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Journal Entry: Thu May 29, 2014, 1:53 PM
I can't believe you guys! :iconiloveit-plz:

Grit by MJWilliam

Thank you so very much to NebelelfeNaemy for suggesting, to jane-beata for featuring, and once again to MissKayaStock for providing the amazing reference image.

And of course, THANK YOU to all of you for your comments, faves, and watches. It means the world to me!





Cloud along the horizon II by Aixuan
Basehouse of Forecrest by Nonohara-Susu Where I Escape To by reylia

the tale about a golden orange by MukilteoCasualtie Sun-Kissed Madeline-reg by liangxinxin One Blessed Moment by sagefille20

Dryad by jeighdeigh young God by Helga-Hertz the clock and me by Glede



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  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Soundtracks
  • Reading: comments
  • Watching: Fringe
  • Playing: The Darkness II
  • Eating: sandwich
  • Drinking: tea


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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Livia-Stocco Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Astonishing work!
MJWilliam Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
Mastador Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
Great work, I have been a fan of your art for a long time, I like your shading and your drawing style because you put lots of detail in it. It's always good to see new works of yours. 
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the kind comments, I appreciate it! :love:
noro8 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for fave!
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure! :)
noro8 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
misscaribbean16 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
i love the way you use colors!
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
Katerina-Art Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Happy birthday dear Maria :party: all the best  xoxo
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