Traditional-Art-Only (https://www.deviantart.com/traditional-art-only) is proud to present our special feature series, "Spotlight: Behind the Easel" :clap:
We'll be featuring one special member of our group, our top gallery contributors.
Drum roll, please...:thumb10543388:...I'd like to introduce to you one of our most active members, a very talented and highly skilled photorealism artist! :wow: Our featured artist this issue is Ileina (https://www.deviantart.com/ileina)
Viki, please tell us a little bit about yourself...
It's a great honor for me to be featured by one of dA's best groups. I really appreciate it.
1. Is there a story behind your deviantART name?
Not a really good one ;) When i was playi
I just received a comment on my David Lynch drawing. It gave me goose bumps.
~deadmanvalley (https://www.deviantart.com/deadmanvalley) said:
When people say to me what is the point in creating a portrait when you can take a photo I always smile. Where do I begin, is there any point in attempting to explain, is it worth the effort as you can't change the opinion of ignorant easily.
Your drawing is amazing on it's own, but compare it to the reference and you can understand why people say art is magical and haunting. You have brought the portrait to life. The differences are small but make it more captivating than the original. A photo captures a moment, a sing
Hi my friends!
First I have to apologize for my long absence!
It had been a few busy months and since my exhibition in August I totally stopped doing anything art related :ashamed:
I just had so much work on this (30 drawings) that I lost all fun on drawing for a long time ;)
In the next time I’ll upload some works I did for this exhibition, so you can see that I wasn’t totally lazy…
I also was on a few short trips abroad, which were really great! Since last summer I was in Croatia, Turkey, Berlin, Munich (for the 5th time in 2013 :XD: ) and Prague.
And a few ones are already booked for this year :D
One of the not s
Hey guys! :wave:
Here's just a little note from me that I'm still there, though rather as a "silent watcher".
Life has been busy lately, but in good ways :D
And it seems, the happier I am in life, the less I want to draw :shrug: Well, I am happy… and so I really don't feel like drawing, though I know I should :(
Also DA messes around with my messages! The newest ones (that already were in my inbox) have all been deleted and some new messages didn't even make it into my inbox :(
It seems like everytime I get a new message, an old one gets deleted instead...