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Forum: Member's Lounge 06-21-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,869
Posted By Manamaraya
hehe I was half joking about full time mantis...

hehe I was half joking about full time mantis keeping job. Meaning, I keep mantids full time, but fo free.
Even if I wanted to make a business around it, no vet or medical knowledge required, not...
Forum: Member's Lounge 06-21-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,869
Posted By Manamaraya
I got tired of winter, sold my house in Canada,...

I got tired of winter, sold my house in Canada, and moved to a tropical island in Thailand.
I also forfeited my life as an artist to become a full time praying mantis keeper (because why not?)
But...
Forum: Art Critique 12-04-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By Manamaraya
Cheers! Thankfully, I had never intended to stop...

Cheers!
Thankfully, I had never intended to stop with the studies :> so I'll keep on 'em!
Forum: Art Critique 12-03-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By Manamaraya
thanks, dudes! I'll definitely work on the...

thanks, dudes! I'll definitely work on the 'reflected light' :> especially moof's suggestion of sampling background colors into it. I had used it as a way to punch out the figures, but I'm realizing...
Forum: Member's Lounge 12-03-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,055
Posted By Manamaraya
hah hahahaha Humble...

hah hahahaha
Humble beginnings??
http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/2756/gn52.jpg

Looking through my entire first post (http://polykarbonbbs.com/showthread.php?t=15121), I'm just...
Forum: Art Critique 12-02-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By Manamaraya
aa thanks fshoo! * U* I've been workin' to apply...

aa thanks fshoo! * U*
I've been workin' to apply some of the advice: in particular, the whole dealio with the light outlines I would do... here's some more recent pieces (the first two are...
Forum: Art Critique 10-27-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By Manamaraya
thanks, dudes! * U* <33 I'll try to keep mindful...

thanks, dudes! * U* <33 I'll try to keep mindful about my lighting :D and thanks for the super kind words, aaa <3!
Forum: Art Critique 10-27-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By Manamaraya
I had a quick go at it. I'm pretty sure someone...

I had a quick go at it. I'm pretty sure someone else will come along and obliterate my suggestions XD But until then:
http://img819.imageshack.us/img819/4076/fqqv.jpg
I hope that's somewhat...
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-26-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 29,035
Posted By Manamaraya
you make me sick, dude. I love the hazy quality...

you make me sick, dude. I love the hazy quality to your pieces, where the focal point becomes nice and crisp. Serious eye candy.
Forum: Art Critique 10-26-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By Manamaraya
thanks brosefs! I use the lighter linework to...

thanks brosefs! I use the lighter linework to punch out the character more, but I agree that as just a second level of inking, is too stark and distracting (as well, it risks flattening the image) I...
Forum: Art Critique 10-25-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By Manamaraya
Color Art my draws (dump) new images added!

Rearing my head for a fleeting moment to post a dump before fleeing back into the forest. How you all doing bros?
I would like some general critiques about any consistant flaws that might be...
Forum: Member's Lounge 10-01-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Manamaraya
You're not being a cry baby at all <_____> Give...

You're not being a cry baby at all <_____> Give yourself some needed rest at the end of the day.

I feel I have to keep doing work for myself, or I run the risk of burning out. I put a very...
Forum: Member's Lounge 09-22-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Manamaraya
It is very broad, and I think it's silly that...

It is very broad, and I think it's silly that it's treated as a "disorder"/something that is *wrong* with an individual when really it's not something wrong, it's just something a bit 'different'....
Forum: Member's Lounge 09-22-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Manamaraya
Haha, RO, I don't think we are disagreeing....

Haha, RO, I don't think we are disagreeing. Perhaps you missed the part where I pointed out that ADD was not so much a disorder but rather a certain way of thinking and behaving.
Forum: Member's Lounge 09-22-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Manamaraya
Shh! no one's going to give me the attention I...

Shh! no one's going to give me the attention I crave if you keep pointing it out! >:(
I guess I'm gonna have to go and fake depression now or something. Thanks, I was trying to avoid that.

Second...
Forum: Member's Lounge 09-22-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Manamaraya
I've been clinically diagnosed with severe ADD,...

I've been clinically diagnosed with severe ADD, and it's something that *can* be over come without medication if you follow certain exercises. What those exercises are might vary and your...
Forum: Exercise Yard 09-19-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 512,986
Posted By Manamaraya
Makkon, give me more of your sweet, sweet shapes...

Makkon, give me more of your sweet, sweet shapes and brush strokes, mmmm.

Hi guys!
I've been making myself scarce these days D:

http://imageshack.us/a/img853/5795/skyworld.jpg
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Forum: Art Critique 07-12-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,877
Posted By Manamaraya
It's interesting to see some "fine art" on a...

It's interesting to see some "fine art" on a board that until now has been largely exposed only to illustration and other similar forms of figurative work. So kudos on bringing something a little...
Forum: Art Critique 06-27-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,149
Posted By Manamaraya
those portraits. One word: *SWOOOONNNN*

those portraits. One word:

*SWOOOONNNN*
Forum: Art Critique 06-20-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Manamaraya
ahh, thanks for all the great input, you guys *...

ahh, thanks for all the great input, you guys * u* <333
Forum: Art Critique 06-17-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,744
Posted By Manamaraya
Hmm I think it's that the bright pink background...

Hmm I think it's that the bright pink background is put directly against the dark woods background. That's the lightest and darkest colors of the composition right against one another in a couple...
Forum: Art Critique 06-17-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,744
Posted By Manamaraya
I really dig the cut up background, actually. I...

I really dig the cut up background, actually. I hope you keep that * U* the design you went with is super baller too!
At this point, my only crit is that I'd really like to see more focus put onto...
Forum: Art Critique 06-17-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Manamaraya
haha! This was explained in my sketch thread....

haha! This was explained in my sketch thread. He's a werewoof--and I designed him to look like a mix between a bear and a wolf :] It's intentional.
Here's an earlyyy sketch of him in...
Forum: Art Critique 06-17-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Manamaraya
Ooh, damn, you are totally right! real life needs...

Ooh, damn, you are totally right!
real life needs a free transform tool, and that'd be so easy to fix :I!! I might go back and repaint it higherrrr.
Hahaha I'm glad you like it though!
Forum: Art Critique 06-17-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Manamaraya
Color Art The Druid and her Wolf

I may as well post this here, it's been a while I think?

http://img338.imageshack.us/img338/8032/acrylicpaintfin.jpg

Acrylic paint on wood panel 18" x 20" :]

It's my first time in a good four or...
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