How long have you been on DeviantArt? 3 years on Nov. 8th
What does your username mean? "Tinidril" is the name of a character in a book (Perelandra) who is not referred to by her name until the last chapter. It was the most obscure literary reference I could think of. Usually that means that I'm the first person to try using it to sign up for things, but it didn't work at DA... someone had the temerity to use "Tinidril" before I signed up! Hence, the "the-" stuck on the front ;) Plus, I am the owner of www.tinidril.com!
Describe yourself in three words. Artist, musician, poet
Are you left or right handed? Right
What was your first deviation?
Here is the first installment of a series of Features, "Fandom in Traditional Art". I'm starting with my current favorite fandom: Doctor Who! I thought I'd begin with a selection of the very first Doctor, played by William Hartnell.
This first example is extraordinary in that it is an exceptional color rendition, aside from a wonderful choice of pose and expression, right down to the monocle (which he rarely used, but looks great!), it is rare to find a color portrait as his shows were filmed in black-and-white. I love the texture of the paper that shows through the fine colored-pencil work. All of Monica's Doctor portraits are consistent
I have been a deviantART member for 1 year now! I joined not really knowing whether much would come of it, I didn't know anyone personally with an account, but I was looking for an easy way to establish a gallery. I began by uploading a few pieces. What struck me was that sometimes I would receive an immediate response by someone choosing to put my art into something called "favorites", or someone would give me a "llama". I didn't fully understand what these were yet, but it gave me a feeling of being welcomed and included. One of the first things I did was try out a new digital "natural medium" painting program, uploading my results. The re
Back from vacation!
Here is an article featured on the Middle-earth Network about what I do: "Diamond": Artist With a Cause
And my Etsy shop: FineArtFandom where you will find several of my block prints for sale.