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Thomas Biedermann
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Australia
Hi,
I am a French artist and traveller, currently living in Australia after 2 years in the USA and 6 months in China.

I work mainly with traditional media (pencil, pen/brush and ink, watercolor and acrylics) and love illustrating Fantasy, Dark/Horror and Sci/Fi universes. The two other main areas of my work are portraits and travel sketches/landscapes.

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I am open for commissions. See mourkhayn.deviantart.com/journ… for details
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Current Residence: Australia
Favourite genre of music: Baroque, Jazz
Favourite style of art: Dark, Realistic, Semi-realistic
Favourite cartoon character: Freakazoid, Pinky and the Brain
Personal Quote: I am but the merest atom... of Infinity
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Commission - character concept 5 by Mourkhayn
Commission - character concept 5
Another concept for one of BugMasterD's characters.

Brief: 
Another beetle-kin warrior, only this one to mimic the Dynastes Granti, where the horn on the beetle's head, is on his helmet, and the spike on the beetle's back, will be simply an elongated handle for a greatsword strapped to his back(I believe somewhat similar to the handle of a zweihander? By greatsword, I mean a blade the same size as an average human, both in eight and width.


But his primary equipment is forged from a pair of beetle elytra. (Each large enough to cover his entire body.) However, the one on his right arm has a crude, low quality painting of a woman on her knees, sobbing into her hands. Facing towards the shield on his left arm. And the shield on his left arm has a tall standing man, body facing towards the other shield, arms crossed as if for disappointment.

But otherwise, his armor consists of heavy, plated armor with a spike on each elbow and knee.

Can you also put blood splatters on the shields, around the crude drawings?


Pencil on paper, A4 format

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Commission - character concept 4 by Mourkhayn
Commission - character concept 4
Another concept for one of BugMasterD's characters.

Brief: 
On one side, just a generic, beautiful woman in a dress. Long hair, maybe a //little// leg showing. 


However, on the other side. A horrific, chitinous beast. A slab of exoskeleton that resembles a human face over its ordinary insectoid face with pincer-like mandibles, compound eyes. The body shape of a queen. (Three segments, abdomen much fatter.) four legs, each long and spindly. Her antennae long, with sharp tips(Much like the last segment of a scorpion's tail.) On her middle segment, raptorial arms similar to those of mantids And two sets of wings, long and veiny like dragonfly wings.


Pencil on paper, A4 format

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Commission - character concept 3 by Mourkhayn
Commission - character concept 3
Another concept for one of BugMasterD's characters.

Brief: 
Just a hovering robe. (Hood up, casting shadow over the face.) But where the hands and legs SHOULD be, just put a bunch of tiny, little dots (To signify a swarm of flies. 
Maybe hanging from the robe, show decomposing body part(s). Essentially the food source of the flies.

Pencil on paper, A4 format

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Commission - character concept 2 by Mourkhayn
Commission - character concept 2
Another concept for one of BugMasterD's characters.

Brief: 
Another human, one suited up in armor. His helmet would mimic the head of a stag beetle. (Most accurate example would be a male Lucanus Elaphus.) The mandibles, I would like to be shorter, straighter, but still spiky. Roughly about half of the man's height. However, I only want one mandible attached to the helmet, the other to be in his hand. His chest wear to appear as if chainmail-esque,(If could, make look as if bunch of beetle exoskeletons stuck together, like the other commission's sash. But covering his entire upper body.) His gauntlets would seem rather heavier, with small spikes at the knuckles. His greaves also have spikes at the knee covering. 

Pencil on paper, A4 format

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Commission - character concept by Mourkhayn
Commission - character concept
A concept for one of BugMasterD's characters.

Brief: 
This man, dressed in typical wanderer clothing. A hood casting a shadow over his mask. His mask, itself is the mimicry of a "Warrior Wasp." A large, torn up coat that reaches down to his knees, with the strings loose(Exposed shirt just generic). (With fur around the neck of his coat.) His pants unable to be seen between boot and the bottom of his tattered coat. And a sash from his right shoulder, to left hip with several, headless beetle exoskeletons hanging from the material. 

Pencil on paper, A4 format

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Critiques

Broken by NicoMorelos

Hello NicoMorelos, This drawing really has something interesting about it. The expression in these huge eyes really drew me into the pi...

Natalie Portman Portrait by DeviouslyInked

Hi Deviouslylinked, Overall, you did a pretty good job on this portrait. Kudos for tackling one of the most iconic actors around and do...

Pigeon by KatieAmiot

Bonjour Katie, For a first time with a new medium, this is a pretty good work! Getting a good contrast and mid-tones is hard with pen a...

The second issue of ICON is out, featuring more arts and cultural projects from all around Australia, as well as an exclusive interview with NSW Minister for the Arts George Souris.  

You can preview the contents and order your copy on: iconmagazine.com.au/contents-i…

***2 ICON.Cover.Website by Mourkhayn   

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3wyl Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
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Luna-Fantasma Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello :kiss: how've you been? :hug:
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Mourkhayn Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey!
I've been busy travelling, working on my art and looking for jobs in Australia.
How about you? How are college and life treating you right now?
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Luna-Fantasma Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I am fine, I have a couple of weeks hollidays now :D :D And you? have you been traveling? great! I wish I could.
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Mourkhayn Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Glad to hear things are getting better for you. What was the final verdict about your study units? Have they been validated or will you have to wait for another year or so?

I've only been going on small trips, barely a couple hundred kilometer one way, but it is still quite nice to explore other places!
Do you have plans for these 2 weeks of holidays?

Take care!
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CrazedShitakes Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013
Random howdy!
:wave:
how are you?
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Mourkhayn Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm all good thank you :)
How about you?
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Axcido Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello ^_^ great gallery!


I want to invite you at my page
I start a poll ... please vote ---------> [link]


And if you have time... a comment or a fave of my new draw [link]
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Mourkhayn Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks!
How long have you been self-training in drawing? Your gallery is amazing!
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Eledhwen-Stock Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The results of the contest are here: [link]

Thank you again for your participation ! :iconcocoglompplz:
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