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My Bio
I studied Biology (advanced degree) but after that I decided to push further in arts, so I went freelance :-)
Now I'm doing different things, like scientific illustration, line art, concept art, portrait... My focus lies on animals and monsters, the fauna of real and imagined worlds!

Favourite Visual Artist
Martin McKenna, James Gurney, William Turner
Favourite Movies
Batman begins, Alien Quadriology, Hero,
Favourite TV Shows
Doctor Who, X-Files, Firefly, Buffy, Castle, Bones
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Streetlight Manifesto, Die Toten Hosen
Favourite Books
Rumo, G.A.S., Mars Chronicles
Favourite Writers
Neil Gaiman, Matt Ruff, Walter Moers, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King
Favourite Games
not playing much, I always liked Dungeon Keeper ;-)
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, Watercolor, Tablet & PC
Other Interests
Pets (Cats, Snakes, Salamandra)
Hey there! It's perhaps a bit late, but who cares: To everyone out there a :party: -----------    HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014! ---------- :party: I hope you had a great Christmas, or whichever holiday you celebrate around this time, and had a fine start into 2014. I hope you ate and drank and sang and played and made art, by yourself or surrounded by friends and family. And now, with the New Year still young (kind of) and fresh, do you have any plans? Do you have resolutions? I am the right to ask, mind you, because I decided to have no resolutions this time.... :giggle: It seems that the more I made resolutions, the less likely I was to fullfi
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Yay, I'm back! :poke: After half a year full of events and work and different stuff, welcome to the next episode of "Antonia's musings on... stuff." Yay! :w00t: So, let's start, with self improvement by horrible stress :D From time to time, I see an arts contest somewhere, most times on the internet, and if I happen to like the subject (for me that is fantasy/sci-fi/horror/surreal art) you bet that the time I find it, there are like 3 days left to enter, or less. Always the same! :shakefist: Then I think about it (hastily!). :sprint: I count my hours, pencils, tablet pens etc. :work: Am I ready? Can I push it in somewhere? Could I do
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Hi there! After all my rants in the last journals, I thought I would give you something practical again - not that my illuminating, motivating speeches wouldn't be useful right? ;) But here's something that could really improve your workflow. An easy, really useful tip for drawing artists*: Mark your pencils with colors. According to their hardness. With Nail polish. That's it. Bye! Wait, what? :ninja: Okay, you got me - I like to talk and to explain things. :typerhappy: Of course there's more to say :D Here's the long version: :ahoy: If you, like me, use pencils of different grade (degrees of hardness), you know that all these grea
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you're amazing!!!!!
Thanks so much for the fave on my spats tutorial! I hope it's useful, and if you use it I'd love to see what you make. ^_^
Thankyou kindly for the watch :D
Thanks very much for the Watch! :salute:
thanks for the watch :) 
Thank you for the watch c: 
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