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Noel Fielding by Kaliska-Dyami Noel Fielding :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 2 0 Migraine Bee by Kaliska-Dyami Migraine Bee :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 18 11 Reluctant Win by Kaliska-Dyami Reluctant Win :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 6 0 I Can't Lean Any Further Back. by Kaliska-Dyami I Can't Lean Any Further Back. :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 3 2 I've Got My Serious Hat On. by Kaliska-Dyami I've Got My Serious Hat On. :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 2 4 Richard Ayoade by Kaliska-Dyami Richard Ayoade :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 1 0 Progression of work - Robert Downey Jr. by Kaliska-Dyami Progression of work - Robert Downey Jr. :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 0 0 Robert Downey Jr. by Kaliska-Dyami Robert Downey Jr. :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 7 11 Hugh Dancy by Kaliska-Dyami Hugh Dancy :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 2 2 You're Only as Ugly as We Think You Are. by Kaliska-Dyami You're Only as Ugly as We Think You Are. :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 0 3 Hello, my names is Lies. by Kaliska-Dyami Hello, my names is Lies. :iconkaliska-dyami:Kaliska-Dyami 4 2 Sick Boy by Kaliska-Dyami
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Eren_Titan_Shingeki_no_kyojin_manga by krissmas3 Eren_Titan_Shingeki_no_kyojin_manga :iconkrissmas3:krissmas3 107 11 ME and MY DRESS by ELKAPL ME and MY DRESS :iconelkapl:ELKAPL 225 25 Garden Vistor by Earleywine Garden Vistor :iconearleywine:Earleywine 230 95 I Rather Enjoy Not Knowing by danceXtoXthisXbeat I Rather Enjoy Not Knowing :icondancextoxthisxbeat:danceXtoXthisXbeat 9 5 No name by LOTMrs No name :iconlotmrs:LOTMrs 18 8 Organic Art #103 by InkGlazier Organic Art #103 :iconinkglazier:InkGlazier 81 26 Green Man II by wyrdlander Green Man II :iconwyrdlander:wyrdlander 128 22 Tree Queen by wyrdlander Tree Queen :iconwyrdlander:wyrdlander 56 28 Reptalianatomy-serye 4 by erwinpineda Reptalianatomy-serye 4 :iconerwinpineda:erwinpineda 110 51
An Introduction To Fine Metalworking
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Co-written by melzika!
    Fine metalworking is most often considered a medium for jewelry making, although it can be used for other works as well. Many artists have made wall pieces, sculptures, reliquaries, vessels, and other less traditional works with metals. Fine metal is a very versatile and exciting medium that challenges the artist to create beautiful works of art  from something that, at first glance, might seem very hard, rigid and unforgiving. Fortunately crafters have been working with metals throughout history, and contemporary artists can still rely on the techniques of those pioneers to see metals in a new light - as soft, malleable and functional.
    This article will introduce you to some of these basic metalworking techniques. This is in no way meant as a tutorial, and reading this article won’t qualify you to begin working immediately in metals. There are a lot of safety precautions involved in working wit
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Kaliska P. Dyami
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Though I hate to open with a plea for money, if you can, try to support the Headway charity via Rik Mayall's fan club, under the hash what's-it, #FlashCashforRik…
It's an amazing cause, and any money that they can get through this helps to publicise the effort.


Anyway, what-ho to all!

I'm currently 19 (a frightful thought), and attempting to get my life at least somewhat organised whilst still pursuing my passions. Though I’d love for my passions to be my life - I have a few people in the gallery I’ve become a part of telling me to sort out an exhibition and sell my work.

It's still odd to have an argument about which mediums I use - sometimes they don't believe my work to be pen and insist it's pencil.

Presently, I’m learning French, Welsh, Latin, Sumerian and a few others, though I'm fairly early in my studies of some. I'm determined to expand my lingual skills as much as I can though, no matter their practical applications. I'm adding more languages as I go along, because I'm a fan of the ideal popularised by the lovely Eddie Izzard that the world needs to evolve and, particularly in the case of first-world countries like Australia, monolingualism is ridiculous and we shouldn't be so resistant to things outside of our immediate cultural space.

I use my art as a pain management therapy (the same as my playing of physical music), and I'm looking for a style that I'm happy laying the groundwork for so I can feel more confident in my own, original works rather than simply drawing people. Though I do enjoy drawing people. Ones who will NEVER see them. It makes me less paranoid about knowing that I'm going to almost certainly muck them up entirely. Less certainly being that I'll muck them up to a slightly lesser extent.

I've always seen myself as having been born wrong, ever since I can remember. I was born middle aged, and found myself unable to grasp social conventions and culture of my own age group and unwilling to submerge myself in order to learn, preferring my own company with a book and some music. I don't think I've managed to change that in about the fifteen years of properly developing self-awareness (maybe more or less depending on the school of psychological thought you belong to), but I'm happy like I am.

Give me some books, a few instruments, a notebook, some pens and pencils, a collection of music that makes me smile and a television with a hard drive of my favourite shows and I'm the happiest chap you'll ever have the chance to meet. Shove me into a crowded room kitted out in a dress, heels and makeup and I'll be the person in the corner having a panic attack and tearing my skin off (most likely literally, if you decided to put perfume on me first).

As you can probably tell, if you look at my pieces, that I aspire to one day be able to draw proper realism, rather than scribbles that I do in order to keep my eyes in my head. That, and you’d figure that I watch way too much television (shows, stand-up, panels, quizzes, movies) and tend to get fascinated by certain people. Most of these are done over a month, maybe more, maybe less, but at about between 8-20 hours, though they look like they should have taken 10 minutes. I don't draw quickly, and it's mostly done whilst I'm waiting at clinics.

You can also probably tell that I go on tangents. And that I forget that the internet exists.

I, on a side note mostly for myself, have other things involving the infobahn, which I feel I should include here. That, and to remind myself that 90's terms can still sound brilliant even in this day and age. Though that makes me feel old.
If I don't remind myself that things exist, then how do I know if they really do? Conundrums of the universe.


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be-a-sin Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorrrry for the very late reply...
Thanks for the :+fav: on Owl! :)
If you like my work, you can like my facebook page or visit my website!
krissmas3 Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
 yo !! where are you?? i was starting to think  i annoyed u that's y u did nit reply :o  gomen
Kaliska-Dyami Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh dear lord- I completely forgot I had a deviant account until today. I didn't mean to ignore you! I'm so sorry!
krissmas3 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
 its okay :)
be-a-sin Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry for the delay, I'm very busy for now..
But thank you very much for your :+devwatch: !!! I realllly appreciate it !

I have a new website, wanna visit it =>
You can also go to my Facebook page !!! It would be appreciate
ChristinaMandy Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the :+devwatch:!:icondesmo100: :iconbummiesplz:
cegyLC97 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Student Filmographer
Hi sexy
ShinraBCA Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch and the llama :happybounce: Huggle! Heart 
vitorjffg Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi Kaliska, thank you very much for adding me to your watch list, I really appreciate it! 
Have a nice day! :)
erwinpineda Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you so much for the fave & deviantwatch :D
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