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Artist // Hobbyist // Varied
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My Bio
I am a fantasy author who loves to paint. Writing and painting work together nicely; one inspires me to do the other. I am endlessly fascinated by nature, myth, legend and imagination.

I have shown paintings in galleries and shows around New England and published art in various fantasy magazines. I am the author of Outpost, Book One in The Fylking, the fantasy series Chronicles of Ealiron and Wizards, Woods and Gods.

Favourite Visual Artist
John William Waterhouse, George Bain, Gustave Doré, Aubrey Beardsley, Vincent van Gogh
Favourite Movies
Outlander, The Fifth Element, Stardust, Pathfinder, Serenity, Alien, Underworld, The Matrix, Predator
Favourite TV Shows
Sleepy Hollow, X-Files, Vikings, Constantine, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Firefly, Sherlock
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Opeth, Alcest, Ulf Soderberg, Corrosion of Conformity, Paradise Lost, Porcupine Tree, Led Zeppelin, Dead Can Dance, Filter, Jimi Hendrix, Unto Ashes, Wardruna
Favourite Books
Lord of the Rings, The Prose Edda, The Poetic Edda, The Mabinogion, The Saxon Tales by Bernard Cornwell, The Black Company by Glen Cook, The Elric Saga by Michael Moorcock, The Mind of the Raven by Bernd Heinrich, The George MacDonald Treasury
Favourite Writers
J.R.R. Tolkien, Fritz Leiber, Bernard Cornwell, Michael Moorcock, W.B. Yeats, William Blake, Joseph Campbell, Patricia A. McKillip, Patrick Harpur, Bernd Heinrich
Tools of the Trade
Word, Corel Paintshop Pro, Oil Paint, Art brush pens
Other Interests
Northern European legend and mythology, medieval warfare, shamanism, gardening, aquariums

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Welcome to DA winker Fella (Reaction) Have a LlamaLlama fella (Badges) 
Thanks! Llamas rock. :D (Big Grin) 
Cool style! You are very talented!
Thanks so much! Heart