8 yrs on dA + Art Plan of 2015 + PhotographyNo Journals for weeks and then I "spam" you with 3 in short time. In the first two I overwhelmed you with features, this time with a long wall of text. I know only couple of people at most will actually read this, or just glance over it, but still, I had to write it, mostly for myself so I can read it at the end of the year and compare it with reality.
Firstly, I can't believe I've been on this stupid site (I say it with a lot of love) for 8 years already! I missed my 8th dA anniversary which was on Jan 29. Since this entry is so long, I'll skip the importance dA (and its artists, dA friends) has had for me all these years blahblah this time.
I'm 6 final exams and a thesis away from graduating and getting my master's degree, so I decided to take a little break from studying after weeks of never ending exams and seminars before the finals start the next week, and I came up with an art plan of 2015 while sipping homemade chocolate liqueur.
I'm sharing this with you i
Weekly Features! (120+)I'm a few weeks behind with my Weekly Features! so I'm making it up with this. I have a wall of text to write about various things, updates etc., but will spare you (this time) since the entry is so long already. Enjoy the features!
Btw, if not overwhelmed enough already, you can also check out:
Traditional Art Favorites of 2014!
Letter M by Anwaraidd Rihanna Minimal Portrait by IleanaHunter
Alpha by SilentKW Gandalf by JeffLafferty Thranduil (drawing) by Quelchii
Legend of the Cryptids - Elmenhilde by anotherwanderer Spreading Wings by GloriaDei Legend of the Cryptids - Felicitas by anotherwanderer
Legend of the Cryptids - Elmenhilde(adv) by anotherwanderer Portrait of Arno Dorian by Namecchan Always 1895 by naturalshocks
Neal by Joanna-Vu Happy new year 3 by Sylar113 Danny Trejo - Machete by IrisBouman
sadness by Blakravell Denzel Washington by AmBr0 Silver feathers by Anwaraidd
Robert De Niro Ballpoint Art by Rafik Emil H by rafikemil :t
Traditional Art Favorites of 2014! 2013 • 2012 • 2011 • 2010 • 2009 • 2008
A few weeks later than usual, but here I present my 7th annual traditional art feature of artworks submitted in the year of 2014!
I must admit, in the previous years I easily found twice, trice more artworks to feature and this year I have so few. I actually struggled to find a couple of dozen more so the collection is not so drastically smaller compared to previou
Weekly Features! (150+)
Glass of Water by rahultokasGaladriel by Quelchii
Kili by AYURI-327Halloween 2014 by UnidColorTIGTONE beguns! by UnidColor
Guardians Of The Galaxy - Groot by p1xerHalloween 2013 by UnidColorSnow by LipsyKooks
The Garden by LanWuThirteen - 'Happiness?' (5/5) by imorawetzlandscape #39 by Sylar113
Looking Up by LanWuGame of Thrones : Daenerys Targaryen by p1xerOn The Prowl by SakurahKirarah
Mist Valley by UnidColorConstantinople by RadoJavorSolstice by nina-Y
The Secret Garden by nina-YDimlight Forest by FerdinandLaderaGreen Forest by UnidColor
Cyanide by eyedesignInfinity by eyedesignMoments by eyedesign
The.Universe.in.you by Matkraken-Mesmerizing poetry of autumn- by Janek-SedlarLuna by JannaFairyArt
Loki - Puny God (drawing) by QuelchiiIron Man flight test - drawing (video) by marcellobarenghi-When the light came into our kingdom- by Janek-Sedlar
-Autumnal vedas- by Janek-Sedlar-Astral road through the wood- by Janek-SedlarThe Forgotten Tale of Larsa (2) by escume
Panteras by Fuz-Caforio-ArtMechanical Dragon by Carlos-QuevedoEye by hg-art
Interior by UnidColorCute dog pencil drawing by ThubakabraCat by TanyaMusatenko
Lara Croft 2013 by DeadOceansBook Event by naturalshocksPenelope Cruz by ChrisWoottonArt
Mountain Gorilla by HendrikHermansAquamarine ACEO by JannaFairyArtVide Cor Meum by mymelynx
Daughter of Mirkwood by FantaasiatoidabBack to Work by naturalshocksThe Reckoning - Tom Hardy by robdolbs
The end of my diet-drawing by XRlSDaenerys Targaryen by lameartist Eye of the Kaiju - 8/11/13 by Girlgoth
La Flor Perfecta. by mymelynx:thu
Weekly Features! + WIPsHi, how have you all been? I should forbid myself use of word "soon" when talking about my art since it's lost all meaning. New art soon is lately never a few days, more like weeks, months(!) even, as you know all too well. So, I'll just say I'm drawing, working on one of the many WIPs. The hardest part is done, but I gotta hurry up, actually, not even hurry up but cut procrastination drastically and simply draw for a decent amount of time daily, whenever I can, before things heat up at Uni. Anyways, here are some WIPs. Feel free to let me know what you'd like to see first, if anything, and I'll take it into account when deciding among those that have more priority. Honestly, I'd like to start a new work, several even, but I really, really mustn't until I finished at least some of these because: SPN and House WIP - cca. 2,5 yrs ago, parrot WIP cca. 3 yrs ago...Those following me on FB and tumblr saw them long time ago.
