Daily Story Paintings

After getting feedback from John Nevarez and Goro Fujita that I need to improve my visual storytelling skills, I challenged myself to do one study painting each day, focused on a certain story, emotion or narrative moment. Many times I find myself inspired by something I observed or thought about on my morning walk, a story that came up while talking with friends, or a memory of past times.
The individual images are not meant to be related, as I am starting from scratch each day and see what comes to my mind.
Here is a selection of my favourites so far! More like these and some work in progress shots can be found in the "Daily Story Painting" Folder of my Artstation Community profile.

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"A gift." (There is a tree stump just like that in a nearby forest - it fooled me for a moment!)

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Astronomouse

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Explorer

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After work hours

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Mischivous Monkeys

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Researcher(s)

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Not cool!

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Leaving your wacom plugged in overnight...

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Little Chef (as remembered by a little sister)

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Wilted

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"Trashmaid" for Environmental Awareness (Mermay Challenge 2018)

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Goldfish Mermaid for Animal Rights Awareness (Mermay Challenge 2018)

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Catching Dinner (Mermay Challenge 2018)

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Cloud Painting (Mermay Challenge 2018)

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Lost Wanderers (Divinity: Original Sin Fanart)

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Pantry...?

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Fitting in