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Dennis Rongo
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United States
Hello world!

THANK YOU FOR THE FAVORITES, COMMENTS AND ALSO THE LLAMAS! I appreciate every single one of them :).

I'm a .NET developer/programmer and I'm drawing as a hobby.

I gave up drawing back when I was a kid (like most people)...actually I've never taken it seriously and have recently started to pick it back up (summery 2012) and there's so much to learn. To be honest, the reason why I've taken it seriously now is because I enjoy the process or what I can do with the different mediums. I haven't drawn in a while that I forgot that I can actually draw (true story)...I'm still in that stage of exploration and realization of what art is all about, my strength and weaknesses. I don't consider myself an artist (just yet) as I don't feel that I'm good enough to be considered one.

I use traditional medium, Wacom tablet and the iPad interchangeably-- depending on the mood. I also try to switch the genre for variety so I don't get used to a certain type so it varies from time to time. I love portraits though and tend to do them more than others. I'm also trying to try other mediums and experiment with a lot of things so I still have tons to learn.

I'm here to learn as much as I can and get feedback as to how I can improve my drawings. My practice drawings can also be found at themenace.tumblr.com. My YouTube channel is the Menace channel.
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Hello everyone, I have a new video that I just uploaded to YouTube a couple of days ago and it's a timelapse (with commentary) on my latest portrait drawing. Please check it out and subscribe as I will be uploading more soon. :)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCMouQ…

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ArtByBryanna Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the watch! :hug:
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Pen-Tacular-Artist Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks for the watch, and your actually my 50th watcher which is the first milestone for me so thanks again.
I also like your gallery your really talented. And as your on my watch If you need any advice or tips feel free to ask me anytime.
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menacestudio Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I just read your bio and it sounds similar to mine which I also picked up drawing this year (2012) after maybe 12+ years of not drawing. Thank you for the compliment and keep doing what you're doing :). I'll definitely be keeping an eye on your work and ask guidance if I need it.
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Pen-Tacular-Artist Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
When i started drawing again and looked at the artists on here, my mind was blown. I just could not believe what they were creating.
But i slowly started to realise, you can have all the talent in the world, but the tools you use are just as crucial. So i spent lots on new equipment, especially the type of paper which is the most crucial. I've provided a list to others on my watch, so if your ever interested just ask and i will post it to you.
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menacestudio Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's funny that you mentioned the tools and I did my share of spending thousands in a period of 2-3 months buying and testing paper, pencils, inks, etc.
Since you mentioned it, do you have a list of tools (digital or traditional) that you recommend?
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daeesoo Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Student Photographer
Wonderful! Your impressive work gives me many inspirations, that is so helpful! I would share my favourite game with you in return. Just relax a bit! [link]
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Martin--Art Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the :+devwatch:
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vivalanat Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for the watch :D
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Telemaniakk Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much
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orabich Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the :+fav: IRON MAN.

:gallery: [link]
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