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I will be in the IlluxCon Showcase.  October 19-23 (Showcase Friday/Saturday Nights).  Reading, PA.  

www.illuxcon.com/
  • Listening to: tv
  • Reading: a gazillion books, as always
  • Watching: monitor, at the moment
  • Playing: nothing
  • Eating: whoppers
  • Drinking: coke floats
So 2015 was all medical problems.  Wow.  Never saw hospitals and doctors so much!  Never had medical problems (of that magnitude) before... Never had stitches or broken bones or whatever.  So it was all an experience.  Seems to be as over as it can be, though.  Still on some meds, but no big deal.

I have NOT been doing any card art... so anyone interested in more of that won't be getting any news.

I did do another SmArt School!  Seriously, a GREAT program that is on-going:  Online hard-core fantasy illustration with the best guys in the business, online, with some great fellow students!  I took a class with Dan DosSantos as instructor.  He was AMAZING!  (And I say that after having already had the fantastic Donato Giancola as an instructor.)  I took the class with two lovely fellow artists and IMC alumni:  Diana Stein and Judy Riggenbach.  We learned so much and worked hard and had a great time!

I'm doing a Showcase Table at IlluxCon, in PA, in October, this year (2016).  I haven't often been in that area, so it'll make a nice trip for me since I'm definitely doing some sight-seeing while I'm there.  

I have pro-badge for ComicCon, but I'll see if I am up to facing the crowds.  No booth this year, but do stop by and say 'Hi' to Diana Stein in the Fantasy Illustrator section!

I'm hoping to have some new art, but it's coming slowly.

Oh, and had an insane thing happen recently.. a Magic Card painting that I sold about 20 years ago was put up for sale on Ebay, and a lovely friend told me about it.  It was "Lotus Petal" which was a popular card from day one due to the whole Magic Lotus thing.  It ended up selling for $26,700.00!!!  Crazy, huh?  I guess I should have held on to the painting, but who knows about whether something will still be popular in 20 years?  Paintings need to go to a person who wants the painting, and I sold it to someone I knew, so that was cool enough for me.
  • Listening to: tv
  • Reading: a gazillion books, as always
  • Watching: monitor, at the moment
  • Playing: nothing
  • Eating: merangues
  • Drinking: coke floats
I will be in the IlluxCon Showcase.  October 19-23 (Showcase Friday/Saturday Nights).  Reading, PA.  

www.illuxcon.com/
  • Listening to: tv
  • Reading: a gazillion books, as always
  • Watching: monitor, at the moment
  • Playing: nothing
  • Eating: whoppers
  • Drinking: coke floats

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aprillee
April Lee
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Freelance Illustrator (traditional and digital)
Computer Game Artist (3D, 2D, modeling, textures, animation, concept)

Graduate:
Art Center College of Design, BFA in Illustration
Oxford University, BA/MA in History
Mount Holyoke College, BA in English Lit.

Born & raised in S. California.
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Doc-Paterson Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2009
Just wanted to say that I've always been a huge fan of your L5R work!

I hope you continue the awesomeness...

:)
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aprillee Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!!! I hope to keep going, too. I can't believe it's been 15 years!!!
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Adalgisas Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2009
Hello,today I see your Saint Seiya fanart pictures here and very love them,they are so splendid!So could I apply to reprint your pictures to other site,like [link],www.ssmyth.com and [link],etc.?I guarantee I will not use them in commercial way.
Thank you :)
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aprillee Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
No re-printing, sorry. They are copyrighted to other companies, mostly, and cannot be reprinted without permission from them. (I have permission to post them because I am the artist.)
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egher Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, you have fantastic gallery...
Awesome my friend :)
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aprillee Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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Kataxenna Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL everyone should see this ... it's HILARIOUS just Click here
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Kataxenna Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey. this person wrote something about you in their blog.. CLICK HERE
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ValestyCross Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well hello I have been looking at the new art for the L5R game it looks good although i was wondering on the Imperial Mrrige card is the person in the middle the empriss or just some guy?
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aprillee Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
It's just some guy. Of course, the writers can change that if they wish. Or the players, to some extent...!
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