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Shanni portrait by Ciuva Shanni portrait :iconciuva:Ciuva 3 0 Shanni (sketch) by Ciuva Shanni (sketch) :iconciuva:Ciuva 7 0 Mountain Girl by Ciuva Mountain Girl :iconciuva:Ciuva 4 0 Quick brunette sketch by Ciuva Quick brunette sketch :iconciuva:Ciuva 3 2 Witch queen close-up by Ciuva Witch queen close-up :iconciuva:Ciuva 1 0 Witch queen remake by Ciuva Witch queen remake :iconciuva:Ciuva 6 0 Look back by Ciuva Look back :iconciuva:Ciuva 1 2 The Sorceress by Ciuva The Sorceress :iconciuva:Ciuva 2 0 Winter's child second remake by Ciuva Winter's child second remake :iconciuva:Ciuva 7 2 Inadhra by Ciuva Inadhra :iconciuva:Ciuva 9 11 Itheluna new version (updated) by Ciuva Itheluna new version (updated) :iconciuva:Ciuva 12 15 Short-haired lady by Ciuva Short-haired lady :iconciuva:Ciuva 2 0 Pale remake by Ciuva Pale remake :iconciuva:Ciuva 3 0 Bird Lady redone by Ciuva Bird Lady redone :iconciuva:Ciuva 19 20 Witch queen remake WIP by Ciuva Witch queen remake WIP :iconciuva:Ciuva 3 0 Winter's child remade by Ciuva Winter's child remade :iconciuva:Ciuva 7 9

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Shanni portrait - sketch
This is the first coloured version of my latest image - I think I uploaded it to my instagram account (ciuvaart). I'm uploading this into my scraps because I'm rather fond of it, but it's of course very unfinished here. 
Please click here for the finished version:  Shanni portrait by Ciuva 
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Shanni portrait
This is the coloured version of this:
Shanni (sketch) by Ciuva 
It's a long time since I've painted anything digitally, so I ended up going back and forth with several different options. In the end many of the details are hidden anyway because it simply looked better with the original pencil sketch on top. I rather like the texture it gives... It lost some of the "feeling" it had in the initial stages, I think, but I still like it. I keep getting closer to how I want her to look, at least. 
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Shanni (sketch)
Lately I've been trying to spend more time drawing and painting. I also have a few books on drawing people (Draw People in 15 Minutes and Draw Faces in 15 Minutes by Jake Spicer) that I decided to finally read, and that sparked a bit more drawing. This is my MC, Shanni, and for a quick sketch I'm quite happy with it. I might decide to colour it in Photoshop or something, but we'll see. I keep drawing her, but then I also feel like I'm getting ever so slightly closer each time. This time around I feel a bit more confident in the proportions, particularly the shoulders - even if I felt they were very wide while drawing and now see that, well, it was kinda the opposite. But, well, there's always something more to learn.

Edit: Noticed the file was a bit too dark compared to the original drawing, so I tweaked it a little.
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Mountain Girl
I'm slowly getting back into art again, and remembering just how nice it is to sit and sketch while watching TV. There are some anatomical issues with this one, but at least there's a background ;)
Sorry if the quality is slightly bad; I don't have access to a scanner at the moment, so I had to use my phone.
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Just thought I'd write a journal entry to say that I have now opened up an instagram account for my art. Mostly I publish little sketches that I don't publish here (ballpoint pen sketches seem to be my main thing now), because they're too small or too unfinished. Would love for you to check it out! You can find it here: www.instagram.com/ciuvaart/ I had hoped to be able to use my usual username, but it was of course taken...

Also: Do you have any instagram account where you post your art? I would love to see it and follow you! I am a lot more active there than I am here, and while I do follow quite a few artists already, there is always more to see :)

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Catrine
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Norway
I'm a linguist who currently works as a secretary and teacher, as well as studying part-time. I am an aspiring novelist, and when I'm not writing, painting, drawing or photographing I do Irish dancing, run three blogs, go running, play the guitar, sing, dabble in conlanging and conworlding, read or spend altogether too much time in coffee shops.
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ppgrainbow Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
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Justalsta Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav!Hug 
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LaviMay Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the fave!!!
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Beljordan Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2016   Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the fav. :) Hug
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LaviMay Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the fave!!!
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strumpbyxor Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the fav! :happybounce: 
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Ciuva Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem! You have a LOT of lovely art :D :D
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strumpbyxor Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
As do you!! I wish I had even just a fraction of your talent La la la la 
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CommanderZomelster Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank u so much for the watch, I'M REALLY GLAD ÇuÇ
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Ciuva Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem! Looking forward to see your art and your progress :)
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