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Andromeda by WillWorks

This is a fine piece of work. The deep color palette is one of the most striking, and it evokes a sense of adventure. It reminds me of ...

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Winter Fashion Janet by VISIONOFTHEWORLD
Winter Fashion Janet
I drew this for the cold winter season, still having a hold in the north as we look to spring. The halls of underground stations can be a refuge from the bad weather, but it is all artificial light and everything is tiled, some halls go down and up, or you can take an elevator back up. Janet blows a bubble to keep from noticing how cold her feet are.
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Princess Kristy with her sword by VISIONOFTHEWORLD
Princess Kristy with her sword

New color drawing of Kristy posing proudly with her sword on a stone bridge after the rain. The longing to splash in the puddle held back by her princess education; keep posing, smiling and looking good.

Princess Kristy is an original character ©Visionoftheworld 2010
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I found this leminhkhai.files.wordpress.com… today on a blog I was reading by a man who I think is a professor of history in Vietnam. It’s not a particularly new phenomenon- creating history books with cartoon characters to interest the young goes back quite a ways. I just thought the colorful picture was really funny and, given the trends in anime fandom I wouldn’t be surprised if this book found its way into the hands of many people from all around the world just for the pictures- the context of Vietnamese historical heroes is about the newest (and most outrageous) context that manga could be used in. Apparently the publisher was then fined twenty million dong by the government for not ‘registering’ it with them first!

leminhkhai.wordpress.com/2015/…

I found this totally hilarious, but it got me thinking about the inspiration (or lack thereof) that people put into their art. A lot of people are drawing manga style characters- so I wonder why history which is very diverse- hasn’t been an inspiration for a lot of the art around here. On second thought maybe I shouldn’t encourage anyone to unleash their anime on anything else in the world besides generic fluff... but it’s not like it has to be that style anyway. Producing art about history inevitably leads to the study of history- since you would need to find out as much as possible about the people and places before being able to illustrate them. The end result is knowing a lot more about that event, which is not a bad deal. If it would make bored students more interested, then it’s not exactly a waste of time.

  • Mood: Joy
  • Watching: Fate Stay Night- UBW!

2015: That number seems so unusually weird to be a year, it’s so high, I remember when you said the year as “Nineteen…” something, and felt like it would be that way forever. I fellow deviants have a lot planned this year, so even though I don’t have many watchers I give an update and know I won’t write another journal entry for months anyway. So here is what’s planned for ‘Twenty Fifteen’:

I finally have a proper printer. Not just some desk top bubble jet that prints cheap computer paper either- but a proper large format printer! It’s HUGE and it sits in my livingroom taking up quite a lot of space. I can now print my 11x17 works on art paper and frame them for hanging, which is something I’ve wanted to do for ages. Since it will sit mostly idle once I get done, I can offer it for prints if anyone wants them. More on that later.

Job searching and work hours- I am really tired of the company I work for, and sick of the 50+mile daily commute, it sucks up huge amounts of my own time and that’s why I’ve had trouble keeping up with drawing. I need to draw in daylight, and since November that hasn’t been happening because I don’t get home until after dark. I gave up my volunteer thing in summer, and since then slowly caught up on some old projects, so that now I can start new ones and work on them for the next several months. Actually I start new drawings all the time and hardly ever finish them. What I have now is lots of character drawings that need color- so you’ll see many more pictures of Janet being pretty as usual; the princess in blue shawl and the lovely Frances (who is black) and she pops up now in various architectural works I have. Some of my older characters will also make a reappearance. The next thing planned is some new ideas on perspective- something people have asked me about before, which is bird’s eye and worm’s eye views- which I’ve only rarely done. I also have some broken plane or curved plane ideas- such as a person on a swingset or on an airplane- that I want to do this year. I might make a lot more progress getting things done and uploaded once I land a new job- which I’m aiming for first quarter.

Prints and Artwork Commissions Open

All prices are TBD based on projects- all work on commissioned drawings printed free of charge up to a quantity. I have opened commissions for deviantart and also in-person, flickr, and yahoo; if you have a request please send me a note. My specialty is graphite and color pencil architectural renderings- you may be better served elsewhere if your request isn’t in that category.

