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Hello everyone !


I don't post much journal but I think that for once I have enough important things to say to write one. ^-^


- First, I want to thank you all for your kindness and I am really grateful to the DD I received lately on my big painting of Tanathin and the Passeur.
.:: A new day is rising ::. by Maiwenn
I am SO HONOURED! ;-; And welcome here to all my new watchers !!! :heart::heart::heart:


- The second big news is that I got married this week-end, on the valentine day, hahahaha ! X'D It has been a very simple but warm marriage with no stress, so it was just perfect to become a very nice memory.:heart :


- I am leaving France next week to live at Seoul for one year, to learn Korean ! So, my life will probably be quite chaotic and silent for the upcoming months, but well... since my presence here has always been chaotic and silent, I'm not sure you'd notice any change ! XD;;;

I'll probably be more active on my tumblr, like usual. ^^


I'm done !

Enjoy your day !:w00t:

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My Tumblr : underleaves.tumblr.com/
My webcomic : be-twin.smackjeeves.com/
COMMISSIONS ARE CLOSED. Thank you :heart:

  • Mood: Optimism
  • Listening to: Beast
  • Reading: Wolf riders
  • Watching: Paranorman
  • Playing: Nothin
  • Eating: maple sirup & walnut cupcakes
  • Drinking: Dargeeling tea

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Maiwenn
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Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
France
Current Residence: Near Montpellier (France)

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.:: Kernunos ::. by Maiwenn
.:: Kernunos ::.
Sketch bust commission for :iconfaunisphere:, Kernunos belongs to her. ^v^
I had so much fun on this com that I couldn't stop myself! I need more horned deities in my artistic life... ;v;~:heart:
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Hello everyone !


I don't post much journal but I think that for once I have enough important things to say to write one. ^-^


- First, I want to thank you all for your kindness and I am really grateful to the DD I received lately on my big painting of Tanathin and the Passeur.
.:: A new day is rising ::. by Maiwenn
I am SO HONOURED! ;-; And welcome here to all my new watchers !!! :heart::heart::heart:


- The second big news is that I got married this week-end, on the valentine day, hahahaha ! X'D It has been a very simple but warm marriage with no stress, so it was just perfect to become a very nice memory.:heart :


- I am leaving France next week to live at Seoul for one year, to learn Korean ! So, my life will probably be quite chaotic and silent for the upcoming months, but well... since my presence here has always been chaotic and silent, I'm not sure you'd notice any change ! XD;;;

I'll probably be more active on my tumblr, like usual. ^^


I'm done !

Enjoy your day !:w00t:

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

My Tumblr : underleaves.tumblr.com/
My webcomic : be-twin.smackjeeves.com/
COMMISSIONS ARE CLOSED. Thank you :heart:

  • Mood: Optimism
  • Listening to: Beast
  • Reading: Wolf riders
  • Watching: Paranorman
  • Playing: Nothin
  • Eating: maple sirup & walnut cupcakes
  • Drinking: Dargeeling tea
.:: Keyne ::. by Maiwenn
.:: Keyne ::.
Sketch commission for Kaelig (offered by :iconharue-ya: ), Keyne belongs to her. ^v^
Keyne is a strong-minded woman, living in a post apocalyptic world. She's often mistaken for a men and looks a bit older than her age.
It was really challenging to draw this kind of androgynous character because I was affraid to do her too manly.  ^^; But I'm really happy of how she came out! :)
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.:: A new day is rising ::. by Maiwenn
.:: A new day is rising ::.
Happy New year everyone!!! I am a dummy! 
May this one be full of joy, creativity, love and friendship! *Puts "My little pony"'s ost on*

This illustration has actually been done as a christmas gift for my sister who wanted a personalised puzzle. And she asked me for... Tanathin and the Passeur! :happybounce:

So, here they are! Tany and the Passeur are playing some kind of meditative game that is only possible to play at dawn (what else for sleepless nights regulars..? Wink/Razz  ) when the dew is there. The purpose is to form patterns on a drop from mosaics made with butterfly scales or pieces of beetles shells (which shiiiine). This is an activity to share while discussing more than a real game. The meditative aspect lies in the fact that as the water will evaporate, the mosaic will change. Each one has to adapt himself to the new pattern without fighting and to agree that in the end, it is always Mother Nature who has the last word on the final work.

About the bizarre stones on the floor, Tan and his friend are actually in a kind of cemetery.
The community of the high cliff doesn't bury their dead, it's insects which usually carry them away. Everyone mourns on its own way, but it's common practice to carve or to paint plates of stone or wood with... what everyone wants. Some draw a pattern that has meaning for them, others write the name of the deceased or outright tell a story or his feelings for the missing person, there is no constant. Often, these "stelaes" are entrusted to the passeur, who is the last doctor and untertaker of the community. Each Passeur has created differents cemeteries over generations and this one chose a place where the community's memory could watch the sunrise for eternity.

Otherwise, concerning insects, on the top left is the familiar of the Passeur, a burying beetle (nicrophorus vespillo). Behind Tanathin, his mount is a male Scorpionfly (Panorpa germanica) , which can't help but rummage in Tany's mosaics and to get them glued on the muzzle! =P (Razz) 
And wherever Tany goes, you will find ants. So, it is not very clear but one of them is lounging in lichen on the back, as a big cat, while another has its head patted by Tany's toes.

I always dreamed to paint some kind of big scene like this one and even though it has been reeeeeeeeeally long to complete, I'm really happy of the experience. It's the second illustration for which I use only gouache instead of Watercolor and I think I definitely fell in love with gouache. ;v;~:heart:
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.:: Inktober 2014 - Zebra centaur ::. by Maiwenn
.:: Inktober 2014 - Zebra centaur ::.
I really like this one so I wanted to post it alone too.
That's all for today folks! \o/
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NoNoS Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014
Hello, je suis retombée sur une photo de votre stand en 2012... ^^ 
nonos.deviantart.com/art/Oxymo…
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Maiwenn Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Mon dieu que le temps passe vite! XD;
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NoNoS Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
Haaaay oui ^^'
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Ammyna Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Ayé, posté : ammyna.deviantart.com/art/La-j…
J'espère que ça te plairas ! 
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Maiwenn Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:hug::hug::hug:
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Ammyna Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Bon anniversaire ! :> J'aurais aimé poster ton cadeau aujourd'hui mais ça devras attendre demain ou après demain pasqu'il est pas fini, désoulé ;u; 
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Maiwenn Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Haaaaaan! Merciiii! C'est déjà tellement gentil de prendre le temps de me dessiner quelque chose. ;3; *hugs*
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Ammyna Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
De rien, de rien :> 
Haha mais non, ça me fait plaisir ! *hugs* 
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RiCHaD0Z Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy B-day :cake: keep up the awesomenes XD
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Maiwenn Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you SO MUCH! :hug:
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