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Amy Bradley
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Artist // Professional // Artisan Crafts
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My Bio

Current Residence: Albuquerque, New Mexico (just moved 1/2020)

deviantWEAR sizing preference: Large or Extra Large

Favourite genre of music: Celtic Rock

Operating System: Mac OS Mojave

MP3 player of choice: iPod

Favourite cartoon character: Marvin The Martian

Favourite Visual Artist
Charles Vess
Favourite Movies
How to Train Your Dragon (all 3); Star Wars, the original; Thunderheart; Time Bandits; Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Favourite TV Shows
Criminal Minds, Marvel's Agents of Shield, Dragons: Race to the Edge (HTTYD), The Great British Baking Show
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Steeleye Span, SJ Tucker, the Beatles, Tempest, Altan, Queen, Scott Joplin, and most Classical artists
Favourite Books
The Lord of the Rings, the Jane Yellowrock series, the October Daye series, the Incryptid series,the Harry Dresden series, the Hollows series (Kim Harrison), the Witchworld books (Andre Norton)
Favourite Writers
Tolkien, Ray Bradbury, Kim Harrison, Seanan McGuire, Faith Hunter, Andre Norton, Jim Butcher, Arthur C. Clark, Patricia Briggs, Seana McGuire
Favourite Games
Anything from PopCap
Favourite Gaming Platform
My iMac and my iPad Pro
Tools of the Trade
pencils, paper, inks. Seed beads, semiprecious beads, Swarvoski crystal beads, Czech pressed glass beads (especially leaves and stars), stone cabs.
Other Interests
Medieval history, mythology and folklore, natural sciences, cats (domestic and wild), raptors,
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I have to say that I really enjoy all the interactions I have with artists on DA . I am always joyful when one of people whose work I follow earns a DD. It's always wonderful every time I realize that many of these people are not even in the US! A thing that's so wonderful about the Internet. I can enjoy the work of folks from parts of the world I've never been to. I particularly enjoy watching the posts from Mouse Lemur, who visits many zoos in their country as well as some other zoos in countries nearby and shares such a wonderful variety of critter photos. I've learned that there are many different lemurs! And some of the them are quite be
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Way too long since last post. Just wanted to comment about how much I enjoy the folks I'm following here on DA. So much good art. Lots of wonderful, delightful photographs (hi Nature Guy, hi Mouselemur!). It's educational! My own art is lagging (although this year I am really hoping to participate in Inktober). I have to say I get inspired. I also get, sometimes, disgusted (not by any of the artists I follow!), but I don't want to block anything because sometimes there is a piece that is "adult" but well done. Ah well, I could go into a rant about what disgusts me, but it wouldn't really serve any purpose (and might tell more about me than pe
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This last number of months (sheesh, more than 6 months since I made an entry) have been all over the place. My husband had gall bladder surgery end of the year. I've been reading like crazy. Doing some beading projects (having fun with freeform peyote stitch; joined the group for that on Facebook and it gave me the kick in the butt to play with this technique again.) I started posting my art on Society6 (I'm Fractal Dragon there) and having lots of fun. Now if some of my stuff would just sell! I'm only going to do a few shows this year with my jewelry. Local shows—and I met a cool sister artist who is doing an open studio in December
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