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I Am An Artist

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    Inspired By My Best Friend On Ep :)

    Hey Art fans! :) I'm back with another step-by-step demonstration of my work. This time I used my day off EP to start work on a portrait of a horse. I have been inspired by the work of one of my friends, and though this is nothing like the style that she does, it is, at...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 52 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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     I'm a celebrity portrait artist.

    Yep. That's right.Adam Levine and Phillipe LeBlond. And their tattoos. The guy on top is some model. Some very hot model. LOL. Now the one on top is Rob Zombie. Love me some Zombie!
    delilah5 delilah5 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Another sketch! This time,

    Olaf from Frozen :3
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 16-17, M 1 Response May 26, 2014

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    I began drawing at about the age of five.

    My father, also an artist, worked with me often, helping me improve my skills. Until recently, I have focused my artistic skills primarily on graphite and charcoal drawing and photography. My most recent interest is woodworking. I build mostly indoor and outdoor furniture...
    GoodNightOwl GoodNightOwl 26-30, M Jan 17

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    I am a realistic artist.

    I like to draw things in a realistic point of view.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 5

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     Part II. I am A CELEBRITY PORTRAIT ARTIST.

    The Rock. A tattoo model. David Beckham. Madonna used to date this dude. He was only 19. Jesus Luz.
    delilah5 delilah5 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    gaydisney1997 gaydisney1997 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm a fine artist, abstract illustrator,

    and aspiring designer. I've been drawing ever since I could hold a pencil, and for the past 3 years I started practising more frequent. Throughout my life I've met lots of talented and amazing artists, and I'd like to meet other wonderful artists as well. Hopefully my works...
    alexalivia alexalivia 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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    One of my darker peices.

    My story is too short. This should be enough characters.
    anhonestmouse anhonestmouse 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    LadyMegan LadyMegan 61-65, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    Yet in the back in my mind I don't believe in

    the characters that I draw. I don't think anything will ever become of them besides amusing my friends and I. I made them because I wanted to share them with everyone and have everyone share the joy that my characters bring to me, but I don't think anyone really gives two...
    WanderingAlienGirl WanderingAlienGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    I drew this for my friends Cancer benefit.

    She is beautiful inside and out! Chemo is all done with and she is better than ever!
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 17

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     I enjoy painting.

    I dont like drawing what I am going to paint. I get flustered if I try to draw anything. So if I just paint , and go with the flow, everything works out.
    rosenbud rosenbud 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Naniebananie Naniebananie 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Part V. I am a CELEBRITY PORTRAIT ARTIST Till

    Lindemann From the band Rammstein.Miguel Iglesius model from Spain. Kirk Hammett from Metallica. Synster Gates. I'm thinking about drawing again now. I love it.
    delilah5 delilah5 56-60, F Jan 6

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    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M Jan 21

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    Just sold some art for $20!

    Not much but still exciting
    gybe gybe 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    Anyone know a good store to get a nice

    and relatively cheap portfolio?
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I am a digital illustrator

    and motion graphic designer. I love to make cartoon/character designs but stink at making anything realistic or anatomically correct.
    Sh4dy Sh4dy 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    How can i know i'm an artist?

    I love to paint and draw and have been a drawer my whole life. I have always heard i am good at it and am creative and have a big imagination. Recent years have sparked my interesf again. I am taking a bit more advanced art class right now and getting some skills. However, i...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Teaching my daughter about the 7 elements of

    drawing. We started on our self portraits today. Lines and tones today.
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I painted this and it took me 2 weeks.

    It's a bird of paradise flower.
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F 20 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    Miniature Schnauzer Step-by-Step

    Hey art fans! Apparantly you like these sequences cuz they get a lot of views and some "heart"s lol so here's another one. :):) I started this soft pastel portrait of a Miniature Schnauzer yesterday afternoon and I did a bit more this morning. It's just a practice piece...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 20 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    Dancing With The Light

    It flowed today and i just did what i know. Dampy grisselly and a tad sensual.         a calm of general activity                        and crosswords.                                        Bring in the colour...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    cleef84 cleef84 26-30, M 8 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    What do you think????

    ?? Good bad!
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    2nd Rossi painting. Here he is celebrating his

    250th start and also winning at Phillip Island 2014
    michaellaxcd michaellaxcd 51-55 Jan 2

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    I love painting with oils

    and watercolours with an impressionist style. I am currently studying to become an artist and eventually I wish to be as good as impressionists like Claude Monet.
    Sophoxox Sophoxox 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton,

    fully shaded and all of that fun stuff. Hours were spent on this. Hours.
    RedMarcher RedMarcher 16-17, M 5 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    So I need help.. Please!

