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So It's been almost a year again.

I spent a year doing an intensive internship in a 1st grade class and taking classes full time. It was wonderful.

However, I haven't been able to work on my art hardly at all.

I feel like my technique has suffered and I need to get back into the swing of things.

I AM IN MY FIRST ART SHOW! I am super excited about this. A local gallery is having a "Portraits" show, so three of my pieces are in it. I made some cheap prints in a hurry, but I don't think they will sell. None the less, it's still exciting and I left some business cards. With any luck maybe I can get some commissions! Of course, that would require that I figure out pricing first -_-

Well, that's what been happening. I still work seasonally at Disney. I'm looking for a teaching job. Hopefully I will find some time this summer to crank out some more portraits :)


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Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United States
I love opera, disney, humpback whales, and old things :)

I am a 1st grade teacher and work seasonally at Disney.

I am trying to improve my pencil portraits and painting in general :)

Current Residence: Florida
Favourite genre of music: Twenty| One | Pilots, big band, show tunes
Favourite style of art: photo realism
Favourite cartoon character: Br'er Bear and Br'er Fox



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cat-thecat Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013
Thank you for the favourite :]
disdaindespair Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Kalimerox Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are amazing my friend! Just remember that you are never alone, even total strangers can care about you. Strangers are friends you have yet to meet :heart:

Random love from a stranger to a stranger. Never give up hope :huggle:
TimBeeler Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:!
Bewitchedrune Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you for adding my Mary Poppins! :hexentanz:
masterrussia Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Of course! You play her well! :)
MrJuniorer Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Since I was tagged, I'm tagging you and 9 other people. Here's the link: [link]
MrJuniorer Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the llama!!
masterrussia Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem! I appreciated the love on my art! :)
BingoRock16 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Student Filmographer
You're Welcome !! it's Nice drawing ^^
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