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Jereme Peabody
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
I'm a software engineer by trade. I've been a hobbyist in art my whole life. I've recently just kicked my art up into high gear, trying to improve and get the art out of me that I've always wanted to create.

It feels like my art has gone to the next level.  It feels really good now when I start sketching.  People and buildings are getting a little easier for me, landscapes still rock so I thought I'd just take a minute to highlight how I got to this point.

Practice, lots and lots of it. I know that sounds a little cliche and it probably is a bit, but honestly, that's all I've been doing is practicing.  I digital paint nearly every day.  Sometimes I just sketch black and whites all day long just pulling what I see out of the chaos.  Besides the practice, I would have to say that commissions also helped me get to this point.  Sometimes I get commissioned to do things that I'm not really comfortable with so it makes me buckle down and try harder.  While I hate doing things I'm not really not proficient at doing, it forces me to adapt and overcome.

So I guess the lesson is, practice doing things you love, but also go outside of your comfort zone and do art that you normally wouldn't do.  These two things will help your art improve and move it to the next level.

So go level up!





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BlackRaven3i 1 day ago  Student General Artist
Thank you for adding my photo. :hug: :)
Softgunpia Mar 24, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great work with your art!  Do you mind if I use som of your pictures without moving your credit?
jjpeabody Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Depends what you would use them form.  Send to me in a private message please.
I can't tell you just how much I love your work. Keep it up and please keep sharing with the rest of us!
Art-Has-Soul Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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I love your work, I think it's some of the best out there on Deviant Art. I know I come by and see your new pictures and I'm always inspired by what I see. Keep up the good work!
GraphicDream Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fave on "Tutorial of tsubasa" :)
GraphicDream Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fave on "Gold bikini" :)
Welcome to Fantasy-NPC :)
Thank you for sharing your art - it makes methink of hundreds of beautiful places and stories and could just drag me away to a land of imagination :)
You are a great artist :)
And - I really appreciate your short comments but still adding a lot of background to your pictures... I get the feeling, that I come to know a lot about the background without reading books :) :P
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