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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

ForgottonPhotography

Tina was born in 1776 in New Jersey She was one of 27 children born to Tido, a plumber, and Landon, a doctor. In 2211, Tina began taking photos of books and putting them together in a portfolio. Very soon, she was discovered and sent straight away to France to begin taking photos of pencils for Vogue.
Tina would like to thank Teddy Roosevelt, the Unicorns, and the apples for always being her sources of inspiration.


What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
The easiest part of the artistic process to me is the setting up part after I've found something to take a photo of. Everything else is a challenge. Finding something that is ordinary or dull is probably the hardest part. I love to take everyday objects and turn them into something more meaningful and beautiful. It's the hardest part, but the most fun.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
My favorite piece would have to be Day t w o s i x f i v e. This photograph means a lot to me and captures everything I love. Photography is a lot more than a passion to me, it's my life style. My camera has become my best friends that never leaves my side. I'm always living my life through it's lens. I like to turn ordinary things, like Polaroids or wood, into something more beautiful. This photo just kind of explains all that. I don't know, when I took this photo I knew it was going to be my favorite for a long time.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
I really love the deviantART community. I have been on many photography hosting websites and have never found a friendlier response than what I have received from deviantART. The people on here are just so eager to comment and fav other's work and just share their love for art work. It's really wonderful.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
The funniest comment I have ever received was on Day t w o t h i r t e e n. by No-Ideas saying, "haha, my mom said he has worm eyebrows...whatever that means.....how dare she." She was talking about the actor who plays Edward Cullen and it just made me crack up. It was just really unexpected, haha.





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Monday, June 29, 2009

A-fools-paradise

Princess Alexander Amanda Divine is known for her work with chocobos. P.A.A.D. first started drawing when she was only 500 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the amazing pressure of being a child prodigy curiously got to her and she had a supernatural breakdown, resulting in her cutting off her own belly button! P.A.A.D. found holy inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her living room for all the adventurers to see! P.A.A.D. eventually got married to the vampire Lestat and they remain together peacefully in their pickup truck with their 22 children. P.A.A.D. would like to thank Emily Dickinson, Patrick Stewart and the fox for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
The easiest thing for me, many times, is the creation of an idea or concept for a piece. I love delving into my imagination and toying with different subjects for my art.
The hardest thing is finishing a piece to exactly the way I imagined it. Many times though, when I do stray from my original plans the piece becomes something even more amazing then what I ever intended!

Which is your favourite piece and why?
My favorite piece... I can't very well say I can answer that. It would be almost impossible for me to pick just one piece.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
One of the greatest things I find on DA is how great many of the deviants are! I find it is a very supportive community with worthwhile feedback.
I also enjoy showing people my art. It makes me feel warm inside to know people are looking at it ans seeing a part of who I am deep inside. There is not a better community then Deviantart to do it in!

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
I've received a number of odd comments in my time at Deviant art.
I have some very quirky friends, so I tend to accumulate some very amusing comments.
I've yet to have a comment on my art that's so amazing off the wall that I can recall it right off the bat. That might be due to the exceeding amount of odd comments I always receive anyway!





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Friday, June 26, 2009

Phillll

Phil is known for his work with grapes. Phil first started drawing when he was only 7 years old, making him a child prodigy. However, the unbelievable pressure of being a child prodigy puzzlingly got to him and he had an impossible breakdown, resulting in him cutting off his own fist! Phil found crimson inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in his study for all the hats to see! Phil eventually got married to a sword and they remain together peacefully in their Dojo with their 937 children. Phil would like to thank Hinonori Ohtsuka, Ton Iaa and an eagle for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
Hardest part is getting an idea that is not only awesome but actually creatable, the amount of times I have come up with an absolutely amazing idea that was completely impossible to make without super expensive software and about 2 years of training is phenomenal :p
Now the next hardest bit is starting the piece, for photomanipulations its hunting down all the stock that you want and deciding how to put them together, for digital painting its getting the original sketch done with all the right proportions looking correct.
The easiest bit is finishing the piece off, like once you have all the pictures correctly arranged just need to blend them, or you just need to colour and blend the sketch, that's when you can just keep working without stopping to do all that much thinking :D

