to say to the Flipnote Hatena community?

I'd like to say thanks to all of my fans for supporting me. The year I spent here has been pretty awesome, and it wouldn't had been if Hatena didn't have such a wonderful community!

Check out name nom's works on Flipnote Hatena

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