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  • robertoacevesdiaz

    Hola Fran.

    Abrí mi cuenta de Patreon ( patreon.com/robertoacevesdiaz ) hace casi 5 meses y apenas tengo 4 patreons, todos ellos amigos míos que viven en mi misma ciudad.

    ¿Qué recomendaciones me puedes dar para incrementar mi cantidad de patreons y para que esté creciendo de una manera constante?

    ¡¡¡Gracias por tu generosa ayuda!!!

    Por cierto, fue justamente gracias al blog de Patreon que supe de ti y luego de tu canal de YouTube. Tu cuenta de Patreon y tu canal han sido mi inspiración y un modelo a seguir para mí. Me identifico mucho con tu visión y muchas de las cosas que has publicado en tu canal. (¡Incluso hasta he aprendido algunas expresiones chilenas!)

    ¡¡¡Muchas felicidades por tu cumple!!!

    Saludos a ti y a Ed desde Guadalajara, México.
    Con gran admiración.
    Robert.

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  • Jen Cozy

    I love watching you and Ed just potter around the house, lol. Seriously, there is something so pleasurable and comforting about watching you two make coffee, eat together, pick up around the house, work on art, just everything. Gives me all the happy feels. 🙂 <3

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  • Mau

    Estaba viendo el video y tenía una estación de música LoFi sonando en otra pestaña del navegador. Pensé que era el audio de fondo del video. XD pegaba bastante bien.

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  • Patrick Tabone

    Hi fran i was wondering if you ever have considered launching clothing or backpacks?

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  • Alaya Idrees

    Fran, if i could ask you,
    did you purchase your camera tripod from amazon? i'm looking for a cheap tripod where i can put my camera on

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  • Fidel Romero

    I feel you fran im also working on a big project wish me luck

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  • Andrea González

    Where do you bought the "light table" for tracing the drawings? I love it, and need it, it seems comfortable and useful 🙂

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  • ltc Carol

    Love the video! Your drawing is so pretty !
    Looking forward for your zine!
    Would you mind to tell how to design a zine?
    I would like to make my own zine too:)

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  • Viola You

    Hi! Do you print your own stickers for your shop, or do you reach out to another company to do that for you? I'm researching to create my own planner stickers, so I would love any info/help! ❤️ Your videos and art are lovely and they encourage me to do my own work!

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  • Faiza

    I LOVE YOU GIRL !! you are Just AMAZING !!

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  • Kelsey Buzzell

    You were listening to creative pep talk for part of this! 🙂 I recognized Andy's voice in the background.

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  • Marckus Redd

    Fran Meneses Thank you Fran for sharing all the's moments with us. As for a patreon question, do you every feel anxiety/concerns/pressure in delivering different tier rewards to everyone each week? And how do you manage it and find a balance of what you can deliver? This is a big concern I have thats paralyzin me from beginning my patreon. The upkeep and timely manner of art output consistency. I don't want to flopped week and lose patreon/supporters. This kind-of covers youtube consistenty as well. Thank you Fran. You're like my independent artist guru! God bless!!

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  • Sara Andersson

    Thank you Fran for your inspiration! Your videos always make my week right until the next one <3

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  • Melissa Ugalde

    Fran please do Fredcember again! I love your videos so much ❤️

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  • bpbumbleberry71

    Why do you sharpen your pencils with a razor instead of a sharpener?

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  • Listya Ari

    it's rare to see you drink tea 😀

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  • Marta Nicole

    Fran, ten cuidado con el consumo excesivo de té, ya que inhibe la absorción de hierro y calcio. Un pequeño consejo de una nutri-suscriptora. Amo tus vídeos 😆🌸

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  • Zouhy chytil

    Hey Fran! Do you think I can start a patreon even if I'm not an illustrator yet? What tips do you have for beginners? Thank a lot! love U ^^

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  • April Leighton

    hi fran, what kind of tripod/phone holder contraption was it that you were using at the start?

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  • E.N. Vreeland

    Patreon question! I've been thinking about taking that on eventually, but have been worried about taking on the extra work for patreons. I'm afraid I'd get overwhelmed trying to keep up with that and my normal work, how do you manage the balance?

