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Reflections - A Character Picture by MLArtistry Reflections - A Character Picture :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 6 8 Casting by MLArtistry Casting :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 15 2 Profitterols (cream puffs) by MLArtistry Profitterols (cream puffs) :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 4 0 Pattycake by MLArtistry Pattycake :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 4 0 For My Dad by MLArtistry For My Dad :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 0 0 Unicorns are Real by MLArtistry Unicorns are Real :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 4 0 Unicorns are Real - WIP by MLArtistry Unicorns are Real - WIP :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 3 3 the Jacket by MLArtistry the Jacket :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 0 0
You held my hand through life and picked me up as I fell;
You were there to guide me with your words of wisdom.
And then you had to let go to give my hand away.
Somehow your voice faded into the distance.
The day came when you needed your hand held, unexpectedly.
Daddy, I don't want to remember...
Not the glimpse of you that made my knees buckle...
I could feel you letting go.
And then there was just the white noise where once your voice was.
Daddy, I wasn't ready... But I know... I know you had to go.
Even superheroes should hang up their capes.
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Hilda Higginbotham by MLArtistry Hilda Higginbotham :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 2 6 The Mask by MLArtistry The Mask :iconmlartistry:MLArtistry 7 0
My Definition
What defines me?

I walk through life with pointed fingers in my face,
 A giggle in my ear
As if I must hide myself with the shame of my existence.
Do you cringe at the oddity of my cat like eyes?
  Do you assume that my rounded form is from shoving fast-food into my mouth?
You stare at me as I work to rectify my weight, gawk like I broke the law...
You think that I never hear the snide remarks, too loud to be actual whispers...
  "That girl needs some soap and water," after I'd walked for miles,
      The least of my worries was failed deodorant as I slumped tiredly on the seat in the bus...
You call me slow or stupid for the stutter I have, or just call me ugly...
Do these things define me?
You throw judgments and shade my way, but never stop to ask me about matters of my life...
I am unimportant to you because my appearance makes me spam.
  But really, while I am aware of m
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Reflections - A Character Picture
This is the first time I ever did a full body digital painting and I am very excited that it turned out the way that it did. It isn't perfect, but I am working with a mouse, not a tablet. The model I used as a reference was amazing. You can find the reference… <=== Right there... Please do give it a click.
Finally finding my new normal, though it is still hard... I miss my dad very much.
I haven't done this kind of thing in a while and thought it would be cool to work on something. Took about three days but I did it? I like how it turned out. I don't have a story that is behind it this time, but I haven't been in the spirit of art very much since  my dad died, to be honest. Although I do have a little inspiration from the French version of Beauty and the Beast (2014) starring Vincent Cassel and Lea Seydoux. If you have not seen it, you should. It's quite stunning.

Model: by :iconaquilina-das:

Background: by :iconsacral-stock:

Smoke: by :iconhatestock: by :iconmelyssah6-stock:

Ribbon by :iconktryon:

Petals: by :iconfrozenstocks: by :iconola55:

Branches: by :iconkuschelirmel-stock:

Textures: by :iconstarscoldnight: by :iconthobar:



Profitterols (cream puffs)
Cream puffs with lemon cream and sliced strawberries for a blog/youtube collab. I couldn't not post these beauties.
Did a photo manip after over a year. Not sure how to feel about it, but it kept my mind busy. Birthday soon and not getting my call from dad to wish me happy birthday really bums me out.


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I barely, just barely started to ease after the suicide of my friend Sarah... And now I am thrown back into shock of losing someone.... My friend, Cora, has been shot and killed. She died this mirning in Toledo, it was on the news. There were allegations of cheating and domestic abuse from the husband, and he shot her in front of her 10 month old baby boy. Because of this coward, the workd lost another bright light, two babies have to see their mother buried just before Christmas, and a whole bunch of people are sitting here in shock, anger, sadness, and otherwise. I do not give a flying shit what she may or may not have done! She did not deserve to this way.


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Mrs. Merriam is a 35 year old, varied artist from Kalamazoo, Michigan. She has been drawing since a very young age, and began dabbling in computer art in her mid teens. Photo manipulation has evolved greatly since she first began, but she loves to stay true to some of the older methods while still learning the new. Her favorite type of art to make is Fantasy, and the one she has the hardest trying to do is Abstract.


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Seykloren Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Thank you very much for the favourite!
TinaLouiseUk Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav :) x
LindArtz Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist

WISHING YOU A LOVELY DAY! Birthday smileys 2 by poisen2014

Happy Birthday my friend! by TheGalleryOfEve:iconhappybirthday2you: Cake for your BDay by KmyGraphic
Tigles1Artistry Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018
HAPPY BIRTHDAY....:iconhug1plz::love::heart:
dev-moon Featured By Owner May 22, 2018
Thank you for the :+fav: on "kami_Hair Brushes" :D
inferno-sensus Featured By Owner May 15, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the +fav
PoisonedLavaStock Featured By Owner May 12, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the favorite!
istarlome Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2018
thanks for the recent :+fav: :hug:
pjenz Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!


MLArtistry Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you (way late!)
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