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Comments are always appriciated and will always be read and often replied to. <3
To anyone who's interested in seeing the process of my recently finished mural painting; I've recorded all of my livestream sessions and made one video out of it.
I didn't stream everything, because  I didn't plan big streaming sessions for those. They were mostly tiny details that couldn't be seen anyway.
I'm sorry for the bad quality, I streamed with my crappy webcam. :D

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Meike Hakkaart
Artist | Student | Digital Art
Netherlands
Hey there!

I'm Meike, but most people know me as Maquenda, Maq for short.
Animals and nature have always facinated me, even when I was a little kid. By observing I learned to draw by myself ever since I could hold a pencil.

I've had a few different phases where I would draw one type of animal. First they were horses, then parrots and other birds, then dogs, wolves, cats and ofcourse dragons and unicorns. The only animal I rarely drew were humans... :P

When I was 12 I started to draw Lion King fanart and I joined TLK FAA. Since then I only drew lions and anything that had to do with TLK. You can still see I'm pretty much stuck in that phase... :P
The TLK community has meant a big deal for me. I made a lot of friends and met amazing people that inspired me. Therefore I'm very grateful, because it helped me to improve and made me less lonely during Highschool.

One of my passions is also watching animated movies (besides TLK :P). It was a big part of my childhood and it still is. Because of this, I started to follow the course ''Animation and Audiovisual Design''. I recently graduated and now I'm going to ArtEZ in Zwolle ad I'm following the course ''Illustration'' now. Lets hope I can make it!

I'm currently trying to get out of my boundaries and improve more on my human skills.
Feel free to talk to me, PM me or leave a comment. I'm quite friendly (unless it's way too early xD) and I love to make friends and I always try to reply.
I don't do trades anymore but I'm open for commissions. For more info you can read my journal, or ask me about it in a PM. :)

~<3
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biohazardra-95 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Hobbyist Artist
what you do is mind blowing to me. simply amazing
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PaulaDarwinkel Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student General Artist
Wauw, jouw werk is echt super goed!
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Maquenda Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Aww bedankt :DD
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Dracoaeon Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing artistic vision! I love how each piece is wildly different, yet they all have a touch in common. I enjoyed a lot looking through your gallery, I especially got stuck on "Puppeteer", the deep green glow and the wolf skull create a very menacing aura. Also a massive fan of your gryphon/stag stuff, something very royal yet natural to them. :)
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Maquenda Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Thanks a lot :D I'm glad you like my art :) <3
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ImpsonGreen Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I really enjoyed looking at all your stuff. It was so magical and the narratives you created were definitely intriguing. I particularly took interest in your work from art school, because I'm in art school too. Thank you for sharing all your awesome art, great job, and keep it up!
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Maquenda Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Aww thanks a lot! Good to meet another artschooler hehe :P
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HellAboveHeaven Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
goshhh your gallery ;o; :heart:
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Maquenda Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Aww <33
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Dalminah Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Are you open for point commishes? ^^ 
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