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Hearing From You :iconbakuel:Bakuel 176 20 Pastel Paints a Fish :iconbakuel:Bakuel 128 31 A Mock Job Interview with Scootaloo :iconbakuel:Bakuel 201 50 Let's Prank Uncle Discord :iconbakuel:Bakuel 380 54 Apple Twist Tasting Sweets :iconbakuel:Bakuel 192 31 Royal Generosity :iconbakuel:Bakuel 280 31 Jennabun on a Eighth Note :iconbakuel:Bakuel 132 20 It's All About the LOVE :iconbakuel:Bakuel 402 30 Will Save Equestria 4 Hugs :iconbakuel:Bakuel 266 39 Gabby Hugs :iconbakuel:Bakuel 265 29 Wanna Banana? :iconbakuel:Bakuel 200 44 Have You Been Making Friends Without Me? :iconbakuel:Bakuel 241 29 Forget the Routines :iconbakuel:Bakuel 331 36 Golden Art and Jet Blaze Going to Art :iconbakuel:Bakuel 101 12 Don't Get Your Dress Dirty :iconbakuel:Bakuel 237 27 Spray Dough and Aramuri in the Rose Bushes :iconbakuel:Bakuel 84 3


*It's a dusty picture frame :iconmyrianabelle:myrianabelle 143 11 Flowerspace :iconsystemf4ilure:SystemF4ilure 17 2 Commission: Rhumb Line :iconkoviry:Koviry 83 4 Commission: Major Skybird :iconkoviry:Koviry 129 4 Japanese teen fox girl :iconkongyi:kongyi 24 1 Art Trade - Walking :iconprofessionalpuppy:ProfessionalPuppy 6 6 Saya! :icontalilly:Talilly 239 48 dogge :iconbard-the-zombie:Bard-the-zombie 11 0 Maybe one? :iconramiras:Ramiras 503 36 Sweetie Detective Belle :iconskyeypony:SkyeyPony 161 9 Bact Eria :iconskyeypony:SkyeyPony 22 7 amicus :iconadeptus-monitus:adeptus-monitus 55 16 Maytee and Cypher :iconadeptus-monitus:adeptus-monitus 19 11 Hariton :iconadeptus-monitus:adeptus-monitus 44 18 Commision for ZaydenGryphon :iconnightskrill:nightskrill 66 7 nyak :iconnightskrill:nightskrill 90 8

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OC Paint
I'll paint your OC with a detailed background, I'll do my best to make it pretty and interesting.

Pastel Paints a Fish by Bakuel Apple Twist Tasting Sweets by Bakuel


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David K.
Artist | Digital Art
United States
Low level office clerk by day, artist by night.


Hearing From You
It's nice to hear from an old friend.

I started the concept for this one when it was cold and winter-y. Now it is hot. I don't know what happened.

And it's Easter.

Happy Easter! :dummy:
Pastel Paints a Fish
Painting from life doesn't have to be boring.

This one is for :iconlikelynotkai: and it's of her OC, Pastel, painting! I hope she likes it!

I do plan to post stuff more often, I've just been doing a lot of weekend shifts lately. I need to make time to sit down and do nice long art sessions.
A Mock Job Interview with Scootaloo
"Where do you see yourself in five years?"

Drawing while living out of a cardboard box.

They say that practicing job interviews helps you get better at them. It's never worked for me though. But if you could do mock interviews with Scootaloo coaching you, you'd probably get so good at doing job interviews you'd become a grade A go-getter and land that dream job that makes everyone jealous. Like, being a captain of a freight ship. That'd probably be cool.

This one is slightly random and originated from a doodle I did while "helping" someone else job search. Meaning I drew while they searched.
Let's Prank Uncle Discord
The animosity between ponies and Discord had to start somewhere. In my headcanon it all escalates from here. Before this things were actually pretty cool.

Sorry for not posting anything for a few weeks there, work kept getting in the way. I'll try to get back on the ball soon.
Apple Twist Tasting Sweets
Another OC request. This one was requested a long, long time ago by :icontwinbird:. I'm not sure if they still want it or not, but no request is being left behind! No matter how ancient, they are all getting done, gosh darn it.

Anyway, Apple Twist is the name of :icontwinbird:'s OC. The first thing I think about when I hear Apple Twist is the food, so I wanted to paint Apple Twist eating an apple twist, but then I decided, why not have her eating all of the sweets! So there ya go.

She's probably the type of pony who takes a bite out of everything and then puts it back in the package. *shudders*

It's been a long time since I posted a journal.


I've been struggling with the same thing I had been two years ago when I made the last journal post. I'm still trying to improve my art output.  I don't have much trouble studying art, but it's always hard to take the time to sit down and *do* art. I usually don't have trouble doodling/sketching but I have trouble sitting down and finishing a piece. Like if I put one hour in it and don't like where the image is going, I just abandon the picture instead of slogging through and finishing it. On the one hand this is a good thing, healthy self-criticism is important. But on the other this means that because I leave so many images as roughs I don't get to really practice the techniques and skills it takes to *really* finish a painting. Or at least get it to a presentable level. Even if the base image isn't that great concept or composition-wise, it can still be used as practice. Getting an illustration to a presentable level (cleaning it up, adding details.etc) is a set of skills and know how that needs to be honed and practiced on it's own.  


But anyways, I am going to try to post an image a couple of times a week instead of once every week or two. It will still be mostly pony or pony related but there may be some other things seeping in. But do not worry, there will always be pony.




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myrianabelle Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for faving and watching! :heart: 
Bakuel Featured By Owner 3 days ago   Digital Artist
You're welcome! Thank you for making wonderful art!
N-Novinite Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Hello there , I was wondering if u accept art trades?
Bakuel Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017   Digital Artist
Sorry but I already have an art trade on my plate and I don't want to take more then one at once.
N-Novinite Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Oh ok no prop
SkyeyPony Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017
 thank you so much fo watch!!!!! :heart: :heart: :heart:
Bakuel Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017   Digital Artist
You're a welcome! Thank you for making nice art! :D
Aschenstern Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How did i manage to unwatch you?! Goddamnit D: well fixed it now! ^^
Btw, are you making ATs? Have been wanting to ask you this for a while now^^
Bakuel Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2017   Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch! I really like your stuff!

I would love to do an art trade, just PM me to get the ball rolling.
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