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Claire Farrugia
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Malta
Watercolour artist living in Malta who loves travelling. :D

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I have finally gotten round to getting my Zodiac series onto Society6. :happybounce: 
So now you can purchase prints as well as phone cases depending on your Zodiac sign :D Thank you guys once again for all your support.

So what do guys think? Do you have an account on Society6? If so let me know so I can follow you ;)Huggle! 

Here's my account: society6.com/breathe_by_claire
  • Listening to: Ego by Milky Chance
  • Reading: The Sun also Rises

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Cpar

So here's something different from what I usually do... I've been listening to Brikkuni's new album 'Rub Al Khali', which if you haven't listened to yet, I suggest you do so.

This is based on one of the songs from their album 'Ċpar', which I find has beautiful lyrics.

I also wanted to use this painting as an opportunity to draw attention to bird hunting. Something I am highly against and believe should be done away with.

I included the quail and the finch as they are two types of birds which can still be hunted/trapped in Malta.

Enough ranting from my side. Here's an excerpt from Brikkuni's song Ċpar (Translation below):

''Ċpar. 
Abjad libbes l-asfalt 
Dgħajjef dwalijiet 
Li minn arbli għoljin kmandaw it-triq 
Ċpar. 
Widnejk trid tiftaħ biex tara
Mill-wied erġajt smajt l-eku t’armi 
Jisparaw fuq it-tajr li bħal dan iż-żmien ipassi 
Ħsibt li ċ-ċpar kien ser jagħtihom nifs mill-qilla tal-porvli 
Li kilbet kaċċatur f’dat-temp ma setgħatx ħlief tbatti 
Iżda ħadd u xejn 
Mhu ser jidħol bejn 
In-namra u n-namrat''
- Ċpar by BRIKKUNI


Translation (DISCLAIMER: I am in no way a translator or claim to be in any way.)

''Fog. 
White dresses the asphalt 
Low lights 
From the high poles that command the road 
Fog. 
Your ears you must open to see 
From the valley I have heard again the echo of arms 
Shooting on birds which migrate during this season
I thought the fog would give them a break from the gunpowder 
But the hunter's desire did not dwindle in this weather
But nobody and nothing 
Would come in between
Passion and the lover''

Video link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaBq3_…

Album link: brikkuni.bandcamp.com/releases

Shout out to BirdLife Malta for your amazing work: birdlifemalta.org/information/

Painter Media Used:: 300gsm watercolour paper, Van Gogh watercolours, Ecoline Brush Pen, pastels, white and black pen

:typerhappy: You can also follow me on Instagram and Facebook, and let me know if you have a page :D (Big Grin) 

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That moment when you frantically search for your pencil only to find it stuck in your hair an hour later.....#artistproblems
Women for the world
Diversity inspires and women strengthen us.

Diversity is a beautiful thing, that needs to be celebrated and embraced. Diversity should not create walls. It should inspire us to learn and appreciate one another. Together our differences make us stronger.

We should all fight for equality and frown upon any disparaging talk against women...which for some reason our society cannot seem to grow out of. Women should strive to work together. It's about time society realises the strength of women.

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Ok. I'm done rambling now.
Finally finished after a month I think I've fainted. 
Materials: Van Gogh and Rembrandt watercolours :heart: and 300gsm paper
I drew each portrait individually and then combined the whole thing using Photoshop to create the design and patterns.
 

You can purchase prints and other cool items, such as tote bags, phone cases and mugs with the design from my Society6 shop.

You can also follow me on Instagram and Facebook, and let me know if you have a page :D (Big Grin) 
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Aries
4th Zodiac sign in the series done! :happybounce:

I am actually before schedule Clap  Now lets see whether I manage to keep this up...

Materials: 300gsm watercolour paper, Van Gogh watercolours and Ecoline Brush Pen :heart:

If you guys like, Aries, along with Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces, is available from my Society6 shop as prints and mobile cases/skins Huggle! 

Follow me on Instagram and Facebook to see more of my work, sketches and WIPs OMG MOAR POEMS! :squee: 
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Aquarius
This is the second installment of my Zodiac series...Aquarius! :D

Gah! I tried scanning the one and the scanner killed so many of my different shades and subtle colours :(

Size: 15cm x 15cm
Materials: Van Gogh watercolours, 300gsm watercolour paper, black and white pen 

Photo reference: Model : Golshifteh Farahani Photographer: Mathieu Cesar
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Edit: I updated the image cause I finally managed to find time to take a decent photo with proper lighting Dance! 

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kubeti Featured By Owner May 26, 2017
thank you for llama
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Breathe-by-Claire Featured By Owner May 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem :D
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Loki-Dalton Featured By Owner May 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Danke for the badge, really appreciate it
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Breathe-by-Claire Featured By Owner May 8, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem :)
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tulf42 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for badging back! :D
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IrieGyal Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the watch & the fav!! I appreciate it! :D
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Breathe-by-Claire Featured By Owner May 6, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem :)
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GiveThemCake Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  New Deviant
Hello! I'm new to dA and love giving cake badges. If you like cake badges too pls visit me. I give cakes for low points. :dance::icongoldenplattercakeplz:
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FoxandRabbitPress Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you, kind madam, for the llama it was very kind of you Hug
Have a lovey day :) (Smile) 
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DreamingofDarkhorses Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you kindly for the llama. Here, have one in return!Llama jump  Careful he spits llama stare 
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