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Almost published by KatesIllustrations Almost published :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 1 0 illustration  by KatesIllustrations illustration :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 1 0 It's magic! by KatesIllustrations It's magic! :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 1 0 Cover for the second book in my zombie series by KatesIllustrations Cover for the second book in my zombie series :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 2 0 A Kiss by KatesIllustrations A Kiss :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 1 0 Mask by KatesIllustrations Mask :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 2 0 Peacock by KatesIllustrations Peacock :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 2 2 Chicken by KatesIllustrations Chicken :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 1 0 Dylan Thomas by KatesIllustrations Dylan Thomas :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 1 0 I am Groot by KatesIllustrations I am Groot :iconkatesillustrations:KatesIllustrations 2 0

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Untitled by dasTOK Untitled :icondastok:dasTOK 172 3
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A note to struggling artists
I recently had a talk with a good friend of mine who is just testing the waters with drawing, and it made me think about (in BNHA terms) my start-line. When I first started out, I had a conception of this straight shooting path towards what I believed to be “success.” But the more time I spent interacting with the art community, the more I doubted my original intentions. It seems simple now, having learned enough to draw what I want to, and having established myself in a comfortable fashion, but I remember how much I struggled with trying to figure out my purpose as an artist while at the same time battling style inconsistencies and mediocrity. 
The truth is, I still face the same problems today. It’s only that I have enough experience to look at this now, and just let myself create what I want to. Art is expression, and my way of dealing with uncertainty is to just let life take me wherever it wants to. Kind of a no brainer, but to be able to draw what you love
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Freedom by l3onnie Freedom :iconl3onnie:l3onnie 143 11
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Krita had some trouble
Things went so fast the last few days for Krita that I couldn't even manage to update you.
I don't want to bug you with a very long text here so I try to keep it short.
Krita had some issues with Dutch tax authorities and they treat them as a company, so they had to pay VAT.
End of the story is that Krita Foundation got a bill of 24.000 Euro.
Money that Krita just doesn't have: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SXm7DQAGfw4Qr1VrXln6LH10lHuv8oT04rKakQGlha0/edit#gid=0
This news distributed very quickly and the Community started to donate money and within a Day the fund goal was already reached.
You can read more about that here: https://krita.org/en/item/krita-foundation-in-trouble/
And here: https://krita.org/en/item/krita-foundation-update/
We want to thank all the people that donated and spread the word for us.
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Pencil portrait of an Ari girl by LateStarter63 Pencil portrait of an Ari girl :iconlatestarter63:LateStarter63 174 118 Steampunk Owl 2 by kiriOkami Steampunk Owl 2 :iconkiriokami:kiriOkami 232 34 Bullockornis by Kevcatalan Bullockornis :iconkevcatalan:Kevcatalan 158 12 the angel by MWeiss-Art
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I wuff you by Dozzye I wuff you :icondozzye:Dozzye 135 17 Chicken Enamel Pins by AngelaRizza Chicken Enamel Pins :iconangelarizza:AngelaRizza 219 14 Lucy by mcalandra Lucy :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 132 10 Pennywise by mcalandra Pennywise :iconmcalandra:mcalandra 714 56 Patience by jslattum Patience :iconjslattum:jslattum 366 43 after battle by TolyanMy after battle :icontolyanmy:TolyanMy 193 14

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I draw a lot of fan art. I can't help it. When I love a movie I find that I want to draw it. The only problem is what to do with the art after. I'm not sure...
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Kate Murray
Artist | Professional | Varied
United Kingdom
Kate has been drawing since she was a child, but it is only recently they she has realised that she is an illustrator. It sort of happened accidentally. She started illustrating her own books, and got asked to do a couple of others, then a cover, a corporate drawing, another cover… and suddenly she was an illustrator!

Kate specialises in drawing and ink, both traditionally and digitally. But will also work in watercolour, acrylic, oils and mixed media.
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SchwarzWieEbenholZ Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2017  Professional Photographer
Thanks for the watch! Hug
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KatesIllustrations Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Professional General Artist
No problem at all xx
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