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Fragile Glow by ForlornExistence Fragile Glow :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 140 34 The Night and the Silent Water by ForlornExistence The Night and the Silent Water :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 1,311 206 prayer by ForlornExistence prayer :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 65 28 progression/ detail by ForlornExistence progression/ detail :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 72 28 progression by ForlornExistence progression :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 31 11 The Left Hand Path by ForlornExistence The Left Hand Path :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 163 63 WIP 4 by ForlornExistence WIP 4 :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 92 66 WIP 3 by ForlornExistence WIP 3 :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 23 29 WIP 2 by ForlornExistence WIP 2 :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 32 46 beseech by ForlornExistence beseech :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 173 50 lost in thoughts by ForlornExistence lost in thoughts :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 211 84 Detail: lost in thoughts by ForlornExistence Detail: lost in thoughts :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 136 36 detail: Beneath apple by ForlornExistence detail: Beneath apple :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 105 28 Detail: Beneath by ForlornExistence Detail: Beneath :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 281 75 'Beneath' by ForlornExistence 'Beneath' :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 798 157 aperture by ForlornExistence aperture :iconforlornexistence:ForlornExistence 606 132

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Pokingaround Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2017
Happy birthday, once again!
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j0rosa Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving my artwork :iconcocoloveplz: 
Salamat, sir =D
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Pokingaround Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016
Happy Birthday!
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SRaffa Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016  Professional General Artist
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touchofthesoul Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday :) (Smile)
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FallenLeavesFairy Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016
Happy birthday :) (Smile) Rose 
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tequilasober Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2016  Student General Artist
It's been a while! Are you still here on DA?
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FuzzyMonkeyMan Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2015
Hi - I love your technique with oils (I am primarily charcoal and acrylic).."Her Strange Pilgrim" has inspired me to try oils, so that will be an adventure that starts at the end of this year..

Can you recommend any course of study, or books/artists/etc. that may illuminate your approach to oils? I would like to approach a similar style of technique and I understand it will take years of work.

Any advice you can share on the path you have taken to this point would be helpful :)

Thanks
-MM
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Hello - I am very sorry. I know this is a very late reply. But i will still try to answer your inquiry. And  Thank you by the way for showing interest.

When i sold my second and third paintings back in 93. The first thing that i bought was a Salvador Dali book. Obviously that's the only thing that I can afford about him.:D (Big Grin)  Since then, i accumulated lots of books and magazines about art. Different artists, different techniques. I learned a lot from all of them. So it is a challenge to recommend a book or an artist that can represent my own approach in painting.

  But for the sake of giving you a simple answer. Talking about "technique"  per se, not "subject".  I admire the approach of Diego Velázquez, Anthony Van Dyck, Rembrant Van Rijn, Ilya Repin, John Singer Sargent, Joaquín Sorolla and Anders Zorn.
 
I do not have any advise. I only have wishes,, I hope you enjoy painting as i do.Nod 

Sincerely,
  ivan
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FuzzyMonkeyMan Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2017
Thank you :) It is helpful to know your influences, I am familiar with some of those - and this is good to hear :) I will continue to watch your updates and get inspired :)
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