I'm a software engineer by trade. I've been a hobbyist in art my whole life. I've recently just kicked my art up into high gear, trying to improve and get the art out of me that I've always wanted to create.
Favourite Visual Artist
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Movie Soundtracks: Hanz Zimmer \ Ramin Djawadi \ John Powel \ Trevor Rabin
Over the years, I'm contacted by many musicians wanting to use my artwork in there music. As long as it's free and open, I almost always accept. I was recently contacted by a musician who wanted to use my artwork for their song. I always listen to the artists music and I simply fell in love with the moody, cheerful, and dangerous medley of Riyujin's recent recent release, "From Dust You Are, To Dust You Shall Return"
It feels like my art has gone to the next level. It feels really good now when I start sketching. People and buildings are getting a little easier for me, landscapes still rock so I thought I'd just take a minute to highlight how I got to this point.
Practice, lots and lots of it. I know that sounds a little cliche and it probably is a bit, but honestly, that's all I've been doing is practicing. I digital paint nearly every day. Sometimes I just sketch black and whites all day long just pulling what I see out of the chaos. Besides the practice, I would have to say that commissions also helped me get to this point. Sometimes I get commi
As I read all the comments that people leave on my images here in DA, I'm really amazed and humbled with what they're posting. So many describe my images as what they've imagined in their dreams, while reading a book, or even reminded them of their home that is so many thousands of miles away. I have inspired others to begin painting again, to attempt more landscapes, to study art more, and even inspired stories that were written by other DA members. While I don't know many of you, my art has touched many in some way and you've left comments to let me know this. You can't imagine how encouraging this is. To me, this is very rewarding and