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Weekly Feature February 1

Weekly Feature February 1

Here's our first weekly feature,with the best submissions of the week. Show them some love!:love: PHOTOMANIPULATIONS :bigthumb730001142: :bigthumb729987068: :bigthumb729537199: :bigthumb729537788: :bigthumb729551567: :bigthumb729533935: :bigthumb729626704: :bigthumb729522568: :bigthumb728392500: :bigthumb367472109: :bigthumb717212863: :bigthumb729216157: :bigthumb729353357: :bigthumb729348399: :bigthumb729337082: :bigthumb729117805: :bigthumb729071831: :bigthumb392508556: :bigthumb719874739: :bigthumb728816585: :bigthumb728548205: :bigthumb728696615: :bigthumb728828334: :bigthumb728516201: :bigthumb728540281: :bigthumb729991305
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My Bio
I have been drawing since I was 6 years old. I've always wanted to be an illustrator and a comic artist. But sometimes, life chooses for you ;) So I became a webdesigner and a graphic artist and I used to draw in my free time to become better and try to be a pro. I founded my own webagency where I worked for a few years.
Now, years have passed and my dream has become a reality : I'm an illustrator for several publishers in various countries :D
However, I'm still a graphic artist/webdesigner. I love these jobs. I don't want to do more things (even if I'm curious of everything). Too many hats could dilute skills ^^.
Now I would like to work in another country. A place where I can speak English (because I love speaking English) ;)

Some Publishers :
- Random House (US)
- L'atalante (France)
- Bragelonne (France)
- Opointzero (Belgium)
- Voy'el (France)
- Black Coat Press (US)
- Couleur dite/parole peinte (France)
- (More to come when books will be in stores)

What can I say ? I don't see. If you have any question, don't hesitate to contact me.

Webdesigner, graphiste et illustrateur
Webdesigner, graphic artist and illustrator

Website Art gallery : www.ligne-de-legende.net

FRENCH VERSION (english is below)
Ceci est un peu le "petit guide" qui préside à mon travail personnel. Il va de soi que dans le cadre de projets pour des clients, d'autres règles s'imposent.

Le dessin et le graphisme m'ont toujours fascinés. Gamin, je pourrissais les bandes dessinées de mes parents de croquis pour le moins... abstraits et perfectibles.
Depuis je n'ai cessé d'explorer et de travailler toutes les techniques que j'ai eu l'occasion d'essayer ; dessin, lithographie, gravure, infographie, photo, linogravure, écriture, typographie...
Sans pour autant devenir un maître dans toutes ces disciplines, j'y ai puisé mon inspiration pour l'image sous toutes ses formes.
Une fois "l'image" (quelle qu'elle soit) passée par le filtre de la perception et de l'imagination de chacun, il est possible de créer des variantes, des nuances, des déclinaisons... Sans doute est-ce la meilleure idée que l'on puisse se faire de l'infini.

Parfois je me demande ce que ça pourrait donner si je passais le test de Rorschach.
Depuis toujours je vois des formes hallucinantes dans les nuages. Je regarde le sable et imagine des cités oubliées, ce que ça a pu être avant de devenir du sable, ce que ça deviendra dans plusieurs millénaires. Qu'est-ce que qui se passe lorsqu'un enfant y façonne un château à coups de pelle et de seau...
Est-ce que des peuples ou des civilisations microscopiques s'effondrent et se créent à la façon de fourmilières imperceptibles à l'oeil ?
C'est pareil pour tout, plantes, bois, métaux, asphalte, peinture, rouille, etc. Tout est jeu de textures, de lumières et de couleurs, une myriade de langages et de messages adressés aux yeux qui savent les écouter.
D'une certaine façon, tout ce que nous voyons est comme une symphonie, que certains perçoivent plus ou moins. Cette immense chorale d'effets visuels avait commencé bien avant notre apparition et se poursuivra bien après que toute vie ait disparu. Cependant, il me semble que les humains pourraient être d'excellents interlocuteurs de cette musique s'ils se donnaient la peine d'écouter et de voir...
Les éléments ne sont pas seulement tordus et pliés à nos volontés pour nos petits besoins terrestres. Ils ont une âme, une personnalité, une expressivité...
Dans mon travail, je tente de me familiariser avec ce langage. Je pratique couramment mais il n'y a pas de pierre de rosette sur laquelle se baser, juste des créations... Un concert de travaux de milliers d'artistes, d'artisans d'art qui sont comme autant d'interprétations de ces langages... et qui deviennent mes sources d'inspiration...
Je mêle divers éléments (sable, pain, feuilles, écorce...). Ensuite tout cela passe au filtre de mon imaginaire et de diverses techniques (photo, dessin, infographie...) pour tenter de faire émerger des sensations, des émotions, de raconter des histoires ou des contes...
Et quand une personne apprécie un de mes travaux, alors c'est que je suis parvenu à maîtriser un de ces langages universels, au moins un bref instant. Et alors il est temps de se remettre à l'ouvrage...

