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Wessley Anne Kinder 02 by jamesdawsey Wessley Anne Kinder 02 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 4 0 Sylvan Wind Dancer by jamesdawsey Sylvan Wind Dancer :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 7 0 Cave-Fishers-Wife-01 by jamesdawsey Cave-Fishers-Wife-01 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 6 0 Farah-Kadan-Face-Color-01 by jamesdawsey Farah-Kadan-Face-Color-01 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 1 0 Farah-Kadan-04 by jamesdawsey Farah-Kadan-04 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 0 0 Rough sketch of my Dragon Age character by jamesdawsey Rough sketch of my Dragon Age character :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 7 4 Baron Samedi RGB Flat 01 by jamesdawsey Baron Samedi RGB Flat 01 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 1 0 Fan-Dima-Sketch-01 by jamesdawsey Fan-Dima-Sketch-01 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 4 0 AlistairAndZevran01 by jamesdawsey
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AlistairAndZevran01 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 0 0
HulkSulk02 by jamesdawsey HulkSulk02 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 3 3 LoneWolfAndBub2013-07-09 by jamesdawsey LoneWolfAndBub2013-07-09 :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 3 0 Fortune by jamesdawsey Fortune :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 2 0 Shockwave by jamesdawsey Shockwave :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 13 2 Viridian by jamesdawsey Viridian :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 22 12 Apex by jamesdawsey Apex :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 13 5 Titan by jamesdawsey Titan :iconjamesdawsey:jamesdawsey 3 1


Amongst Us 18. Concert (2) by shilin Amongst Us 18. Concert (2) :iconshilin:shilin 565 34 Amongst Us 12. Cooking by shilin Amongst Us 12. Cooking :iconshilin:shilin 718 30 DnD portrait: High Hopes Low Rolls! [SPEEDPAINT] by ABD-illustrates DnD portrait: High Hopes Low Rolls! [SPEEDPAINT] :iconabd-illustrates:ABD-illustrates 2,144 65 A Pilot and Her Artefact by zazB A Pilot and Her Artefact :iconzazb:zazB 219 22 Amongst Us 4. Morning by shilin Amongst Us 4. Morning :iconshilin:shilin 879 59 ANKH SUL : She's the One by Kme
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ANKH SUL : She's the One :iconkme:Kme 303 11
Exercise 48 Results: Painting Blood Step by Step by CGCookie Exercise 48 Results: Painting Blood Step by Step :iconcgcookie:CGCookie 16,359 178 RPGenerations 18 by Nezart RPGenerations 18 :iconnezart:Nezart 86 20 Work phases by Nezart Work phases :iconnezart:Nezart 40 9 OC Redesign: Lineup by SOLIDToM OC Redesign: Lineup :iconsolidtom:SOLIDToM 18 3 Drawing for my Daughter by timmhenson Drawing for my Daughter :icontimmhenson:timmhenson 7 10 The Big Adventure by zazB The Big Adventure :iconzazb:zazB 1,932 262
What's difficult about perspective for you?
Hello there fellow deviants,
Perspective is probably one of the most difficult concepts in art to grasp. I suppose pretty much everyone has or has had problems with it, even some more experienced artist. I can tell you I'm not exception to that. Even thought I wasn't extremely bad at drawing, it still took me 6 years to even figure out where I needed to work on before I could address the deeply rooted issues I had.
I have basically based all of my artistic understanding on perspective and 3D. Although I can't say I'm perfect in my execution, by looking my gallery you can see that pretty much all of my drawings tries to convey the feel of depth and 3D. I think that's one of the factors that make my drawings stand out and maybe you also feel that way. Drawing depth has become a second nature for me.
You may also have noticed that I have about four tutorials (depending on how we define perspective) that tries to explain a thing or two about perspective. I have also few practices/demo
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ANKH SUL : Aileen and Anaire by Kme ANKH SUL : Aileen and Anaire :iconkme:Kme 1,329 55 INKTOBER 2017 07 by KarlaDiazC INKTOBER 2017 07 :iconkarladiazc:KarlaDiazC 414 14 INKTOBER 2017 08 by KarlaDiazC INKTOBER 2017 08 :iconkarladiazc:KarlaDiazC 284 9


Wessley Anne Kinder 02
This piece took me about six hours, including sketching and re-drawing once I finalized my concepts. I'm really proud of how it came together, and I'm thinking I'm just about ready to start taking commissions again. Wessley Anne Kinder is a level 2 sorcerer, who was named after the Westerly wind that drove the storm she was born during. She has ambitions to captain her own ship, someday, and is adventuring to try and find her fortune and possibly a crew!

If people want me to sell prints, I can tweak the background on this one and re-upload it with a more print-friendly layout.


James Dawsey
United States
This weekend is Anime Weekend Atlanta!

My friend Dan Houser and I will be doing arts for people. It will be fun!

I hope to see you there.

I have lots of awesome stuff just coming up around the corner with Vigilance Press, but I've been too busy to update here as often as I should... sorry.

I should probably post during the day, when I can think of clever things to say... nitenite, folks!


PS- Stop by at AWA and say hello!
  • Listening to: Stan Bush
  • Reading: My Journal
  • Watching: Doctor Who (series 5)
  • Playing: LEGO Harry Potter
  • Eating: Sukiyaki!
  • Drinking: Tea


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jamesdawsey Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2009
Hello, Poemi! :)

Good to see you around! I liked your sketch of your Maple Story character. Very cute! :)
Garonyldas Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2009
DeniseSJones Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Hey! THERE you are!! *reciprocates the devWatch*

Sorry I didn't get to see you at Anime Central in 2008, but hopefully we'll get a chance to catch up again. Rock on, and good luck with Shadowchasers! ^___^
ghostmoon701 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2008
A good start on the gallery. You should definitely show off some more!

Thanks for all the help yesterday with the snorkle mask and everything. I think the husband is going to want to come get one for himself!
jamesdawsey Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2008
Ahoy! Glad I could help you at the store. :) For those who don't know, I also help out at Georgia's oldest SCUBA diving shop in my spare time. :)

Sorry it took so long to reply, it's been a busy month!
jamesdawsey Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2008
Thanks, Setsuna!

I looked in at yours, nice stuff! Where in Japan do you live?
Setsunawindwaker Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008
Ohmgee. I love your gallery. <3
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