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Our Cat, Meeko by AceOfKeys72
Our Cat, Meeko
A few days ago my housemate got a three month old cat named Meeko. This is the first cat i've ever had (technically its her cat but since we live together its a shared responsibility). He's still getting used to living with everyone, everyone being four people and two corgis, but we are all adapting. He definintely seems pretty predetorial at times and seems like a little hunter. I look forward to drawing him more.
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After Dinner Still Life by AceOfKeys72
After Dinner Still Life
My first piece I've done in over a month. It's pretty simple but i like doing sketches like this. I'll have to try more as draw more.
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For the past few weeks i've noticed a crop of My DeviantArt Stories here. At first I didn't pay much attention to it but I found out it was to celebrate 14 years of DA. Also you get a neat little badge but I doubt I'll get one at this point. However I think doing reflections like this is good for you.

I started DA w a different account four years ago but it wasn't high quality work.  I only started drawing seriously back in July 2010. I learned about DA and thought it was a good way to keep myself accountable with my progress. Funny i say this because I haven't been doing a lot this month. After a few months my first account fell into disuse. I didn't make time for it or to improve my art. Eventually I started up my current account with my friend. Sadly she stopped drawing altogether but i continued.

I always felt insecure that my work would be overshadowed by digital art since quality and interest was better, but I stuck with traditional to improve my skills. I would practice the basics, focusing on Realism, do warm ups, draw still-lifes, animals, plants, large objects like cars and houses, but rarely draw people. However i decided to challenge this by drawing people using google image. Over four years I've made a lot of progress, met different people, made some friends and changed a lot of my thinking and way of doing things. I've started to appreciate the work I put into, take the time to reach out to people here. Now drawing is something I really enjoy doing and its become a hobby I take pride in.

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AceOfKeys72
Traveling the Path Made for Me
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United States
:bulletblue: My mission statement for my account is to use my account to expand my horizons of what art is and to develop my skills as an artist, to learn from others and possibly teach others to develop their skills as artists.

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Favourite style of art: Post/Impressionist
Operating System: Windows 7-vista can kiss my ass
MP3 player of choice: ipod mcuh
Shell of choice: wha?
Skin of choice: mine
Favourite cartoon character: Yusei Fudo
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This is my first donation pool, but my goal is to save up to buy something from the store. I haven't decided what yet but I'm not afraid to share the wealth

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JoostvanD:iconjoostvand:
Thanks for the watch and i'm glad to hear you like my gallery.
Thu Feb 21, 2013, 1:17 PM
yuusuke05:iconyuusuke05:
how are you dude its been so many years
Wed Feb 20, 2013, 8:56 PM
hentist:iconhentist:
hi. thanks for visiting my gallery.
Sat Feb 16, 2013, 1:07 AM
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Mon Dec 24, 2012, 7:02 PM
AceOfKeys72:iconaceofkeys72:
hi hiiiii!
Sat Oct 27, 2012, 11:03 AM
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Fri Oct 12, 2012, 10:22 PM
The-human-wolf:iconthe-human-wolf:
(i howl)!!!!!!!!!!!!! there's my shout XD .w.
Mon Aug 6, 2012, 1:31 PM
xXLostPaintingsOx:iconxxlostpaintingsox:
y u no comment n my new pieces?
Sun May 13, 2012, 10:19 PM
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WHAT? no shout out?!?! RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWR
Sun May 6, 2012, 7:23 PM
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:iconthe-human-wolf:
The-human-wolf Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Student Digital Artist
happy halloween!
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AceOfKeys72 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol thanks i hope you had a good one ;)
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The-human-wolf Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
mostly home and school and finishing the halloween pic X3
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ImpotentRage Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, I know you've been having a shitty couple weeks so watch this www.crunchyroll.com/orenchi-no… and maybe it'll make you feel better. It's short, sweet and stupid cute. :meow:
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AceOfKeys72 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the link and sorry for late reply, i'll check it out ;)
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ImpotentRage Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's ok. I know you've been having troubles lately. I hope everything is okay.
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bluesofmysoul Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014
Thank you so much for the fav!!
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AceOfKeys72 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you are very welcome ;)
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The-human-wolf Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav bro.
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AceOfKeys72 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're very welcome bro ;P)
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