ENGLISH VERSION (It's hard to explain in english but I try :D)
This is a little "short guide" that governs my personal work. It goes without saying that when I work for clients, I follow their rules.

The design and graphic design have always fascinated me. Kid, I ruined the comics of my parents with sketches which were, to be gentle... abstracts and perfectibles.
Since then I have been exploring and working with all the techniques that I had the opportunity to try, drawing, lithography, engraving, graphic design, photography, linocut, writing, typography...
Without becoming a master in all these disciplines, I found my inspiration for the image in all its forms.
Once the "image" (whatever that is) passed through the filter of perception and imagination of everyone, it is possible to create variations, nuances and variations... Without doubt this is the best idea that we can get of infinity.

Sometimes I wonder what would have been my results if I took the Rorschach test.
Since forever I see incredible shapes in the clouds. I look at the sand and I imagine forgotten cities, what it could have been before becoming sand, that it will become in several millennia. What happens when a child builds a castle with a shovel and bucket...
Do microscopic peoples or civilizations collapse and are created like anthills imperceptible to the eye?

That's the same for all plants, wood, metal, asphalt, paint, rust, etc.. Everything is game textures, lights and colors, a myriad of languages and messages for eyes that know how to "listen".
In a sense, everything we see is like a symphony, some see more or less. This huge choir of visual effects began a long time before our appearance and will continue after all life will be gone. However, it seems to me that humans could be excellent interlocutors of this music if they bothered to listen and see... The elements are not only twisted and bent to our will for our little earthly needs. They have a soul, a personality, an expression...

In my work I try to learn this language. I currently practice but there is no Rosetta stone on which to base, just creations... A concert of works of thousands of artists, craftspeople are as many interpretations of these languages ... and they become my inspiration...

I mix various elements (sand, bread, eggs, vegetables, leaves, bark...). Then it all goes through the filter of my imagination and a variety of techniques (photography, drawing, computer graphics...) in an attempt to bring out feelings, emotions, telling stories or tales...

And when a person likes one of my pieces of work, then it is that I managed to master one of those universal languages, at least briefly. And then it's time to get back to my pencils...

Genkis - illustrator, graphic artist and webdesigner

Current Residence: France

Follow me/Suivez moi :
www.facebook.com/genkkis
twitter.com/GenkisGenkkis
cghub.com/
genkisgenkkis.tumblr.com/
drawcrowd.com/
www.pinterest.com/genkisgenkki…
portfolio.cgsociety.org/
vk.com

Favourite Visual Artist
Couleur dite parole peinte
Favourite Movies
Steamboy (a a lot of others)
Favourite TV Shows
Fringe, battlestar Galactica (the remake), x files, torchwood
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Moby, c2c, calvin russel, Coka nostra, limp bizkit, and a lot of bands
Favourite Books
Only the moon knows, the moon is not for us, The dark tower of Stephen King
Favourite Writers
Stephen king, jean-christophe chaumette, Corinne Guitteaud, Terry Pratchett
Favourite Games
Deus ex, mass effect & Civilization+empire total war
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Other Interests
Drawing, reading, art, writing, comics books, anime, video games, rpg, movies

