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Resan van Leeuwen
Artist | Student | Traditional Art
Hi! Welcome to my Deviantart page!

Few details about me:

Country: The Netherlands
City: Amersfoort
Etnicity: 50% Dutch, 43,75% Fillipino, 6,25% Chinese
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown
Height: 1.80 cm
Siblings: 1 Sister
Religion: LOVE=GOD
Drivers License: Yes
Car: Honda S2000
Sexuality: Hetero
Relationship Status: Single
Fav Food: Sushi
Fav Fruit: Melon, Mango, Strawberry, Pomelo
Fav Drink: Hot Coco
Fav Sport: Tennis
Fav Animal: Dogs
Fav Album Atm: Nostalgia Ultra
Fav Album Alltime: Ok Computer
Fav Artist: Frank Ocean
Fav Actor: Denzel Washington
Fav Icon: Audrey Hepburn
Fav Documentary: Jiro Loves Sushi
Fav Movie: LOTR
Fav Country: Australia

Some weird facts about me:

I stutter when when when nenenenervous =D
I have a third Papillum
I always eat soup with a fork

Artist Bio

I have been drawing ever since I can remember. I always had the urge as a child to make drawings as realistic as possible. My first pencil drawing I made when I was 10 years old. I was just so proud that I made a pencil portrait which resembled the person I drew. After that followed 2 Will Smith drawing, when I was about 11 years old. After that, I mostly did portraits of famous people. When I was 16, I moved to Perth, Australia and that's where I did my first paintings on canvas. The painting of the beach is actually one of my first paintings ever. In Aussie highschool I made many drawings for people as gifts. It makes me happy to see a smile on someones faces when I give them a drawing! 2,5 years later I moved back to The Netherlands. Since then I have made a few paintings, murals and drawings for people. Many as gifts or commissions. I haven't made a lot of work these last years, but now I am really motivated to make more! I shouldn't waist my talent!!! No one should... Make your life as productfull as you can!!!
I usually do realistic drawings and paintings, but occasionally I do something abstract or different if I have to do a commission. The things I usually make are beautifull landscapes, animals and portraits. My real and first passion will always be pencil drawing. I considerate my style of drawing not hyper realistic. I like it when you still can see some rough pencil lines. My shading is always pretty light and smooth. A "perfect" portrait in my opinion is getting all the proportions right and not trying to capture every little detail. The most important thing is to capture the true essence of the person or object. That cannot be taught, but you have to feel it and know it!
My main goal as an artist is to have a positive impact on someone with what I have created. I feel so happy and self-aware, when I am drawing or painting. It is like I find myself and know who I am. How weird that sounds...

If you have any questions or if you would like to have a drawing, please feel free to contact me!

Text or Tel: 31 6 24124198

God Bless! :heart:

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iStealUrCandy Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
OUO WOW!~ ur artwork is AMAZIN'~~
Marilia2014 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
Precioso trabajo. Un placer, gracias.
ResanVanLeeuwen Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Cheers! :D
Skyeflies Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Student Writer
great art x
ResanVanLeeuwen Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Meow-mer-Adopts Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist
:clap: You have an awesome gallery!! Keep up the good work!!:iconthumbupplz:
ResanVanLeeuwen Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
docriz86 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for liking my tiger !
ResanVanLeeuwen Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
No probs!
KW-Scott Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Welcome to the :icontraditional-artists: group! Please read the rules of submissions before submitting to the gallery [link]
Thank You! :D
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