I recommend using a bing or google search to find out what going rates tend to be for the types of drawing, in the category above. My drawings can be professional quality- so use the highest margin there. This gets rid of any confusion- I am not trying to make a killing so be assured I won’t charge unfairly above a typical rate. The best way to find an artist to do what you want is to look at their gallery- most recent works. You can clearly see what they’re good at and what not. For instance, you wouldn’t come to me to ask for Legend of Zelda fanart, would you? Probably a person who does Legend of Zelda fanart would not be able to give you a perspective drawing of a large housing complex. I don’t expect to find much business here- but the door is open so if you are curious, just ask!

 

  • Mood: Joy
  • Watching: Fate Stay Night- UBW!

I found this leminhkhai.files.wordpress.com… today on a blog I was reading by a man who I think is a professor of history in Vietnam. It’s not a particularly new phenomenon- creating history books with cartoon characters to interest the young goes back quite a ways. I just thought the colorful picture was really funny and, given the trends in anime fandom I wouldn’t be surprised if this book found its way into the hands of many people from all around the world just for the pictures- the context of Vietnamese historical heroes is about the newest (and most outrageous) context that manga could be used in. Apparently the publisher was then fined twenty million dong by the government for not ‘registering’ it with them first!

leminhkhai.wordpress.com/2015/…

I found this totally hilarious, but it got me thinking about the inspiration (or lack thereof) that people put into their art. A lot of people are drawing manga style characters- so I wonder why history which is very diverse- hasn’t been an inspiration for a lot of the art around here. On second thought maybe I shouldn’t encourage anyone to unleash their anime on anything else in the world besides generic fluff... but it’s not like it has to be that style anyway. Producing art about history inevitably leads to the study of history- since you would need to find out as much as possible about the people and places before being able to illustrate them. The end result is knowing a lot more about that event, which is not a bad deal. If it would make bored students more interested, then it’s not exactly a waste of time.

  • Mood: Joy
  • Watching: Fate Stay Night- UBW!

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Ant1-Her0-Project Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Environments are definitely your strong suit. Nice work.
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anarchintheuke Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Professional Artist
you have a really great gallery, wow :+devwatch:
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Jeysie Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Had to laugh at this comment of yours: [link]

I love when people whine that I never admit I'm wrong. Since it's like, even if that's true, it's also true of almost every single other person on the forum, including more often than not the person complaining to/about me. It's like, suck it up, little baby. I'm not the one starting whiny threads about everyone who does it to me.
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VISIONOFTHEWORLD Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
Well that is exactly my point... people who are insecure and often wrong love to complain that nobody admits, or demand that they admit to- being 'wrong'. It is funny and was meant as a joke, not that I expect anyone else to realize how ridiculous they sound :D
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Jeysie Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
The whole thread is kind of amusing, really. Full of teens and youngsters who think they're owed respect and ass-kissing just for existing, then acting like assholes, idiots, and/or immature and complaining/trolling when people treat them as being assholes, idiots, and/or immature instead of coddling their shit.

Basically, brats with major entitlement complexes whining that they're not getting what they think they're entitled to.

The "ageism" complaint is what really clued me in. Oh noes, teenagers who are too young to have enough life-experience to know what they're talking about, being told that. I'M A BIG MEANIE. :lol: Everyone knows that a 17-year-old knows as much as all the adults do. Yeah, I thought that way too when I was 17, and rightly got the ego smacked out of me for it by adults who actually did know better than I did. I didn't act like a whiny shit about getting my ego popped, either.
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ArtIsLife88 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fave of my 'Artemis and her nymphs' drawing :D
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VISIONOFTHEWORLD Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
You are most welcome, for that. I love that drawing it is really good. The expression of the lady on the left is amazing. I can't make an effective comment to do it justice it is just very good work :heart:
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M-J-Gagne Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for :+devwatch:
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meus-dilingo Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012   Traditional Artist
Hi! Just dropping by to say you have a great gallery and a very definitive style :) keep up the great work!!
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