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hey everyone! i'm super excited to announce that my new book, TRAVELING WITH YOUR OCTOPUS is available for pre-order here: www.etsy.com/listing/207280396…?

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everyone that pre-orders will receive the special edition version which is signed and detailed with decorative metallic corners.
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here is a brief description of the book which is published by baby tattoo books


Camelsm by BrianKesinger


A lavishly illustrated Victorian era travelogue chronicling the international journeys of Octo-Victorian globetrotters Victoria Prismall and her pet land octopus Otto, this scenic follow-up to Brian Kesinger's instant classic Walking Your Octopus is sure to delight all manner of world adventurers. Thirty panoramic, full-page illustrations showcase Victoria and Otto as they explore destinations in Scotland, France, Holland, Spain, Austria, Romania, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, Thailand, New Zealand, Mexico, and beyond. From snowy Himalayan peaks to lush Amazon rain forests… from the tombs of the Pharaohs to the depths of the oceans... from the beaches of the Caribbean, to the plains of the American west… see it all from the comfort of your favorite reading spot. The book's art is both beautiful and captivating, with each illustration telling its own visual story about the whimsical characters and their fun-filled situations. As with Walking Your Octopus, this book is collectible art-object for those who still value the classic elegance of ink-on-paper. The hardcover binding is plussed with two-layer embossing and spot varnish, and the interior is printed on extra heavy paper. An exquisite volume for lovers of books, art and pets.  

 
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i had so much fun, researching traditional attire from each country otto and victoria visit as well as thinking up humorous situations for them to get into.

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there is so much more to see in the book as well as a few easter eggs... make sure to pre-order your special edition now. www.etsy.com/listing/207280396…?
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i am so excited to share this book with you! thank you again for all of your support, it is truly an inspiration.
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DerekMayhew Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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TDiNiGHTSFAN Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey Brian, I didn't want to be a rude or anything like that but is been a few months since your contest,and I was hopping when r u announcing the winners?  ottoandvictoriafans.deviantart…
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wendog41 Featured By Owner May 31, 2015
HELLO. I am a huge fan of your work. You have excellent technique. I'm a Digital art teacher at the High school level. I am moving the kids more towards digital painting, and away from more collage oriented projects.

I was wondering if you used you own custom brushes in Photoshop? I'm always looking for new brush sets. I recently had my students do a project where they created their own for a customized digital painting. I love your textures.

Do you make your own? Or do you have some favs you downloaded? (If so, then, from where? If you can tell me without giving away your trade secrets, that is) I am having the kids use the defaults, but I am using you as a feature artist for a project next year, for sure. They have lots of questions about your work. It is really great.
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T-a-i-O Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  New Deviant Student Traditional Artist
A late happy birthday. I've just opened a DA account again, and I follow your work on FB....Sooooo I though it to be very important to follow your work here to. You're an amazing artist and inspirational! :happybounce: 
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AhsokaTano-Skywalker Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday.
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Coscomomo Featured By Owner May 5, 2015
A very happy birthday for a very talented guy!
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Beornwulff Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday !
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ReaverPan Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
happy birthday
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OcioProduction Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
HAppy BirthdAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:la: choir Octopus for the animal project 
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pixieMoonTenika Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday! :party:
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