Which is your favourite piece and why?
My favourite piece has to be either 'The Sentinel' or 'Human Hamster Ball'. in the case of 'The Sentinel' it is the first piece I have ever drawn well without anything to copy off or references. Therefore this piece has a special place in my heart :D. And in the case of 'Human Hamster Ball' it is one of the few pieces that i was able to complete quickly and easily, and, of course, well. I decided to make it after looking at the simple but brilliant surreal photomanips that are floating around DA lately, and I think i managed to capture the simplicity and colour that I was aiming to get.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
Well I put my art on DA because of the large community of other artists, the ease with which you can share your art, and the fact i already had an account on here :D. DA is great for artists who don't want to make their own site and just want to share their art without all too much hassle.





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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Imaginary--Me

Jessica McCarver is known for her work with horses. Jessie first started drawing when she was only 19 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the ugly pressure of being a child prodigy expeditiously got to her and she had a pretty breakdown, resulting in her cutting off her own eye! Jessie found silly inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her kitchen for all the trombones to see! Jessie eventually got married to a cake and they remain together quickly in their stable with their 15 children. Jessie would like to thank Hitler, Gerard Butler and her sugar gliders for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
The easiest part is coming up with an idea for a photo. The hardest part would be actually getting the photo I imagined. If it doesn't turn out the way I imagined it though, usually I have some other great shots from it.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
I love several of my pieces very much all for particular reasons, but I have to say that “lets turn the page” and “you kiss me I kiss sky” are tied for my favorite. “lets turn the page” because I do love the sky and it reminds my of a page of a book, just waiting to be turned to see what’s next and what’s really there. “you kiss me I kiss sky” mostly because of the color of the sky and also the description I gave it. It means something to me. I don’t know if that helps much.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
I’ve always been embarrassed to show my work to people and it seemed like the few that I actually did, didn’t appreciate it like I did. On deviantArt people appreciate my work and it feels nice. I also get to see some amazing art that deserves so much more attention than it gets, and in deviantArt I can support those artists.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
Lol, that’s easy. On one of my id’s (which is now deleted by the way...not because of the comment) someone left a comment saying that I was an angel, a true gift from god. Then there is at a humping emoticon on it and an angel emoticon. I don’t know why either. I’m not pretty and there wasn’t anything sexual or bad about it. I was just smiling lol.





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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Meow-mau-mau

Sally is known for her work with kisses. Sally first started drawing when she was only 7 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the sweet pressure of being a child prodigy often got to her and she had a black breakdown, resulting in her cutting off her own hand! Sally found lovely inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her bathroom for all the glasses to see! Sally eventually got married to a light and they remain together rarely in their house with their 3 children. Sally would like to thank Christopher Columbus, Pete Doherty and her cat for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
The easiest part is that you can get inspired from so many lovely little things in your life.. you just need to take a closer look and you will find a lot of fascinating stuff..

The hardest part is to realize your imaginations.. your works don´t have to be perfect for everyone but for yourself.. and sometimes that´s really tough cause you´ll always have something to improve..

Which is your favourite piece and why?
This (link) is my favourite piece so far because it forces me to dream..

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
I´ve never seen a community as dA so far.. there are a lot of great artists from all over the world that you can learn from or that encourage you to keep up the good work.. it´s a case of give and take..

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
"I bet you could get a job in Japan making cute stationary, cards and that type of thing"

Reading this was: wow, oh my god! what did he say?! I was quite overwhelmed..





