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About Digital Art / Hobbyist Christopher BouchardMale/United States Group :iconalbany-dresden-files: Albany-Dresden-Files
 
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Hope by chrisbouchard Hope :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 5 0 iPalantir (iPhone Wallpaper Pack) by chrisbouchard iPalantir (iPhone Wallpaper Pack) :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 4 0 iPalallar - iPhone 5S Wallpaper by chrisbouchard iPalallar - iPhone 5S Wallpaper :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 0 0 A Cuina Andave ar Alyata -- Live Long and Prosper by chrisbouchard A Cuina Andave ar Alyata -- Live Long and Prosper :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 3 0 Mar, Melda Mar by chrisbouchard Mar, Melda Mar :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 1 0 Cala Coivieva by chrisbouchard Cala Coivieva :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 0 0 UpliftingLemma Logo by chrisbouchard UpliftingLemma Logo :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 1 0 Everything by chrisbouchard Everything :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 0 0 i-Palallar Rainbow iPhone 4S by chrisbouchard i-Palallar Rainbow iPhone 4S :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 0 0 i-Palallar iPhone 4S by chrisbouchard i-Palallar iPhone 4S :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 0 0 Ta Na Ye Nen (That's Who I Am) by chrisbouchard Ta Na Ye Nen (That's Who I Am) :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 6 2 :abduction: by chrisbouchard :abduction: :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 0 1 Vaughan Beheads Vinny by chrisbouchard Vaughan Beheads Vinny :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 4 0 Vaughan's Face by chrisbouchard Vaughan's Face :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 1 0 Moracair's Repair by chrisbouchard Moracair's Repair :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 3 3 Balthasar Moracair by chrisbouchard Balthasar Moracair :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 2 3

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Fox fox fox =) by hontor Fox fox fox =) :iconhontor:hontor 1,664 56 .: Khazad-Dum text maze :. by Avogel57 .: Khazad-Dum text maze :. :iconavogel57:Avogel57 41 6 Elvish Numenor prop map updated by dodoalbino Elvish Numenor prop map updated :icondodoalbino:dodoalbino 31 4 Gates of Moria by Kinko-White Gates of Moria :iconkinko-white:Kinko-White 674 49 IE-kun's Valentine by Cioccolatodorima IE-kun's Valentine :iconcioccolatodorima:Cioccolatodorima 7,408 655 Super Pretentious by jollyjack Super Pretentious :iconjollyjack:jollyjack 7,647 3,021
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Good Nudes vs. Bad Nudes? :iconhq:hq 2,146 15,154
Sta.sh for Mac by Pickley Sta.sh for Mac :iconpickley:Pickley 22 24 Inverted Skull by larahawker Inverted Skull :iconlarahawker:larahawker 285 52 Namarie Galadriel's Lament in Quenya by Aglargon Namarie Galadriel's Lament in Quenya :iconaglargon:Aglargon 64 4 Hail Earendil in Quenya by Aglargon Hail Earendil in Quenya :iconaglargon:Aglargon 13 0 The Lights Above Arby's by tohdraws The Lights Above Arby's :icontohdraws:tohdraws 743 13 Red Sonja: The Slayer by Jeffach Red Sonja: The Slayer :iconjeffach:Jeffach 1,430 82 Female Body Types Tutorial by Phobos-Romulus Female Body Types Tutorial :iconphobos-romulus:Phobos-Romulus 13,599 507 No More Mr. Nice Weegie by kevinbolk No More Mr. Nice Weegie :iconkevinbolk:kevinbolk 3,865 292 Heart by Hamol Heart :iconhamol:Hamol 221 24

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Cala Coivieva by chrisbouchard Cala Coivieva :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 0 0 Mar, Melda Mar by chrisbouchard Mar, Melda Mar :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 1 0 Multilingual by chrisbouchard Multilingual :iconchrisbouchard:chrisbouchard 18 10 Dinner Time by hellfirediva Dinner Time :iconhellfirediva:hellfirediva 958 819 Selfillumination by Kutsche Selfillumination :iconkutsche:Kutsche 17,207 1,273 replacement gallery icons by ipholio replacement gallery icons :iconipholio:ipholio 5 62 Heartless Visitors by alyn Heartless Visitors :iconalyn:alyn 634 243 living inside PART II by OliverJanoschek living inside PART II :iconoliverjanoschek:OliverJanoschek 1,524 570

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Hope

“Hope” is the thing with feathers—
That perches in the soul—
And sings the tune without the words—
And never stops— at all—

— Dickinson

Photo of our two budgies Eden and Eve by my wife Mary. Used with permission.
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Still Alive!

Journal Entry: Fri Jan 6, 2012, 1:01 AM
  • Listening to: Ziltoid the Omnicient - Devin Townsend
  • Playing: The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind



Current Status




I keep checking in on this site every so often, but I haven't really been what you would call active lately. I've let some 10,000 devWatch messages and deviations pile up, and I haven't submitted anything for months. I think one reason is that I'm watching too many people -- over 500. I'm working to fix that; I've started trimming down my watch list, which is a sad process. There are so many dead accounts, and so many artists that I don't have an interest in watching anymore. It's weird to see how my taste in art has changed.



But there's a deeper reason. I used to be heavily involved in the modding community, way back when deviantART v3 was out. That was a very active community, and very relevant to my interests (I'm really a programmer first and foremost). I had a lot of fun working on plugins and scripts for the site, and I invested a lot of time and emotional stock. When the new version came out, most of my scripts broke. I said I'd fix them, and I started porting a few of them, but I never finished them. It was like starting over, and some of them weren't really relevant anymore. The modding community kept going, but I think it was a little shaken by the change.



Three or four versions later, I've completely lost track of it. I don't know if any of the old people are still scripting for the site. It's not just that our scripts broke. The site has become amazingly more complex and dynamic. And that's a good thing. Back when I was scripting, almost everything was static html with forms. A script to dynamically add deviations to a deviant's favourites was a daily deviation, because it was so awesome. Now the same functionality is built-in via drag-and-drop. deviantART has become a much better, much more usable site. But I have no idea how it works anymore, let alone how to modify its behavior.



I guess I feel like I'm not as invested in it anymore. I stood still while the site evolved around me.



I'm not going anywhere. I still check my messages every so often, and when I do make art I submit it. But I don't really feel like I'm a part of the community anymore. I was away for too long.







In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

— The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy



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chrisbouchard
Christopher Bouchard
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
I'm a computer programmer with art-related hobbies.
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Lintu47 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
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scrimpytheshrimp Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I used your stock here: [link]


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birthdays Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's March 4th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

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ice-or-fire Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012
Hello!:iconpinkballoonplz:
Happy [early] birthday!
Wishing you miles of smiles in the coming years!
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Dediggefedde Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Hobbyist
Hi!

Thanks for adding my script "dev_multi_Open" to your collection "Greasemonkey and Extensions"!
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Biyabo Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
TY 4 :+fav:
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far-from-earth Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011   Artist
Thank you for the :+fav:s!

And judging by your wall, a belated happy birthday.
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