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Akarsu Turkish Restaurant and Grill - Commission by Alexander-P-Dowson Akarsu Turkish Restaurant and Grill - Commission :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 0 0 Ink Raven by Alexander-P-Dowson Ink Raven :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 1 0 Eye Study - Sketch 2 by Alexander-P-Dowson Eye Study - Sketch 2 :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 1 0 Pen-Panda Abstract by Alexander-P-Dowson Pen-Panda Abstract :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 2 6 Pen-Panda by Alexander-P-Dowson Pen-Panda :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 3 3 Comic-Caricature - Bill Nye (The Science Guy) by Alexander-P-Dowson Comic-Caricature - Bill Nye (The Science Guy) :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 0 0 Comic-Caricature - Me by Alexander-P-Dowson Comic-Caricature - Me :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 2 3 Cat Face by Alexander-P-Dowson Cat Face :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 0 0 Steampunk Eagle-Chicken by Alexander-P-Dowson Steampunk Eagle-Chicken :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 2 2 Zentangle-ish Ealge by Alexander-P-Dowson Zentangle-ish Ealge :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 1 0 Self-Portrait by Alexander-P-Dowson Self-Portrait :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 0 2 Lion Oil Painting by Alexander-P-Dowson Lion Oil Painting :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 2 0 Eye of the Tiger - Sketch by Alexander-P-Dowson Eye of the Tiger - Sketch :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 3 6 Howling Grey Wolf - Sketch by Alexander-P-Dowson Howling Grey Wolf - Sketch :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 1 0 White Wolf - Sketch by Alexander-P-Dowson White Wolf - Sketch :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 1 0 Mixed Media White Tiger - Sketch by Alexander-P-Dowson Mixed Media White Tiger - Sketch :iconalexander-p-dowson:Alexander-P-Dowson 1 0


wolf teeth by ViLebedeva wolf teeth :iconvilebedeva:ViLebedeva 222 17 Trinitas by CanisAlbus Trinitas :iconcanisalbus:CanisAlbus 2,462 42 phantasmagoria . by megatruh phantasmagoria . :iconmegatruh:megatruh 5,056 285 Wings of Nox by ChrisCold Wings of Nox :iconchriscold:ChrisCold 1,962 62 Cooling Off by Brandonwood1000000 Cooling Off :iconbrandonwood1000000:Brandonwood1000000 18 13 Prince of the Savannah (lion profile) by Brandonwood1000000 Prince of the Savannah (lion profile) :iconbrandonwood1000000:Brandonwood1000000 20 7 Dreams by Brandonwood1000000 Dreams :iconbrandonwood1000000:Brandonwood1000000 25 13 Lie in wait by Brandonwood1000000 Lie in wait :iconbrandonwood1000000:Brandonwood1000000 24 7 End of Day by Brandonwood1000000 End of Day :iconbrandonwood1000000:Brandonwood1000000 133 57 Red Serpent Pt1 by RenzoEHernandez Red Serpent Pt1 :iconrenzoehernandez:RenzoEHernandez 10 2 The Truth Is ___ _____. by RenzoEHernandez The Truth Is ___ _____. :iconrenzoehernandez:RenzoEHernandez 7 4 Lyonesse City - Overview by flaviobolla Lyonesse City - Overview :iconflaviobolla:flaviobolla 1,141 16 Portrait by Lesvaria Portrait :iconlesvaria:Lesvaria 247 57 Controlled Burn -Take 2- by TamberElla Controlled Burn -Take 2- :icontamberella:TamberElla 4,722 103 Feel it by Culpeo-Fox Feel it :iconculpeo-fox:Culpeo-Fox 4,465 269 French Quarter - Ballpoint Pen drawing 10x15in. by J-Stephen-Gazsi French Quarter - Ballpoint Pen drawing 10x15in. :iconj-stephen-gazsi:J-Stephen-Gazsi 23 6


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Alexander P. Dowson
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United Kingdom
My name is Alexander P. Dowson (as you’ve probably guessed), although for the sake of saving time you can call me Alex. I’m an artist, which isn’t something I’m use to referring to myself as, simply because I’ve only just started. I don’t know specifically what my work will be about or what I will achieve, I just know that I’ll keep doing it because I enjoy it.

I’m not an art student, and I have no qualifications in art, instead I’ve taught myself through the use of books, the internet and most of all, practice. I find I particularly enjoy using graphite and drawing animals, so you can expect to see plenty more of that in the future, however recently I’ve been exploring other mediums such as oil paint, watercolour, and ink. I’ve also been exploring more abstract ideas for my art, as well as the steampunk style which I’m a huge fan of.

I’m actually business student, and a few months ago I was ongoing a module on Entrepreneurship in which the assignment was to create an idea for a business which I found very interesting, however I was stuck on ideas. In the past I had drawn a few pieces in my free time, however I never considered turning it into a business. I first played around with some ideas such as making cards or designing t-shirts, but then I showed my lecturer some of my work and he simply said “just do that!” And from there I started generating ideas of how I can do something I greatly enjoy as a career, and over time my passion grew more and more to a point where all I want to do is this. And so here I am, on DeviantArt, with my work spread over the internet, trying to make it happen. And thank you Nigel Groser (my lecturer), for believing that this could be possible.

For now I’m going to continue to create 2D art and post it here on my website and social media accounts, as well as posting the occasional blog post, however I have a few plans for the future, one of which is creating an online store to support myself. Other more ambitious plans include starting a web-comic series, creating stop-motion animations, tutorials, and hopefully one day a graphic novel which will focus heavily on the steampunk style. But for now, this is me, this is what I do and if you like it then I hope to see you again in the future.



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RenzoEHernandez Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the faves, have yourself a safe and wonderful day.
Alexander-P-Dowson Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem, you have made some amazing work! Thanks, you too!
robisback Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i think you deserve the watch, there is definitely potential shining through in your work!
Alexander-P-Dowson Featured By Owner Edited Mar 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! And same with your work! :)
robisback Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well i'm interested to see your journey Alex!
Some interesting pieces.

depending on what your going for in your work, i really find the blending stump or tortillon really useful tools at smoothing out an image and taking the sketch lines out... something worth trying if you want that look in your work!

good luck with it all!
Alexander-P-Dowson Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks Rob! I hope it will prove to be an interesting journey haha! I look forward to see what other pieces you'll create too!

I already use blending stumps actually and you're right, they really are useful; I noticed a huge change in my work once I started using them and use then for almost every piece now!

Thanks, you too!

And thanks for the watch also, you're the first person to follow me on anything who I didn't already know haha :)
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