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Templum by ivankorsario

Ivan's Templum fractal. What to say about it. Well, for one, this is probably the longest I've stared at one single piece of art, anywh...

The Glowing Horizon by GlazeAnna

hi GlazeAnna. You know, I'd never really looked through yr art, cause -yeah, I'm one of those ppl who couldn't look past the at first s...

Echoes by Katerina423

One can not critique this photograph, without looking at the other 2 photographs of this series. So pls see for full critique here unde...

Worthless Piece of Shit by Katerina423

sorry it's long, cause here's 3 critiques in 1 post. Can not pull these apart. For one can never exist without the other.. ) hi Kat you...


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Thu Nov 14, 2013, 6:34 PM
Hello world !
Sat Mar 30, 2013, 7:04 AM
Iz yuh still ther er wut???
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 3:26 AM
Been Stripper fishin the CCBT hookin 40 pounders... 16 sofar this month, iz veri goot
Wed Dec 5, 2012, 5:13 PM
Going to Hatteras Island Sunday foa week surf an fish sum I will
Fri Aug 24, 2012, 1:07 PM

Just a quick hello to all my friends

Journal Entry: Fri May 16, 2014, 4:44 AM
hi there everybody :wave:
Haven't been here in a few weeks, and won't be for another few still, because.. I had decided to actually go get that little piece of paper that I never got when I was young - my high school diploma - so.. I've gone back to school!  Been working my way through my courses from early morning until late at night, because I want to finish up before the end of June!  Just about to start lesson 9 of 20 in my last course (ENG4C) :w00t:  When I was a kid I never enjoyed school, but now, I'm having a ball!  I find it nearly as enjoyable as drawing mandala's! :D  So far my grades are super 8.8 for ENG3C and 9.4 for Math :woohoo:  Want to finish with the same marks for my other two classes, so keep your fingers crossed for me. See you in a few weeks! :wave:

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Avatar: my wheaten terrier, Molly. She just seems to come along wherever website I go. :) Check out both my dogs here on an old youtube account…

Personal Bio:
My name is Louise, and I am still a relatively new artist. I was born in The Netherlands, lived in France for 10 years, backpacked through India, Sri Lanka, and trekked in Nepal. I arrived in Canada 12 years ago, and am married to a Canadian, who often advises me on my artwork, gives me new ideas, and is really my very best critic.
We both love bird photography. We're blessed with the most beautiful birds in our backyard and close surroundings, so a camera in hand comes naturally.

Artistic Bio:
I've been posting on DA regularly for the past 2 years; photographs and traditional art. I received 4 DD's (Daily Deviations) for both categories, one of which is a depression awareness poster. I was proud of it, my doctor requested a copy for his clinic in Montreal, Quebec, and an article in our local newspaper reported on it. Over the years I participated in the Ottawa Art s-in-the-Parc Show, sold some of my works there as well as in our local Christmas fairs. One of my earliest and prettiest works is even adorning a big dental office in town. I am feeling incredibly happy to have touched some people with my artwork, enough for them to want to look at it every day. It's a special feeling, knowing your original artwork is hanging on a wall somewhere in different places.. in Holland, Canada and the US. Inquiries for purchasing any of my original works are always welcome.

Two years ago, I started with acrylic paint out of pure curiosity as to the feel of it. I worked on canvasses with paint, white, silver and gold pigment ink. Then I discovered foamboard and artboard. And I went from paint to Sharpies, on to Copic-, Touch-, Pro- and Prismacolor- markers and finally moved over to Bristol (vellum) and drawing paper, and Faber-Castell Polychromos colour pencils.

Artistic vision:
I most love working tedious and intricate designs. So it wasn't long before I discovered mandala's (circles) Working on one shuts out the world, my mind goes blank, and at the same time, I become extremely alert. Drawing them is a kind of meditation, or personal training. Sometimes, what looks like a mistake was done on purpose, and other times, a true mistake does happen and offers opportunites that I hadn't counted on but accept happily, since it ends up making the piece different and more interesting. I try to never, ever waste a sheet of paper. Mistakes or not, I will finish my circle. However, I don't post everything I make ;)
Suffering depression and anxiety, I found working with art can be a wonderful outlet.
Current addition:
Over the years I've posted so many deviations, that currently I'm in the slow process of cleaning my page and reducing my gallery to a more manageable quantity.

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Yay, my husband now has his own page too :iconjeff-in-canada:

Gifts from my friends

Floral Card by elero by :iconelero:
Shining Stars Of Deviantart 2010-2011 by ArtByCher by :iconartbycher:
I :heart: Llamas by elero by :iconelero:


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JadeHelders Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Hi! :D
Your works are amazing! I'd like to ask, can I use some of them for my graphics?
If you don't know what I mean, that's an example of this 'kind' of graphic:
Thank you,
Lou-in-Canada Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014
hi Jade.  You're free to use all my bird and squirrel photographs for your graphics.  Have fun :)
quasihedron Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Louise, thanx for the fave on my "On-Target" image! :bow::D
Ana-dArte Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fav :hug:
Daligrrl78 Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for adding my drawing to your mandala page. :)
hadas64 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
H A P P Y  B I R T H D A Y LOVELY LOUHeart Instant Fave I :happybounce: Airborne :squee: Party Canada Tight Hug 
GitanoGrrl Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014   Traditional Artist
Hi Lou! Thanks for much for the Fav! Nod Hi! 
Ashaisha Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the +fav & for the comment, it's really appreciated ! ^.^
Gjillon Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fave! Your work is really beautiful, too.
Transcendentalny-P Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fav! :)
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