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Elario Dalmas, II
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
I have been drawing since I was a kid. I loved working in color pencils until I discovered oil pastels and then oil paints in high school. Most of my family has oil paintings of my landscapes- which used to be my favorite to paint.

I was always enamored with computers- writing my own software and developing my own devices (or modifying circuits to suit my tastes). Despite my art teacher's pleadings- I majored in computer science at college. I originally wanted to do game design work, but then I changed majors and completed two engineering degrees (Electrical Engineering Technology and Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology). In fact, my day job is a R & D Engineer where I figure out how to make new ideas work and be sure they can be manufactured.

I remember being amazed at a digital painting that was done on a computer in the early 1980s...a beautiful painting of a redhead was featured in one of my computer magazines. I had my parents buy me a digital drawing tablet and some software for my Atari 800XL...but I was never happy with its abilities nor mine. I later played with Photoshop 2.0 in the 1990s and was still disappointed. I started using GIMP and Photoshop Elements in the 2000s...and they work decently. I really found my favorite program when I started using Black Ink in 2014. Although Mischief is a great program as well.

Now that I've moved into the digital age- I'm still trying to show my oil paint style of building up layers and shadows/texture in my digital paintings, but I'm also trying to expand more into concept/textural explorations and science fiction. I would love a painting published on a Magic the Gathering card, book, or CD. In fact...I would love to write a book or screenplay as well.

My beautiful & talented wife has a part time business and works in stained glass (Dalmas Glass Designs on Facebook or I help her with the patterns and being a general assistant. She also gives me suggestions and encouragement when I'm stuck on a project.

And as you can see from my favorites tab- I am still enamored with red hair.

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Copyright and trademark Elario Dalmas, II. All works, concepts, and related characters are copyright and trademarks of Elario Dalmas, II. Any unauthorized use of the works, concepts, and/or characters displayed here in will result in legal action. If you would like to derive something from my work or license it- send me a message via Deviant-Art or Facebook.

Some Quotes:

Engineering Elegance: "A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away." -- Antoine de Saint-Exupe'ry, Aviator & Children's Author

Excellence: "Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do." Jose Ortega y Gasset, Philosopher and Essayist
Well April & half of May escaped!  Well...I haven't had much time to paint- or at not as much as I would like...trying to keep everything going at home and at work.

I would appreciate prayers for our baby (and us)- we've had an upsetting doctor visit and are awaiting test only time will tell what is to be.



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Magna-Dea Featured By Owner Edited May 19, 2017   Photographer
Thank you for the fav and llama!! :D
DalmasArtStudios Featured By Owner May 19, 2017  Professional General Artist
My pleasure- thanks for the llama as well!
Magna-Dea Featured By Owner May 20, 2017   Photographer
slinkysis3 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Thank you for faving Merdeath

It is very much appreciated!

  Merdeath by slinkysis3

DalmasArtStudios Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Professional General Artist
My pleasure!
SenoritaBlack Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017
Thank you for collecting "Out Of My Reign" though, I will be the first to admit it's not one of my best. :)
DalmasArtStudios Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017  Professional General Artist
It's good- but I know it could be a bit better with some polishing when you're so moved in the future. :)
SenoritaBlack Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017
Yeah, I probably feel too strongly just now.
Dunderhonung Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Hobbyist
Thanks for the favs, much appreciated :D
DalmasArtStudios Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Professional General Artist
My pleasure! 😀
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