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C. Casey Gardiner
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  • Deviant for 15 years
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My Bio
Current Residence: Motor City
Favourite genre of music: Instrumental, Tribal Techno, Vocal percussion
Favourite photographer: S. H. Schneider
Favourite style of art: Anything in which one can tell a decent story
Operating System: The Hallowed (and much flawed) Windows Chi Rho
Wallpaper of choice: pink and purple flocked cherubs on gold foil (yes, it really existed)
Skin of choice: Wolf, of course.
Favourite cartoon character: Samurai Jack, The Baron (from The Cat Returns), Orko
Personal Quote: You are who you aspire to be.

Favourite Visual Artist
M.C. Escher, Albrecht Durer, Alphonse Mucha, Winsor McCay, Burne Hogarth, Bill Watterson..
Favourite Movies
Metropolis, Anything Hayao Miyazaki, Seven Samurai, SW, Equilibrium, Ringing Bell, LOTR, THX1138...
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
The Seatbelts, Terry S. Taylor, Nommobugunte, Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
Favourite Writers
Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, E. A. Poe, William Blake, Carlos Castaneda, JRR Tolkien, Adam Douglas..
Favourite Games
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, Tenchu: Stealth Asassin, Drakengard, Legend of Kage, Bubble Bobble
Favourite Gaming Platform
NES, Atari 2600, Playstation
Tools of the Trade
Sharpie, Sakura Micron pen, Mouse, Wacom Tablet, PS Elements, Corel Painter Essentials 2, The GIMP..
Other Interests
Worldbuilding, fencing, Tuvan throat-singing, the paranormal, occult, and countless others..

Hey Authors!

Hey Authors!

To anyone who's interested, I'm available to work on your children's book illustration projects. My style is a little like that of Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes), Walt Kelly (Pogo) or Quentin Blake (the Roald Dahl Books). If you're looking for something different, I can accomodate your personal tastes in illustrative styles and I'm a very friendly person. No, really! My friends and family are always telling me that I have too much faith in humanity. At any rate, one of my dreams is to write and illustrate children's books. I want to be able to share my storytelling skills with the world. If you have a project that you're willing to put

The Winds of Change are a-blowin'..

The Winds of Change are a-blowin'..

All kinds of crazy stuff goin' on over here. Here's what I've been up to lately: I recently got hired as a part-time (on-call) production assistant over at Fine Lines Graphics, a vehicle graphic and sign shop. http://www.finelinesgraphics.com Larry's a good guy and this is a good experience, as I'm learning a lot about the graphic design production processes. This isn't exactly a dream job, but it's good to know I can do this sort of thing. Also, I met an ex-pastor who's now paying me to help start a portfolio for selling his one-panel comic strip, entitied "Double Predestination", to newspapers and religious satire magazines. He write

A dangerous man.

A dangerous man.

I found an old note that had been in my pants pocket, back from when I was down in Dayton for my cousin's wedding. That night I didn't really feel like sleeping, everyone else did, so I stayed up in the hotel room watching television. Of course the majority of what I watched that night was Adult Swim (Got to see an episode of Samurai Champloo, really liked it) but there was something else on tv that night that caused me to angrily search for a pad of paper so I would hastily scrawl the name: Pastor KYLAN There was a show on some local access channel, flipping past it, I backed up and watched it for a few minutes. It was a generic "christia

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AbstersionProfessional General Artist
hey, just wanted to thank you again for your comment (years ago) on my piece, [link] i've changed accounts now, but i'm still working on storytelling. just wanted to let you know i appreciate you. :) keep up your work!
Kite-ridEProfessional Filmographer
*bows *bows

thank you very much, it is a lovely evening, but I have to go play battlefield 2 now, thank you very much people
punchyninjaHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the +fav=)
emo-ryan Photographer
hey, ok i'm not in a school. and i have a mentor, her name is jessica,. she kicks ass. yeah...sorry. i'm sitll in training. :cry:
hmm i was thinking i should do the same on the :+devwatch: cuz i really do wanna see the continuation of the temple in the mts sets, please continue to draw or youll force me to commit seppuku. :katana:
:omfg: NoooOOOOOooo!
Kite-ridEProfessional Filmographer
lol, that would be mischievous (sp) but neat, maybe it will be THAT WAY