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Ultima Ratio Masterscreen by Stephanieboehm Ultima Ratio Masterscreen :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 78 4 my improvement-meme by Stephanieboehm my improvement-meme :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 7 8 IVI by Stephanieboehm IVI :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 56 6 Steps- Fairy Trickster by Stephanieboehm Steps- Fairy Trickster :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 186 5 Fairy Trickster by Stephanieboehm Fairy Trickster :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 162 10 Emhyr var Emreis by Stephanieboehm Emhyr var Emreis :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 267 19 offizier by Stephanieboehm offizier :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 316 3 Pirate by Stephanieboehm Pirate :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 198 1 Thief by Stephanieboehm Thief :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 92 3 pilot by Stephanieboehm pilot :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 52 1 chirurg by Stephanieboehm chirurg :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 53 3 Prist of the Trident by Stephanieboehm Prist of the Trident :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 154 5 Mercenary by Stephanieboehm Mercenary :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 35 1 Archaeologist by Stephanieboehm Archaeologist :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 86 2 diplomat by Stephanieboehm diplomat :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 259 8 Raloosa by Stephanieboehm Raloosa :iconstephanieboehm:Stephanieboehm 162 2


Accident by Jan-Wes Accident :iconjan-wes:Jan-Wes 3,568 85 Celsius 13 - Farmer by Jan-Wes Celsius 13 - Farmer :iconjan-wes:Jan-Wes 579 18 Zuflucht by Jastorama Zuflucht :iconjastorama:Jastorama 795 30 Flaschensammler by Jastorama Flaschensammler :iconjastorama:Jastorama 93 6 The Elf Poet and Cat by 6kart The Elf Poet and Cat :icon6kart:6kart 4,294 116 Heroes of Newerth - SKIVER VALKYRIE by Izaskun Heroes of Newerth - SKIVER VALKYRIE :iconizaskun:Izaskun 438 10 Heroes of Newerth - Treasure Hunter Hag by Izaskun Heroes of Newerth - Treasure Hunter Hag :iconizaskun:Izaskun 424 8 Learning To Leave by sheppardarts Learning To Leave :iconsheppardarts:sheppardarts 8,331 345 TRANSISTOR by JenZee TRANSISTOR :iconjenzee:JenZee 10,250 447 Shop by FeiGiap Shop :iconfeigiap:FeiGiap 17,083 677 Realm Village Concept by atomhawk Realm Village Concept :iconatomhawk:atomhawk 1,158 28 ImagineFX 96 Workshop by depingo ImagineFX 96 Workshop :icondepingo:depingo 7,075 265 Practice and study Forest by puyoakira Practice and study Forest :iconpuyoakira:puyoakira 520 59 Environment commission by TylerEdlinArt Environment commission :icontyleredlinart:TylerEdlinArt 10,700 423 Found on the Junk by Brosa Found on the Junk :iconbrosa:Brosa 867 66 Floating Fish by Minnhagen Floating Fish :iconminnhagen:Minnhagen 15,334 822



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Stephanie Böhm
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
I'm a freelance Illustrator since 3 years mostly working in the game industry.
For Example RPG Illustration, Boardgames and Cardgames.



my sketchbook ...with steps, sketches and studies

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i'm free for commission
please send me an email if you're interested

Dear Friends and Watchers

So it's finally time for me to write a journal.

I'm sorry for no posting for a longer while.

In  February i sadly couldn't draw cause of issues with my hand/arm. I thought it was cause of an overload of work like some time before.
But there it was only for 2-3 days and now i had it for weeks. I rested as best i could. And it's incredible how less you're able to do if you don't use your right arm.
But it doesn't became better.

2 years ago i wasn't sure if i had the right mindset for a living as an artist. I read so often that people draw 8-14 hours every day. And they get frustrated after they have some days off without drawing anything.
And what's with me?  I complained to have no motivation and concentration after 6 hours. And Days off  and no drawing are fantastic. Sometimes i didn't drew for weeks or even months.
That changed  when i started freelancing full-time last year. Before, I needed to handle 2 sometimes 3 side jobs and i was happy to have some freetime.
But even last year I had trouble with my motivation and concentration. I feared that maybe art is not my real passion even I loved it my whole life. Beside I somehow planed a career as an herbal witch.

And now where I'm unable to draw I realize how much I love it and that i really don't want to make another job except this
(maybe being a herbal witch is an option when i'm old cause you need this "old creepy woman" image for this).

After 3-4 weeks of rest and running scared cause maybe it isn't a one-off thing and i get it over and over
so I wasn't able to make a professional  art living with that, I happily found a very good doctor (before i went to another who couldn't help me out).
And -surprise- my hand wasn't the problem, the vertebras of my neck jumped out so my muscles get harded and pushed on my nerves.
1-2 weeks later and everything was nearly fine.

And here are some tips for people who have also problems with bracing and hand issues:

hurt points
.    it's really helpful to find this points between your muscles and nerves that really hurts and push it for 1-2 min. Yes, that hurts but your muscles will relax after that.

Black Roll (mini) - my doctor recommended this to me. I use it every few hours. You need only to roll your hand/arm a few times about it and it helps a lot as well.

Mindset (this is really important) - I realized that my mindset was not guiltless on this. When ever i get wrist issues (for 1-3 days) I fucked up about me and my art before.Thoughts like: that's not good enough, I never can do this, this persons are so much better then I. So I never will became a good artist. Your Mind gets blocked, your hand clanches up and your muscles get hard. It's incredible important to be positive with you, your work....your whole life! Be good to yourself, believe to yourself and your abilities. Motivate yourself. If you can't.......take a break. Go outside, meet friends or take a nap.

My body needs his time and everything was slowly at the beginning and I needed a lot of breaks. But now i'm fully operational and 10hours of drawing are not a problem at all.
Also my motivation and concentration are quite better than before. Which was perhaps down to the fact that I bought a Daylight Lamp (that's really cool by side, first for my concentration and second for my plant growth. I never get a basil so long before).

Thinking back I would prefer to quit this long time-out, but after that I feel stronger and more focused than befor.

By the way I'm currently working on a cover for Ultima Ratio and I'm looking forward showing you the result. There is also more work for Lone Wolf to do and I have some character designs in my mind, wich are waiting to get drawn down. All in all I hope to have something to show next time.

Take care of you, stay positive have some good times



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RM-Bouille Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Hello! :)

I fall in love to your gallerie ! I am a dummy! 
Stephanieboehm Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Oh sweet. thank you :)
RM-Bouille Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2017  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome ! :)
MugenAR Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
danke fürs watchen =D
Nightpark Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Hobbyist
Sehr schöne Arbeiten! :)
LJEKC Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015
Hello, welcome in Fantasy-NPC  :) (Smile)


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MarkTarrisse Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Really nice gallery!
Toradh Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hallo Stephanie,

hier ist die Franziska von der RPC! Verschriftlichen wir doch noch mal die Aussage, dass deine Bilder schön sind. Vor allem die s/w-Illus finde ich klasse! Vielleicht sieht man sich ja auf der nächstbesten Con wieder und kann sich dann weiter austauschen ;). Bis dahin stalke ich dich. Höhö.

Liebe Grüße,
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Null-Entity Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thankyou kindly for the watch :D
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