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About Traditional Art / Hobbyist Mark Andrew GoldfineMale/Sweden Group :iconcakeness: Cakeness
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So, I have been a bit stuck as of late, you know, not really in a drawing mood, can't come up with an idea that is remotely interesting, etc.
So, anyways, I was sketching on this request idea, of a belly-dancer, then something clicked and I found myself going from sketch to more in depth shading... Apparently, I was getting a little mojo back.
Then, My wife says: "Why don't you record yourself drawing. You spend so much time watching other artists on YouTube, why don't you make some of your own?"
Ok, my initial reaction was Cringing... I had a funny face that hearkens back to master Sifu in Kung-Fu Panda, you know the one, when Po asks him how he is going to make him the Dragon Warrior?
Anyway, in the end I went "Fine!", kind of determined to show her that it would fail terribly... well, maybe not intentionally, but I was not overly optimistic about it. Armed with my Iphone, steel wire, a cheap Ipad holder (which I wrecked) and an idea, I set up my drawing desk, and began filming the shading process of the belly-dancer. that was a little over 3 weeks ago, and I am still drawing AND I just finished recording my 3rd video. That isn't saying I am very good at it, but it IS fun, and I am learning as I go. The most important thing is, I am drawing again and thanks to my wife kicking me into shark infested waters, I also have a reason to keep drawing.
  • Listening to: An Ancient Playlist
  • Reading: Nothing
  • Watching: Just about everything
  • Playing: Too busy Drawing...
  • Eating: anything that catches my eye
  • Drinking: Besides Pepsi MAX?


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Mark Andrew Goldfine
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Current Residence: Out in the stick's
Favourite genre of music: Just about anything you CAN'T dance to...
Operating System: Pepsi Max and Odens Extreme Portion Snus
MP3 player of choice: the shower
Shell of choice: Tortoise
Wallpaper of choice: Something covered with pictures
Skin of choice: I need a new host body...
Favourite cartoon character: Daffy Duck!
Personal Quote: "I'm Batman"



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wytherwing Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
:) hey Mark, thank you very much for the :+fav: on A Remark You Made :beer:

hope all is well with you! :nod:
markg Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, buddy ^^
Everything is good here, thanks :)
Hope things are good in your corner of the world as well :)
wytherwing Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
:D great to hear from you Mark and that all is well :ahoy:

everything here is great, but very busy and no time for art... hopefully
later in the year i'll get some new stuff posted :plotting:
pika Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG you're alive (again!) :love:
markg Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
only barely ^^ How ye doin?
pika Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nothing much, moved to another country, been a mother for almost half a year, got engaged. STUFF! :squee:
markg Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Woot! I'll say :D Grats! and what country?
Just moved to Sweden myself
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souleaterrune Featured By Owner May 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
you are welcome you have some great drawings!
Oneish Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2011
I is here! :)

Wanna RP one day? Not all that good at cheking deviant art though, but Il try and keep updated hehe
markg Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wohoo! It lives :)
Aye, I would love to RP one day, but my mobility is still bad, so very much restricted still.
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