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... Since I last posted a journal entry. The passed year has been filled with all the new experiences that comes with becoming a parent, and I haven't had as much time or energy to pour into my paintings as I would have liked to. Anyhow, I'm now officially on parental leave, which seem to be even more time-consuming. I'm gonna try to discipline myself and find time to paint whenever I can.

I don't know how many of my watchers read these journals, but I'd like to know if any of you would like me to maybe update these more often and write about my process and thoughts in general? I'm also wondering if any of you are following me on instagram/facebook. I tend to post wip-pics there if anyone is interested.

instagram.com/karlsson_art
The Sleeper by DanielKarlsson
The Sleeper
Digital, Corel Painter, 2015.

Started out with some ambition, but grew tired halfway and kept it a bit rough. Still happy with the overall mood and expression. Used a photo of my son as reference.

Speedpaintingvideo here:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIB6hC…
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Rabid Santa by DanielKarlsson
Rabid Santa
Digital painting,Corel Painter, 2014.

Think of this simple piece as a holidaygreeting, from me to all of my friends, fans and followers. I really appreciate all and any support I get. I hope to be more productive next year...

Speedpaintingvideo here:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiyEfS…
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Daniel Karlsson
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
Sweden
I was born.
I figured out how to hold a pen.
I drew.
I liked it.
I hated it.
I liked it again.
I applied for artschools.
I got rejected.
I got angry.
I painted more.
I had an exhibition.
I am still painting.
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... Since I last posted a journal entry. The passed year has been filled with all the new experiences that comes with becoming a parent, and I haven't had as much time or energy to pour into my paintings as I would have liked to. Anyhow, I'm now officially on parental leave, which seem to be even more time-consuming. I'm gonna try to discipline myself and find time to paint whenever I can.

I don't know how many of my watchers read these journals, but I'd like to know if any of you would like me to maybe update these more often and write about my process and thoughts in general? I'm also wondering if any of you are following me on instagram/facebook. I tend to post wip-pics there if anyone is interested.

instagram.com/karlsson_art

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mshellee Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congrats on your baby boy. Sorry about all the lol's, but your artwork is fantastic, some made me laugh, some were odd, and some were creepy, but I like it. It was refreshing to see. Thank you Daniel!!
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DanielKarlsson Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, I'm happy to hear that you think so.:)
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ChelseaHantken Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015
Amazing work, I really enjoyed going through your gallery.
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DanielKarlsson Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! Your work is really great as well!:)
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VampiricAderindian Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dude, how did you get rejected for art school?!
Your drawings are awesome.
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DanielKarlsson Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hehe... Thank you! Swedens very few artschools have a very distinct and narrow idea of what is considered art. They are usually more about abstract paintings/concepts and performance art, in which the social/political idea and message is more important than the actual piece. My work probably falls more into the illustrative category, but the illustration-programs are not really in line with what i do either. For work-samples, when applying, they want you to do logotypes and layout-stuff.
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Disse86 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014
Snygga grejer! Fortsätt så!! :)
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DanielKarlsson Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Tackar! Du gör ju grymma grejer själv!:)
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Disse86 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Tack tack! :)
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ThomasRome Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Love your work, got yourself a new watcher.
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