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About Traditional Art / Professional Core Member Maria J. WilliamFemale/United States Recent Activity
Deviant for 16 Years
9 Month Core Membership:
Given by an Anonymous Deviant
Statistics 715 Deviations 19,596 Comments 213,925 Pageviews

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A Taste Of Copper by MJWilliam A Taste Of Copper :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 51 3 Harmony - sketch by MJWilliam Harmony - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 16 1 Sanguine - sketch by MJWilliam Sanguine - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 27 1 Lady Autumn - sketch by MJWilliam Lady Autumn - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 19 2 Butterfly Kiss - sketch by MJWilliam Butterfly Kiss - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 17 1 Forest Queen - sketch by MJWilliam Forest Queen - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 24 3 Echoes by MJWilliam Echoes :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 42 4 Mr. Meowington by MJWilliam Mr. Meowington :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 94 16 Good Morning Avalon - sketch by MJWilliam Good Morning Avalon - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 21 7 God Of Silence - sketch by MJWilliam God Of Silence - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 11 2 Honey Smile - sketch by MJWilliam Honey Smile - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 16 2 Succulent Dream - sketch by MJWilliam Succulent Dream - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 8 2 White Swan by MJWilliam White Swan :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 24 9 Offerings - sketch by MJWilliam Offerings - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 19 8 The Curator - sketch by MJWilliam The Curator - sketch :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 27 5 Exquisite Malaise by MJWilliam Exquisite Malaise :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 46 18

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I'm not that different from you... by Seb-Photos I'm not that different from you... :iconseb-photos:Seb-Photos 717 188 Pray by bayardwu Pray :iconbayardwu:bayardwu 1,389 11 MOLESKINE DOODLES: Do What You LOVE by kerbyrosanes MOLESKINE DOODLES: Do What You LOVE :iconkerbyrosanes:kerbyrosanes 4,014 291 Howls Moving Castle at Staubbach Falls Switzerland by fantasio Howls Moving Castle at Staubbach Falls Switzerland :iconfantasio:fantasio 16,562 529 gift to his daughters by RedreevGeorge gift to his daughters :iconredreevgeorge:RedreevGeorge 487 43 Apprentice Bone Summoner by sarahfinnigan Apprentice Bone Summoner :iconsarahfinnigan:sarahfinnigan 1,312 42 Coverama, my Art Book cover by MarcSimonetti Coverama, my Art Book cover :iconmarcsimonetti:MarcSimonetti 2,814 58 Sun-Kissed Madeline-reg by Liang-Xing Sun-Kissed Madeline-reg :iconliang-xing:Liang-Xing 1,982 26 Sylvari -adv by yuchenghong Sylvari -adv :iconyuchenghong:yuchenghong 9,967 481 Magic Swordwoman by fangogogo Magic Swordwoman :iconfangogogo:fangogogo 3,806 53 Iliad-02 by crow-god Iliad-02 :iconcrow-god:crow-god 4,134 106 Iliad-01 by crow-god Iliad-01 :iconcrow-god:crow-god 2,748 50 Krinele [Commission] by TeaKitsune Krinele [Commission] :iconteakitsune:TeaKitsune 227 8 Eurasian Eagle-Owl - Ballpoint Pen by VianaArts Eurasian Eagle-Owl - Ballpoint Pen :iconvianaarts:VianaArts 2,330 0 C.O.T: Quiet Town by wang2dog C.O.T: Quiet Town :iconwang2dog:wang2dog 3,431 113 Queen of the Night - sketch by MayumiOgihara Queen of the Night - sketch :iconmayumiogihara:MayumiOgihara 21 3

What super detailed epic big-ass painting would you most like to see from me next? 

38 deviants said Pretty warrior girls in traditional Asian setting
38 deviants said Steampunk girls in zombie apocalypse setting
30 deviants said Geishas in space sci-fi setting
23 deviants said Sexy girls, dragons, and kittens in baroque/rococo setting




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Many thanks!

Mon Jul 16, 2018, 6:21 PM
Thank you so much everyone who took the time to wish me a Happy Birthday! It means a lot! 

Not a lot of news to report on, I admit I haven't been coming to DA as much as I should, but I do appreciate all the likes, comments and watches. You guys rock!

This weekend I'll be participating in 100th Sketchfest:… I haven't been a member since the beginning, but it's been a few years that I've been a part of it, and it's such a great creative outlet. This event is your chance to win some great prizes from a number of artists. You don't have to be an artist to participate - you can give prompts or comment. I'll be offering a print of my colored pencil piece "Esoteric" with a matching magnet.

For coloring enthusiasts, I'm now offering coloring pages at my Etsy store:

I do update my other social media more frequently than DA, so feel free to follow me on:




Not Your Alice by EnysGuerrero  silent light by r-lilie  Portrait 8 (TA) by Nalby1981  Serenity  by Doringota  Octopolka by squidmaiden 

Lover Tree by jialu  Light II by natzufall  Blue lilies forest by JoaRosa  Spring III by Dferous  Chui by morawless  Universe by Ennya7  Nest by MrFloki  80 by dandelion-s  Thief by kinixuki  4 00008 by lee-337  dragon by 25kartinok  Frozen by MuseInBlack Moonrise Kingdom by SvenMueller Wild Garden 2 by EKukanova  Behind the mask by Avrelium  Steampunk.Eva by Allsteam  Yesterday's Beauty 3 by Forestina-Fotos  Summer Dream by John-Peter



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Maria J. William
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Hi there, and welcome to my gallery! I'm a self-taught artist/illustrator. I've been drawing and painting for as long as I can remember, and have been doing art professionally for about 15 years. My work is mostly traditional portraiture with fantasy elements. I live in Brooklyn, NY with my husband, our two young sons, a trusty feline sidekick, and more books and movies than we have room for. I love to write, take photos, cook, ride horses, and play a delicious profusion of violent videogames. If you want to know more, please visit my site at

Thanks for looking, and alons-y!


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GabyCoutino Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice gallery

Have a bunny
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
superpower-pnut Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018
Happy Birthday!
Mikesw1234 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018
Happy B-Day!
dykroon-chan Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018
Happy birthday =)
ppgrainbow Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconhappybirthdaysignplz: :party::cake:
Anasasiel Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
:party: Happy Birthday! :party:
pearwood Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
A blessed birthday, my friend.
EricVonSchweetz Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday Sweet Kirby 
Beathyra Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018  Student General Artist
Happy birthday Maria! Have your cake and eat it too
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