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Sanino Composition by mander-lee Sanino Composition :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 4 3 Kaz Brekker by mander-lee Kaz Brekker :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 6 9 Lost by mander-lee Lost :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 5 0 What Luck You Have by mander-lee What Luck You Have :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 2 2 The Shadow Queen by mander-lee The Shadow Queen :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 4 0 The Sea Serpent by mander-lee The Sea Serpent :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 2 2 Kell and Lila Sketchdump by mander-lee Kell and Lila Sketchdump :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 1 0 Kell Maresh by mander-lee Kell Maresh :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 1 0 With One Hand by mander-lee With One Hand :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 1 3 Always These Two by mander-lee Always These Two :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 3 2 The King of Attolia by mander-lee The King of Attolia :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 4 2 Casual by mander-lee Casual :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 2 0 Promises by mander-lee Promises :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 0 0 At First by mander-lee At First :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 2 2 I'm Sorry by mander-lee I'm Sorry :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 1 8 Half The Cast by mander-lee Half The Cast :iconmander-lee:mander-lee 2 0


Donnell Vista Point by chateaugrief Donnell Vista Point :iconchateaugrief:chateaugrief 1,510 76 HOW TO: Male Torso Anatomy by Valentina-Remenar HOW TO: Male Torso Anatomy :iconvalentina-remenar:Valentina-Remenar 43,114 1,437 fools and villains love high places by erebun fools and villains love high places :iconerebun:erebun 1,219 29 Traditional Monk in Modern Days by MaxGrecke Traditional Monk in Modern Days :iconmaxgrecke:MaxGrecke 3,837 167 headshots by ErrantCrow headshots :iconerrantcrow:ErrantCrow 4,167 166 Final Battle by Yaphleen Final Battle :iconyaphleen:Yaphleen 8,017 219 Kohaku by Yaphleen Kohaku :iconyaphleen:Yaphleen 21,508 581 Ocean Fence by chateaugrief Ocean Fence :iconchateaugrief:chateaugrief 1,121 91 California Coast Rocks by chateaugrief California Coast Rocks :iconchateaugrief:chateaugrief 1,390 91 Pelican Inn by chateaugrief Pelican Inn :iconchateaugrief:chateaugrief 1,715 102 Spring by miacat7 Spring :iconmiacat7:miacat7 258 11 reaper by wlop reaper :iconwlop:wlop 13,268 360 Storytelling by KrisaHe Storytelling :iconkrisahe:KrisaHe 177 20 2017 MYth Popularity Poll Result by zeldacw 2017 MYth Popularity Poll Result :iconzeldacw:zeldacw 450 18
Composition Challenge
- you must do ALL 12 list items in order to be featured (See Raru-tan's first challenge journal for more info)
- list items to not need to be done one each month, though it is recommended
- in the description of your artwork for this challenge, link back to this entry so that I see it and know to feature it when the time comes
- you are welcome to use this as a reference without participating in the challenge, if you do so, linking back to this is not necessary

This challenge was made by :iconRaru-tan: Their features -- >
I was tagged in their challenge and really struck me as an interesting challenge to do. A lot of people ask me about my inspirations and how I learn composition. Here are a few of my inspirations that helped me improve my composition. Hopefully they help you too. :) Most of these were taken from my favorites. 
Keep in mind that some of these utilize multiple compo
:iconkanekiru:Kanekiru 486 26
Bethesda Terrace by Klegs Bethesda Terrace :iconklegs:Klegs 457 10




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Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
Hi! I'm a computer scientist who likes to read, write and draw in my spare time! Here be fandom stuff and original stuff!

...and no, I'm not actually a pink tarsier, but I'm too lazy to create a personal profile pic.



Sanino Composition

I’m not sure what’s going on in the background. I just needed something to offset the reds/browns/yellows, so I decided there needed to be a splash of green there. 

I wanted to draw something that took the lessons from the composition course I was taking, and this is really the first thing I churned out. It’s a lot harder than I expected to come up with a good composition. It used to be that I would spend the majority of my time colouring, but it took me 2 weeks to outline this, and 2 days to colour, so… Well, anyway, I’m pretty happy with how it turned out.

Kaz Brekker

Schoolism, Pictorial Composition, Assignment 3 (Clarity and Boldness through Value Structure) Comp 1

I think I kinda failed at the clarity part, but oh well. Lol. My take on Kaz Brekker from Six of Crows. He looks much younger than I intended him to be here, but I remembered, the kid is seventeen. He’s okay.

Also, I'm aware of the weird artifacting on his waistcoat. I keep forgetting to set Krita's default setting to 16bits, which it used to be, but somehow got switched to 8.

Six of Crows © Leigh Bardugo


Schoolism, Pictorial Composition, Assignment 2 (Unity with variety) Comp 3

Not too happy with this one, and I really struggled with it. I like the idea though and I might try it again in later assignments.  Another scene from my story (well, a backstory, more like). 

Lol, I tried posting this as a status, but it looked oddly like spam, haha. So anyway, I'm trying out this new art site called PaigeeWorld. I don't know if any of you are on it, so if you are, feel free to visit my page!…


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Manic-Melody Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your art is absolutely beautiful!
mander-lee Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aaah, thank you! La la la la 
vt2000 Featured By Owner May 12, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
will you like an AT?
mander-lee Featured By Owner May 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hiya there! I'm sorry, I'm not familiar with the acronym AT. What is it? =)
vt2000 Featured By Owner May 12, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Art trade
mander-lee Featured By Owner May 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh I see. Unfortunately as I'm also working and going to school, I don't think I would have time for it. Thanks for asking though!
Sakura-Araragi Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Student Digital Artist
:iconrainbowcakeplz: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
mander-lee Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aaah, thank you so much!!Hiro hug. 
Shawnlabomb Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome to DA!
mander-lee Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! :happybounce:  I've actually been on DA for quite a awhile. This is just my new account. Woohooooo! 
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