Welcome to the Hatena Featured Artist section of our blog, where we introduce Flipnote creators from around the world.
We post the Hatena Featured Artist every week on Wednesday, and hope to introduce a variety of different artists that will inspire and entertain you.
Be sure to check back here every Wednesday to see some of the most amazing artists on Flipnote Hatena. Maybe we'll even feature you someday!
Today's Hatena Featured Artist is Niff-mas (id:Niffian) from the Americas region.
How you get ideas for your Flipnotes, and how long does it usually take you to create them?
I get ideas from everything around me, including music and conversations with my friends. But I get extremely good ideas from the weekly topic. It usually takes me from one to three hours to make my Flipnotes.
What hobbies or interests do you have (besides making Flipnotes)?
I enjoy singing, writing song parodies and playing sports like football. My favorite thing is hanging out with my friends.
Who are some of your favorite creators on Flipnote Hatena and why?
Do you have any advice or tips for other Flipnote creators about how they can improve their skills?
When animating mouth movement, don't rush it. It takes a great amount of practice to become a fine animator.
What kind of Flipnotes would you like to create in the future? Are there any new things you would like to try?
Some day, I hope to create and post a stick fight. I have a lot of experience with stick figures, so I don't think it will be that hard.
What are some additional features that you would like to have added to Flipnote Studio and/or Flipnote Hatena?
I would like to be able to view Flipnotes from all regions on the Nintendo DSi, but otherwise, I am content with the features available for Flipnote Hatena.
Is there something you would like to say to the Flipnote Hatena community?
Don't ever give up! If you don't try, you'll never succeed!
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