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Ibotsu

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Artist // Hobbyist // Traditional Art
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My Bio
Hey there!
こんにちは .

:bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue: First contact with art :bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue:
I'm an 18 year-old student from Germany and I love art for years!
It began when I was like 12-13 years old. I was intensely influenced by the "good old anime series" like Dragon Ball (Z), Digimon, Pokemon and One Piece.
This caused that I wanted to try to draw these awesome figures. So this was my first time I dealt with art and the period reached like 3 years with more or less long breaks. In this time I also bought the Faco Comic Pack by Wacom.


:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred: Fortuity or Fate? :bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Then, how the fate wanted it, I saw an offer on eBay with an easel, a brush-set, some acrylic or oil colours as well as a palette and some canvases. I thought maybe I could also paint Manga with this, so I ordered it with acrylic colours because they seemed to have some advantages and more suitable for beginners (of course the quality wasn't very good, but in fact I didn't know about it and it gave the impact to keep traditional painting with acrylic colours).
My first painting was like...painted by a child. I was disappointed because it was very difficult to paint realistic paintings.
But I kept learning with videos, internet and books and I improved more and more and I got to different subjects like landscapes, still lifes, animals, portraits, abstract art, action painting, etc.


:bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletgreen: Rising action :bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletgreen:
Since this point I got more and more interested in art. I bought pastel colours, loved the art class in school, visited museums, bought more and more books, read very much on the internet about art in practice and in theory and I loved to look at the traditional paintings by the old masters.

So, this is me. I even classify myself into the beginner section because I still have to learn a lot!
My goal is to find my own style and to draw and paint what I want to.

Completing this text, a short quote by Picasso:

"Um zu wissen, was man zeichnen will, muss man zu zeichnen anfangen." (Picasso)

Like that in english:
"In order to know what to draw, you have to begin drawing." (Picasso)

Regards
Ibotsu

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Favourite Visual Artist
Tetsuya Nomura , Martin Thomas, Daniel Lieske
Favourite Movies
Pirates Of The Caribbean, Lord Of The Rings
Favourite TV Shows
Stromberg, Full Metal Alchemist, [...]
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Nickelback, Rise Against, Linkin Park, Green Day, X-Ray Dogg, Two Steps From Hell, Brand X Music, [...]
Favourite Books
Die Säulen der Erde, Clan Otori, Die Gilde der Schwarzen Magier, Magie, Sonea: Die Hüterin, [...]
Favourite Writers
Lian Hearn, Trudi Canavan, Dan Brown, Ken Follett
Favourite Games
Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy, League Of Legends
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
Faber Castell Pencils, Acrylic Colours
Other Interests
Art (painting&drawing), Books, Japan&Japanese

6,000 views!

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Hey there! As you can read, my page received 6,000 views and I wanted to thank you for this! But maybe you have always seen that it took nearly 1 years(!) to receive 1000 views for me. Well, in my opinion the reason is very simple: I just didn't upload any paintings during the last year. You may ask 'Why?'. I just can tell you that I didn't have much time (January 2012 - June 2012 learning for my A-Level and A-Level exams) and this meant that there would come a big change in my life, which I had to think about carefully. First I wanted to study art, then communications design, now I want to go in a completely different direction and I'
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Hey there! Soooo, finally I got 5k pageviews! :) Of course I'm looking forward to the future and I can't wait to achieve the 6k mark! Now we come to my projects I'm currently working on and I will work on in the next two weeks: :bulletblue: Caught [digital art] : :bulletred: (10%) This is probably my biggest project I want to realize with my graphic tablet. Currently I got the rough composition of the painting and I did a sketch, but the proportions of the girl (yes, a girl is in the painting :D) aren't correct yet. So I have to work out following: - right proportions - corrections on perspective - working out the girl (line art
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Hey guys! I just wanted to inform you about my upcoming projects: :bulletblue: Still Life [Pastel] : :bulletgreen: [uploaded] :bulletblue: Landscape [Acrylics] : :bulletgreen: [uploaded] :bulletblue: Seagulls [Acrylics]  : :bulletgreen: [uploaded] :bulletblue: African Elephant [Acrylics] : :bulletred: :bulletblue: La Playa [Acrylics] : :bulletgreen: [uploaded] :bulletblue: Sephiroth Portrait [Pencil] : :bulletgreen: :bulletblue: Tulip [Pastel] : :bulletgreen: [uploaded] :bulletblue: Tuareg [Acrylics] : :bulletgreen: [uploaded] I will photograph the finished projects and paint "African Elephant" and "La playa" during next time. So,
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Thank you for the fav!
Thank you kindly for the favourites :D
Thank you very much for the :+fav:! I appreciate it :heart: :hug:
Thank you very much for the watch :iconcryforeverplz:
Thank you very much for the fav! :3
Thk you so much for the fave!:handshake:
Thanks for the :iconfavoriteplz: on  To the light :bow:
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Have a good day  :) 


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