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PLEASE READ: ALL WORKS IN MY GALLERY ARE COPYRIGHT (C) BATTY-PHOENIX AND ARE NOT TO BE MODIFIED, REDISTRIBUTED, OR USED IN ANY WAY WITHOUT MY EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION. DO NOT STEAL OR DUPLICATE MY ARTWORK, OR USE IT ON SITES OTHER THAN DEVIANTART!


My YA fantasy novel, BLINDSIGHTED WANDERER, is available as an E-book and coming to paperback Autumn 2013. Visit my blog at www.echibbs.blogspot.com to find out more, or like my Facebook page: www.facebook.com/#!/echibbs


I can be a bit slow about it sometimes, but I do respond to all comments and notes. Unfortunately I'm unable to thank for each individual :+fav:, but please be assured that I truly do appreciate all of the support I am given. Big hugs to you all! :hug:

Favourite Visual Artist
Selina Fenech, Victoria Francés, John William Waterhouse, Claudia McKinney, Gustave Doré, Kat Von D, Sir John Tenniel, James Jean, Anne Stokes, Chris Garver, Tim Burton.
Favourite Movies
The Disney classics, Donnie Darko, Lord Of The Rings, Armageddon, Titanic, anything by Tim Burton, The Lovely Bones, Underworld, The Lost Boys, Avatar, Sucker Punch.
Favourite TV Shows
Jackass, QI, Two and a Half Men, Charmed, Tom and Jerry, David Attenborough documentaries, Grimm.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
!!!MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE!!! and far too many others to ever fit in this little space... but if it's not rap or blues, then odds are, I'll listen to it.
Favourite Books
The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, The Old Kingdom Trilogy, His Dark Materials Trilogy, The Inheritance Cycle, Jane Eyre, The Dead Days Omnibus, Memory's Wake, The Alice Books, Blood & Ice.
Favourite Writers
Marcus Sedgwick, Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix, Philip Pullman, The Brothers Grimm, Lewis Carrol, Darren Shan, Christopher Paolini, Charles Dickens, Michelle Paver, Hans Andersen, the Bronte sisters.
Favourite Games
Alice: Madness Returns, Final Fantasy VII, X and X-2, Prince of Persia.
Tools of the Trade
Fairytales, legends, songs, dreams, nature, graphite pencils, Photoshop, and an imagination that has a mind of its own.

Elphame Arts has launched!!

Elphame Arts has launched!!

  Hi, everyone!! :wave: Today’s the big day – Elphame Arts ~ElphameArts (https://www.deviantart.com/elphamearts) has officially launched and is open for commissions! I’m so incredibly excited; I haven’t been able to sit still for ages! But everything is ready, and as from today I am taking orders! :D :dance: :w00t: :excited: I’ve made a little introductory video to go along with the launch, which you can see here: http://youtu.be/ZKYPk42DVzw?list=UUbjx3A43ygTUWxr3EyFjQTg The opening offer of 20% off the first 20 orders is also live from today, so please visit the website for more info on that! There are also gift voucher opportunities, and you c

MASSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT!

MASSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT!

Hi everyone!! I'm really sorry for being absent for such a long time - uni work has gone through the roof with craziness and I've been working my socks off trying to get as much done as I can! :reading: The only thing I have left to finish is my dissertation, but now all of my other modules are out of the way, I have some very exciting news to share with you! I AM LAUNCHING MY OWN ART BUSINESS!!!!! :d :dance: :w00t: :party: :sun: I've been dying to spill the beans on this for ages!!! :w00t: As some of you might know, a while ago I developed a problem with my wrist which meant I had to stop my traditional artworks. But this year I went thro

Royal Holloway University visit!!!

Royal Holloway University visit!!!

  Okay, I’ve wanted to share this news for over a month now but I’ve kept it hush-hush until everything was finalised. But now I can finally spill the beans, yay!!! :D Shortly before I started VEDA, I was very kindly invited to pay a visit to Royal Holloway, University of London! So on Tuesday 22nd May, I’ll be making the trip down to the south-east of England to meet up with the university’s book society, for an evening of book talk and authory chatter! :excited: I cannot even begin to describe how excited I am for this! I’ve been bursting to tell everyone ever since March, and I honestly don’t know how

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Happy birthday! :D
Thank you so much!!! :D
You're very welcome! :3
Wishing you a super fantastic happy birthday, dear Emma! :love:

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Thank you so much, Maddy :hug: I had a lovely day thank you, it was lovely to spend some time with my family :) How are you and Erin doing? :heart:
So pleased you had a lovely day! :dance: Erin and I are busy and happy. Erin's taken up rock climbing and just returned from a five-hour climb here www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMcRLr…. I have a feeling it's the kind of thing you'd also enjoy...   :love: