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Autumn Afternoon by altivo, visual art

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Artist // Hobbyist // Varied
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Albino Llama: Llamas are awesome! (63)
My Bio
Professional librarian, semi-professional writer, amateur artist. Owned by several horses, sheep, dogs, and cats.

Current Residence: Illinois, USA

Favourite Visual Artist
Edwin Henry Landseer, Rosa Bonheur, Beatrix Potter
Favourite Writers
J. R. R. Tolkien, Ray Bradbury, Kenneth Grahame
Tools of the Trade
pencils, watercolors & brushes, spinning wheel & loom
Other Interests
writing, gardening, technology, pets
It may be possible. Years ago, when I was in college, I used watercolor painting as a relaxation pastime. I did take a couple of art courses, which were summed up in my mind by the comments of one of the instructors: "Your work is too pretty. I want you to go draw something ugly." So I went to the university museum and drew a picture of a mummy. Her response to that was to wonder "how you managed to make that thing look pretty..." Anyway, watercolor hasn't changed a lot since those days, with one notable exception. I don't remember the watercolor pencils being readily available back then. Ordinary paints and brushes were a lot cheaper, but i
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Thanks for another fave :)
Thanks for the fave :)
Thanks for the :+fav:! :heart: *gives you llamaaa*
Hello Altivo
Thank you for the fav on kingston homes
Staats
thank you for adding me to your watch-list! :)
Thanks for the :+fav: :la:

:)
I'm very impressed with your animal photos. My pleasure. Would you mind if I used one as a reference for a painting? (I'd credit you of course.)I really like the Leopard Drinking.