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About Traditional Art / Professional Clinton C. MillsapMale/United States Recent Activity
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Blood Red :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 3 1 SBC No.81 :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 3 0 Sketchbook Challenge #27, Skull Doodle Flash :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 2 0 Sketchbook Challenge #26, pumpkin stack :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 1 1 Glowing Day of the Dead Flash fun :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 4 0 Art Nouveau style butterfly Doodle :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 2 0 No.23 Alien Sketch :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 2 2 Sugar Skull Sepia :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 2 0 Day of the Dead Cool Grey :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 1 0 Don Bigote :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 0 0 Mad Hatter :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 0 0 Hellboy Thumbnail :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 2 0 Alice in Wonderland Rabbit :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 2 0 Seasons Girl :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 0 0 Airplane Sketch of Eye :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 1 0 The King :iconclintonmillsap:clintonmillsap 2 0

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She Crow :iconmadmoisellemeli:MADmoiselleMeli 105 5 frankia-II :icondeharme:Deharme 240 11 Charline :icondeharme:Deharme 3,132 157 The Idiot (Dostoevsky) poster :iconreminisense:reminisense 683 90 POLARIS / Sketch (alt) :icondeharme:Deharme 1,519 24 MOLESKINE DOODLES: Pisces :iconkerbyrosanes:kerbyrosanes 1,326 37 #180 Set free :iconpicolo-kun:Picolo-kun 3,714 190 R.Y.H.R.Y.P :icondoeasembilanpro:doeasembilanpro 94 3 samurai :icondoeasembilanpro:doeasembilanpro 173 10 Samurai Helmet :iconnatebarnes:natebarnes 128 3 Morrigan - Practice Sketch :iconalvinlee:alvinlee 3,154 148 Red Samurai :icontorvenius:torvenius 955 231 SAMURAI 2340 :iconnelson808:nelson808 306 55 Cyborg Samurai :iconblee-d:blee-d 7,426 566 Samurai Me :iconpatleeart:PatLeeArt 7,656 512 queen 4 :icon600v:600v 57 6

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Hello, I like the overall image. I think the additional grass in mid field and around the feet could look more natural in placement. It...


1st an foremost this is incredibly striking composition. The color palette is great. Great movement. Now the tough part, her head place...

by Vilk42

Overall the image is engaging from the thumbnail size. So that is an accomplishment in itself. The selective use of green only. Limits ...

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To create in its simple form is making something, a story, a painting, a photograph. Capturing a moment in time, or force the viewer to emote, from a moment in time of there own.  Beginning and ending a day with create at the root is daunting task, judging oneself as what do I create. I found this the most challenging more so than the challenge of my physical talents and its limitations. I constantly get caught up, staring at the paper. Tapping my pencil in the perfect rhythm of hypnosis bringing me to a stupor of frustration, hence closing said sketchbook.

Anew, is the challenge I have brought upon myself, forcing out images 1 per day, or progress on a lengthier piece per day. My goal is 365 drawings in 365 days. No matter 30mins to 8hrs worth. On a plane, on the pot, in the bed, at the desk. No matter. Make something. I even taken to suggestions from my wife. Se start my path with butterflies, no Wolverine or some sweet muscle bound hulk, no simply a butterfly. So, so far I have made 3, using 2-4hrs of time on them. To my surprise quiet enjoying them.

my point, by doing the butterflies, I combined pen and ink, colored pencil, and marker on toned paper. Which gave my mind problems to solve, the paper was crap, the color wasn't as chromatic. the black wasn't black enough. As I progressed through them, I discovered painting them would be better time served, in the same time I spend rendering in pencil and maker and ink, I could just do one on panel.  This led to me discovering I like the panel more than paper and canvas. this gave me ideas of how to paint 10 butterflies, on wood panel. This lead me to believe I should try a portrait....on panel. BUT WHO and why....

my kids told me, I need to show my work to more than just my clients, I generally take pictures of every commission I sell. So the said put it on instagram, and there through the magic I found other artist creating everyday. Which I like there images but not there application of material. Which gave me the idea to do similar works with the corrections I believe would make the images stronger.

to create, leds you down a path of searching for your next creation, create learn from it, and move on the better thoughts, with better results.  I think I am starting a new trail. I hope you are to

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MiaAntoinette93 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! You are amazing!!!!
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clintonmillsap Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hey Thanks so much for that. I really appreciate you taking the time to comment. 
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MiaAntoinette93 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You bet. Can't wait to see what you come up with next.
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