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Floating mandarin by Nikki-vdp Floating mandarin :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 24 4 Tropical Punch by Nikki-vdp Tropical Punch :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 17 4 A Touch Of Emerald by Nikki-vdp A Touch Of Emerald :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 107 14 Vogue by Nikki-vdp Vogue :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 66 12 Butterfly Ballet by Nikki-vdp Butterfly Ballet :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 31 2 When The Nightingale Sings by Nikki-vdp When The Nightingale Sings :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 67 5 Freeeedom by Nikki-vdp Freeeedom :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 29 5 Candy Comes From Above by Nikki-vdp Candy Comes From Above :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 68 6 Welcome To An Icy Grave by Nikki-vdp Welcome To An Icy Grave :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 23 2 Spring Breeze by Nikki-vdp Spring Breeze :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 17 5 Ever Graceful by Nikki-vdp Ever Graceful :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 125 8 Jungle Encounter by Nikki-vdp Jungle Encounter :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 44 8 Monkey Business by Nikki-vdp Monkey Business :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 45 14 Hold Me by Nikki-vdp Hold Me :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 24 10 Full Speed Ahead by Nikki-vdp Full Speed Ahead :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 18 4 Summer Blue by Nikki-vdp Summer Blue :iconnikki-vdp:Nikki-vdp 9 5


Bolivia | A Thousand Flamingos by lux69aeterna Bolivia | A Thousand Flamingos :iconlux69aeterna:lux69aeterna 307 103 GIFT by mecengineer GIFT :iconmecengineer:mecengineer 81 17 AUTUMN FLOWERS 1 by mecengineer AUTUMN FLOWERS 1 :iconmecengineer:mecengineer 143 41
Feature #11 Charming flowers!
Hello dear deviants!
What flowers do you love most?.
This is my collection of charming and beautiful flowers.
Hope you enjoy them!!!

Magnolia Buds by TooMuchColor
Bouquet by lazy-brush
Guirlande by Nikki-vdp
Tulips by Alina-Kurbiel
Morning Ritual by Andoledius
Arum-multiplied by mikeloveridge
Tulips by lazy-brush
Flower of life - study 1 by Carnegriff
Eintauchen by feigenfrucht
Happy Birthday Bronwyn!!! by vanndra
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My Canada #2

More beauty
from this vast land
Happy 150th Birthday
From Coast to Coast
and in between
There is no order
I will continuously send you
from one end to the other
Enjoy a fun song as you scroll down
then don't forget to fave your favourites afterwards

Esplanade Riel Bridge Winnipeg by Joe-Lynn-Design Hawk by BelleEsprit Worlds Largest Tipi by Grumpol 
Shaw Cafe and Wine Bar by GlassHouse-1 
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Weekly Feature #123
:star:Photo of the Week::star:

Photo of the Week Runner-Up:

Honorable Mentions:

Other Great Photos Submitted This Week:
Bald Eagle Nest 2037 by Sooper-Deviant Alice by Wolfskuss Spider on red leaf by OshimaruKung7285 This looks dfferent to me by starykocur African Lion 2070 by robbobert Fabio by Lain-AwakeAtNight Hi my name is Tian Bao by ratinrage Masyanya in office by Daykiney SO SMALL by lenslady Copperhead by SilviaTheCaralioness Elvis Has Left The Building by MikeFShaw
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Feature 2017 - 10


Suzhou (China) 02-2015 - 6 by vmwelt
Ghosts by DaniRDA
Cormorant Nesting Grounds by ryangallagherart
Orchid by EvaParadis
Anemone by GeorgieDeeArt
Lysterfield by JacquelineBarkla
The Rebirth by KathleenOCeann
Visions Of Euphoria by MeFlysBySeatOfPants
My Sweet Spring by Hazel-Photography
Grillo by MCN22
430 - first day of spring by Lauredin
In bloom by AdrianaFilip
Seeding Dandelion by S-D-Brath
Springtime... _2_ by my-shots
Wild by leoatelier
I Feel Pretty by KeldBach
Yellow by MCN22
The inner peace by LiaCam
Building A Nest by Lady---Vengeance
Fighting Rooster by PhiLoan
Under the Sea by karincharlotte
Kitty Noir by CityofJade
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CatCatalogue Vol.#22



RiME by TsaoShin
         hummingbird sketch DA psdelux by psdeluxe          Destiny and Immortal's portraits by Aomori
Make your own path by shimhaq98
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Lucy's Favorites Vol. #86
Thank you for touching the lives of so many people, including myself!
You encourage and inspire more than you'll ever know!



