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Some of the best art on DA that doesn't get much attention. I'm a sucker for fur detail and drawings that look like photographs :3 (and miniature food, and macarons)

Macaron stamp by Mel-RoseyFur stamp by Daakukitsune

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Angel of Darkness by Sorasongz

Hello there! Alright, first off, I would like to note that I am not the best artist, but I will try to critique based upon what I have...

The Night Wolf...Art Work by arihoff
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Alright, so let's get started here... First focus is the wolf. Your fur technique is amazing, just one thing, I don't know if I'm not ...

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My mom was very nice and cleaned out my closet and desks for me...when I got home, there was a huge pile of old drawings from way back in middle school on my chair. I sat there for about an hour just looking through all of them, and wow, the memories! Some of them were from when I first started drawing wolves, even before I joined deviantArt. I still remember the ones I was really proud of and my occasion for drawing most of the pieces. It was really amazing to see my progress throughout middle school. 
My deviantArt gallery does give a perspective into the changes to my art style over the years, but since I never upload little sketches and such, all these drawings on the backs of old paper and in notebooks gave a huge view of my artwork progression. Comparing these to my drawings now was amazing, I've made a lot more improvement than I thought I did, and if that can happen in two years, I wonder how much my artwork will change in the future. Way back in middle school, my huge art project during the years was a comic with a plot that was partially formed in roleplays, partially formed from my own mind, and many of the drawings were of OCs and events from these comics. 
Shaky, deep lines to learning how to sketch, then ink, then shade...experiments with anatomy and different styles...they're all part of what my art is today. I acknowledge that I still have a long way to go in the artistic journey. 
It may sound weird to be reading this, I suppose, if you're not me, but try it! Find your old art, see how much you've improved. I guarantee the results will be astounding. 
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The-Cynical-Optimist

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Antarctica
Salut tout le monde!

Thanks for dropping by my page c: I'm a 15-year-old from sunny southern California, and I've been drawing ever since I could remember.

You'll see mostly wolves in my gallery because that's what I get commissioned for, but I grew up drawing dinosaurs and dragons, so those might appear every now and then in my artwork.

My parents hate the idea of me drawing, so technically I'm not allowed to draw ^^' and I've never taken art lessons, which I wish I could have...though, it's good to make the best of what I'm given.

Well, that's about it! (And no, I don't really live in Antarctica, obviously)

Feel free to check out the other places you'll find me :D
tumblr :: suburban-sunrise.tumblr.com/
Chicken Smoothie :: www.chickensmoothie.com/Forum/…
Former deviantArt account :: My-Soulless-Reverie
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Skrayle Mar 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fav! I absolutely love your username. And that webcam...lol
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LoByteSo Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for faving After a hard days work :D
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Elesteyzis Dec 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you for the watch!
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Friskusis Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday Ath, hope you had an amazing day! <3 Sorry for not replying to your message, but I'm not at home at the moment so I have limited time on my hands... Anyway, I wanted to wish you happy hatchday, anyway. ^-^
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The-Cynical-Optimist Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :heart: Actually when I registered I accidentally put the wrong date so it's tomorrow, but I do celebrate it today [ Chinese customs ] so thank you so much! And that's fine, take your time with the reply c:
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Friskusis Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahaha, good thing I congratulated you when I did, anyway... I was gone to my friend's place at that day, without Internet. P: Cool, I didn't know that you celebrated your birthday the day before!
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The-Cynical-Optimist Dec 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay! Hope you had fun c: And yes, it's a tradition, other parts of the birthday tradition are to eat noodles [ for long life ] and chicken [ I don't know why, hahaha ]. 
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iLiveLoveLaugh Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Hey! Cool gallery<3 Donate some points? Thank you:D
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Lithroxid Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the favorite, it means a lot!^^
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pickledtoaster Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave :)
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