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Journal Entry: Tue Feb 2, 2016, 6:30 PM

Hello minions,


People have been asking me forever to post some videos of my work. So, I finally got around to it and joined the civilized modern society by starting a YouTube channel:


Not much on there right now, but I've got plans to add a lot more vids.

Visit, like, comment, subscribe! :iconpresentsplz:



Late for Work by Markelli Magical Winter Morning by MayumiOgihara just promise me by yapii Don't look back by XRlS The Little Match Girl by ManelleOliphant

Merry Christmas 2015 by tokyogenso Snow by GloriousRyan Christmas spirits by arventur The true Queen of the North by MikeAzevedo Hope by clair0bscur

snowing by thefirebomb
Lighten My Way by MarcoHeislersyrr_kamp_3 by gabsnowflakes by islandtime Last Christmas by ovidiupop



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Anti-Theft Ninja Stamp by sambeesHappily Married by StampsbyJenHL2 stamp by l0nd0nI Love My Music ::Stamp:: by himiko-hedgehogproud parent by SheilaBrinsonCoffee Emote Stamp by Mirz123Stop Whining, Start Parenting by MaruLovesStamps:: Liek thanks you :: by LiekClean up dA campaign stamp by RoxcessoriesI Want to Believe by manticorSushi Love Stamp by yanagi-sanLOST Stamp by dammitxsaraFirefly Stamp by ravekittenTattoo-junkie Stamp by RockGirl1582Im not pesimistic Im Realistic by stampystampyDA Stamps - YATTA by Loser-Kid05Titles by DragonLordKrisStamp, Not Enough Sleep by BriBriBlitzThanks for visitin by k-neloTraditional Art Stamp by darkartificerI love Horses by WishmasterAlchemistMedic Stamp by Wolf-Shadow77:thumb264605331:Procrastinators unite by OnigiriMonsterLolcat Stamp by Kezzi-RoseStamp: I love cats by jelloweenMarine Stamp : Family Member by AnnetteksMatrix stamp by KaazielObama Doh stamp by RedTusker.writing love. by PixieRiotFallout 3 Stamp by PrincessJadenI love Owls by WishmasterAlchemistSupernatural stamp by kshapiroDW TARDIS Stamp by TwilightProwlerI am allergic to bull by SheilaBrinsonDieting by lonelycrow9-11 Tribute Stamp by KahunaSniperWhere's My Super Suit Stamp by Teeter-EchidnaL4D2 - Ellis Stamp by KikiLimeRadioactive Stamp by PockyPerson32I Hate Summer Stamp by Skarlet-RavenPro Capitalist Stamp by RedTuskerI support OMNOMNOM by VovosuntRead Before You Comment by LeoLeonardo.: Art is my drug Stamp :. by Shien-Ra Game On by KyllianStamp- dA For Art Not Porn by aisucafeI love gasmasks by xnih1lo

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  • Mood: Daily Needs
  • Listening to: Diamond City Radio
  • Reading: The Southern Reach trilogy by Jeff Vandermeer
  • Watching: Revolution
  • Playing: Fallout 4
  • Eating: sandwich
  • Drinking: coffee


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Maria J. William
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Hi there, and welcome to my gallery! I'm a self-taught artist/illustrator, and I've been drawing and painting for as long as I can remember. I've been doing art professionally for about 12 years.

Many things have inspired and influenced my work, from the Far East to the Pre-Raphaelites to post-apocalyptic and steampunk fiction. I love to blend fantastic and real life elements. My work is mostly traditional, but I also do some digital art here and there. I'm a creativity junkie and can't live without making things and experimenting.

I believe we creative people are never truly complete, and continue learning and discovering ourselves for as long as we live. It's like a pilgrimage to our muses, and I'm enjoying mine for all it's worth, cracks in the road and all. I don't really care about pushing the envelope or being a visionary, I just like to paint pretty things that I hope will bring people joy.

I live in Brooklyn, NY with my husband, our two young sons, a trusty feline sidekick, and more books and movies than we have room for. When I'm not appeasing that finicky, fickle art muse, I hang out with my family, write novels I hope to someday publish, dabble in photography, and play a delicious profusion of violent videogames.

Thanks for looking, and alons-y!


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DriPoint Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2016   Digital Artist
:+fav: Much appreciated - many thanks!

(fantastic gallery here)
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure! And thanks for the kind words! :)
black-dog2008 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the  +fav ! I am a dummy! 

maybe/If you are interested
new graphic novel Golden Rain 
about Illuminati, world conspiracy and love...
Open access, weekly update!
FaceBook graphic novel PAGELa la la la 
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure! :heart:
black-dog2008 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Leyla5 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2015
thank you :) (Smile) 
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure! :heart:
VelioJosto Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2015
Many thanks for watching and frindship, and naturally many compliments on your work.
Best regards. 
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure, and thank you for the kind words on my work! :iconflyingheartsplz:
GrimDreamArt Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for watching me and faving my steampunk works :D
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