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    Hi there everybody,

    I love this place! You guyz are freakin awesome!

    I've been drawing for more than 20yrs, mainly self taught, learning everyday!
    Here are some commissions I've completed over the last few yrs or more. Graphite pencil, colour pencils, and I'll try to post oils and others.

    Comments, crits, and suggestions are most welcome.
    Thanx heaps!


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    ...and colour pencils!

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    ...oils

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    A dragon sitting on the PL Tower near Osaka.

    Graphite pencils

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    Like the background effect with the falcon(?). Your animals are quite good. Being mostly self-taught myself I found having an instructor does great wonder for your knowledge an experience.

    You should give it a go. The dragon's anatomical form is kinda funky and some of the cityscape feels off perspective-wise. That can be fixed by a quick study practice of perspective drawing. Believe me, I read and worked from a book on perspective and it became a template in my head.


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    OmenSpirits Thanks heaps! Never really had an instructor! I like funky!....and I agree with the perspective, however it's framed and hangin in a gallery/bar in Osaka. Might do something like it again with PS.
    The bird is a Galapagos Hawk, 100% col-pencils.

    Here be more graphite!

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    I like the feeling you have in the dogs.

    "Everything must serve the idea. The means used to convey the idea should be the simplest and clear. Just what is required. No extra images. To me this is a universal principle of art. Saying as much as possible with a minimum of means."
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    nice work, post some more of those paints!

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    Thanks guyz!

    Here is my latest painting " Sunrise over Kongo Mountain " 650x1000mm, acrylics on canvas. On display now at the Osaka Contemporary Art Center, part of a group show Transnational Art 2010.

    One of my first times using acrylics like this, and I'm ready for the next!

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    Your all work Graphite pencil, colour pencils, oils and others are very good. We can see good improvement in using the colors and exposing them in the better way. Keep doing good work.

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    w.cain thanks!

    I'm also learning via the internet, digital painting!
    ..and this particular piece, I had some guidance from the awesome Randis from HDfortress.

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    Just finished!

    Galapagos Iguana's, " love love ", colour pencils on illustration board.

    The real pic looks better than the photo. When the weather clears up, will take a photo of it outside!

    Thanks!

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    It depends on how much control you want to have over the sales and distribution of your work.

    Art agents and galleries are traditional routes, but you have to realize that your art is just a product, a piece of merchandise to be sold by these folks (not criticizing agents or galleries, just the facts of the marketplace). If you desire more control, I would suggest you consider alternative ways to market yourself, such as direct mail to the kind of customers you wish you reach.

    Without knowing more about your art and where you want it to go, I cannot make any more suggestions.

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    Wow, very nice work, I like your drawings with dogs. Please post more drawings.

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    aaron.adley thanks aaron. You can email me for more info, anytime!

    D@vid thanks D@vid! Will post more drawings in time!

    Here's a little update, with an image from a contest "Nocturnal" on www.sketchoholic.com
    ...and one from wecookart.com with the Zombie theme!
    Both, PS CS4

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    Captain and his bride.
    Acrylic on canvas, about 530mmX650mm

    My fine art

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    awesome pieces ....... really nice detailed paintings ...... specially u have captured the expressions very nicely ...... keep it up

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    agrmrs- thanks very much!
    nice sculptures!!!

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