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MariaAragon64
Maria Aragon
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
I am a self-taught artist and also an Indie author. You can find several of my fantasy novels on amazon.com and also via Barnes and Noble, but my entire fantasy oeuvre is at Lulu.com.

Current Residence: bearing witness to history near Washington, DC
deviantWEAR sizing preference: m
Favourite genre of music: medieval, renaissance to Sinatra to Nat King Cole to the Beatles to Nusrat Ali Khan to ragtime
Favourite photographer: Cameron
Favourite style of art: Renaissance - both early and high
Wallpaper of choice: actually, literally, I love a good fresco
Skin of choice: natural, living skin
Favourite cartoon character: Pixar, Classic Disney animation: Bambi, Pinocchio. Oh, and Wonder Woman!
Personal Quote: I create, therefore I live.
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Sold two more paintings: Buddhist Trinity, Sort of by MariaAragon64

Wisdom Confronting Darkness by MariaAragon64
Sold via my shop at Etsy.com. Both paintings have gone to live in Baltimore.
Wrathful Athena with Manjushri Blade
Painted over an older painting I no longer liked, this is a symbolic piece depicting a Buddhist art influenced Wrathful Athena bearing Manjushri's blade.
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I have transferred everything that I have internet-published of my fictional work BALGAIR (a comical ghost story set in northern England) that was on this site to FictionPress.com. I will be FINALLY posting the final chapters there.
I feel the need to clear the decks around here.

PS. I've been on DA for 9 years and counting now - AND STILL NO DAILY DEVIATION NOD FROM ANYONE. Should I bother to contact a moderator of a particular group to see if they will give me a little pat on the head?


www.fictionpress.com/~mariaara…
And this is the response I got:

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(id removed for the sake of their privacy) said the following:

"Hello!
I took a look at your gallery and I think you're doing a great job. It's not quite the DD skill level yet, but you are very close and I expect that with a bit of development, you'll definitely get to be featured eventually.
Have a good weekend."


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And this was my response to 'them':

"I honestly do not know what to say to that after some of the DDs I've seen here already.
Ah well.
Consider my work a lost cause and drop me off your radar.
Thanks."

I'm not going to bother with the folks who run this site.  I've seen some of the work that gets the DD nod and can only wonder what the criteria is, so I'm washing my hands of the whole endeavor and just doing what I want to do.
I've been a deviant for 7 years now by the way.

Artomatic Takes Flight - National Airport, Washington, DC.

If you happen to be going through National Airport, visit the Artomatic Takes Flight show. I have a painting on view there: Hermes and the Zephyr.

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:icondaniel-loya-iii:
Daniel-Loya-III Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Student General Artist
thank you!
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DeanJohnsonArtStudio Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for adding Coney Island to your Favorites!
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:iconingeline-art:
ingeline-art Featured By Owner May 17, 2016   Traditional Artist
Happy birthday to you and
have a wonderful day!
Greetings and hugs from cologne
Ingeline -art ;-) (Wink)))GHOST HEART GHOST HEART GHOST HEART
Happy birthday Maria Aragon 64 by ingeline-art
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:icondeanjohnsonartstudio:
DeanJohnsonArtStudio Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for adding The Black Dahlia and Edgar Allan Poe to your Favorites!
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Equeto Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2016  Hobbyist
You have a great pics here of mythological background one of my favourites themes for art! ;) (Wink) 
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kahuella Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thaks for the watch!
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:iconingeline-art:
ingeline-art Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2015   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the Llama- Llama...an important part of life 
that makes me sooo happy!
Ingeline-art cologne :-) (Smile))) Heart Floating Floating Floating Heart 
My newest painting from today :
Angel of hearts:

Angel of hearts by ingeline-art 
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costumer-95 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2015  Student General Artist
Thank you so much for the Watch:love:
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Hawkheart29 Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :party: :cake:
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MariaAragon64 Featured By Owner May 26, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks, belatedly.
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