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Knihm by KnavesAndKnots
First painting of 2015! Also, first painting after a long break! Warming myself back up with a portrait.  I tried to draw some full bodies. Turns out bodies are hard and I've forgotten how to draw them. Yeeaahhh, I need to go study anatomy again... But I quite like this little portrait, so I'm glad I didn't go straight into studying.

I wanna draw some characters... Either from a novel-in-progress of my own or from someone else's - I dunno. I feel like doing the whole words-to-image thing.

I love this colour combo. Blue and gold/brown/orange and fuschia, or variations on that. I'm overusing it though!

As usual I used Photoshop CS5 and my intuos pro graphics tablet.
Frost by KnavesAndKnots
EDIT: Adjusted the colours, saturation, brightness & contrast. It came to my attention that my computer screen is pretty poorly calibrated. I hope this new edit, in which I've tried to adjust for colour accuracy, gives people more of the wintery feel that the piece was lacking before.

SO. This is my half of an art trade with naeloj who suggested a drawing of a human, with a frosty atmosphere, and a colour palette of blue + red/orange and skin-tones.

I went down a few dead-ends before I decided to settle on this. The final drawing is partly inspired by wanting to repaint an old favourite -… from June 2012

I'm really frustrated at the moment with the way that apple products oversaturate anything. I spent so much time trying to balance the colours here so that they looked good both on my laptop and my iphone. Does anyone else find this a problem, or is it just my laptop settings?

This was painted in about 10 hours using Photoshop CS5 and an Intuos Pro graphics tablet.

Remember that you can find me on facebook:…

Helena by KnavesAndKnotsPerch by KnavesAndKnotsFreyja by KnavesAndKnots


Artist | Digital Art
United Kingdom

My name's Phoebe (or you can call me Knaves) and I study English Lit with Creative Writing at uni.

I'm working to improve my digital art and hopefully you'll see that reflected in my gallery. I still use traditional methods sometimes. I love to draw females, and tend to paint far too many portraits! I'm working my way up to some bigger pieces, for which I will take inspiration from the things I love, and from music :)

You can find my art here and on facebook…
I might branch out into some other sites at some point...

That's all for now,

Knaves x

P.S Feel free to contact me about anything and everything. I'm very friendly and love to chat :)


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xColorSplashx Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Student Photographer

I just dropped by to let you know you have been picked to be the member feature of our group AllColorsUnited for this week!

Congratulations! We are proud to have to a member of our family and we hope to see more from you. :aww:

Here is the link to the journal
ZuzuTurkova Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the fav! :)…
KnavesAndKnots Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014   Digital Artist
No worries. Great work :)
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KnavesAndKnots Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014   Digital Artist
wave remake  How come you hid your other comment? I was about to respond to that!
onemuse7 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014
Welcome to :iconsense-and-expression:

Hope you will enjoy. :)
KnavesAndKnots Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014   Digital Artist
thanks :)
NightSheepStalker Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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KnavesAndKnots Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks for the info :)
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