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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.

Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/jpeabody1…
Drawcrowd: drawcrowd.com/jeremepeabody
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The Northman by jjpeabody
The Northman
Trying to find a balance between implied details and rendered details.  
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Swashbuckler by jjpeabody
Swashbuckler
For those who have been following me for a while, you know I have struggled with characters.  This is my latest achievement.  The last couple of weeks I've had little breakthroughs which amounted to a better understanding of things.  Then today, it just clicked.

Don't give up.  Keep trying.  I'm proof that anything's possible.  

Cheers!
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Glacier by jjpeabody
Glacier
I didn't record this one as I was trying something new for me.

Mountains with a glacier
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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!

:D

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Cinnamoncandy Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You have been featured. Feature #88 - It's the BIG ONE!!! Heart
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SaberFangStudios Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2016  Student General Artist
Your Art is outstanding!!! you don't come across pure talent like this every day!!
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Dennis-VampireLord Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Your artwork is breathtaking, keep it up! Cheers :)
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diebitch2947 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
This is just full of greatness!yay 
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darthmadigan Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2016
I used your art "Peabody Gate" as a fantasy background for a silly fanart manipulation over on tumblr.
olehoncho.tumblr.com/post/1409…
I gave you credit as the artist for the background, but if you'd rather I take it down I will.
If you're fine with me using it as long as I give credit, would it be okay if I posted it to my own DA gallery?
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Nathan-Green Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016
Lovely works, very dramatic and amazing use of colors. Will follow to see more from you. Wish you all the best :)
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Shiryukasama Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love all your background art! They're really great and something I inspire to do as well. Like you, I'm a science student by trade but art is my hobby and passion, and I want to take it further. Keep up the good work and continue painting! w00t! 

P.s. here's a llama badge for you! :D (Big Grin) 
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ColorsFlow Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, your art is so inspiring! And thank you for the tuts on youtube. It really helped me to improve! Really appreciate it.
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thehorrorzine Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2015

Hi JJPeabody (Jereme). I cruised your gallery and am impressed. Your art is breathtakingly beautiful.

My name is Jeani Rector, and I am the editor of The Horror Zine, an established, award-winning ezine. We are not just about horror, we mainly publish mystery, suspense, and "Twilight Zone."

You can find out more about us here:
www.thehorrorzine.com/About.ht…


I am interested in publishing some of your art on the ezine. You would, of course, get complete credit...in fact, I would need your bio and photo to display on your art page.

If you are interested, please contact me at thehorrorzine@gmail.com and I thank you.

Sincerely,
Jeani Rector, Editor
The Horror Zine
www.thehorrorzine.com

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