Drawing

Iceland Landscape

1 month ago   |   By Tommy Kane

When you drive across Iceland, you never see a single tree. This makes the landscape quite moody and alien. Plus eveything is so green. Not just green, but like 900 shades of green. One actually starts to meltdown from all the beauty. The land is very flat in places, which allows you to see for 50 miles in all directions. What happens is, you are seeing thunderstorms off to the right, sunny skies to the left, rainbows to the center, squalls to the rear. It is shifting and changing all the time. You might not believe this but on SEVERAL occations, I was in bright sunshine and it was raining...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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Creating Fantasy Architecture in Photoshop: Take your marker drawings to the...

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Pay Attention to the Time of Day When you Paint

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Male and female nude sk

Male and female nude sk

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Movie Sk

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