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About Digital Art / Professional Senior Member Anne Pätzke36/Female/Germany Group :iconitscoming: ItsComing
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Lia and Me Fruits by NaiLyn Lia and Me Fruits :iconnailyn:NaiLyn 89 13 Windmuhlen by GYRHS Windmuhlen :icongyrhs:GYRHS 210 31 Annoying by Claparo-Sans Annoying :iconclaparo-sans:Claparo-Sans 1,709 26 Kulla by Schunki Kulla :iconschunki:Schunki 5 1 Thank you! by Schunki Thank you! :iconschunki:Schunki 7 2
Giveaway, Questionnaire, Question and Feature #65
My 10th dA Anniversary Giveaway has begun! :party: The grand prize is a one year core membership and 10 winners will receive 200 points each 20 winners will receive 200 points each. For more details on how to participate please check out the following journal.  It's easy, I promise! :o (Eek) Noooooooooo, I'm not easy, the giveaway is!! =P:

I also recently did the DeviantArtist Questionnaire, so if you're interested in reading that then check out this journal too: ;)

Question of the Day:  Creek - Is it pronounced crEEK or crICK? :D
Have a great week and enjoy the feature! :D
Ancient Exiled. by hybridgothica Minino - Scratchboard by AstridBruning :thumb551156384: Hidden behind the Fog by SheilaMB-Photography Other by igreeny Salzburg Cathedral by Pajunen :thumb552287281
:iconcinnamoncandy:Cinnamoncandy 41 125
Space Commander Fisher in...Deep Trouble by wikivic Space Commander Fisher in...Deep Trouble :iconwikivic:wikivic 9 2 DaF: Life among stars by tshuki DaF: Life among stars :icontshuki:tshuki 78 11 Aquadesert by Modernerd Aquadesert :iconmodernerd:Modernerd 4 6
Illustration XV: Six for Saturday

Plump fairies and chibis, excellent scarves, adorable monsters and Kulla the bunny: here are six artists and six of their deliciously colored pieces, representing each member's unique characters.


Tokimeki Illustration :Kulla: by trenchmaker
Chubby Baby Rose Fairy by trenchmaker
Scarf Team Freaks United by ParororoOutlet - Starting 2007 by ParororoNew friends in the rain by Parororo
Even more friends in the rain by ParororoMerfie the Finder by Parororo
Chocolate and Mint by Parororo
:iconstemmybotanist:StemmyBotanist 2 2
Orange Cat Sitting by SethFitts Orange Cat Sitting :iconsethfitts:SethFitts 254 20
Full Circle - The Evolution Of An Artist
I once said that first and foremost, how you see your artwork is what matters the most. 
I stand by those comments to this day and it really is what matters the most. Insecurity within your own artwork plagues many people. In this day and age of instant gratification with facebook, flickr, DA, 500px, everyone wants a pat on the back and ages ago on DA I wrote several journals about this about how deep down, it's all just meaningless BS. The drive by ego stroking doesn't help you evolve as an artist at all and if anything it can actually make things worse. How so? The answer is a relatively simple one really. People begin to base their self worth as an artist by how much something a piece of art is commented on, by how many favs it has, how many pageviews, how many shares. This is also a relatively new phenomenon. Case in point, if this was 15 years ago, none of us would even be having this conversation right now because the expectations we put on things simply doesn't exist as a m
:iconkkart:kkart 22 25
My Deviantart Story
All my life I've found solace, understanding, and comfort in art.
Many years ago, while looking for some fantasy art, I stumbled upon this site and was blown away by the talent I'd discovered.
Works like this: and this:
But as deviantart has grown and changed I've discovered art in other forms.
Photos like these, which touch my heart and mind in different ways:

I always find new things that amaze me, make me laugh, or make me wish I was creative too like the photos and art below.

Mainly though, I've found a community of people who love art (in all it's forms) and this always makes me come back to this site!
:icongweneiriol:gweneiriol 1 1
Huggies by AutumnGoose Huggies :iconautumngoose:AutumnGoose 19 6
deviantART meme
I've completed this deviantART meme :)
1. How did you join deviantART?

I'm sorry, but I don't know. I can't remember. It was six years ago and sometimes I can't even remember what I had for breakfast... :D
2. What does your username have to do with you?
"Ashqtara" was/is the name of a character in a story of mine, an elfish dragonrider, who was the only elfish girl among humans. I liked the name (which means "daugther of fire" in my story btw) and it was a name no one had before so I chose it as my username. (Because I'm always getting this question: It's spoken Ash-k-tara ... I definitely should have thought of an easier name xD).
3. What is your current avatar of?
My current avatar is... me. Cosplaying a female version of the 11th Doctor of the tv-show "Doctor Who".
4. How many Watchers do you have, and how many do you watch?
*runs to her profile and to the gall
:iconashqtara:Ashqtara 1 4


Are you up for another raffle week? :D 

196 deviants said yay!
90 deviants said *grabby hands*
41 deviants said nay!
In case you want to reach out to me please use my email address. I just realized I have unanswered notes from 2017 and private messages is not the best way to reach me as I am rarely checking my DMs.

Thank you! Anne
  • Listening to: new song sketches
  • Reading: storyboards
  • Drinking: Black Chai



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Anne Pätzke
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
I'm specialised on: cute comics, illustrations & board & card games

Mainly working for: Schmidt Spiele, Hans im Glück, DPSG (junior scouts) and some thou-shall-not-be-named-brands

Current Residence: Berlin, Germany

My gallery is here is mainly a pottpourri of private work.For quotes and inquiries please contact me via email.
trenchmaker (@)
Please don't send me any requests regarding art trades and freebies.

Status: 2 open jobs, commissions can be booked in February




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jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018
...the happiest of birthdays to you great artist...hope you're having a totally rad time...=3
Stygma Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
RavenMontoya Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018  Professional
Happy B-Day! Hope you have a lovely day! :happy birthday:Partyballoon Birthday Sis
GamingGoru Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018  Student Digital Artist
whiteowl152 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday :party:
MiniDragonfly Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!birthday cake 
Witch85 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!:happy birthday: 
mimose-stock Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
hey, alles Gute zum Geburtstag :party: :cake: :dance:

Hoffe du hast heute eine wunderschöne Zeit :aww: :huggle:
OrionPax09 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018
Happy Birthday! birthday cake Birthday cake  icon 1st Emoticon: Happy Birthday Daisy happy birthday! Misc Emoji-04 (Happy Birthday) [V1] happy birthday to moo Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Birthday - NaNoEmo - day 21 Furry Birthday Hello 
tubi4 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2018
Yay Happy B-day :la:
I wish you all the best :meow:
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