Inspiration: Member Spotlight Art

Member Spotlight: Marie Bellinger

by Lauren Konopacki 0

Member Spotlight: Marie Bellinger | Doodlers Anonymous

Marie Bellinger is a consistent contributor to the participate section with 70 (and counting) submissions. It's easy for me to spot her latest work because she has a very distinct style using black ink, high contrast, and detailed gradients. I feel that her attention to detail in each and every shape is what really brings her drawings to life. Not a weekend goes by that Marie doesn't pick up a pen or pencil--her two favorite tools. She tells us:

"I really love details, patterns and flowing lines and my inspirations come from historical cultures ie, Egyptian Art, Aztec carvings and Celtic knots. Artists that have been a big influence would be Alphonse Mucha and Art Nouveau and wallpaper designs by William Morris. I do tend to keep lots of images in scrapbooks which I pull out any time I'm feeling stuck." 

You've probably noticed that I'm a fan of seeing "the process" behind the work and that's something Marie isn't afraid to share. She'll upload the various stages of her drawings which a lot of people actually appreciate and learn from. Here is a compilation of my personal favorites uploaded by Marie and if you'd like to see the full gallery on DA, click here

egyptian, drawing, princess, gradient, process shot

skeleton drawing, how to draw skeletons, beautiful death drawing, skulls and flowers doodle

patterns, black ink, eye drawing, contrast

grungy mandala, gothic drawing

eye drawing, creative eye doodle, heavy contrast drawing

drawing, movement, woman and lion, man and beast doodle

owl drawing, flowers, patterns, pencil, contrast, gradient

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