Chameleon Sketch Psdelux by psdeluxe
          A gem by woxys
:iconlucytherescuedcat:lucytherescuedcat 39 33
All lit up by LordLJCornellPhotos All lit up :iconlordljcornellphotos:LordLJCornellPhotos 229 65
Feature 2017 - 09

Mom! by Elremerle
Card 16 Bonus Bear by EarlyOctober
The Protector by SheilaMBrinson
Monkey Business by Nikki-vdp
Explosion by MCN22
Japanese Garden in Tasmania by Brakawolf
Flawless by YoshaPhotography
Windflower by enaruna
Chrysanthemums by Berlin-Steglitz
Exbury Gardens by Daniel-Wales-Images
Immersive Sky by Thinking-Silence
Infusion Of Light by EmMelody
Pink Cyclamen by yume-no-yukari-photo
e y e l e v e l adventures by ColorfulLadybug
Primroses by spm62
Heart of the matter by justfrog
The Fallen by MagicLaDyCharm
Baby Cones by KeldBach
Fragility by Kassih
Cosmos sp. by Dark-Raptor   Les Italianes by b-devil15
Light bulbs by OMG-ImSoAwesome
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Wild Wallaby by 8TwilightAngel8 Wild Wallaby :icon8twilightangel8:8TwilightAngel8 14 5 Chile | Torres del Paine by lux69aeterna Chile | Torres del Paine :iconlux69aeterna:lux69aeterna 225 90 rana arvalis by mescamesh rana arvalis :iconmescamesh:mescamesh 641 47 Verdant green by LordLJCornellPhotos Verdant green :iconlordljcornellphotos:LordLJCornellPhotos 421 90 Listening to ice cracking by LordLJCornellPhotos Listening to ice cracking :iconlordljcornellphotos:LordLJCornellPhotos 307 68


Just to inform you guys why I've been somewhat less active:
*My house is being built (means: all that lovely shit with banks and loans and notaries)
*I had to switch jobs twice in one year, and am now studying for subjects I've had no training in whatsoever (exams are coming soon and I'm sooo doomed ;) )
*My husband was diagnosed with a (minor) heart condition, which took a while to properly identify and thus had us worried sick for a while. He's had (again, luckily, minor) surgery yesterday and will hopefully be free from the condition now.
But *fingers crossed* by the end of July, my photography-related life should go back to normal, slowly but surely. :) Thanks for your patience and continued support! Means a lot :)


Animal tribal tattoos
For the mentioned price you can give me all the details you want (tattoo size, animal you'd like to be in the design, the pose the animal should have, where on your body you want the tattoo so I can make it follow the natural shape of the body etc.). I'll then make a first design, either in pencil or as a digital sketch and send it to you for comments. Afterwards, I'll rework the design to suit your comments, and show it again for approval. The second time around I'll only change detail work. Finally I'll ink the design after having done the final tweaks to it and send you a high quality scan in a format of your choosing. I also promise I will not allow any other person to use the design, so you have a guaranteed unique design, and I will watermark the design when showing it on DA or another website (see for example the wolf tattoo on the far right of the widget).

The listed price is for average sized tattoos like the ones in the examples and includes several feedback stages to ensure the design is 100% to your liking. If you are looking for very small or very large designs, please contact me first.
Pencil/digital sketch (portrait)
Pencil sketched or digitally sketched character portrait. Please provide a reference and/or clear description.
Pencil/digital sketch (full body)
Full body pencil sketch or digital sketch of your character. No background included. Please provide a reference and/or clear description.
Digital art (simple background)
Full colour digital drawing with a rather simple background and a single character.

