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Bryce by Idess
Bryce
Graphite Pet Portrait I completed recently of Bryce, a shepherd mix whom I've actually had the pleasure to work with myself! I'm pleased to have been able to draw Bryce and capture his funny personality on paper :3

So happy to have been commissioned for a graphite (aka pencil) portrait! Most people enjoy the colors of watercolor but there's something about working in graphite that brings me back to my college art classes and I just love how they come out!

Graphite 9x12"
©M. 'Idess' Sherwood
www.SherwoodPetPortraits.com

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Happy Corgi Vinyl Sticker by Idess
Happy Corgi Vinyl Sticker
My new Vinyl sticker design is here! What would Idess merch be without at least ONE adorable corgi? ;3

Like my other vinyl sticker designs, this is just a preview of an actual sticker that is available to buy from me!

idess.storenvy.com/collections…

Long-lasting durable vinyl sticker.
Sticker is roughly 4.5x6" in size.
Waterproof and rated for 5+ years outdoors, these vinyl stickers will last! Application instructions are included on the backside of all stickers.

Buy here! idess.storenvy.com/collections…
See all my homemade merch here! idess.storenvy.com/collections…
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Happy Nude Deer 2015 by Idess
Happy Nude Deer 2015
It's that time of year again!
My annual Happy Nude Deer (Or Happy New Year for you illiterate folks ;) ).

Nude Deer '14
Nude Deer '13
Nude Deer '12
Nude Deer '11
Nude Deer '10
Nude Deer '09
Nude Deer '08
Nude Deer '07
Nude Deer '06

This year's Nude Deer is a Roe Deer! He's just here to party and have fun; let's make this year AMAZING!
This is also a day later than I traditionally post my nude deers and I apologize! I had it halfway done yesterday before I got way too busy and had to leave home for the new year celebrations. But I hope you all enjoy just the same :)

Here's to the New Year (Nude Deer!), I hope you all have a good one!

Art © M. 'Idess' Sherwood
Splatter Brush by mcbadshoes.deviantart.com/art/… Texture from :icon:
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Jethro by Idess
Jethro
A pet portrait commission of the client's mother's dog, and was given as a Christmas gift this year!

This portrait was a bit more difficult than some others, as the reference photos were a bit blurry and had poor lighting. Much of the portrait was created by me to bring it to a "perfect portrait", which I am glad I have the ability to do instead of just copying straight from the photo :)
I've actually seen this dog in my Agility classes, and it was really cool seeing him in action and secretly gleeful that I was painting him for a surprise gift ;)
Watercolor Bust Pet Portrait
Watercolor on Hot Press Paper, 9x12"

©M. 'Idess' Sherwood

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Bailey by Idess
Bailey
Pet portrait commissioned as a gift for someone who recently lost their dog, Bailey. This painting is based off of a particular photo, which holds fond memories of a day with Bailey. The original photo had a lot going on (tons of reflections, another dog in the background, etc), and I did a lot of editing and work to recreate the scene in a way that focused on Bailey.

This painting took weeks and weeks to complete, one of the most in-depth and longest-lasting paintings I've ever done!

What's even cooler is how the client presented it to her friend; she repurposed an old door and set the painting in the window area and created a unique one-of-a-kind desk. Here's a pic of it!
img.photobucket.com/albums/v33…

9x12" Watercolor on hot press paper
©M. 'Idess' Sherwood
www.SherwoodPetPortraits.com
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Thank you everyone who bought something from my stores to help pay for Chloe's vet bills (More info: idess.deviantart.com/journal/C… ), it's not much but every little bit helps and makes me feel optimistic that we can get through this OK :)

The coupon code "CHLOEEATSROCKS" at idess.storenvy.com will work until midnight Tuesday June 10th. I still have an original up for sale there plus tons of prints, bookmarks, magnets, and other art merch that is discontinued so this could be your last chance to buy some of these things!