    ! 😿 I love drawing an painting, etc. I just always go through these long ruts of stress/depression where I find it impossible to do the things that I really love/want to do. Creating anything during these times is so unbearable an I don't know what to do. I used to at least...
    starrfayegaze starrfayegaze 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 20

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    I love art, been painting

    and doing photography for as long as I can remember. It makes me feel at ease with my life and i can freely exprress myself. Love architecture ! :))
    Rosepetal10 Rosepetal10 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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    I joined this experience,

    in hopes that one day I will be an artist. calling myself one is something I, at the moment feel very uncomfortable with. My confidence isn't that great.Over the past few years multiple people have been encouraging me to sell art. I finally decided that maybe I should give it a...
    MissWaddles MissWaddles 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I release all my stress in drawing

    while listening to some good music and cigarettes .. I love my own quality time
    bohogirl7 bohogirl7 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    What do you think of this piece?

    I painted it for a friend.
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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    Been learning art in college.

    My coursework at that time was excellent and it was exposed for an exhibition. The theme was 'Rejected'. I love doing portrait and landscape. But when I left college for university, I do not really have time or I have to wait until holidays. I do visual communication and I study...
    MissM12 MissM12 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Part IV. I am A CELEBRITY PORTRAIT ARTIST The

    actress in the center is Zhang Ziyi. John Cuzak down below. The two actresses on top are from the cable show "Lost Girl." An extremely bizarre show about....fairies. Scarlett Johansson. Love her in Avengers, Captain America and Iron Man.
    delilah5 delilah5 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    There is such a formulaic way of approaching a

    sketchbook in Art School.. who would have thought you could do your own art wrong?
    djps djps 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If I wasn't in love with science,

    I'd like to pursue art as a professional career. But, I'm still young, maybe I can!
    sheridanlugo sheridanlugo 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    ATTENTION! I am looking

    for a very talented artist to either paint or sketch a portrait for me! My boyfriend's mom is currently battling cancer! Although we like to think positively, it hasn't been looking good! So i thought its be a great gift to surprise them with bc i know they will love it since...
    saraah16 saraah16 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I painted it lol not my best

    but I darkened it too
    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F 14 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Part III. I am a CELEBRITY PORTRAIT ARTIST

      Jared Leto LOKI or Tom or whoever you want to call him.Milla Jovovich. My favorite actress.I forget this cat's name. But he's in a band that I forgot it's name too. LOL!
    delilah5 delilah5 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I'm looking at this blanking empty world

    and I think it's time I pick up my paint brush and give it life.
    JustScout JustScout 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2014

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    I've been working on a chalk pastel portrait

    for the last two weeks, and I'm about to lose my mind looking at this thing day in and day out, I can't get it exactly perfect and it's driving me crazy.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My medium is hair. I love my career choice

    and I have such a passion for it. I take it very seriously and I get very frustrated when people try to tell me it is "easy" or "a college dropout job". My work is demanding and uses my brain and my body. I'm proud of my work and I love my clients. I go to work and make people...
    imallnat imallnat 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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    Art Is My Passion...

     Passion: There are many things in life that will catch your eye...but only a few will catch your heart...pursue those. Once upon a time...I wanted to be an artist...and a writer...but life sorta kinda happened. Life's kind of like that. At least...the life that I've always...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 13 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    Artist problem: When someone asks you to draw

    them, and when you actually agree to, they won't stay still. Even worse is when they get up and leave in the middle of it like they never even asked.
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 29, 2014

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    Am I Really An Artist Anymore?

    Since I've been doing graphic design work for the last three or four years and working much more with computers than with pencil and paper, I wonder sometimes if I'm really what you'd call an artist anymore. Generally speaking, I design print layouts and website templates. I work...
    gooddave gooddave 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    " I am an artist..." I whisper to myself

    drawing a red rectangle with a crooked circle inside "abstract..."
    UglyButtCheeks UglyButtCheeks 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I am an aspiring artist

    and this is something that I drew xD
    minizooks minizooks 16-17, F 11 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    Honest comments and feedbacks,

    I rather to hear harsh truths than white lies
    Amago Amago 13-15, M 6 Responses Jan 10

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