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Richard
United States
Current Residence: Greetings Earthlings. Since I've landed on your planet I morphed into a nYc, UsA humanoid.
Favourite genre of music: Too eclectic to channel
Favourite photographer: You & Elliott Erwitt, Sebastiao Salgado, Gary Winogrand, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange
Skin of choice: Any that keeps the blood from spilling out
Favourite cartoon character: Stitch because he looks like my French Bull Dogs, Happyjack & Applejack
Personal Quote: When does the monster come out and get everybody
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A Gifted Talent XXXV...Mark

Journal Entry: Fri Oct 10, 2014, 11:51 AM
Dear friends of the arts please allow me to introduce to you Mark and his digitally abstract impressionistic art. Some of you may already know of Mark's work but for those of you who don't…do take the time to visit his gallery. A rewarding trip I'm sure you'll find it to be.
I am not qualified to go into the techniques of Mark's creative process. I can only judge my opinions based on how the art affects me emotionally upon viewing. Does it strike emotional chords within me? Sincerely he art does. Time and again.
I find his work to be mainly impressionistic abstract in nature. There is another whole world going on deep inside the literal, yet subtle, subjects he creates. His work is precise, intelligent and designed with a seemingly conceptional purpose in mind. Each viewer can and will take away their very own interpretation of the world he digitally paints using color, texture and brush stroke as the tools to transport us from commonly used harsh lines to a softer impressionistic palette of gentle color and form. Mark's work also has a unique hook...it glows from within. Now that's very cool.
Much is said about "heart" and "soul" in many works seen here on DA. I think Mark hits that…well, hits that mark every time. Each image is so representative of his creatively talented minds eye which can only belong to that of a true artist.

Without further ado, may I present to you from the United States…

:iconmarcusgravus:

violence sucks by marcusgravus

some flowers at sunset by marcusgravus red hut by marcusgravus flight of fancy by marcusgravus

surge by marcusgravus

night vision by marcusgravus the pond in moon shadow by marcusgravus blue light by marcusgravus

The Wreck of the Mary Elizabeth by marcusgravus

ephemeral by marcusgravusboundaries by marcusgravus  a copse by marcusgravus

a walk in the country by marcusgravus

blue elephants by marcusgravus column in blue by marcusgravus pitcher and wooden spoon by marcusgravus

circa 1917 by marcusgravus

Stonehaven by marcusgravus tapestry by marcusgravus winter bleak by marcusgravus

a room to let by marcusgravus

dogma by marcusgravuspeppermint by marcusgravus coffee and contemplation by marcusgravus

five moons by marcusgravus

flowers in a straw basket by marcusgravus radiation man by marcusgravus feeling small by marcusgravus

partitions by marcusgravus

antiquities shoppe by marcusgravus pitcher black by marcusgravus a quorum by marcusgravus

I hope you can afford the time to visit Mark's gallery soon.
It's a trip worth taking and as always...admission is free on DA.

I would like to say to my friends and watchers that if I haven't featured you, it by no means implies that your work doesn't warrant it.
I am easily the biggest procrastinator around. Forgive me...I hope to get to it eventually.
So many of you sincerely deserve solo shows as well.
Also I want to note that I try, in these journals, to highlight the talented work of the unsung artists of DA :thumbsup:

This Journal Skin was designed by Night-Beast
  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: Psychedelic '60s
  • Reading: White House Diary by Jimmy Carter
  • Watching: Lord of the Rings (again and again and again)
  • Drinking: Hah! That's a loaded question

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JocelyneR Featured By Owner 1 hour ago
Thank you ever so much for the faves, Richard, I appreciate it!  :heart: :hug:
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Phototubby Featured By Owner 10 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 9 hours ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Peter  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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saperlipop Featured By Owner 11 hours ago
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Hi Richard :wave: thanks bunches for the :+fav: on The Archaeologists :blowkiss:
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 9 hours ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Maddy...more please  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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m-gosia Featured By Owner 13 hours ago
Heart +fav +fav +fav Smac by Digithalie  The UltimaGamer3000 Icon by luisbc   
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 9 hours ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Gosia  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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Campo-Diaz Featured By Owner 13 hours ago
Thank you so much for the +fav.
Regards,
Emilio
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 9 hours ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Emilio  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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ansdesign Featured By Owner 13 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for your kind faving Richard!  I'm feeling really honoured. :heart:
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 9 hours ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Ans  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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amiejo Featured By Owner 14 hours ago
Richard, merci une fois encore :+fav: The Heirs by amiejo :hug: :rose:
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 9 hours ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Marie-Jo  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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Bark Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Professional Writer
Thank you!
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 16 hours ago
NP...you're welcome. Well written. Thx 4 the thx.
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creapicform Featured By Owner 22 hours ago
Richard, thank you very much again for the fav:)
and for the watch:sun:
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 16 hours ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: excellent work  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
Which name are you called > Wieslaw or Piesak?
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surrealistic-gloom Featured By Owner 23 hours ago
Thank you ever so much for the favourites, Richard!  :hug:
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 16 hours ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Gloom :heart:  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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mangaman892 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
thanx for the fave!
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Man  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Most :iconwelcomeplztoo: Edie  Peace Icon For grabbs by 1j9j9j6
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1001G Featured By Owner 1 day ago
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KellyNGin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Traditional Artist
One Last Autumnal Ramble I by Trippy4U  May the traveling begin....!!!!
The most touching autumn shot I have ever seen :heart:
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