I'll be working on the commissions I took last week and depending on how quickly I can finish them I'll probably be looking at opening more. I wasn't planning on doing a lot of commissions this year but now that I owe more money than I ever have in my life, I need to re-evaluate some of my earlier life decisions XP

Thank you again to everyone who's helped out and bought something, it is much appreciated. As for an update on the little dog herself, she's doing fantastic :) We are seeing improvement every day and her appetite is growing back to normal, which is good. She gets her stitches out next week and at least for now and the foreseeable future I don't see any complications arising (knock on wood!).



:iconidessemote:Magnets and Merchandise for Sale!:iconidessemote:

Photo Account: :iconidess-snap:

Art Queue (Commissions Closed; check out IdessArt on Twitter for commission openings)
Click for my commission prices and examples!


:bulletred: Do I take requests/trades/commissions?
Requests: NO
Trades: NO
Commissions: YES (but not always open. I will likely never open for commissions on Deviantart; if interested please follow me at IdessArt on Twitter, Idess on Weasyl, Idess on FurAffinity, or email me at idessfolf AT gmail!)

Please keep in mind that I am a PROFESSIONAL ARTIST and as thus DO NOT take points for commissions! I live off my art and so my commissions are USD only. Commission Prices are listed above.


:bulletred: ART USAGE:
YES You can use my art on your blog, roleplay, etc. (As long as my signature/watermark stays on and it is not used for profit)
YES You can save my art onto your computer and use for personal use (desktops, print it out on your binder, etc)
YES You can trace or reference my art as long as you give credit if you upload it online. "Credit" means a simple "referenced from Idess" in the description. If I see a trace without credit being given, I will ask you to give credit.

NO You cannot upload my art to your DeviantART or other art account. Art websites are for your OWN art, not other peoples.
NO You cannot ever use my art for any sort of profit (real or fake).
NO You cannot use my art as 'adoptables', nor can you trace or use my arts lineart for adoptables/bases/recolors.

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Idess
M. 'Idess' Sherwood
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
Current Residence: Colorado, USA
Dog nerd, artist, furry, dog groomer, and all around fun gal!
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Trippskillz9 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Bafa Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014
I am so glad I stumbled upon your page!! :) I am almost 100% sure you were/are a player on FP! I just find your name and style so familiar!! :)

I must watch!! Keep up the stunning work, hun!! You are very, very talented! I admire your work both traditional & digital!
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Idess Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you! Yes I was/am on FP, I was more active back in the day and used to be a mod, but I don't really play much anymore! Thank you for the lovely comments!
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Dalminah Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Are you open for point commishes? ^^ 
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Idess Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
Sorry but never; Art is my job and I must make a living. USD only, as noted on my profile :)
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Foreverfoxwings Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can i commission?
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Idess Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
I am currently closed for commissions, I update my journal if I am open (I don't open much on here, mostly on Weasyl www.wasyl.com/~idess )
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TheWolvenAngel Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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I hope you like it, and that you have a great time this month!! :iconbigheartplz:
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Thanks for the Rrama~! ^u^
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AnimalApps Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014
Hi -
My wife and I are starting a small mobile phone Apps Business to raise money for animal rescue and welfare charities.

We are making mostly games with animal themes.  We really like your artwork here on DeviantArt and wondered if you'd like to get involved.
If you are please let us know.  There wouldn't be much money in it, typically $100 to $400 dollars for a set of artwork for a game but we would also give you credit
for your work and include a link to your Deviant Art page or any other site you preferred.

Best Wishes
Chris and Ursula Rose
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Idess Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
Hi there,
I am interested in hearing more about your project :) Please email me at idessfolf AT gmail.com
Thanks!
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Basova-D Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist
You have a WONDERFUL pictures!Clap La la la la Nod 
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jlfurry Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014
Thanks for the Llama!! :D
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ZaxymmTheZaroro Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Hello I really like your art style, where did you learn to draw furries soooo good?
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Idess Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Professional General Artist
Just years of practice :)
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Nushaa Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
because I think everyone deserves a little :love: now and then - keep being awesome! and thank you for supporting my art! I really appreciate it.
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jlfurry Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
Sorry the delay, happy birthday!!:D
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Idess Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional General Artist
Aw thank you! ^^
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VeryCorny Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday<3
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Idess Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :3
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