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Xenia Eliassen
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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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My Bio

Current Residence: Dal, Norway
Favourite genre of music: celtic/folk, 60's-90's rock, classic/progrock, classic country, bluegrass and monk chants (MIKA is my jam)
Favourite photographer: my hubby and several others here on DA
Favourite style of art: photo-realism, stylized realism, surrealism, illustration, some toonish stuff (but not anime, except for Ghibli)
Operating System: OSX 10.8
MP3 player of choice: Spotify
Shell of choice: seashells, especially spiraled augers, scallops and sanddollars
Wallpaper of choice: Waverly and Laura Ashley brands
Skin of choice: feathers and fur, of course
Favourite cartoon character: Last Unicorn, Hazel & Fiver, Shishigami & Yakul, Haku, The Baron, Totoro & Catbus, FiM and Zootopia chars
Personal Quote: "I searched for my inner child...and found a puppy."

Favourite Visual Artist
Pre-Raphaelites, Victorian Classicism, Art Nouveau and SO many of my friends
Favourite Movies
The Last Unicorn, LoTR, Narnia, Watership Down, Mononoke and many others
Favourite TV Shows
Firefly, Dr. Who, Torchwood, MLP-FiM, A Haunting, The Haunted, Animal Cops, COPS, Dr. G, Trauma, I Shouldn't Be Alive, Mythbusters, Etc.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
McKennitt, Enya, Simon & Garfunkel, Denver, Fogelberg, McLean, ABBA, CSN&Y, Croce & more
Favourite Books
The Bible, Watership Down, Chronicles of Narnia, The Hobbit/Lord of the Rings, The Last Unicorn, The Book of the Dun Cow, Tailchaser's Song, etc.
Favourite Writers
Dean Koontz, Richard Adams, William Horwood, Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Garry Kilworth and many others
Favourite Games
Scrabble, Munchkin and most other board/dice/card games
Favourite Gaming Platform
my coffee table
Tools of the Trade
colored pencils, Prisma/Tria markers, mech pencil, Micron pens, X-Acto knife, glue, paint pens, etc.
Other Interests
see my LJ user info page (swandog.livejournal.com) for the BIG list

IG Art Theft Scam

IG Art Theft Scam

So there's apparently a business scam in which art thieves on Instagram (and I'm guessing Facebook as well) have been posting large amounts of uncredited art to their accounts, simply to gain a *huge* amount of followers, so that they can then *sell* their accounts, for anywhere "from $50 up to $2-3K, and in rare cases, up to 10-20K, depending on the niche, amount of followers, and activity". They're often listed on shady sites like this: http://www.fameswap.com/browse-instagram-accounts-for-sale or on Ebay, and I even saw an app for buying/selling them. Anyway, for those of you who paint realistic, fantasy-style wolves/werewolves, you guys m

Shameless plug for my son's Roll20 map tiles! :)

Shameless plug for my son's Roll20 map tiles! :)

If you play virtual D&D and are looking for photo-realistic, super-detailed, fully-furnished and ready-to-use map tiles, please check his out! He has two sets available now; the second set is brand new, and is fully-compatible with the first one, as well as the third one (a pack of "mega rooms", 4x larger), which is coming out soon. I personally think he does great work! :) https://marketplace.roll20.net/browse/set/1786/aarons-photo-realistic-map-tiles-dungeons-and-tombs https://marketplace.roll20.net/browse/set/2243/aarons-photo-realistic-map-tiles-magic-and-magma Gif he made of packs #1 and 2 put together: https://mobile.twitter.com
Hey all! I just wanted to mention that my Redbubble shop is now officially open for business! :D If you ever wanted a print (or shirt, mug, sticker, tote bag, phone case, or whatever) of my art, this is your chance to get it. If you don't see the spe...

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HeartHeroineHobbyist Traditional Artist

Happy birthday!

Happy Birthday!

JJJMadnessHobbyist Digital Artist

Happy Birthday! ❤️

Stay safe! (:

DerFeldwebelHobbyist Digital Artist

Happy Birthday! Hopefully you are having a great day. 😊

RoproductionsStudent Artist

happy birthday miss

Thanks for the fave sis!! = ) :huggle: :heart: :heart: