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Samia Al Homsi Dagher
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
Lebanon
Samia Al Homsi Dagher, professional artist and software engineer based in Lebanon.

My art journey started when I was five when I did a simple sketch of my grandpa using a pencil, the result turned out to be quite good for a five years old girl.
The encouragement of my parents made me focus on drawing along with my scientific studies as they provided the necessary tools and ambiance for me to do the thing I love the most, so I kept on practicing.

I majored in Computer science and got my diploma from the Lebanese University Faculty of Science, two years later I got my Masters degree in Software engineering.
I also majored in Fine arts and got my diploma from the Lebanese University Institute of Fine arts.

Majoring in art made me explore the beauty of all mediums so I had the chance to work with charcoal, pencils, acrylic, oil, pastel ..etc.
Although ballpoint pen wasn't among the mediums we experienced in college, yet drawing with a pen got me hooked when I first saw it on Youtube, that's when I decided to master it.
Couple of years ago I started focusing on only pen and so I practiced by sketching portraits and doodles, some of them are attached below.
Participating in exhibitions wasn't my passion and that is because I wasn't quite ready to give out any of my original pieces, Instead I created my accounts on social media that allows me to show my art pieces and my work in progress without having to give any of them away.

Two years now I started my Instagram account and along the way I managed to practice almost every day to keep up with the audience and those who awaits my artworks.
Portraits and figures weren't only my passion as I also practiced on drawing Disney characters because I felt that these illustrations may reach their way faster to the heart of a bigger audience that includes all ages.
What was even more challenging for me was to create original art pieces that were only from my imagination.
I also tried to mix in some of other illustrations between well known characters and doodles from my own imagination.

Social media galleries:

instagram.com/samiahdagher/
www.facebook.com/Samia.AlHomsi…
twitter.com/samiahdagher

Art for me is not only a hobby or a profession, it's my passion.
As long as I can still carry a pen, drawing is the thing I love to do the most.
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Centurion030 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2017
Have a great birthday!!!!!!!!!
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MariiCreations93 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :D
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sintel16 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday :)
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Dance4life628 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday :heart:
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JackHammer86 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
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PerseusSpartacus Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What you do with pens is truly amazing – keep up the good work!  ;)
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Funky4567 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your pen drawings are so legit that I refuse to believe anyone can draw like that. I mean, I thought they were all photos! NOT drawings!
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jadedacatl106 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016  Student General Artist
I LOVE YOUR ART!

HAPPY 2017!!!!
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Centurion030 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2016
Happy birthday! :clap:
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sintel16 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
happy birthday :hug:
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Dance4life628 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday! :la:
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dhmanga186 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2016
Happy Birthday!
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DerpyRedneck Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!!
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untuox Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2016
Happy Birthday!!!
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JackHammer86 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
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TallulahVonSauvage Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Great work and lovely gallery :heart:
Nice to meet you!
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FudgedUpBird Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Im a dedicated follower of yours on Instagram but I cant believe how amazing your art is. You definitely deserve more recognition. 
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BerkleyDown Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016  Student General Artist
Every single one of your pieces blows my mind! I dabble in pen occasionally as well but you - you are simply phenomenal.
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Abetwabe Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016  Professional General Artist
Your artwork is very beautiful, Samia, but I must say I was very drawn by your dA ID. You are so very beautiful. And from Lebanon? Awesome. I used to draw in only pen in middle school and had gotten really good in it. Added a number of images to my so-called portfolio, but unfortunately my folder of many great drawings was accidentally thrown away one day by my sister who was cleaning the book shelf at home while I was in class in college. I lost just about all of my work. Now the only drawing I have left is here in my gallery. It's not much, but it is still a taste of what I was capable of. I've never colored with pen though. That's an entirely different creature that you've gotta teach me about. :D
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StallionDesigns Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016   Photographer
Your an amazingly talented artist, I love your work. :)
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ak69666 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2016
Samia, your work is absolutely fantastic!
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copper9lives Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2016  Professional General Artist

:rose: Forgive the lateness of this… :rose:

:wave: Welcome to :iconi-heart-colors:! We're a group dedicated to showing imaginative, colorful and vibrant artists and their work. 


:bulletblue: We’re an unusual color-oriented group with our own rules--we only accept works that have more than a certain amount of color in them, are extremely color-focused and we really appreciate good presentation. This to only bring you, dear members and watchers, the color-wise best and most inspiring pieces of art! 


:bulletgreen: We welcome artists of all skill levels, as long as their art is colorful! If you are an artist who is not afraid to use colors, please do join us! If you're only an appreciator of colorful art, you might want to watch the group instead. 


:bulletyellow: To get started in the group, please familiarize yourself with our Rules of Submission, on the group's front page. If you have any questions, please take a stroll through our gallery — there are many examples of how we categorize art present in each folder!


:bulletred: And of course, if you have any questions or suggestions, please note the group and one of our helpful admins will get to you shortly!


Glad to have you aboard!


:heart: Copper, Monochrome Moderator

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RobbedJacobs Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your portraits are beautiful! Especially the one of the minion
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MissMonie Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist

Hello, dear. My name is Monie, and I am the founder of :iconall-is-permitted: and I would like to welcome you to the group!

Feel free to have a look around, and if you haven't yet, please read the rules for the group. If you have any suggestions for contests, folders, or anything fun and exciting, please, let us now.

Do enjoy your stay.

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