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POWER STAG!!

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That’s right folk! New year New Art! Kicking things of with another power animal! Presenting a stag! Looks like he’ll be a biggy.

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Merry New Year!

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Bit late with posting the Xmassy cutsie illustration this year! SO it will have to be a Merry New Year to you! To all my old and new followers welcome to the XMASSY PIGGY!!  Thank you for all the likes/comments. You are all stars! Have a fabulous start to the new year!

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Prints! Prints!! Prints!!!

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Limited Edition of 10 Signed Shark prints available at http://daltonsart.bigcartel.com//Hurry folks there while stock last!! 3 gone already!!

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LONDON BABY!

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2 more pages from the little children’s story book. A visit to London and all the things you may see!

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Mr Grey!

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Mr Earl Grey!! The Squirell that is! Just Another page for a publishing concierge magazine; which will be taken on by Browns Hotel.

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Brown’s Bear.

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One side of a page in a little children’s book for a publishing concierge magazine, which will be taken on by Brown’s Hotel in London.

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Bear Time!

G’day Folk!! Well…. I haven’t been blogging much art lately, …I know! bad Annie! But in my defence  I’ve been commissioned to work on a character design and a little book, for a London publishing concierge magazine which will be taken on by Browns Hotel in London!…That’s perfectly forgivable right!? 

Below are a few sketches and the final character design! A few page designs will follow…..

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SHARKY!!

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‘IT’S A SHAARRK’AAAH!’... No..Come back don’t run

It’s just a commission piece I have recently completed for a birthday present!!

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Hey Guys!! 
After many hours of deep thinking, I have finally set up a Facebook page. Now I could entice you to press the like button by saying that it would be the best thing that you do all year! But I’m going to be honest with you…… The awesome reality of that is true. However! This post is in no way meant to tell you what to do. Nope! Things like. ‘Please press that like button.’ OR ‘Press the like button, magical things will happen.’ OR ‘Press the like button, and share the love.’ Will not appear in this post! IF however your curious beautiful mind would maybe like to see magical things and share the love then by all means out of your own free will of course search DALTONSART or follow the link here — > https://www.facebook.com/daltonsart8  & PRESS THAT LIKE BUTTON!! Many Thanks!!

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Gorilla!

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Gorilla’s are amazing huge and powerful animals. They exude a quiet honour and a still dignity that makes a much more profound statement than any boast. Their leadership skills are not of the aggressive kind, rather the gorilla manages other members within the troop with temperance. As a spirit animal, the gorilla reminds us to raise our heads and take pride. Words associated with the spirit of the gorilla are. LOYALTY, DIGNITY, STRENGTH, INTELLIGENCE, NURTURING.

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Thirsty?

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How about a Croak? I’m sure we all know this joke! Ha! SO Coke have this ‘Share a coke with’ campaign thing going on and while I think it’s genius, my name is never on things (as far as I am aware). I’ve protested! and even though I am probably more of a lemonade person. I am rooting for Croke!! YES!!  Because let’s face it Croaca Cola is a lot more tasty!! So Share A Croke With Annie!

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Power Owl!

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There are over 100 different species of Owls. We all know that most Owls are nocturnal and The most striking animal meaning for the owl is its deep connection with wisdom and intuitive knowledge. The owl has very keen hearing and vision, which enables the owl to perceive what others cannot. As a spirit animal, the owl guides you to see beyond the veil of deception and illusion; to have a strong intuition to see information and wisdom beyond deceiving appearances into the true reality of a situation or a person’s motives. Words associated with the spirit of the owl are WISDOM, MYSTERY, TRANSITION, SECRETS, INTELLIGENCE.

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To The Finish Line!!

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SO! I ran a 5K on Sunday!! It was to raise money for Race for Life, Cancer research! I made it to the end!! YAY ME! The night before I couldn’t really sleep so decided to sketch my trainers! Then turn that into a piece of art. I know what your thinking!! But sadly I’m afraid not! My laces were not done up like this!  BTW peps! I’ve got a power animal coming up soon! If you want to see progress shots please follow on instagram! @ the_daltonsart.

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NEW PAGE!!

Hello People! I don’t know if you have noticed but I have added a new page! YAY! After, a lot of people going on at me I have decided to open myself up to receiving orders from amazing people – Like you! who wish to have their beloved pets forever remembered as an endearing piece of art. Weather it be a watercolour painting or a hand drawn pen and ink, of your cat! Dog! Hamster! Pig! Fish! Rabbit! Dragon?! I’m your gal! and This is the place to be!

‘How do we get one?’ I hear you cry!!  What an very good question! The new page is along the top bar titled ‘Animal Portraits’ There you will find all the information your precious eyes could want to read! Have Fun!

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SSsshh!! Come closer! I’m going to tell you a secret! I may be selling some prints of my art from this blog, on my website soon! If you have been following it would be great for you to let me know which ones are best to get printed!! As always Thank you for the likes and comments!

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Scorpion!

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There are over fifteen-hundred species of Scorpion throughout the world, of those, only twenty-five are lethal. The Scorpion is a very interesting and solitary creature. This totem is chaotic and passionate, the power animal is also strong and have the ability to inspire. Words associated with the spirit of the scorpion are SELF-PROTECTION, ENDURANCE, FEARLESSNESS, WILLPOWER, DIGNITY.    —> Progress shots.

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Power Fox

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The fox is among the most uniquely skilled and ingenious animals of nature. There are various species of fox, but they all share the extreme cleverness and cunning that paved the way for the expression, sly as a fox. Fox urges us to develop the art of camouflage, invisibility, and shape shifting. They are agile, skilled, and unpredictable. Calling someone foxy is not always paying them a compliment, it can also mean that they are tricksters or liars. Words associated with the spirit of the Fox are FEMININE COURAGE, OBSERVATIONAL, CUNNING, SPEED, STEALTH.    —-> progress shots

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Power Tiger

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The tiger is a symbol of energy and power and is considered the king of the jungle. Tigers are noble animals that have an air of independence and confidence, They provide the individual with will power, trusting your intuition and strength to face adversity and to act in a timely manner. Words associated with the spirit of the Tiger are. POWER, DEVOTION, PASSION, ADVENTURE, SENSUALITY.

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Power Project

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The second two sketch ideas from the new project I’m doing! It’s based on the concept of ‘Power Animals’  PSSSSST!! You there!  The Tiger is almost done….What!… Don’t believe me? Keep an eye on and follow the painting process of all the animals @ the_daltonsart

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Power Project

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ATTENTION ALL ! Here are the first two sketches of a new project I’m doing! It’s based on the concept of ‘Power Animals’ WHY? Well let’s face it, most people suck! and Animals are wonderful. But you don’t suck! …No you don’t either…Hum Well maybe you do .. .a little..But definitely not you! Annnyways! Please follow the painting process @ the_daltonsart or @ Annie__Dalton

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Paper Polar

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I read a few stories from theCalendar of Tales’ project by Neil Gaiman. This is from the July tale. I thought the idea of a polar bear, made of the pages of fierce books was great and it got stuck in my mind… well here is the result!!

BTW folks! I’ve had instagram for a while kinda don’t see the point in it and haven’t really uploaded things until now! Still don’t see the point BUT if you would like to see progress shots of this, and future work. Instagram me up! follow at —> the_daltonsart  <— You may even see a sneak peak of a new ‘What If…?!’

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