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Danaan DeWyk
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My Bio
I am a biologist and anthropologist, currently working on my PhD in Evolutionary Ecology. I do a lot of science/ecological education work, and a lot of just plain science! I have way the hell too many hobbies, a minor obsession with otters (and mustelids in general) and a near inability to go more than about three weeks without making something.

Favourite Visual Artist
Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Jim Henson, Cada Johnson, Brian Froud
Favourite Writers
j.r.r. tolkien, terry pratchett, ray bradbury, frank herbert, ursula k. leguin
Favourite Games
Favourite Gaming Platform
...one that's relatively stable?
Tools of the Trade
whatever gets the job done. i especially like pliers, crowbars, and big knives.
Other Interests
life, the universe, and everything. really. especially otters.

Hey there!

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Hey folks! I haven't updated here in a REAL LONG TIME, but since finishing my PhD in December (I'm a f*cking doctor now guys!) I've been making all kinds of exciting things. I'm gonna slowly start uploading the backlog here, but in the meantime if you wanna see what I'm up to you can follow me on instagram @hiraeth_leatherwork for leatherwork & professional crafts, or @danaan.dw for science, hiking, & pics of my dog. I have some other big-ish art-ish news to share soon, so keep an eye out for that.....pending. Also for the first time in a good while commissions & customs are open, so if you need leatherwork hit me up. When I have more than three pieces for sale that aren't customs I'll try to get them up in my etsy shop, but that may be a little while so if you want something just let me know.
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I am still living. Hi guys! :D So I've been hardcore lurking lately. I just realized that the last time I posted anything here was like a year ago, and I don't even really know where that year went. Grad school is intense! It's good though. It's really good. I have been making things, some of which I will post here over the next couple of weeks! You know the drill. Some of the photos are great. Some of the photos suck. Also, I am working on a science/nature education youtube series. The goal is to connect people with nature and science, and to make science more accessible (and exciting) for everyone by creating fun, easy to understand but
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Hello all! It's been a while (like a year) since my last journal post, so it seems I may be a little past due for an update! First off, I'm starting grad school in August!!! I have been looking forward to this for a very long time, and I absolutely love the program and the lab I am going to be joining. There should be a lot of opportunities to participate in some really cool new research, as well as having a lot of free rein over my own research project (and my new PI is completely fine with my academic and personal obsession with mustelids, which I thought was going to take a lot more convincing ;p). School's in central California so I'll
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Thanks so much for all your faves!
Thank you for the support, I'm glad you liked our crafts! :huggle: ! :love:

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Kind thanks for the STEAMPUNK WHALE favourite!It is greatly appreciated!!!
Hey hun,  how are you?   hope all is well,  you still in CA?
Hey there! Crazy busy, as per usual but good! Yep. Still in the valley. Be a couple more years at least. How are you doing??
I'm working in Fresno at Monster City Studios... I don't think we are that far apart,  we need to meet so we can hang out sometime!   
thanks for the favs! :)