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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Octobig

Jade is known for her work with monsters. Jade first started drawing when she was only 22 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the dark pressure of being a child prodigy boldly got to her and she had a blue breakdown, resulting in her cutting off her own thumb! Jade found mahogany inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her living room for all the computers to see! Jade eventually got married to a robot and they remain together beautifully in their mobile home with their 45 children. Jade would like to thank Abraham Lincoln, Hugh Jackman and the clown fish for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
Easiest part is probably getting a new idea and letting it evolve by talking to friends and family. The hardest part is actually getting it done (I’m a bit of a procrastinator). Another thing which is hard because there’s no way you can predict it, is simply stumbling upon a scene that is so incredibly stunning that you have got to do little else than just snap a picture of it.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
My favourite piece is not among the ones featured here, since I don’t consider it my best. But it’s a picture of a location I very much love, and my heart is with it: 'Magic Kingdom'.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
First of all, deviantART is a huge source of inspiration. Also, it’s very easy to network or connect with other artists, thanks to the enormous amount of registered people on the site and the forum. There’s room for insightful comments, helpful critiques but fun conversations as well. For me, it’s a healthy combination of art and networking.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
A chemistry teacher from our school visited our Art class’ exhibition, and asked me with a very serious face: “Do tell me, please, what is the source behind all this creativity? What does it mean? Does it depict in any way how you feel?”
And then he started crawling on the floor around my work to find all kinds of little details. I tell you, the man was adorable and attentive in every aspect!





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Monday, June 22, 2009

Norynn

Miriam is known for her work with beaches. Miriam first started drawing when she was only 3 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the nice pressure of being a child prodigy slowly got to her and she had a pretty breakdown, resulting in her cutting off her own leg! Miriam found high inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her bathroom for all the sky to see! Miriam eventually got married to hell and they remain together hotly in their church with their 8 children. Miriam would like to thank Maria Stuart, Heath Ledger and a tiger for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
The easiest part for me is definitely to get new ideas. I’m always using different thoughts and situations out of my daily life for my Deviations and so everyday a new idea can pass the street and say “Hello!” to you. You just have to keep it in mind. =)
The hardest part is to create it the way that it looks like the picture you have had in your mind. I’ve started with photography about two years ago and so I do not have that much knowledge about the technical facts etc. So that part is still very difficult for me.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
My favourite piece is “Some things never change”. I’ve dedicated this piece to a person I love very much. I have known this person for 8 years now and so I hope that this friendship will last for a long, long time – like the Deviations says that I hope that some things will never change.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
dA is a great opportunity to meet artists from all over the world and to see all this great pieces of art human beings are creating. Art is such an impressive thing and a great opportunity to show your emotions etc. I simply love to look at the work of others and I finally started to share my art on dA to get feedback and of course critique. The people on dA know so much about art and can help you to improve a lot. So it’s the whole community that draws myself to dA.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
I'd love to be able to do stuff like that but my fingers are to clumsy and my head is too lame for this.





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Friday, June 19, 2009

xXxLEARNTOFLYxXx

Our friend is known for her work with strawberries. She first started drawing when she was only 100 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the cute pressure of being a child prodigy again got to her and she had a weird breakdown, resulting in him cutting off his own lips! She found happy inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her kitchen for all the love to see! She eventually got married to a rainbow and they remain together always in their doghouse with their 77 children. She would like to thank Che Guevara, Luke Pritchard and the butterflies for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
Easiest: definitely the ideas
Hardest: and the hardest part... hmm well to bring it all together (ideas,details etc)

Which is your favourite piece and why?
That´s hard to say. I like a few very much, but for a different reason. Hmm ok maybe "Thirsty" and "Purple". ((SEE BELOW))
"Thirsty" because it was so simple,I got the idea and it took not really long to make it :) and"Purple" because it took sooo long since I was happy about the result^^

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
Like some people here said it before, the community spirit is very strong. It´s great to share art there, or take a look on so many peoples art all over the world.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
There are a few funny comments. But the strangest was "your feets are majestic" from an feet fetishist. Maybe it was strange for me, because I really really don´t like feets^^





