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So, new journal CSS. Like? 

12 deviants said Damn, that's so incre- SQUIRREL.
7 deviants said Oh wow that's cool!
5 deviants said Sure, if you like it!
4 deviants said I suppose it'll do, yeah.
2 deviants said It makes me want to punch babies!
2 deviants said It's lousy.



It looks like I might be back!

Sat Sep 6, 2014, 5:53 PM

A Return to deviantART?

Man, it's been ages since I last updated this journal. I've been pretty inactive here on dA, but my dear wife little-owlette seems to have tricked me into getting to be more active here again. It's been years since I properly delved into this site, though, and I do notice dAmn is near-empty - which is actually quite disappointing. I've been looking for some more active, involved groups around here though, so if you have any in mind, do let me know! :) 

On the artistic front, I've been improving quite a bit over the past years, focusing mainly on painting from scratch, working with texture, and really pushing myself into new area's. I've been having a ton of fun with this, and it's also renewed my appreciation for the artwork of other artists. If you're interested in finding out what I've been drawing, you can find quite some of my work in Elements The Game! Now, without further ado; 


Leviathanial by BnochAdams The Last Of Us Fanart  by goliatgashi Walk in the Snow by MikeRedman 


Jan Mennenga
Artist | Digital Art
United States
I am Jan Mennenga, concept artist and illustrator hailing from The Netherlands.

Since 2003, I have been diving into the world of digital art. Though my personal preference lies with painting, I have learned to be as versatile as possible; from photomanipulation to vector work, I've tried to learn as much as I could - it really is one of my greatest passions. It is, in fact, a passion through which I found another one -Pepokish and I met through our art on this website, and as of May 16th, we're husband and wife.

On deviantART, you'll usually find me in #DigitalMedia, #ArtistTree or #Thumbsshare. Outside of deviantART, you can also find me on websites such as One reason I spend time meeting other artists, is because I love watching (and helping) artists grow. It is because of that that you'll often see me pick apart a piece entirely while writing critiques; something I much enjoy doing as a token of appreciation for an artist's work.

If you can't handle critique, don't ask for it, because you will not like me.


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Aliasmk123 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014   Photographer
Brilliant works!
memod Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Professional
Look who's there, a Jan! :O :lol: Thanks man, how are things going? :D
Verticae Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014   Digital Artist
zomg a Dancakes! :#1: Things are going good! Decided to try and spend a little more time on this site again, see how things have changed. How's life's been treating you? :)
memod Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Professional
Hehe, yeah it seems like time is harder and harder to come by. Even though I'd like to be more active, I just find that I can't. But I can't complain =] Overall, life is going well. With its ups and downs, but mostly things are good. Trying to get better, as always :D
LJEKC Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014

Welcome to Fantasy-NPC :) (Smile)


Verticae Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you! :D
Ryuuzakira Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey there! I stumbled upon your work on Imgur and boy, do you have a lovely gallery. Very creative. Keep up the good work and have a good weekend! :)
Verticae Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you so much! I love meeting fellow Imgurites on dA! :giggle:
forever-simplicity Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Oh hey Jan! Long time no see :) Hope all is well with you and Azlyn!
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