    Also! HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY DEAR!!! Your videos are always so wonderful, can't thank you enough for everything you do 😀

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  • Tahseen Syeda

    I love your videos and your kitty

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  • Tahseen Syeda

    Pleaaaaaaassssseeee I beg you 😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😅😅😅😅😅😅👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽😊😊😊😊😌 do a video about your CATS they're adorable

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  • Ana Bidault

    Hola Fran! Me encantan tus videos! Actualmente estoy trabajando full-time para pagar mis estudios de diseño gráfico y lucho por sacar adelante mis ilustraciones con el poco tiempo que me sobra. Amo tu trabajo y escucharte me da ánimos. Gracias!

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  • Glint On Glass

    Really looking forward to seeing some new stuff on your Etsy, Fran!

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  • CypherDen

    I always lobe watching your videos. <3 Its so dang inspiring whenever Im stuck and so unsure of myself when it comes to drawing. Thank you for making awesome videos. 🙂

    Happy almost 30th as well :p

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  • Stephanie Burckhard

    Good luck Fran with your HiFest, I wish I could live near I would go. Thanks for sharing your day!

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  • LonelyAlien

    Your videos help offset the loneliness I feel sometimes as a foreigner! I'm chilean and I moved to the US, somewhere I never thought I would end up. I have my husband, who makes me incredibly happy every single moment of my day, but watching your videos or listening to your podcast sort of provide with the friends I haven't been able to make here 🙂 thank you!

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  • Samuel Pavan

    Hola Fran. Me encantan tus vídeos y tus ilustraciones son geniales. Me preguntaba, qué es Patreons y cómo funciona? Me da mucha curiosidad, Ed y tú siempre le agradecen a ellos al final de sus videos. Intenté investigar por google y me encontré con la página de Patreons, pero no entendí nada. Podrían explicármelo. Gracias. P.D.: Feliz cumpleaños (atrasado)

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  • Liana Banana

    Ahahahah the ending made me burst out laughing! I also loved seeing your process!

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  • aybegu

    you really are my inspiration. make a 100 hours video and i'll watch i really really love you and your work because you are so nice and candid i hope you upload some videos soon. take care yourselff :>

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  • criiskboom

    Hola Fran!
    Me encantan tus vídeos y sobre todo tus dibujos, ya tengo Personas Favoritas! Me encantó el libro y las ilustraciones. Saludos desde Chile❤

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  • Sarah Joyce

    What were the podcasts you were listening to in the background? Also, I love your art and videos and voice and cats and pink hair and silly faces. Keep making all of that, please!

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  • Itzel Santos

    Con que programas editaste cambiaste el color de las ilustraciones ?

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  • AngeL Caballero

    Hola Fran sólo una pregunta, cuál es el escáner que usas?? gracias por hacernos felices con tus videos <3

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  • Pallavi Roy Chowdhury

    I absolutely loved this low key video with you just working and sharpening your pencils and the beautiful mundane sounds! <3 beautiful

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  • heifeifei

    more vlogs please! :}

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  • SpeedyDumplingArt

    i think ive found my favorite artist on youtube. I love the relaxing vibe of this video.

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  • Ferchii

    Muchas gracias por este video Fran, eres una gran inspiración para mi, especialmente al ver que el proceso de trabajo como artista independiente es mas sobre trabajo constante y determinación que la magia misma. Eres un gran ejemplo a seguir 💜 Quería preguntarte que tipo de escaner utilizas porque mostró una calidad muy bonita incluso con los tonos suavesitos que elegiste para estos dibujos. Siempre es algo con lo que batallo mucho con mi escaner, especialmente con los tonos suaves que uso para pintar con acuarela. ¡Muchas gracias y saludos!

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  • clodagh sullivan

    loved every moment of this video! Its so calming watching you work away

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  • dkalisd

    Love all the effort you paid on this video and it's always so nice to see all the behind-the-scenes stuff! Very inspiring!

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  • pippi krumeluss

    Hello frannerd, your illustrations are wonderful. I like them very much.
    Would you mind aswering me a question that I ask myself for long time looking at some illustrations of you and some other illustrators like La dolce vita etc. Why are you and other illustrators painting the joints of the girls red or darker pink for example the ellbowes and knees? What is the reason for that , it always reminds me of rheumatic joints. Thank you for an answer and have a nice day!

