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The Flower of Life by Lilyas
by Lilyas

Ah, the mystical Flower of Life. It connotes the idea of creation based on sacred geometry. When I see this piece, I also see the Seed ...

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"Genius is born, not paid."

-Oscar Wilde
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  • Mood: Content
  • Watching: Chushingura
  • Playing: Sniper Eltie V2
  • Eating: Pizza!
  • Drinking: Pepsi
"Corbin Dallas?"

Dallas: "No, I am a meat popsicle."

So here I am reviewing the stuff passing through my message center when I stumble along to my page and see 10006 pageviews. I really should thank everyone who crossed digital paths with me. I actually have some sort of idea of what to do to commemorate the moment. I'm actually working on a little something, and I have been flirting with the Lara Croft/Tomb Raider franchise. I was one to actually take my time and wait for things to level out after the hype. So I eventually drew one piece, and then I chose to try another, based on a girl I know. It's slowly coming along- I really don't want to rush. I also want to revamp my pantheon, to show my improvement and redecorate my walls with gorgeous colorful images- I'd like to cover my room with my art- it's incentive for people to come see me and look at the art I finished and framed :)

In the real world, I have a couple of issues to tackle: I have to start from square one to get my license to drive. For reasons I'd rather not detail, I need to apply, take the test, and take the practical. I hope to be on the road by mid-month. And...I'm looking at the Mosin-Nagant 91/30- as not just a collector's piece, but as something practical to take to the range...

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RosenrotOhRosenrot Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the favourite
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SoftShellback Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome!
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moonband Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014
Hi here I am, "expletive insult"...
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Kristherion Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav!
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SoftShellback Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! I was simply speechless when looking at the piece. It only inspires me to redouble my own efforts!
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Kristherion Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
A lot of thanks! The art of Ebas and Devgear inspired me to do nice colors.
I like your artwork of sun goddess self pic and peaches, both are cute.
Maybe you only need to study some basic drawing techniques.  You are an archer, you have talent and skill with mind, eyes and hands; drawing and painting needs the same skill and talent. So you already have it, just apply the same focus to improve your drawings.
Regards.
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CloveRose Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
Goodbye my friend :hug:
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CherryBloodDust Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:huggle:
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DeathTheKid2000 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Student General Artist
Hi!
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SoftShellback Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey there!
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