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slapped some color on a sketch a friend of mine did. The character is Bastos, from a thing we're working on.

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Welcome to all the artists who recently joined the Fediverse!
If you are an artist and a woman, you may tell me so I can follow you and boost your art. Also, you may want to tag your creations with the hashtag to make it easier for others to find them.

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I don't know how I feel about the end result except that I like the colour palette.

@brainblasted the first that comes to my mind is Assassin's Creed: Origins, which I absolutely enjoyed.
More on the indie side, Virginia is short and a bit weird, but definitely interesting.
(But I feel I should put a disclaimer that I work for the publisher. Suggesting games I worked on is a little awkward in here as I don't want to sound like I am trying to promote our work).

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I know I only post tiny sketches of elven ladies and once in a blue moon to make it worse!
But work has been intense and doodling is all I manage to do.
So... Here's another sketch of an elven lady? 😅

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At the start of the pandemic, I started learning bookbinding. I learned from youtube videos and started them from scratch with upcycled material I found at the thrift store near my place. I am particularly proud of myself for creating this last one. It is so cute and small, I love it.

#bookbinding #smallbusiness #lgbt #aesthetic #mastoart #art #artwork

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@Nikolai_Kingsley I like the interpretation by @Mainebot in the comment above that they all just wore bikini armour. :D

But yeah the quality of the art is stellar (obviously), but the way it goes against the lire almost make it look silly.

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USPS is back to sending email confirmations of the scheduling requests, yay!

(These are not the dragons that shipped, these are the dragons that I got to go back to finishing after arguing with Etsy/USPS about shipping.)

@wisdom@chinwag.org thank you. I did find some peace while I was painting it. :)

Went for a walk in the woods, got bitten by mosquitoes, found lots of interesting-looking mushrooms.

Done!

I think I could take a better picture of this if I had a working scanner or a good camera. I feel like this does look better IRL.
Anyway: this is done with alcohol based markers on rough watercolour paper.

You can tell how I miss Finland by the fact that all my abstract landscapes end up being really cold looking forests or lakes.

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