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Look Ma, I Made an Oil Painting! by JaceyKing Look Ma, I Made an Oil Painting! :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 6 0 Figure Drawing 4 by JaceyKing
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Violin Still Life by JaceyKing Violin Still Life :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 6 5 Paper Craft Gift by JaceyKing Paper Craft Gift :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 0 0 I dunno.... by JaceyKing I dunno.... :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 0 0 Edwardian Girl by JaceyKing Edwardian Girl :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 0 0 Let It Rain by JaceyKing Let It Rain :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 1 0 Sarah by JaceyKing Sarah :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 20 9 Untitled 1 by JaceyKing Untitled 1 :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 2 0 Killing People Never Bothered Me Anyway....? by JaceyKing Killing People Never Bothered Me Anyway....? :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 5 4 I Would Like, If I May.... by JaceyKing I Would Like, If I May.... :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 1 0 Harley Quinn by JaceyKing Harley Quinn :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 7 2 Ground Control to... Doctor Who? by JaceyKing Ground Control to... Doctor Who? :iconjaceyking:JaceyKing 4 0

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Look Ma, I Made an Oil Painting!
So this is the first time that I've done a painting outside of my oil painting class and without the aid of my teacher. Also my first time painting a human. After having some childhood closure with Samurai Jack I wanted to do something Japanese (I thought she was a Geisha but I think she might be a Maiko, a Geisha in training. Anybody know for sure?), and I thought, since her skin would be white, that it would be easy. BOY WAS I SO WRONG. SO WRONG. The hair pieces nearly killed me. And I just couldn't make the kimono convincing to save my life. In the end, I just had to wash my hands of it (I've been working on her for over a month). I might still do some tweaking, like her nose I think may be a little broken-looking, and the border is so crooked (I flipped the picture and yikes, it is soooo crooked. That needs to be fixed), but I will save that for another day. 

I wanted the border to be white initially, but I was reusing an old canvas sheet and, there would have been the right size for it, but it was dirty, so I used the black to cover it up. 

It's not as good as I hoped, but it's better than I expected, and I am tired, but I am pleased. Gives me hope that my next will be even better. Anybody have any thoughts or comments? Any hints on how to improve? I appreciate critique (and I think it's silly here on DA that you have to "request" critique). 

Oil on Canvas Pad
16X20
20-30 hrs. 
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My "Newest Deviation" spot on my profile looks so nice with all of those mature content filters.... :p 
Figure Drawing 3
I really liked this model, I think she was my favorite of the semester. Too bad we only had her one day.... 
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So, I've become a fan of :iconsolarsands: and his youtube series "Browsing DeviantArt," and I've decided to start taking up his challenge by offering real constructive criticism to other artists here on DA. I know I am just a beginner myself, but I feel like not enough people leave real criticism (without having to "request" a critique, which I think is silly) and help each other improve, and I feel like anybody can criticize, because even an amateur chef can tell when something doesn't taste good and could use work. (And let's be honest, saying "Man this sucks" or "OMG THIS IS SO KAWAII I LUFF IT SO MUCH!" doesn't really count as 'Constructive Criticism')

I'm trying to be as helpful and honest as I can, and I hope I'm not offending anybody, I just know we all can improve, and I'd like to see our community improve. 

If anybody sees any of my work and would like to offer criticism, please do! I know I have a long way to go and am trying to improve in whatever way I can. I know some things I need to work on already, but some insight from other artists would be most helpful and welcome! 
  • Listening to: The Fellowship of the Ring- Audiobook
  • Reading: Same.
  • Eating: Anything, I wish. I am starving.

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Jacey King
Artist | Student | Varied
United States
Total Weirdness since 1993

Current Residence: Middle-Earth... I wish.
Favourite genre of music: Rock'n'Roll Baby! And anything Pre-20th century
Favourite style of art: Any kind so long as it looks good
Operating System: The Human Body
Favourite cartoon character: Calvin and Hobbes
Personal Quote: "All we are is dust in the wind... Dude."

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Artistic-Ana Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for making my art your favorite.
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JaceyKing Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2017  Student General Artist
You're very welcome! 
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NikosBoukouvalas Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2017
 Thanks for the fav! Glad you liked my work! Take care! 
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JaceyKing Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2017  Student General Artist
You're very welcome!!! :D
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Vulpa-Art Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the Fav! :)
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JaceyKing Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Student General Artist
You're welcome! Thank you for the lovely art!
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Hemhet Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017
Thank you for the fav :)
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JaceyKing Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017  Student General Artist
You're very welcome!!! 
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ChibiPyro Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2017  Student Artisan Crafter
Thank you for faving my artisan craft works! I am glad you like it!:heart::huggle:
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JaceyKing Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2017  Student General Artist
You're welcome! Thank you for making the cool stuff!
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