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Researching something different! Thinking about swing dance as a theme for a new painting.
Arrow River, Winter by MartynCollings
Arrow River, Winter
Acrylic on Canvas
61cm x 46cm

A landscape, painting of the Arrow River, which flows alongside Arrowtown near Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island.

Painted, referencing one of my own photos.
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Katy the kitty portrait. by MartynCollings
Katy the kitty portrait.
I'm looking to do a Steampunk kitty soon.
Thankfully my cat, Katy is very photogenic and I was able to capture a very majestic portrait of her :)

I thought I'd post a regular portrait before I Steampunk her up!!

Pencil on A4
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Edith by MartynCollings
Edith
Edith

Acrylic on canvas
61cm x 45cm

Very fun to paint but.. my oh my, black backgrounds are so difficult to photograph!

Anyway...
Many thanks again to ladydulac.deviantart.com/ for allowing me to use her very cool photo as a reference :)

Ref photo: fav.me/d3i2hm8

Development sketch here: fav.me/d7y9fn8
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Edith development sketch by MartynCollings
Edith development sketch
Pencil on A4

A big thanks to: ladydulac.deviantart.com/ for allowing me to use the original image as reference :)
Ref photo: fav.me/d3i2hm8

Painting coming soon...
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Martyn Collings
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
New Zealand
Formerly an abstract landscape artist, I have turned my hand to fantasy and Steampunk art. I should have done this sooner!

Favourite genres of music: Jazz, Rock
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I've entered my Constance drawing into MADmoiselleMeli's Steampunk Stock competition.
Using her image, here is my entry:

Constance by MartynCollings
Model: :iconmadmoisellemeli:
Meli's stock site: :iconmadmoisellemelistock:

Link to the competition journal page: fav.me/d7izlt0

Using this stock image from Meli: fav.me/d7j65mo

Painting coming soon (I hope)...a very complicated background!

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Fayry-Cosplay Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014
Thanks for the fav!
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elodie50a Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Professional General Artist

Thanks very much for the favs :iconjacksparrowlaplz:

If you like my work, you can also follow me there. 
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Best wishes :ahoy:

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MartynCollings Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are most welcome!!
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Otherra Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014   Traditional Artist
:) Thank you very much for the favourite. Have a nice day!
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MartynCollings Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's ok, it was a very cool work, nice detail :)
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Bas-Foto Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
Thanks for the +fav  :D (Big Grin) 
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fictograph Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the fave on my Homestuck art! I've got more queued up to post every Wednesday :D
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MartynCollings Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome, you have a unique style.
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Frimy Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
Thank you very much for the watch! ;)
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MartynCollings Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're most welcome :)
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