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  • Amélie Del

    Hi Fran !
    Which lightable are you using in the video ? I would like to buy one but can't decide wich one ! ;_;
    Thanks in advance

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  • Diana Hernandez

    luv your cats!

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  • Diana Hernandez

    luv your cats!

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  • Anastasiya Patrina

    OMG! Ican't say how I love YOU! and your videos!! ♥ You are wonderfull girl and illustrator!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwww

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  • french -teapot

    Hi Fran! I absolutely adore these types of videos you do; there's something so relaxing about watching somebody draw and colour things, and to see your process.
    I have a question, and I've searched high and low for the answer but couldn't find it so forgive me if you have mentioned it somewhere! I can see you're using an Epson scanner? Which one is it? I'm on the hunt for a new scanner but I'm not really sure where to start. Your one seems to give excellent quality scans, are you happy with it? The one I have is just sooooo old; the colours are never right even when I make adjustments. I thought it was time for an update!
    I also absolutely cannot WAIT to get your friendship book once it's out in English. It looks really fantastic and congratulations to you and Ed for creating something so amazing.

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  • Oskar Ivan Barragan Higuera

    Buenos días no e podido adquirir o encontrar el libro que recomiendas, donde lo puedo conseguir? Gracias.

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  • MVitacca

    Que buena la cajonera blanca!!! Quiero una!!! 😛 Saludos…

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  • Hippogifts

    Love your traditional illustrations so much! Please share your experience about drawing and coloring on photoshop or some painting program 🙂 Thank you Fran!

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  • ellena button

    Muy lindo video, gracias por compartir Fran n.n ✨🌈

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  • Inti

    Que buen vídeo! Gracias Fran 🙂

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  • shiroshido

    Jajaj. Te puedo preguntar por qué tienes un frasco con agua siempre por los alrededores? No te vi usando acuarelas así que eso descartado jaja

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  • Laila Tyan

    Omg, Fran thank you soo much for the inspitarion you give and this cosy mood caused by your videos

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  • Lilian Mihailova

    I think this was the inspiration I needed to ditch graphic design and follow my dream of being an illustrator. You make this look so fun and enjoyable. Thank you!

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  • Frann -

    cada vez que veo un vídeo tuyo, me dan más ganas de pintar y sacar fotos 😻 (sacó fotos btw)

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  • Charis Fishter

    As I started to watch this I was thinking, "should I have another cup of tea?" And then you gave me permission to hahahaha!

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  • Maria-Ana Iosub

    Hi Fran! What type of scanner do you use? Awesome video!

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  • Amy Wilkinson

    Hello Fran, what process did you use to remove the background from your outlines layer? 🙂

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  • Ruth Snape

    Hey Fran. You work so hard! Great job on the planner.

    I have a small question though. Is that the Epson Perfection V 39 you're using? Thanks much!

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  • ♡Coco Ichigo♡

    I really want to go to the HiFest!!!! Maybe I can book another flight to England just for it ;-; !!! It was nice seeing you work on the illustrations for it.

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  • sya lala

    i think it'd be more interesting if you added music to the videos 🙂

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  • Camile Doubtfire

    ✨💖 That fran doll in the background is amazing! You need to find a way to mass produce those because they are so cute ! 💖✨

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  • Wilmer Morales

    Lo que adoro de ti como artista es el cariño que pones en todo el proceso, no son solo los dibujos… el arte, son los vídeos mostrando el "detrás de cámara" del artista creando y también de la persona que alimenta al artista, tus altos y bajos, entonces al arte no es solo arte, tiene un significado más subjetivo, la gente siente esta empatía, conexión y quiere formar parte de tu mundo. Eres un modelo a seguir para muchos. Como te habrás dado cuenta soy un gran seguidor más! Gracias por compartir tu mundo.

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  • Lua Soleil

    "-Te amo po +Yo ambién" (-^0^- Awwwww!! <3)

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  • Kiki Twinn

    YOU can never have too much tea!!! XD <3 <3   xoxoxo

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  • danyel celis

    muy interesante tu video Fran muy ilustrativo, una pregunta…. porque no utilizas lapiceros?

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  • Goom Bamb

    Perfecto!

