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Happy 2014!

Journal Entry: Tue Dec 31, 2013, 7:21 PM
Happy New Year, peeps. Let's make it a great one.




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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, two trusty feline sidekicks, 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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I saw your work at WillyCon this weekend and very nearly broke my personal "No Buy" rule (specifically for vending/working a con) for several pieces.  May you have done well--you deserve to! :)
MJWilliam Apr 7, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! I hope you're having a good time, I love that con and the people there. :)
maxoupc Mar 26, 2014  New member
Thanks a lot for favorite ! :D (Big Grin) 
MJWilliam Mar 27, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure! :)
davidrak Mar 24, 2014  Professional General Artist
Your drawings are awesome. Heart  Thanks for a lot of inspiration.
MJWilliam Mar 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank YOU for the kind words! :love:
:bow: Thanks a lot!!
MJWilliam Feb 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure! :)
noro8 Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for faves!
MJWilliam Feb 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
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