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About Traditional Art / Professional Michael CalandraMale/United States Recent Activity
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Witching Hour by mcalandra
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Witching Hour :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 29 0
Pennywise by mcalandra Pennywise :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 722 58 Lucy by mcalandra Lucy :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 133 10 Goblin Queen by mcalandra Goblin Queen :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 105 25 Loana by mcalandra Loana :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 41 3 Harley Quinn by mcalandra Harley Quinn :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 140 15 Encounter by mcalandra
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Encounter :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 127 7
Sisters of the Moon by mcalandra
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Sisters of the Moon :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 61 3
Rey and Kylo Ren by mcalandra Rey and Kylo Ren :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 144 20 Judgement Carnival by mcalandra Judgement Carnival :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 59 13 Harley Quinn by mcalandra Harley Quinn :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 80 11 Bonecrusher by mcalandra Bonecrusher :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 61 7 Vampyr by mcalandra Vampyr :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 81 6 Stowaway by mcalandra Stowaway :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 99 17 Unexpected Visitor by mcalandra Unexpected Visitor :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 108 14 Litha by mcalandra Litha :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 962 61


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Pennywise is a 16x20 airbrush on claybord. No digital work was done to create this piece. I used Georgie's paper boat to break up the red ballon in this piece of fan art. Sorry about the copyright symbol. I know it distracts a bit. 


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Michael Calandra
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Current Residence: Sylvania Ohio
Operating System: Mac OS


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GeisKing1 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2018
Wow you do some fantastic work. Your sense of anatomy, composition, and lighting are simply amazing.
Very detailed stuff and quite beautiful.
mcalandra Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
GeisKing1 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
You're very much welcome ^_^
RadDitto Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Man, you're a professional, and your art looks like a professional. I like it. Keep up with the great work!

I know many people on deviantart are easy to please, but to be honest, I'm not one of those, but I can be a bit of a doormat sometimes and be afraid to tell someone their art looks bad, but I genuinely think your art is really well done

So, I really really like it!
mcalandra Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! I really appreciate you taking the time to post that. I hesitate to post work here sometimes. I feel like it's open season for criticism. I rarely get anything bad, and I consider the source when I do get them. 
It's nice to check in and hear something nice! 
RadDitto Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, you're welcome! Your art genuinely does look like a professional.

I think the people who go out to shoot others down on DeviantArt are either misguided or trolls, Why I say misguided for the first one is because there are DA YouTubers who (in 2016) went to mediocre art and fetish art and started insulting the art and sometimes even the artist. There are still people who do that, but to a lesser extent, what I would do is treat them like internet trolls and give them no reaction and block them if you feel you need to.

And it is nice to hear something nice! (although I feel like I get too many compliments, I want constructive criticism really bad, and I only got it once...)
mcalandra Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
I've been working professionally for years. Book covers, airbrush magazine tutorials, comic covers, and commission work. It's a long road, that's for sure. Very competitive.

I always look to see if there is any validity to criticism. Sometimes there is, but most often, it's people with far less training and achievement that want to feel better about their inadequacy by taking a shot at your work publicly. Typically bully behavior. 
I think you're right. You just ignore it, or block them. 
drawn2pencils Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work bewilders me.  Had to Watch.
mcalandra Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! Glad to have you following the work! 
Euselia Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconmoofied1: Welcome to :iconfairyland-da: :iconspreadmoreloveplz: 
Thank you for joining our group!  Fluttering Faerie by dragon-tales
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