Weekly Features! + StockThis week a smaller feature, but since I uploaded over 100 new stock images to my stock account recently, many of which make nice refs for digital and traditional drawings/paintings, type of art majority of my watchers do (I think?), I also decided to put here a random selection of some of my stock images in case there's some thing you like, but also to help the visibility of my still pretty much unknown stock account.
Lionfish IX by Esmeralda-stock
Sky I by Esmeralda-stockGaboon Viper V by Esmeralda-stock
Bear VII by Esmeralda-stockLioness VI by Esmeralda-stock
Lionfish XVII by Esmeralda-stockTexture VIII by Esmeralda-stock
Pink Orchid X by Esmeralda-stockKitten V by Esmeralda-stock
The Pond by blaithielWarrior by IrKos
Color Meme: Sherlock by Android-SheepRoses by IrKosSam by euclase
Dance of Autumn by JannaFairyArtFallen by Shinobinakutwhiddleston by LunaNueva01
Ruler of Meereen by DavidDeblittle owl by clive64Winter's Will by DavidDeb
Ink by escume:t
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Dream Catcher by ArdenEllenNixonAutumn Moon Fairy by JannaFairyArt
Hades by sakimichanJames Franco by ekota21Heisenberg by agusgusart
Mads Mikkelsen by ekota21cruella by sakimichan
Step 5 -The final image by chvacherDaryl Dixon - The Walking Dead by ChrisbakerartThe last greenseer by kittrose
Moth monster by sashulkaKhaleesi by AdrianaMeloChasing Ghosts by MichaelO
Be Direct by ToddParisIronman MKVII(2014) by scotty309Faith by Carlos-Quevedo
See of Rome (Der Heilige Stuhl) by r-lilieDaniel Craig by ekota21island . by megatruh
Dr Turner by SilentKWLittle sunshine by mangakasanTyrell's Rose by DavidDeb
Sarah by euclaseEponine by FinAngelPocahontas by sakimichan
Eddie Redmayne by ekota21Azeem by euclaseI like it when you pet me by Marcysiabush
SKULL# by AC44White Freze Horse by MarcysiabushSKULL# by AC44
Fading out into a sad memory by mangakasanDaenerys Targaryen by AuroraWienholdTime by Sylar113
Cat by CherryChan94Tongue Study by JonoDrySpeedpaint #30 by Sylar113
Among shadows by SandraHultsvedThirst by MarcysiabushCeleste by JannaFairyArt
Daenerys Targaryen by FantaasiatoidabSoul Splinter by nathieSpeedpaint #10 by Sylar113
The Bride by MarcoMazzoniArtNever Seen The Light Of Day by myAtta-artSomewhere All the Time by MarcoMazzoniArt
True Detective art by shwedoffSplash by Paul-ShanghaiElsa by sakimichan
Ear study by JonoDryBasilisk by algenpfleger
Paper Boats by dloraasNature's Embrace by proxi-mityOUTLANDER - JAMIE by natira
Overture 0801 by Sooper-DeviantDivided by MikkoLagerstedtIf I had a heart by SecondGoddess
Elephant by KristynJanelle.melody. by noah-khSummer Forest - book cover by Azot2014
Renly Baratheon by DavidDebKeeper of the Winter by Azot2014Snowdrop by DavidDeb
Mr Darcy by tilliekeLast wish by noah-khBecome by Arkarti
Up in Flames by MarcoMazzoniArtCherries by Jam1992The Eyes of Midgard by Alayna
Parallel Kingdom: Age of Ascension splash screen by AlaynaTyrion 2014 by AnnieBradswMotherland Chronicles #51 - Erin by zemotion
Night Jungle by Azot2014Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor by alicexzHide your face by JaiMcFerran
Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor by alicexzPencil drawing of Gabriella by nimraCeridwen by JaiMcFerran
Once upon a night by JaiMcFerranDoctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor by alicexzCelestial Warrior Gabriel by Carlos-Quevedo
Pietas, dedicated to the great life of AG by MarcoMazzoniArtCavelands by Tri5tate
Prayers for Rain by MarcoMazzoniArtsands clock (Sable Maze 3) by VityaR83
square (Sable Maze 3) by VityaR83Lightning and Death by naturalshocks
Garden with Round Trees by Azot2014Season of Bloom 6 by zemotion
Magic City of Vane by AlaynaSecret Valley by Alayna
-Son of the forest- by Janek-SedlarEye Contest by Jam1992
Hope - Eye contest by LelixianaIntruder by youngmoons
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Time by SpleenArt bad blood. by Senju-HiMe Toe Shoes Next? by joniwagnerart
Raven painting by gimgams The Bouquet by thomsontm Self portrait by Dodos24
The Doctor's eyes - Doctor Who? by AnastasiyaKosenko Dean Winchester painting by gimgams Storm in a Teacup by Paul-Shanghai
To The Wonder by lorency Legend of the Cryptids-Caged Demon Fiorentina(A) by anotherwanderer ...all I could think of was flowers by KatePowellArt
Zachary Quinto by FabianaAzevedo Slumbering Naiad by juliedillon Jay in Bronze and Black by zusse
Treetops by juliedillon Wagon detail by denismayerjr Vairocana by paullung
Bad Gollum by DavidDeb Mr. Hiddles by FabianaAzevedo Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) by Ilojleen
Smoking Coal by EduardoLeon Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) by ElliCrown The Apple by JonoDry
Lady Peacock by saravami Ex Umbris by tillieke In the end by Arkarti
Night Ride by JannaFairyArt House MD - Hugh Laurie in color pencils by NestorCanavarro Elephant by FredrikEriksson1
Crystal Waterfalls by AnnaArmona Danger Waits by naturalshocks Animal City by youngmoons
Journey Through the Frost by arisuonpaa Robert Downey JR by Bluecknight The Golden Room by CassiopeiaArt
Whiteout by NoaRael Tyrion by JeffLafferty Ultramarine by ja5on
Hidden diamonds by Pamba
Oh What A World (Beautiful Pretty Little Things) by goRillA-iNK My eye by AnnieBradsw
~ Magic Wood ~ by ChristianGerth :th
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Sanyi by 22Zitty22The things they do for love by denkata5698
Will TURNER (Orlando BLOOM) by Sadness40Bubbly kiwi by GunchixsNatalie by denkata5698
Raygen by secrets-of-the-pen:No llores esta noche. by dningunlugarFire Queen by PauBuenoZ
STARS - Les Miserables by Sheridan-JSunset in the Realm by Whendell
The Encounter by michelle--renee:thumb280491122:
Concert Flute by Olivier-CMagnolia by KerstinSchroeder
My Little Pony by youngmoonsDay 346 of my 366 Drawing Project by secrets-of-the-pen
Day 354 of my 366 Drawing Project by secrets-of-the-penDay 228 - ACEO Drawing Project for Charity by secrets-of-the-pen
Peaceful by Zindy''kapit-bahay ni Lolong'' series 2 by erwinpineda
Midnight in the Graveyard II by JamesHillGalleryMartinsson by LindaMarieAnson
sleep by michelle--reneeJack by euclase
Frozen by EnchantedWhispersArtDark Fae by EnchantedWhispersArt
Kingdom of Fire by LucasValencioPencil Portrait of Jack Nicolson by chaseroflight