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Hello there watchers.
As you've might noticed I haven't really been updating my dA gallery that often, nor have I been livestreaming or posting any new journal entries.
I'm still using this account, but nowadays just for browsing inspiring art or when I need resources like references or stock photos.

This is all because I'm more active on my tumblr blog. I've found the structure and concept of Tumblr to fit me much more than DeviantArt in terms of communicating with my followers and friends online.

And currently I'm studying Faux Painting and traditional gilding in a little town called Tibro.
What is Faux Painting?
Well it's basically the art of imitate realistic wood and marble stone texture.
Faux painting is a old classic kind of traditional art. So I've been working a lot with oils and pigments. And I've also learned how to use regular beer as a binder for pigments (instead of using water).
Here's some examples of marblings I've made this far:


I really enjoy it, especially since I've wanted to take a break from only doing digital art. And I also have discovered so many various and cool kinds of marble stone there is out there.

I've started to upload some videos on my "new" youtube channel where I gild some stuff with metal leaves of various kinds:www.youtube.com/channel/UCjt8l…


When I get the opportunity, I will scan/photo the marble painting I've done and submit them here as resource collection for you guys to use for reference/texture etc.

So I think that's about all I've got to say for now. I have a few artworks I haven't uploaded in my gallery yet, so let's hope I can get a wee bit more active on this account again.

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WasahbiArt Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for your tutorials miss mirre :)
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Sethaiir Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg took me forever to find you! I had another account a while back, but i couldn't seem to figure out your new name! I'm so glad that I did though! Your tutorials have helped me out so much and im, happy that I can see all your new ones! Keep up the amazing work!
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Slappy-Snifferdoo Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for making tutorials! They are very informative and helpful!:w00t:
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gilluo Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work is AMAZING!! And thankyou, thankyou, thaaaaaaankyou for the tutorials. Really helpful! I am a dummy! 
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Jennikey23 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the help! you have amazing tips in your tutorials!
Also, you´re a great artist!!!Pinkie Chibi Pie Dancing 
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AndromedAno Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, thanks for your amazing work! Added you to my watch-list earlier on but forgot to comment, how rude! Just letting you know that your stuff is very inspiring and you give me motivation. Your tutorials are helping so much! Thanks again, and may your art be fulfilling and fun to you forever, and may you have an endless flow of inspiration!
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Carl-McIntyre Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Professional General Artist
You are so very great, Thank-you for all your efforts. I love your work, it shall improve my own dramatically.  
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OzaNeko Featured By Owner Edited Jun 19, 2014
Thank you so much for your "manga to realistic tutorials"! They are very helpful for me!! Thank you!! I am a dummy!
They are funny too ^o^
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dessinateur777 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thanks a lot for faving my tutos ;)
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Sasplayer Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I like your manga to realistic tutorials and I'll give it some time to try them when I am not drawing any kinds of mangas for practice :D
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