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and here we go now by xdragonflyx and here we go now by xdragonflyx
These things are so much fun for me to look at that I figured I'd do one, too!

I didn't really include any life drawing or still life classwork because while it helps hone skills considerably, the subject matter and technique isn't as relevant to my overall work. So here you have personal pieces, commissions, and portfolio pieces.

It's a bit obvious to me that the end of 2007 was my turning point. I was influenced a lot by traditional Chinese paintings and Japanese prints.

Also, I made a LOT of art in 2008. And I mean a lot. It was quite the trip to dig up art from the older years, too. I even had trouble finding files of some pieces.
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dwuff Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Professional General Artist
Excellent. You've definitely improved exponentially!
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ashleyjordan Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Best of luck with your artistic endevour, I for one truly hope you make it because your style and concepts are creative, unique, very detailed and charming. Thanks for sharing your process with us and keep up the amazing art!
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mene Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2011   Traditional Artist
I like looking at other people's memes of this kind too :)
I noticed we're the same age, but I didn't go to art school - you improved really a lot in those years! Your gallery is really nice, I like the imaginative drawings :)
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Kroevyn Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011
This is one of the best improvement memes I've seen, it's very interesting to see the HUGE jump in improvement when you found your style. Keep up the great work :)
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kmykc Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010  Professional Filmographer
es tan impresionante ver los cambios ke hay en cada año, wow es muy muy inspirador...
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xdragonflyx Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Yes, it is amazing how one can improve over time. Thank you!
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kmykc Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010  Professional Filmographer
estoy en medio de este proceso, de llegar a algo muy muy bueno, pero aun me falta ke consejos me darias para seguir. saludos¡
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ed-norden Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010
It's odd... in 2007, you all of a sudden got very good, very quickly... It's like a total epiphany!

Congrats on that.
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xdragonflyx Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
It really was an art epiphany! And I have my university and professors partly to thank for that.
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Arukado Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2010
This gives me hope. Not only did you develop in terms of style, but your composition method has drastically improved since your early years. I think composition is where I really fault, so it's good to know that I can someday come up with intriguing and inspiring works of art (:
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