When ordering a drawing please provide a reference and/or detailed description of the character(s) involved in a note. Also provide a description of the desired pose(s), expression(s), kind of scene and background.
Digital art (simple background, two characters)
Digital drawing with a rather simple background and two characters.

When ordering a drawing please provide a reference and/or detailed description of the character(s) involved in a note. Also provide a description of the desired pose(s), expression(s), kind of scene and background.
Elaborate digital art
Includes up to three characters and a more detailed background.

When ordering a drawing please provide a reference and/or detailed description of the character(s) involved in a note. Also provide a description of the desired pose(s), expression(s), kind of scene and background.
Understated beauty by CCharmy
I want my tears back by Nikki-vdp
Rage Rage Against The Dying Of The Light by Nikki-vdp
Give me a title....? by Betuwefotograaf
Colour of spring 3 by dizzi-bizzi
golden summer by vularia
Yellow. by meemo
Prince Swan by Unkopierbar
Motacilla flava by chriskaula
Siegfried by Fall-of-rain
yellow by waltrk
Leaf by arianeyani
Hello, World. by Unkopierbar
Green by laura242
0469 by Somebody--else
J O Y by Nikonfinest
King for just one day by LordLJCornellPhotos
The Night by RobertoBertero
My Indigo Dream by Nikki-vdp
: Violet - drop : by light-from-Emirates
Into The Violet. by OrchidFeehan
Violet heart ... by aoao2
  • Listening to: Battlebeast
  • Reading: French handbooks ;p
  • Watching: Beserk
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  • Eating: croissants
  • Drinking: coke zero


Nikki van de Pol
I was born in 1988 in Belgium and also still live there. I speak Dutch, English, French and a bit of German and thanks to my studies I am also proficient in Latin and have some knowledge of Ancient Greek. I love metal music, and you can frequently find me at concerts and festivals, but that doesn't mean I don't listen to other genres. Art-wise, I mainly focus on photography, with a preference for animal/macro/nature photography although I diligently serve as photographer for my husband's band Everglow as well. Recently, I've been venturing into photomanipulation too and it's my secret wish to be able to design a CD booklet one day. I also regularly make tribal tattoo designs of animals in my own unique style. Other drawings, both digital and traditional are uploaded more sporadically, since my job rarely allows me enough time. I occasionally dabble in writing as well. The art aside, my hobbies are skiing, tennis, dancing, hiking, reading, watching loads of movies and playing with my dog Luca. I currently work at KU Leuven as an FWO-fellow (PhD) in English diachronic linguistics.


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hawkwing22 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Where do you take these beautiful bird photos? You have some excellent shots.
Nikki-vdp Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2017
Some in the wild, like on the bird island Runde in Norway, but most of them at various zoos here in Belgium and in the surrounding countries. I would very much love to take more actual wildlife shots in the future though. Glad you like them :)
hawkwing22 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Ah, interesting. I've been wanting to get to a zoo, hopefully I'll be able to this summer. I love searching for wildlife, but it does get frustrating at times! :)
Ghostless-Nights Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing and beautiful work! Definitely watching you. :)
Nikki-vdp Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017
Thank you so much :hug: Much appreciated :) I hope my pictures can help inspire your drawings :)
Ghostless-Nights Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! Huggle!  and they do :D
Martith Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's a real pleasure to welcome you to

Please stretch your paws, lay your ears and get some rest here! :3
If you wish, you're most welcome to use our official badge somewhere on your page!
I'm a proud Red Fox (Member) by Martith I'm a proud Arctic Fox (Member) by Martith I'm a proud Grey Fox (Member) by Martith I'm a proud Pastel Fox (Member) by Martith
Nikki-vdp Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2017
Thanks a lot :)
Animeneko63 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your photographs are beautiful! And inspirational :3 ~Mew
Nikki-vdp Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017
Thank you so much :hug: Very happy to hear you enjoy my work :)
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