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Nathaniel Campbell
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Canada
Born to BC's west coast, I began an interest in art at the age of six.
Taking private lessons at the age of 9, I studied charcoal.
After majoring in art through high school in an advanced placement program, I studied design and illustration at UFV where I received my diploma. The emphasis in that program was visual communication, which plays a key roll in my art today.
Upon graduating I worked with a graphics company that did murals. I learned a lot about planning large scale paintings from Dean Lauze, who was a big contributor in my development as an artist.
In 2005 Joseph, my business partner and brother, and I, started a clothing line called Brethren Empirical which featured graphic art and custom touches. After running Brethren clothing and selling limited run T shirts to boutiques for a few years, I returned my focus to fine art.
While the main medium is oil, the occasional wood piece, gives me a chance to employ the chainsaw. Regardless of medium, nature and natural forms are emphasized in my work, often with strong narratives using a symbolic language. I'm really interested in the power of myths and totems so animals are used for this purpose. Dreams also use a similar type symbolic language to tell us things. Since my dreams have been quite lucid at times, a dream journal has become one resource in producing ideas and images.
My ultimate goal, is to create beautiful work with mystique, to use skill to deliver a message to the heart, and all the while projecting from a place of masculinity.

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LindArtz Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2015

Happy Birthday! :party: Cake for your BDay by KmyGraphic Celebration by Mirz123

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N8grafica Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you!
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Cinnamoncandy Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
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N8grafica Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for remembering
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Nushaa Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
thank you so much for being a member of my group, Owlies-Inc. it really does mean a lot to me. Heart
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N8grafica Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for having me
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RitaCosme Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
bom trabalho :)
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Dagger-13 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congrats on the DD! You have a nice gallery, I love your paintings :nod: Especially 'Summer Descent'
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N8grafica Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I appreciate that
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Riftress Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I hope you have a lovely birthday! 
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