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Pet portraits, dragons, school assignments, random tomfoolery... who knows what you'll see!


Phew... I have been working almost non-stop with my new job, and it's certainly been an extremely steep learning curve! A word of advice to 3D modelers in training: be sure to know how to make spec and bump maps, and to even just about them (I didn't)! I've been incredibly stressed out and struggling to manage myself in a no-holds-barred, get-everything-done-as-soon-as-possible environment, working a number of 11-12 hour days, but I'm beginning to find a balance between work with crazy deadlines and my physical and emotional health. I have a really nasty tendency to work as long as I have to to get something done, and along with some lapses back into guilt-tripping and anxiety due to needing to re-do some things had me feeling really bad and burning out terrifically. Thankfully I've recuperated some, and am enjoying the small amount of breathing space to write this journal with! I'm still trying to manage my anxiety, for sure.

So certainly, be warned for those who can't work without a schedule and forced times for breaks - work in the visual effects business may not be for you!
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Dogma Debate
  • Reading: The Portable Atheist - Christopher Hitchens
  • Watching: Tutorials XP
  • Playing: The Binding of Isaac
  • Eating: Dried figs
  • Drinking: water


Stephanie Dziezyk
United States
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Hello everyone! I am a pet portrait artist, fantasy artist, somewhat of an animal/wildlife artist, animal-lover and graduated college student with a Studio Art major, and Zoology and Art History minor. I hope to create wildlife and fantasy illustrations in the future as well as research animals, preferably birds, fish, or reptiles. You may know me most distinctly for my Romanian Three-Tail dragons, and my draconic alter-ego Leccathu Fürvicael.

I genuinely enjoy interweaving zoology and imagination; the application of scientific knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics, behavior, and ecology to the creation of seemingly impossible animals is an avocation that strongly reflects my passionate and curious personality. To share my love of these distinct realities with others, I utilize graphite, acrylics, oils, digital painting, and even 3-dimensional models, bringing to visual life wholly new creations that, while completely fabricated, appear plausible. I can display and share with others the intricacies of how muscles interact to make limbs move, the hunting techniques of some abyssal leviathan, the anatomy of bizarre six-limbed mammals, and show how dragons could truly fly.

I hope that you enjoy your stay here, and please ask me questions, leave comments, critique my ideas, or anything of the like! I'll keep uploading new material here, and who knows where my adventures will take me. Thank you for stopping by!

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Thank you so much for the :+fav:s Happy Easter by KmyGraphic
Leccathu me luv! Are you open for commissions??? I have a new character I am dying to get on paper!! :O
Aidan-Partridge Mar 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the favourite!  :D
onetruth Mar 15, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the Fave!
Aidan-Partridge Mar 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Wow, it's an honour to have it added to that folder, Thank you for the favourite!!! :D
You are most welcome! <3
VampirePat Mar 9, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you for the fave!
Aw - thank you! :3
VampirePat Mar 13, 2014  Student General Artist
Welcome! ^w^
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