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Just what he needed.
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Silvana Dettmann
Artist | Student | Traditional Art
Switzerland
I'm an ongoing scientific illustrator studying Scientific Visualization at the ZHdK in Zurich and I'm currently in my second year of studies after I studied Biology for five semesters at the UZH in Zurich. Though I study and live most of the week in a flat in Zurich with my roomies, I spend most of my weekends and holidays at home in Zernez in the middle of the Engadin valley.

My interests are biology, especially zoology, paleontology and evolution, since I always loved to know about nature and it's inhabitants. I'm also interested in medicine, history (Vikings, Germans, Romans, Rhaetians and other ancient cultures), enviromental science and geoscience ranging from Earth to extraplanetar systems. I also keep pets (birds, fish, amphibians), go hunt, hike and dive. It's safe to say that I got a very vast field of interests.
One of my other great passions besides of science are sci-fi and gaming, meaning that I'm a sucker for the Aliens (AvP) and the Halo franchise. Though I tend to draw a lot of fanart in my spare time, I'm not one of those weird fangirls. I'm quite a reasonable fan.
If you look at my gallery, you'll mostly find either scientific stuff like paleontology or zoology I do at the university or sci-fi and fanart I do in my spare time :)

My mother tongue is Rumansh but I speak German fluently as well and I'm quite good with English. I also understand a good part from French and Italian and to a certain degree Spanish. As you see, communication shouldn't be a problem if you do want to speak about my art. Comments of any kind are welcomed! :D

Fair use: You are free to spread my art and show it wherever you want, as long as you're not selling or making profit with it. However I'd then like you to credit me for it by linking to my profile or at least mention my name. Ask me first, if you want to use parts of my art for your own non-profit artistic projects (collage). Do not trace my art, use my art as a base, remove my signature from my art or pretend it to be your own art.
Interests
I cleaned up my entire room and sorted things through and noticed that I have a few Halo novels double that people bought me some time ago. I doubt I can sell them in Switzerland, since they're all in English but I feel bad throwing them away, since most are brand new and unused. So here's the question: Would anyone be interested in buying them? As a bonus I can draw something you would like insides of them, be it your OC, something else Halo-related or entirely unrelated. See it as sort of a commission coming in a Halo novel ;)

The ones I'd be selling are:

Halo: The Fall of Reach (2010, Tor, Paperback)
Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe (2009, Tor, Paperback)
Halo: Last Light /2015, Titan Books, Paperback)
Halo: Encyclopedia - The Definitive Guide to the Halo Universe (2009, DK)

Prices will depend on how complicated you'd like the drawing to be and how much shipping will cost (aka where you live) but I doubt it will be too much. So if you want to tip me a bit of money and get a new Halo novel with a personal drawing in it, feel free to contact me! :D
  • Drinking: Water

Do you want me to stream whilst drawing? 

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52 deviants said YES, I'd love to see you drawing! (suggest some programs, please)
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24 deviants said MAYBE, when I'm in the mood.
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8 deviants said NO, I'm not interested.

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soursoulART Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Student General Artist
Thank you for adding my art to your favorites :)
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner 1 hour ago  Student Traditional Artist
You're very welcome =)
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predatorog2 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey I would like to just take time and thank for all favs :) (Smile) 
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Student Traditional Artist
You're very welcome! i really enjoyed them =)
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AlbertWeskerG Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago   General Artist
Thanks for the llama!!
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome! =)
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AlbertWeskerG Featured By Owner 2 days ago   General Artist
:)
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alex2015zp Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Thanx for Llama!!!
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome! =)
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Strooitje Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks Silvana for your :+fav: on 'Astrid II'

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Astrid II by Strooitje

Un bon croquis vaut mieux qu'un long discours
A good sketch is better than a long speech

Napoléon Bonaparte
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
You're very welcome :D
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Sierra113 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Thanks for the llama! :-)
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome! =)
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Strooitje Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congratz!
Hope you like your prize!
Urlar by Strooitje
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, that looks really good! I love it, so thank you very very much! =)
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Strooitje Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If you want, i'll turn it in a bigger version so you can download it for your sis.
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Oh, that would be great!
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ElementShimmer Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for the llama!
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome! =)
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ElementShimmer Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:)
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mixtix-freeman Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019  Hobbyist
Hi, Silvana! Thank you for the :+fav: ! :)
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019  Student Traditional Artist
You're as welcome as always ^^
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Magnus-Strindboem Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Have a :) for faving  Witchwinter: Last of a People by Magnus-Strindboem . Glad you like it!
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Dragunalb Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome! =)
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Hypoem87 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2019
Thanks again for faving my fictional titanosaur artwork!
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