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Kandi Wyatt
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Artist // Hobbyist // Traditional Art
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My Bio
I have not had any formal art training. My sister took art in high school and shared with me. I picked up charcoal and paper work. That then sat dormant for twenty some years. Christmas 2009, I started to write a story. With the story came the desire to illustrate. From some simple how to draw on-line tutorials to a deviant art tutorial and from lots of erasing and trying again have come my dragons and their riders. Thanks to several watchers willing to give helpful points, and various contests to stretch from dragons, I have moved on to colored pencils with earnest and doing some of the best graphite I have done yet. Recently, I was introduced to pastels and really love them.

I am a wife, mom of five, teacher, artist and author. In my free time, I enjoy writing fantasy, writing Christmas programs, drawing using graphite and colored pencils. Portraits are my specialty. I also enjoy photography. Thank you to my photographer husband who has let me join his journey in photography as well. I am both his model and apprentice. (I still think he does a better job than me.) On occasion I'm his assistant when working with clients and when he needs a "light stand with feet".

Current Residence: Southern Oregon Coast
Favourite photographer: My husband--Eric Wyatt Photography :iconsheepranch:

You can follow me on social media as well at:
Twitter: @kandijwyatt
Instagram: @kandijwyatt

Favourite Movies
Tangled, Cars, Labyrinth, and Princess Bride
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Casting Crowns
Favourite Books
fantasy, Science Fiction, Biblical Fiction
Favourite Writers
Robert Frost, Timothy Zahn, Tolkien, Joel C Rosenberg, Michael Phillips
Favourite Games
Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Uno--sorry these are board games
Tools of the Trade
graphite pencils, Prismacolor colored pencils, pastels
Other Interests
drawing, reading, quilting, Sudokus, teaching, and family. (In reverse order)
I am doing a contest! Yes, I have five dragon Ty Beanie Babies that I will give away to the winning art of my dragons from Dragon's Future. Interested? Find out more here: Also, if you need to contact me, please use my social media pages. I am not having the time for traditional art and am not checking in here that often. Thanks for all the help along the way. ~carryn/ Kandi
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Well, last year, I wrote a journal about what it takes to call yourself an artist. I said that part of it was when I began to teach others. I have had my first sell of artwork this past year as well. So, I should believe in my work and know that it is good. I can confidently call myself an artist. Now, I am trying to accept that I am an author. My first works, Dragon Courage series, has been accepted by Booktrope and is scheduled for release beginning in August this year and spreading out until September, 2016. I have also had my NaNoWriMo novel accepted as well! I have had several in the publishing company state that my writing is good. I am
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Well, it has happened!  My manuscript was accepted as was I by Booktrope.  So, now let the journey begin.  I have an amazing cover artist ~Ameliethe ( . You can follow my journey and the publishing of my book on either wordpress: or on facebook: .  Stop by and drop me a comment so that I can make the connection between your real-life name and your deviant id.   Looking forward to what life brings on this new journey. ~Carryn (Kandi Wyatt)
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My group will be gathering the best artists and art here on dA as well as

the enthusiasts when comes to birds of prey thematic. If that fascinates

you even a tiny bit pls consider joining us!

Hey Merry Christmas. :xmas: Happiness to you.
Thank you for the Added to my devWatch!!
You are very welcome.  I am inspired by your work.
many thanks for the Fav!
You're welcome.  I showed your car to my husband and he was blown away by the fact that it wasn't a photograph!
Thanks for the watch!!