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Thursday, June 18, 2009

WonderDookie

Dan Barrett is known for his work with moose. Dan first started drawing when he was only 19 years old, making him a child prodigy. However, the tropical pressure of being a child prodigy timidly got to him and he had a radical breakdown, resulting in him cutting off his own pinky toe! Dan found thick inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in his broom closet for all the sippy cups to see! Dan eventually got married to a mustache and they remain together backwards in their greenhouse with their 81 children. Dan would like to thank Niccolo Machiavelli, Jim Henson and the otter for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
The easiest part for me is coming up with concepts to draw. I haven't had artist's block in more than a year. Subsequently my biggest difficulty is finding the time to draw out my ideas. A lot of my concepts end up lost. When I don't have time for an idea I write them down on scraps of paper, only to find them months later in totally indecipherable shorthand; "Botox woman". I also have a hard time sticking with one subject or illustrative style for very long. I get bored with them, so I don't have many "series", which seem to be important for artists.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
Probably my 'Hawai'ian Scene' cardstock cut-out. I joke around that I've invented a new illustrative genre called "traditional media cell shading". It felt like a culmination of years of working with Flash. Like I was working in a more legitimate vector style.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
Originally I was drawn to the deviantART community because I had a lot of illustrations that were going unseen by anyone other than my friends and family. I stuck with it because I made a few valuable acquaintances/friendships. When I get annoyed with the banality of the site, they are always there with a helpful comment or observation that keeps me shackled to devART.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
The barrage of comments that I got on the 'Beastiary Enormousica' comparing my illustrations of legendary and mythological beasts to Pokemon and Harry Potter. But I guess that's mostly funny in a manic, "I fear for the youth of the world," kind of way.





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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Joshvenis

Josh is known for his work with paint chips. Josh first started drawing when he was only 22 years old, making him a child prodigy. However, the squamous pressure of being a child prodigy softly got to him and he had a miraculous breakdown, resulting in him cutting off his own elbow! Josh found explosive inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in his garage for all the envelopes to see! Josh eventually got married to a hamster and they remain together gently in their tree house with their 99 children. Josh would like to thank Popeye, Osama and the emus for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
Concepts come easiest to me, execution is always a pain.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
I'd have to say "Lilune", I was still learning to paint with oil at the time, and I thought she turned out pretty good.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
The sheer size of it means I'll always have art to check out, and many of the artists are very hard working and that's always an inspiration.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
"Hooray for boobies!". Actually kinda insightful.





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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Marcynuk

Marcy is known for her work with cats. Marcy first started drawing when she was only 8 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the old pressure of being a child prodigy happily got to her and she had a pretty breakdown, resulting in her cutting off her own fingernail! Marcy found ugly inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her cellar for all the pencils to see! Marcy eventually got married to a cucumber and they remain together barely in their carport with their 982 children. Marcy would like to thank Julius Caesar, Tyra Banks and an elephant for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
easiest part?

Inking, I have a strange obsession with inking.. I just love it.
hardest part: Knowing when to stop touching a piece. And anatomy and all that fun stuff that seems to escape me.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
I don't really have a favorite overall. I guess I could name my favorite out of each media-type (digital, watercolor, chemigrams, photography, comic page, fractal, architectural design etc) but that would take to long.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
I really enjoy the people there, it is the only art website Ive been to where it really feels like a community, a little imaginary city just for artists.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
All my comments so far have been pretty standard. "cute" "nice pic" "thanks for the watch"





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Monday, June 15, 2009

LillianAlyse

Lillian is known for her work with feathers. Lillian first started drawing when she was only 4 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the sparkly pressure of being a child prodigy gently got to her and she had a black breakdown, resulting in her cutting off her own wrist! Lillian found spicy inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her boudoir for all the mirrors to see! Lillian eventually got married to a pearl and they remain together sweetly in their cottage with their 12 children. Lillian would like to thank Napoleon, Audrey Hepburn and a goose for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
The easiest part of the artistic process is the beginning, the initial inspiration. All it takes is a pretty thought, a moving song lyric, an simple idea and I can get started. The difficulty lies in staying motivated long enough to finish the piece. Once the basic elements of the image have been put together, I usually get bored and have a tough time filling in the minor details that give a painting the polish of completion. It's a labour of love.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
Actually, my favourite piece is the entire EoN collection. I can't decide which of the seven I like best! Completing all seven pieces was such an accomplishment for a lazy, unfocused artist like myself. The fact that they feature original characters is the icing on the cake for me. :)

