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For me art is like breathing, it is part of who I am, I can not imagine living without it.  Yet there was a time when I almost gave up on my art, after years of unsuccessfully trying to get my work seem, and because of people.

As I sat at my computer, contemplating what to do, and fighting myself as how do I give up on something that is me. I happened upon a art contest and made a decision that I would let the universe decide.

So the contest got entered with 3 of my Digital works... my words were "if I am meant to go on, my art will do well". That day marked the start of a path that was born in the dreams of a child.

Over the next few years my art became part of numerous exhibitions, with other artists. As well as 2 photographs that ended up part of a exhibition in Paris.

For me each achievement no matter how small is a step onto the path dreamed by a wide eyed child with a big dream. This path helped me remember me, and it also gave birth to my first children's book.…


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Helena Marais
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
South Africa
There is no such think as great art, only AUTHENTIC art! Real art, come from the soul!

I am a Freelance artist open for commissions.


Bored Doodle by Anuden
Bored Doodle
Did this at down times at work.... lets just call it my impression of random boredom
At least it got my creators block flowing a bit...
Cuteness by Anuden
Babt Zebra
Taken in the Kruger National Park, South Africa
Mini Stripes by Anuden
Mini Stripes
Took this in my last trip to to the kruger national park.

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ginia100 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you SO MUCH for watching me!!!
FashioNoble Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2016
:eagerpb: Thanks for WatchingDancing Bear
ankone Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016  Hobbyist
thank you so much for the watch! i'm really happy that you enjoy my works ;u;
Anuden Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
melodyPsycho Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
bunnies love free divider by pastel-loli
thanks for the watch
bunnies love free divider by pastel-loli
Muffeli Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2016
Thanks for the watch ^^
Anuden Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
BandBSketches Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the back-watch! :)
zelka94 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the watch!^^
ARCatSK Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2016  Student General Artist
Thank you so much for the watch! It means a lot to me!!
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