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Carter Magdelin - Dungeons and Dragons by The-Golem-Armada Carter Magdelin - Dungeons and Dragons :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 0 0 Snails Bookmark by The-Golem-Armada Snails Bookmark :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 3 0 Seashells by The-Golem-Armada Seashells :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 2 0 Penguins revisited by The-Golem-Armada Penguins revisited :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 3 0 Giraffe Bookmark by The-Golem-Armada Giraffe Bookmark :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 1 0 Sara Ryder - ATC by The-Golem-Armada Sara Ryder - ATC :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 1 2 Jiji - ATC by The-Golem-Armada Jiji - ATC :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 1 0 The Holly Fairy - ATC by The-Golem-Armada The Holly Fairy - ATC :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 2 0 Catching the Light Changing by The-Golem-Armada Catching the Light Changing :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 1 0 Calcifer - ATC by The-Golem-Armada Calcifer - ATC :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 2 0 More Kindling for the Fire by The-Golem-Armada More Kindling for the Fire :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 4 0 On the Outskirts of the Barracks by The-Golem-Armada On the Outskirts of the Barracks :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 0 0 Body at Dawn by The-Golem-Armada Body at Dawn :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 0 0 Into the Night by The-Golem-Armada Into the Night :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 3 0 Everything Can Be Hacked by The-Golem-Armada Everything Can Be Hacked :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 9 0 Imitate the Sculptor by The-Golem-Armada Imitate the Sculptor :iconthe-golem-armada:The-Golem-Armada 1 0

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What a beautiful set of pieces. Despite the change in time, your color palette complements in both pieces, making it logical and impact...


Great use of line. That's sometimes difficult with acrylics. I also love your composition sensibilities and color palette. Very holisti...

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The-Golem-Armada
Zachary Melisi
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
Art, stories, musings, and militant governance over a squadron of tiny granite soldiers.
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I've always thought that stories were important. As tools, as communication, as exploration of ideas, it doesn't really matter, because I can't seem to stop making them.

Like loose change they slip out of my pockets and ring out when they hit the street, and and I'm always shaking them out of bedsheets and cereal boxes and from in between the pages of old books.

I think they are important, so I try to make my art (in whatever media), with a sharp enough edge that it cuts a window into those stories to let in just a little more light. That's what I think art is good at, and it's useful because it let's somebody else take a peek inside if they want.

So anyway, if you want, here is a story.
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I take commissions, and pieces featured in this gallery are for sale.
Please message me here or at zachmelisi@gmail.com for more information.
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Carter Magdelin - Dungeons and Dragons

A Dungeons & Dragons character commissioned by my brother

Carter Magdelin is a half-elf cleric. An acolyte of the goddess Sune, he wields a mace and a fashion sense that doesn't seem to preclude cursed objects.

Pen and ink. 2017
© Dungeons & Dragons is the property of Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. and Carter belongs to my brother.

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Penguins revisited
Coming back to my Arctic/Antarctic series for a friend who loves penguins. A copy/enlargement of this piece.

Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae)
Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) 

5"x5"
Watercolor. 2018
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Wow! Has it been a long time since I made a journal. I'm trying to keep up momentum in 2018, with hopefully a consistent posting schedule, more social media participation, revisiting old stuff, and new formats I'm going to try like this one.
The goal is to feature my own work (And that of others) in sets to kind of draw the lines between works that might not have been uploaded together, inspirational stuff I've found, etc.

The short of it being: here's a piece with focus areas and angle shots. Does this work, and if not how can I do it better?

Imitate the Sculptor by The-Golem-Armada

    

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citytoon Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi
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The-Golem-Armada Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2017  Professional General Artist
Hi! :wave:
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citytoon Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how r u
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The-Golem-Armada Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2017  Professional General Artist
I'm super good. And yourself?
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SiwySzczur Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2017
Nice gallery:)
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The-Golem-Armada Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much
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SiwySzczur Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017
No problem, I like good art:) I invite you to my gallery:)If you like my work, watch me :)
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3wyl Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! :wave:

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V-L-A-D-I-M-I-R Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2016  Professional
THANKS so much for the inspiring comment, much appreciated!
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The-Golem-Armada Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2017  Professional General Artist
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