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I'm an illustrator and dancer living in beautiful Upstate New York. Check out my website and follow me on tumblr!
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My life has become exceptionally busy the past few months between the demands of my job and the growing success of my dance troupe, the Lunachix. I still spend every moment of my spare time drawing and painting, and I have things to upload. Unfortunately, I am stealing wifi from the restaurant two floors below my apartment (don't judge), so my connection is slow and I am too impatient. This is why I have 2,000 deviations and messages in my inbox.

I still love this community the most of all the "social media" outlets I grudgingly make use of. I am not going anywhere, but I will continue to log in more infrequently. I wish I could comment on all the work I adore or connect with more artists, but that's life and someday when I can afford my own internet, things will be different. I love you all!
  • Listening to: Until the Ribbon Breaks
  • Reading: Chick lit right now, hit me with reccomendations
  • Watching: Better Living Through Chemistry
  • Playing: with fire
  • Eating: CARBS.
  • Drinking: all the coffee

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My life has become exceptionally busy the past few months between the demands of my job and the growing success of my dance troupe, the Lunachix. I still spend every moment of my spare time drawing and painting, and I have things to upload. Unfortunately, I am stealing wifi from the restaurant two floors below my apartment (don't judge), so my connection is slow and I am too impatient. This is why I have 2,000 deviations and messages in my inbox.

I still love this community the most of all the "social media" outlets I grudgingly make use of. I am not going anywhere, but I will continue to log in more infrequently. I wish I could comment on all the work I adore or connect with more artists, but that's life and someday when I can afford my own internet, things will be different. I love you all!
  • Listening to: Until the Ribbon Breaks
  • Reading: Chick lit right now, hit me with reccomendations
  • Watching: Better Living Through Chemistry
  • Playing: with fire
  • Eating: CARBS.
  • Drinking: all the coffee
First day back from Costa Rica. Woke up to a snow storm, went to work. Unpacking, repacking. Wishing I was still beneath the Pacific waves. 
Year of the Monkey by RoseCarballeira
Year of the Monkey
Last year, my Chinese Zodiac drawing (Year of the Goat)was such a struggle bus. I loved the results, but it was a super intense and frustrating process.

This year has been the opposite. Everything about this drawing flowed so naturally. Maybe it's because Monkey imagery in mythologies is just so damn interesting and fun to draw. I pulled heavily from Eastern imagery this time, especially from Bali. And I drew a male! So much new stuff is happening!

2016's Year of the Monkey is clever and playful, but also aggressive and reckless like its element, Fire.

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Spiderjade Spinning - Pose Reference by SenshiStock by :iconsenshistock:

Ink, Marker, and Colored Pencil
January 2015
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Sagittarius by RoseCarballeira
Sagittarius
"If the point is sharp and the arrow is swift
It can pierce through the darkness, no matter how thick."
-Bob Dylan


My submission for the Zodiac Contest over at :iconartnouveau:

I chose Sagittarius for the simple reason that I am one and it was an opportunity to explore my sign. Instead of depicting the usual centaur, I decided to focus on the element of the archer and give her more of an Artemis quality. I think she still embodies the spirit of the centaur: feral, but wise.

I learned that Sag is very much a fighter. We continue to give even when we feel drained, continue to love even when we feel alone.

Artistically I was inspired by Mucha's "Seasons." I love the flatness and earthiness of the backgrounds and the way the figure fills the frame :heart:

Reference:
Flame Sniper - Pose Reference by SenshiStock
Thank you :iconsenshistock:

Ink, coffee, watercolor, marker
December 2015
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:iconeirikr121:
eirikr121 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much for faving my Dejah Thoris drawing. You're gallery is pretty cool by the way.
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RoseCarballeira Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks!
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anireal Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the watch!  <3 <3
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Soturisi Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the watch!!!
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RoseCarballeira Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional General Artist
You're welcome!
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Soturisi Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
^^
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Froide Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the watch and stuff!
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Kornwolf Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave! :)
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LiberLibelula Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much for the Watch!
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Geekoftheworld Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks for commenting on my drawing! I really love feedback. I would love more!
(Im shameless :)
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