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In my gallery you can find art ranging from scientific and SF&F illustration to abstract with a smattering of photography and writing in between. Enjoy!

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Here are the works I've seen on dA that I found astonishing, something that tends to be not that easy.





Hopefully one of the more productive community-oriented efforts stemming from #buildabetterfaketheropod. I hope those of you approached by the administrator can exercise forbearance regarding the pertinent recent bout of querulousness over Brian Engh's modest proposal, but that exercise, with time, has have given Lediblock2 a better appreciation for those that like their speculative fiction with a bit more inventiveness. That said, I'm sure the more conservative  imaginings will also have their place there.
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Radio
  • Reading: Scientific Papers
  • Watching: The News
  • Playing: Magic: The Gathering
  • Eating: Meals
  • Drinking: Water

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Renato Filipe Vidal Santos
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied

I am a skeptically inquiring secular humanist of a materialist and modernist bent with a lapsed Roman Catholic upbringing. Thus, for all intents and purposes, I'm a pragmatic atheist.

I tend to have a life, now in sabbatical as I prepare for job hunting, mainly in the Earth and Life Sciences areas, and, to my chagrin, I am a procrastinator. Hopefully these will be fixed in the next 100 years, though the latter is something I'm working on constantly.

Finally, I am always interested in artistic advice and if you want use my artwork here's the rules. You can also commission me. Tips via Paypal at Dracontes(at)gmail(dot)com are welcome as well.

These are my contacts:

Dracontes(at)gmail(dot)com, Dracontes(at)hotmail(dot)com, rfvs1983(at)yahoo(dot)com

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bear48 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Professional
Llama jump by Droneguard :headbang: :llama: :headbang: Llama jump by Droneguard

Thank you for the Llama :llama:

Llama jump by Droneguard :squee:  :squee:  :squee:  :squee:  :squee:  Llama jump by Droneguard
aspidel Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch, Renato! :)
dracontes Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! Welcome back, Luc :)
TheArchosaurQueen Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
dracontes Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
While I wish them my best, and I already have contributed literature and commentary, disposable income is in short order these days.
TheArchosaurQueen Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I understand. Thank you for your time.
liviugherman Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013
GoldenDogGodess Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Student Filmographer
You're welcome! :D
RoFlo-Felorez Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!! :iconbummy1::iconbummy2::iconbummy3::iconbummiesplz::squee::happybounce::iconlawooplz::icondummywooplz::iconexplodelaplz::iconlaexplodeplz::iconraptorlaplz::icontoothlesslaplz::icontoothlessdancingplz::iconawyeahplz::iconyeahplz::iconpelvicthrustplz::iconhumpingplz::iconsqueeeeplz:
dracontes Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Not sure I was as enthused as you at my reaching 29 but here are my belated thanks for taking the time to wish me well :)
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