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Lily Pads by emietook
Lily Pads
Consider this mostly a placeholder as I test out just how well photos from my phone look.

Oil on canvas. The original is 16"x20"
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Lucky Number 13 by emietook
Lucky Number 13
Something about painting cows is really calming. I don't have a particular affinity for cows but I do really like to paint them. I wonder what's up with that?

Oil on canvas. The original is 16"x20"
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Longhorn with Bluebells by emietook
Longhorn with Bluebells
I got this photo from a fellow painting student at a local studio. It was really pretty, but it was taken with an older smartphone and when I printed it out a lot of the details were pretty fuzzy. That's why I was particularly loose with this one. As much as I like being loose I really need to work on making my details more...detailed. Guess I've learned my lesson and I won't be painting from an iPhone anymore.

Oil on canvas. The original is 11"by14"
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Cardinal by emietook
Cardinal
After finishing this one up I've thought long and hard about starting a series of portraits of common songbirds. I've a got a Blue Jay in the works currently. I hope he's as fun as this guy was to paint!

Oil on canvas. The original is 11"x14"
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  • Mood: Tired
  • Watching: Hell on Wheels
  • Playing: sadly nothing
  • Drinking: water
So hey I guess it's time for my once a year journal entry in which I inform you all nothing has changed, my artwork hasn't gotten any better, and I'm still a massive loser. Only more so these days I guess because I'm 30 now and everyone knows if you're not in your teens or twenties you're not worth a damn.

Despite all this I am still painting with the hopes that I'll sell them. Stupid I know, it hasn't worked before and yet here I am still plugging away at it. That's the definition of insanity isn't it? Doing the same thing over and over expecting different results? I guess this is me admitting insanity.

First step to solving a problem is admitting you have one, right?

I'll try to upload some things. I've said that before I know. But I'll still try.

If I fail again and don't update (and you know I will) I hope you all have a lovely year, and I'll see you next year with likely the same message!

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emietook
Slacker Extrodinare
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United States
emietook is your average bag of organs who draws things on occasion and likes to obsess randomly over geek related material.

Current Residence: Atlanta, GA
Favourite genre of music: rock
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Wallpaper of choice: Connor Kenway
Personal Quote: "Do you see how my mind works? It's like a laser!"
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Awlyn Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love ur avatar! :D
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yeslek Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah! I haven't been on DA in so long!! And probably haven't talked to you in even longer!! Woo!! Still love your art!! It's awesome! :heart:
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emietook Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know it's been far too long! I'm slowly but surely coming back do dA, but I often forget to upload things. ^^;

Good to hear from you again!
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yeslek Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey!! If you ever need someone to push you to post things, just let me know!! I'm a good motivator!!
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razorblade-lollipop Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DRAW MORE
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emietook Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
NO YOU.
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xCalee Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am late. but happy biurthday hun
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emietook Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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ShiniYami1985 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2009
Thanks for the watch :D love the journal skin it's adorable!
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Ameban Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2009  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the :+fav: on my "Riding the Mustang" pic :)
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