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  • Deviant for 20 years
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My Bio
Favourite genre of music: Showtunes! Yes! And French pop ("F-pop"...?).
Favourite style of art: Art Nouveau, Caravaggesque Baroque
Favourite cartoon character: Zazu, Li Shang, Tulio&Miguel (since I don't count anime as "cartoons")

Favourite Visual Artist
Alphonse Mucha, Caravaggio, Ingres, Delaroche. :D
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Le Roi Soleil is terribly entertaining. And of course Les Mis in any language is worth listening to.
Favourite Writers
Umberto Eco.
Tools of the Trade
Mechanical pencil, unabridged Les Miserables, music to play while drawing, occasionally oil paints
Hey, guys, I know it's been, like, five years since I last posted here, or something ridiculous like that, but the other day I was going through the tupperwares where I store my old art and I had the thought of updating this page. I had taken a long break from art, and I had some other projects I was working on (writing, doll fashion, my new baby daughter, y'know, the usual), but lately I've circled back around to art, and so I thought it'd be nice to check back in here. I haven't done new Les Mis art for a few years now, but I did have a bunch of pieces that were uploaded to tumblr once upon a time but were never uploaded to deviantArt. I'll post those here in the coming weeks, in approximate chronological order, along with whatever other art I was working on over the years. When I get done working through that backlog, I'll post some of what I've been working on lately. Thanks to any of my followers who are still hanging around, and I look forward to meeting some new ones, too!
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"Paris, 1828.  Claude Enjolras is a severe, single-minded soldier of the revolution, the leader of a secret political society that is always ready to go to battle against injustice and oppression.  She is also, however, a woman disguising herself as a man in order to reject the demands of society and instead follow her ideals.  For four years Enjolras' disguise has worked well for her, and her contributions to the underground revolutionary movement have at last begun to win her the respect of her colleagues.  But when her secret is inadvertently revealed to her lieutenant, it throws her two separate worlds onto a collision course and sets in
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New Tumblr!

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Hey guys, just wanted to let everyone know that I've got a tumblr now: Virago!  It'll be for my new novel, Virago (based on characters from Les Misérables), and I'll post excerpts and art there, as well as historical context stuff for the 1820s/1830s.  If that interests any of my fans here, you can follow my tumblr and see what I come up with! For now, I'm going to post some of my art for the novel here, though I don't yet know if I'll keep up with this page in the future.  I'm also debating whether or not to start a Pinterest page.  I love finding historical fashion pics there, but I'm not sure if it would serve my purpose.  Can any of
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Gosh, I love your style! I love your lines and your shading - I could look at it all day.
Hi! Have found you here from Tumblr! Silver-whistle here!
best, M.
Hello ! I love love love your art with all the strength in my little heart, especially your Miserables drawings. It's so awesome ! ♥ And you're awesome !
Oh my god, you're back!! Fangirl I love your art so much, and I'm very excited about Virago!! 
Yeah, I do disappear for years at a time, don't I...?   ^^;   I'm always so happy to be back with you guys, and it's nice to know you miss me!   :love:
Do we ever! Make sure to add a journal on here about where to buy the book when it's published for those of us who aren't on tumblr! :D
Interesting work. Please check messages: questions sent regarding use of excerpt from story in upcoming publication