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
I love deviantArt because it is a place that combines all skill levels, all styles, all ages, and all cultures. The magic of the internet exposes me to art produced by artists from all walks of life.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
The strangest comment I ever got was on a poem I'd written about an experience I had. A total stranger commented on it with: "Oh yeeeah... this reminds me of..." And all I could think was "What?"





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Friday, June 12, 2009

DracheaRannak

Once upon an orange in a far away land called Butterfly, there lived an orange feather named Malcolm Widd. His glitter was so pretty that all the lipsticks of the land were all very jealous. Not only was Malcolm marvelous, but also he was also very gifted. Malcolm could draw like no other person could. Some said that he was skirt and that his gifts were really outrageous. One day a shiny lovely became so beautifully pretty of Malcolm that they decided to curse them with a spell of anorexia, which would cause Malcolm great cuteness. The only way for Malcolm to break the spell was to drink on one foot, while juggling tea, and drinking a potion containing roses, cats and lips. And all would be amazing unless it was sealed with money from his one true love, Marlene Dietrich. Malcolm made a classy recovery and married Marlene and they had 7 children and lived gorgeously ever after.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
Hm... for real... vectors.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
I don't think I have any...

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
The feedback, the approval, the art of other people that keeps me going and evolving

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
I got many lol, but at this point I remember one that said: "bulba plz" VERY random if you ask me XD





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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Billy Tackett

Billy Tackett is known for his work with Winnebagos. Billy first started painting when he was only 333 years old, making him a child prodigy. However, the sexy pressure of being a child prodigy extremely got to him and he had a drunken breakdown, resulting in him cutting off his own spleen! Billy found fleshy inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in his romper room for all the tombs to see! Billy eventually got married to fur and they remain together immediately in their mortuary with their 7 children. Billy would like to thank Plato, Cher and the lemurs for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
Coming up with a good idea. The next hardest part would be taking what you think is a good idea and doing in a way that will be interesting to the viewer. I've always said that art is 50% talent and 50% creativity. Most don't realize but there is a difference. Anyone can learn the techniques and rules of painting but if the creative vision isn't there the art will be mediocre at best.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
That's a tough one! I try to look at it like this: My favorite piece is always the one I'm working on at the moment. That one will be the one that will be so good that all other artists, myself included, will put down their brushes forever because all others afterwards will pale in comparison! But, once I'm done I look at that piece as practice for the next one. I go over it and see what worked, what didn't and why. This keeps me in the learning mode, helps me keep my art evolving for the better.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
Friends. Before dA it was hard for me to find peers. Artists whose work I admired who admired my work as well. Artists that were willing to share tips and tricks and were asking me for the same. The sense of community is great. I hear people complain about the drama that goes on there but I have never had any problems. Everyone I have connected with have been respectful, kind and very helpful.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
On my Bombshell Zombie (Marilyn Monroe) someone commented "I'd still hit it!" The even weirder thing is that I've had a couple guys at conventions tell me the same thing!





