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STKstarbullet

STKStarbullet is a group created by Gisela Martins and Sara Ferreira, Portuguese artists dedicated to comics, illustrations and other creative media.

In no particular order, lets get to the introductions:

GISELA MARTINS

A mischievous fox born and raised in a sunny side country called Portugal. From a young age her attention was completely captured by anime but it would be years until she would have all her consumerist dreams come true so instead she drew and drew, striving always to become better at the one thing she was good at.
Other foxes didn’t exactly grasped her tastes, thought she was too obsessed especially with pretty boys (whatever that meant) and it was only much, much later that she had the luck to meet another misfit
animal, a Portuguese cat who shared her likes for anime, manga and pretty….desserts.

SARA FERREIRA

A savant cat born to show that curiosity doesn’t get kitties in trouble, it helps them become closer to their goals.That curiosity might have however discouraged others from approaching her, as she would prefer to bury her nose into books, watch anime and read manga than to get pictures taken as it has become so popular among cats these days (this cat in fact, hates being photographed).
She grew up to become a well rounded illustrator, concept designer and junior 3D artist. Her curiosity ever growing has made her recently step into web and application design and her one true love for japanese manga has found a rival in her ever growing love for korean manhwa. The one putting up and joining her passionate discussions about each style’s fortes is another misfit animal, a fox who now claims gimbap is just as tasty as sushi.

The dynamic duo has been working together under the name Shoot to Kill since 2005 and been involved with projects mostly in their home country for events as workshop teachers, television, illustration, self publications (doujinshi and others) as well collaborating with national publishers. Currently they both work together as freelance artists, daring to cross boundaries and incorporate whatever they can
learn in their works.
The fox known as Gi still loves her pretty boys but there is so much more out there to explore and the cat known as Sara still keeps feeding on data and enjoying her cat-existence including the 9 lives to fill up with wisdom and new experiences that art above all can bring her.

And of course there’s more, but for that, just keep an eye out on our links!

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24 responses to “STKstarbullet

  1. Danny

    November 2, 2007 at 12:04 AM

    SOu dono de uma loja de BD em coimbra e vou promover e realizar um evento com varios autores, workshops e autografos, e gostava de vos ter lá, a representarem a manga. quem me deu o vosso contacto foi o Gevan, que tb está previsto a estar nesse evento mais o seu co autor.
    contactem me entao.

    obrigado

    Danny Rangel

     
  2. shoottokill

    November 9, 2007 at 2:19 AM

    Olá Danny, a resposta já seguiu por e-mail! Obrigada pelo contacto e visita ao blog.

    STK

     
  3. Ricardo Silvestre & Paulo Mflare_selo

    October 27, 2008 at 2:51 PM

    Olá, nós temos um blog onde estamos a promover o nosso trabalho relacionado com Mangás. Gostariamos que vocês colocassem no vosso blog, na zona Friendly Fire o link para o nosso blog. Isso iria ajudar bastante a divulgaçao do nosso trabalho. Nós fizemos isso mesmo e colocámos o link para o vosso blog pois achamos que o melhor para promover o trabalho feito por portugueses é haver cooperaçao entre os vários artistas.

    Obrigado

    LensFlare Studio

     
  4. Ricardo Silvestre & Paulo Melo

    October 27, 2008 at 4:58 PM

    Obrigado pela ajuda. A resposta com o link do banner ja foi por mail. ;)

    Obrigado
    LensFlare Studio

     
  5. Shoot to Kill

    October 27, 2008 at 6:59 PM

    Não foi nada, a sério! Vamos colocar o banner assim que possível ^_^

     
  6. Charissa

    March 5, 2010 at 3:22 AM

    Hello, I love your works, I was wondering if you could draw something for me and how much it would cost to do so? I want to start a small online store, but looking for a picture to go with it. Can you help me if possible? Please?

     
  7. Gi

    March 8, 2010 at 10:10 AM

    Hi Charissa! Thank you for your visit and input! We’ll contact you soon via e-mail, alright? We’ll be delighted to help you ^_^

     
  8. Falls of table

    August 23, 2011 at 1:42 PM

    Very Interesting what you have going on .

