Another quick random in between other things. | #defcise #sketch
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Some quick illustration of someone on Instagram… Eh? | #defcise
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So… I got a new sketchbook. One of the first few things I drew in it. Paper is pretty sh*t, but it was like $6 and I’m quite poor believe it or not. So here you are. | #defcise #2014 #sketchbook
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Wanted to post it before I scrapped it. | #workthatneverwill
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Line work | #workinprogress
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Making a larger work based off this sketch. I changed pretty much everything but the concept is there. | #workinprogress #weekendsOff
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Moleskin sketch in the Starbucks. That’s about the best you’ll get with 20 mins. | #sketch #defcise
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My purge of original artwork continues. Week two of my January art sale features 5 newer works for sale. Some personal favorites of mine. 7x10 illustration offered with or without a frame. Head over to www.defcise.bigcartel.com and buy them up before I get cold feet. | #artsale #defcise #illustration #january #2014
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Best of 2013 - www.defcise.com

This was an interesting year. Met a lot of interesting people (online). Made a few artistic acquaintances with some names I admire. Found some awesome work to revere and learn some new stuff try.

I feel like I grew quite a bit with my work this year, so did the base that likes it. I even had my first show this year, it was a quiet affair and I didn’t post much from it, I apologize, next year i will make up for that. Just really wanted to thank everyone again. I will grow and progress and you will be able to watch it all here. So to another year, here are some of my best posts.

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How You Gon’ Act
Graphite, Charcoal, and Acrylic on Toned paper
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I believe this is it for 2013. Hopefully in the new year I get comfortable with oils, push acrylics a little more and maybe dive into gouache. I’m looking to do some selling soon. Get rid of a few originals piling up. A nice home would do then some good. Plus what’s the point of creating them of they’re just to sit around in a closet?
It’s been a decent year with you all. I thank you and hope things get better from here.
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Your voice coming through the line, you’re not exactly by my side
Graphite, colored pencil, and Acrylic on Toned paper
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It has been a fairly good year, in regards to my art at least. I mean I’ve tried a few things, corrected a few things and just drew til I was tired. The good thing is the notice and respect of a few peers. I have been revering the work of a few that say they like my stuff and it really capped this year for me.
It means quite a bit to have people be receptive to my depictions of black men and women. At one time, I didn’t think anyone would. Finding a few blogs and discovering current black contemporary artist really instill some confidence in my direction and sticking to it. I really hope you all enjoyed what I have been showing and can’t wait for next year. Here’s to hoping I’m making something big of all of this. Thank you all and happy holidays.
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