Joe Arsenault
Joe Arsenault
Digital illustrator and Concept artist
Megan Woodfine
Actually my first self portrait so thank you for the challenge! I loosely based this on hylas and the nymphs. Oil on canvas.
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Joe Arsenault
Executed so well!!!🖤🤘🙌
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jumpsoner
heres a cropped version not edited otherwise and actual pic with outer edge done in goldleaf. A stylized self portrait i did recently on a trekell oval wood panel, oil done allaprima 9"x12" the highlights are done using a stregatto technique, ive also included a close up pic to see details and brushstroke.
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Joe Arsenault
Woaaah very neat!! Well done!🤘
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Marta
Hello, my name is Marta, I'm new in this comunity. Here is my submission for the self-portrait challenge.  I decided to paint full lenght portrait in classicism inspiration. I made it in Corel Painter using brushes that imitates oil paint.  Doing self-portrait I couldn't miss my two beloved budgies :) 
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Joe Arsenault
Incredible technical work!!🙌
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Priscilla
Hi everyone! I'm Priscilla but you can call me Allicsirpart! Here is my self portrait submission for the proko/slew challenge! I used acrylic paint and paint markers on canvas, the canvas size is 20x30cm. I tried to incorporate my 2D-like artstyle with a little bit more realism. Hope you enjoy!
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Joe Arsenault
Stunning!! Love the psychedelic allusions!!
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coreysullivan
Hi everyone. My name is Corey. I’m a life long artist but needed an excuse to paint again. This contest gave me a chance to try some new things like working with an actual color palette. The hand is a little wonky but atleast my mustache is on point. This is acrylic on canvas.
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Joe Arsenault
Any excuse to paint is a good excuse ;) great work!! Can’t wait to see more from y’a!!
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Charlene
That's it I'm calling it done! Based off a Princess Mononoke cosplay I wore to work for a Halloween costume competition (I won the competition but only 5 people at work knew who Princess Mononoke was). Painted with oil paint. Constructive criticism on anything, including oil painting, composition, light and shadow, clothing folds, face planes and anatomy, appreciated! I feel like I have a flat face that doesn't quite lend itself to planes very well. Good luck everyone!
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Joe Arsenault
Hey! Absolutely LOVE this piece!! Mononoke is such an icon right?? And only thing I can think of if @paper hasn’t already mentioned would be stronger light contrast, and perhaps lose the details in everything but the face using some kind of blending tool? Kinda a focus blur on everything but the main focal points (could contrast with perhaps keeping the necklace stronger in details too? But yeah, stronger contrast in face and necklace compared to everything else and it’ll pop nicely! The brights on the shirt are a bit bright which adds a bit too much contrast and attention to it unless that’s what you had planned. But yeah it already pops very nicely!! Great work Charlene!!🤘🖤🤘
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Tomek Kowalczuk
Here's my final submission. Tried to keep the technique as traditional as possible ;) Good luck everyone!
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Joe Arsenault
Very well done! Nice light control and colours!!
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firetrick
This was an awesome challenge! The melting roses decorating the mirror represent my passionate but withering ambitions, while my skeleton reflection pressures me to realize these dreams before it's too late!
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Joe Arsenault
very deep! 🤘💀🖤
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jormunand
This Is my first self potrait and digital drawing. Made on Photoshop with oil brushes.
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Joe Arsenault
Cool!!
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Mai Phan
Hello, my name is Mai but you can call me Shohira. I’m new to this community and here’s my self-portrait for this month’s challenge. I used Procreate and some acrylic brushes for this drawing. Hope you like it :)
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Joe Arsenault
daaaaang!!! Love it!! Great work!!
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Anna Langer
I tried something completely new with acrylics spray paint and acrylic markers.
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Joe Arsenault
Such a neat look!! Great colours!!
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reesabird
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Joe Arsenault
Well done!
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Christopher Beaven
Thanks for putting up the challenge! Here is an updated image of my submission. I was able to varnish and take better photos without all the glare.
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Joe Arsenault
Sheeeesh that is very well executed! Incredible work!
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Ornella Breznev
Hello! This is my first time entering a Proko challenge. Really liked the challenge but saw it a little too late. Would love to hear what you think! :)
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Joe Arsenault
Crispy looking piece! Well done!! Love the style!🤘
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Nícolas Ribeiro
My first Proko challenge and i feel that it made me improve a lot in my art and self esteem lol.
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Joe Arsenault
Nice glasses! 🤘 great work!!🙌
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jomsant
Here's my entry: "Calming The Chaos In My Mind" I used oil color with pallet knife for the color, and titus ballpen for the details.
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Joe Arsenault
Awesome!!🤘
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Daniel Stevens
’Self Portrait’ - Digital painting on IPad Procreate
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Joe Arsenault
It’s got a sweet painterly look! Well done!
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Charlene
This is just meant to be a study before I do the main thing. Lol I look like an evil psychotic polka dot clown. If I could please have constructive criticism on anatomy, face planes, light and shadow and shape design. I'm aware the shading is messy as this was meant to be a quick study before the main event. Graphite pencil on cartridge paper.
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Joe Arsenault
Stunning!!
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Noemi Cassin
The series I worked on this year is called Reclamation, and speaks to the idealisation of the female body.  As recognised artists have predominantly been men, inspired by the female body and therefore projecting their gaze onto it, I believe it is important for more women to be recognised as Artists and for them to define their own bodies. La Femme - always mystified, elegant, sexy, the artist's muse and effortlessly envoutante - is almost stripped of her humanity and deified. Women are first and foremost human beings, who shit smell laugh cry fight jump run fall travel speak read eat play in other words live. And their bodies are first and foremost vehicles for them to experience life, and as such they stretch bend bloat change and adapt.  In this series, I aim to reclaim my (female) body for what it is: a vehicle of life. Neither an object of desire nor mystical femininity, simply a vessel which allows me to exist in 3D and try out the "human experience". Nothing less, nothing more.  https://www.noemicassin.com/work/reclamation
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Joe Arsenault
Wonderful caption and crazy good work!! Keep it up!🖤🤘✊
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Paweł Witiak
Hello, I know that the challenge is about self-portraits in color, but I'm primarily an inker, so I decided to post my pen and ink drawings. I also include a quick painting study of my reflection in the mirror.
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Joe Arsenault
Holy trap the black and white version pops out and STANDS out! Well done on each of these!🙌🤘🖤
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