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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

KFoster

Once upon a battleship in a far away land called Gatling Gun, there lived a lusty pirate named Kyle Foster. His syringe was so bionic that all the hookahs of the land were all very jealous. Not only was Kyle fanatical, but also he was also very gifted. Kyle could draw like no other person could. Some said that he was a geek and that his gifts were really ambiguous. One day a glowing sherpa became so sharply solid of Kyle that they decided to curse them with a spell of gonorrhea, which would cause Kyle great futuristicness. The only way for Kyle to break the spell was to terrorize on one foot, while juggling scimitars, and drinking a potion containing ugli fruit, elephants and sphincter. And all would be deadly unless it was sealed with an assassin from his one true love, Alexander the Great. Kyle made a phantasmal recovery and married Alexander and they had 23 children and lived quickly ever after.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
When I paint the hardest part of the process is getting it started. Laying out flats is how I keep each section of the picture organized while I paint so I'm super anal about them. After that it's pretty much smooth sailing, although I don't always achieve the effect I was going for. I'll always tip my hat to the people that can draw well. Painting and coloring seems so much easier than what they do.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
Usually my favorite piece is the one I finish last. I'm usually in a position where I can really work on trying to improve myself with each picture, so I'm proudest of the picture I worked on last.

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
What draws me to Deviantart is the sheer volume of artists that are on it. You never know who's going to come across your gallery.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
I don't have a specific comment that struck me as the strangest. However any comment I get from Tom Jilesen is a winner. Something about a 6'4" hairy ginger from Holland promising to make passionate love to me makes my day.





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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Lemonflower

Lia Marcoux is known for her work with juiceboxes. Lia first started drawing when she was only 3 years old, making her a child prodigy. However, the prompt pressure of being a child prodigy fragrantly got to her and she had a short breakdown, resulting in her cutting off her own ankle! Lia found frosty inspiration from the lost limb and decided to frame it and hang it in her kitchen for all the mousetraps to see! Lia eventually got married to a purse and they remain together carefully in their gazebo with their 4 children. Lia would like to thank Martin Van Buren – the Little Wizard, Queen Elizabeth II and a ferrett for their constant support and inspiration.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
The easiest part is finding something exciting to draw (storks! Constantinople! Sponge cake!). The hardest part is drawing balconies in perspective. They are jerks.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
My favorite piece might be Rodin's Hand of God. It's hard to pick just one Dulac painting, but he'd be up there, too!

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
DA is really convenient and easy and permits conversation in a way other art hosting sites don't. Also, I used to go here to find Treasure Planet fanart.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
I once got a bitterly angry response to a drawing of a pangolin, informing me that the scales weren't scaly enough.





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Monday, June 8, 2009

LoMiTa

Once upon a Juan in a far away land called Paloma, there lived a beautiful cat named Paloma. Her dog was so funny that all the carousels in the land were all very jealous. Not only was Paloma colourful, but also she was also very gifted. Paloma could draw like no other person could. Some said that she was very sweet and that her gifts were really sweet. One day a cold ice became so lovely blue of Paloma that they decided to curse her with a spell of a heart attack, which would cause Paloma great redness. The only way for Paloma to break the spell was to fly on one foot, while juggling balloons, and drinking a potion containing bananas, birds and eyes. And all would be big unless it was sealed with a house from her one true love, Colon. Paloma made an old recovery and married Colon and they had 6 children and lived friendly ever after.

What are the easiest and the hardest parts of the artistic process?
I think the easiest part is to imagine thousands of photos and the most difficult part is to make them as they are in your head.

Which is your favourite piece and why?
Mine? Or from other artist?
From other artist I have to say I love xxchange style! Maybe my favourite deviation is: a n a c o n d a
From my gallery I cannot choose ! xD

What is it about the deviantART community that makes you share your art there… that draws you to the deviantART community?
I started to visit DeviantArt because a friend taught me. I visited it to see photos from other photographers an then I became a deviant to show everybody my photography and because I want other people to see my pics and tell me how can I make to improve.

What is the weirdest/strangest/funniest comment you ever received on a piece of art?
Mnmnm…I don’t remember…I think I haven’t receiver a specially funny comment :(
I don’t know why…





Please make sure to check out her deviantART page and her web site! And as always, remember to respect the art and the artists! The art on this blog is here because we were given permission to put it on here. If you like the art and would like to use it for your own blog or web site, you must ask permission from the artist first and none of the art is to be taken, stolen or reproduced! Respect the art!