Saint-Fragan

Saint-Fragan

FR : Les Saints-Bretons :On continue avec les Saints Bretons (avec Erwan Chartier à la plume). Ici Saint-Fragan. Un jour, on vint le voir car une flotte de pirates avaient jeté l'ancre sur les côtes Bretonnes. Il y avait tant de mâts qu'on eut dit qu'une forêt avait poussé. On lui demanda alors de prendre la tête de l'armée qui repousserait la horde de pillards. Alors voilà un Saint badass Avec l'aimable autorisation de l'hebdo "Le Poher" UK : Saints of Brittany : Let me introduce Saint Fragan. One day, someone came to him because a Pirate fleet landed on Brittany's coasts. The fleet was so huge that the masts gathered along the coast looked like a forest. People begged him to lead the army against the hord of looters. So, here comes a badass saint
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Book - Celtic legends and myth

Book - Celtic legends and myth

UK : Sometimes, life can bien soft. Without any reason. Exactly like when life was hard, no more reason, "that's life". The illustrations about Saints of Brittany meet success, a lot of people like them, history students meet the writer to discuss about his work... On the other side, the book about Celtic myths and legends has been announced for the beginning of 2021. For me it's strong. This book had been drawn during really hard years for my personnal life, the project had a complicated life too, sometimes it was almost dead and... it ressurected, again and again. By the way, i became father while I was fighting to regain control of my life and to finish this book. And now, it's arriving, at last, when everything is fine. What a relief ! So, I'm proud to share here the cover of : "Légendes Celtiques", written by Erwan Chartier, illustrations Genkis Genkkis, publisher Yoran Delacour (many thanks to him for his infinite patience, thanks to Erwan too) FR : Parfois dans la
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Saint Duault

Saint Duault

FR : Les Saints-Bretons : Voici donc le troisième d'une longue série : Saint-Duault et ses corbeaux en train de soigner miraculeusement un jeune homme grièvement blessé, livre en préparation avec Erwan Chartier le Floch qui présentera les Saints-Bretons. Comme nous (la Bretagne) étions une terre Païenne avec une culture celtique, la chrétienté a dû s'adapter pour nous convertir. Et franchement, les Saints-Bretons envoient du bois. Ca terrasse des dragons, des démons, ça revient des croisades, accompagné de loups géants, de cerfs, etc. Il fallait au moins ça pour rivaliser avec les divinités Celtes dans le coeur des Bretons. Donc il y a moyen de s'éclater en les dessinant. Avec l'aimable autorisation de l'hebdo "Le Poher" UK : Saints of Brittany : The third one : Saint-Duault and his crows, he prayed for a miracle to heal a young boy with bad injuries. book "work in progress" with Erwan Chartier Le Floch about Saints of Brittany. As we (people of Brittany) were a
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acidrainbow01Hobbyist General Artist

FYI... The "person" with the ID dujoel who faved your work is a bot, one that hijacks unused IDs and adds a porn link to the victim account's About section (some of the links added aren't visible except in the phone app) For more info please see this journal by :iconcolonel-knight-rider:

https://www.deviantart.com/colonel-knight-rider/journal/URGENT-Invasion-of-the-Old-Account-Hijackers-780368793

Thank you, and have a great day!

GenkkisProfessional Digital Artist

Yes, I saw that. I hope that DA will find a way to fight these fake accounts...

acidrainbow01Hobbyist General Artist

Me too. They could at least let the account owners know, if they can find them, and then if no response deactivate the accounts, or something like that.

darquielHobbyist Artist
Happy B-Day!
GenkkisProfessional Digital Artist
Happy new year to you ;)
GenkkisProfessional Digital Artist
Many thanks ;)

TheMan268Hobbyist Photographer
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