     
  9. The Empty Notebook

    August 18, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    Haha, as a Korean I’m very happy that someone thinks that Korean manhwa can rival Japanese manga. :D

     
  10. shoottokill

    August 20, 2012 at 5:50 PM

    But of course it can!♥ You have all the right reasons to be happy! :D *both cheer with you*

     
  11. The Empty Notebook

    August 22, 2012 at 5:25 AM

    *jumps in the air for happiness* haha :)

     
  12. Tom Cartoonist

    September 5, 2012 at 2:09 AM

    Thanks heaps for checkin’ out my blog! :-)

     
  13. shoottokill

    September 5, 2012 at 7:40 PM

    No problem, it was a really cool watercoloured Pirate! ;)

     
  14. toniandrukaitisToni

    February 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

    Very clever concept.

     
  15. shoottokill

    February 23, 2013 at 3:09 PM

    Thank you very much! :)

     
  16. Argelita Cruz

    April 3, 2013 at 3:11 AM

    Olá, o meu nome é Argelita Cruz e vi no Facebook de um amigo o vosso sucesso como vencedoras do concurso de Manga Jiman 2012. Dei uma olhadela no vosso blog e gostei imenso do estilo do vosso trabalho. Sou muito fã de Manga e Animes e sempre quis trabalhar na área, infelizmente aqui em Portugal não encontro cursos nesta área, dado que resolvi licenciar-me em Design e Produções Gráficas para ter uma noção das ferramentas de Ilustração (principalmente). Gostaria de ir ao Japão e tirar uma nova licenciatura mas na área do Design de Manga e Anime, mas antes gostaria de adquirir maiores conhecimentos antes de entrar neste mundo. Estava a pensar em viajar para Londres e desenvolver as minhas competências na Ilustração e na Animação, perceber melhor como é que funcionam estas coisas, conhecer novas técnicas e melhorar os meus trabalhos. Vocês recebem estudantes como “estagiários, aprendizes”, neste caso?
    Eu escrevo muitas histórias mas o meu estilo de desenho ainda não é ao estilo Manga, pelo que fiquei pela escrita (por enquanto). Quero aprender tudo o que há para aprender sobre o mundo da Manga e do Anime. Poderiam ser vocês o meu “bilhete de entrada”?
    Obrigada pela vossa atenção.

     
  17. shoottokill

    April 3, 2013 at 5:18 PM

    Olá Argelita. Muito obrigada pelo teu comentário :)
    No entanto gostaríamos de saber se podemos responder-te via e-mail para o endereço registado na tua conta de wordpress. Tem um resto de dia feliz!

     
  18. Argelita Cruz

    April 3, 2013 at 5:32 PM

    Podem responder através do meu e-mail sim.
    Obrigada pela vossa atenção.

    :)

     
  19. shoottokill

    April 3, 2013 at 5:40 PM

    Óptimo :) Vamos tentar responder logo que nos seja possível e não tens de quê!

     
  20. yomizakura

    April 8, 2013 at 11:14 PM

    thanks for checking and fav my blog post :D
    and nice to meet you

     
  21. shoottokill

    April 9, 2013 at 12:05 PM

    It was out pleasure ^^ and nice to meet you too!

     
  22. Shubha

    May 1, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    Random comment that might be unecessary. It just crossed my mind that I had commented WAY back in 2009 in a post about a BL game called Togainu no Chi made by Gi, mentioning that an english patch was in the works. Well the patch is out (dunno for how long since I just realised it myself). Just saying, if she is still interested in the game (though you guys may be already aware of this lol, if so sorry for bothering you). ^_^;

     
  23. STKstarbullet

    October 22, 2013 at 5:55 PM

    Hello! We’re the ones wondering if this comment will be read now – since we took a TON of time to reply –
    Thank you so much for letting us know about that! It’s really great news and we are on our way to get our paws on the patch! Ehehehe!!!
    All the best to you! ♥

     

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