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  • CurlyShirleyArt

    What is the stand you're using with your iPhone?

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  • Kharen

    i just discovered this channel and I LOVE IT!

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  • Mocca

    Hi Fran, may I ask you to write what is the name and brand of the nail polish which you have in this video. It's gorgeous! I can't stop look at your nails while you drawing hahaha ;D

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  • hana maeda

    This is a very weird compliment but.. I really love your face

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  • Emily Anne

    I have one week left before I'm a full time freelance artist, so naturally I have many questions about what daily life in the studio will feel like. This video was a calming walk through, and I feel more confident about freelancing it!

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  • Isanna Iat

    Hi! Can I ask you which scanner do you use to digitalize your watercolours?

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  • Reanna Bakshani

    Hii:)☺️ what subjects did you do for A levels to be a children's book illustrator? Also do you have to study illustration at uni? I love your art😍 I have no clue what to do as A level subjects

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  • Ara Lasso

    Sabes hablar español? Es decir, por alguna razón y detalles Lo creo

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  • Leah Brown

    Hi! I'm an artist looking to get into illustration. I was wondering what tools would you say are essential?

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  • Maria Almanza

    Fran, this is the first time I watch your videos. My husband and I LOVE drawing, we’ve been drawing for years and I never thought about making it into something to sell until about 4 months ago. My issue is all the digital stuff. I’m not tech savvy I don’t know the first thing about making my images vectors or png or whatever it’s called lol I have so many doodles that I would love to sell but I don’t know where to start. What do you recommend? I loved your video!

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  • Tonika B

    What are you using that is holding your phone up?

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  • Cristian-kun

    Buen video

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  • Jimena Sierralta

    Gracias por compartir tus procesos de trabajo… 🙂

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  • Pallavi Roy Chowdhury

    This is one of my favourite videos where I see Fran just working 🙂 i sometimes put this on while working as well – motivation 💪

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  • Natália Ferrer

    I just discovered your vlog and I have only one word to say for you: thankssss <3

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  • doodledolly x

    What sketchbook are you using here fran?

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  • Luly Bencomo

    Dear Fran, whar kind of paper are you using for copics? Thanks and love from Mexico!

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  • Akhila_16

    No se porque me apareció el titulo en español y despues se cambio a ingles 🙁 pls hace un video en español <3

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  • Jorge Moya

    Simplemente GENIAL! Me acabo de suscribir :3

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  • anto. nia

    Ame ese; te amo po, yo tambien😅💕

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  • I am Geo

    Hello Fran, please tell me what scanner pribter are you using please?

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  • Clara

    thank you!

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  • kholood fantasy

    When I check your channel and there is no new video, I just go back and watch the old ones again

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  • Ainnah Abdul Jabbar

    i am a new subscriber and believe it or not, i love all of your vlogs. been watching it for three days now.

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  • Bildmeisterin

    Hi Fran, I fell in love with your videos recently and binge watch them whenever I get the chance! Could you maybe tell me what kind of extention do you have mounted on your tripod? I always have trouble shooting what I draw with my dslr, because I can't get it tilted enough! ( you can see what I am talking about at 0:30 seconds on the left) Thank you!!!!

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  • Manali

    Which overhead tripod do you use?
    .. Because i face a lot of problem when it comes to filming art video's. Please help

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  • Molly Andrews

    Yes those alpro yoghurts are kinggg!

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  • Lukanikos2010

    At 08:15 What brand is the scanner you use?

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  • Claudia Marcela Gutierrez Palomino

    Hola! Fran, se que esun video viejito viejito, pero tengo preguntas de patreon… por ejemplo, si vivies en latinoamerica como yo, que vivo en Colombia aun no comprendo como es el asunto de obetener el dinero de tus patrocinadores… luego viene el asunto delos videos. son espaciales para patreon, diferentes a los de tu canal de youtube? que tiempo dedicas para enviar las recompensas de tus patrocinadores en patreon?

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  • Natelle Fitzgerald

    What type of scanner is used here? I haven’t been able to see the brand and model 🙂 thx

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  • Frida Paleo

    Hola Fran! qué scanner usas? saludos!

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  • PaoLazoArt

    Best vídeos ever

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  • Jesmin Ferdawsi

    i love ur all vedios.u just motivate to me

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