Ladies and gentlemen, it is with heavy hearts that we must be the bearer of bad news. We have just received word that the beloved brony artist known as James Tempest, took his own life on March 4th after a 2 year long battle with depression. His boyfriend Lucid has made the confirmation on his blog here:
We will be updating this post with more information shortly.
James Andres turns 18 years old in 2015, and according to his blog was a Columbian living in Quebec, Canada.
Over the last few days and weeks, the artist had made several posts alluding to his current state, and attempts were made by his followers to communicate with him, to no avail.
James made many pieces of art on his blog for quite some time, which were enjoyed regularly by his over 2100 followers on tumblr.
The below video is the last video he personally posted on his account.
Here's a post from his steam group