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James Flaxman
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  • Jan 1
  • Australia
  • Deviant for 12 years
  • He / Him
My Bio

Current Residence: Hobart, Australia

deviantWEAR sizing preference: L

Print preference: Varies

Favourite genre of music: Metal, classical, dark ambient

Favourite photographer: Archival

Favourite style of art: Surreal, imaginative, visionary

Operating System: Crappy old PC

MP3 player of choice: Loud

Shell of choice: Armed and mechanised

Wallpaper of choice: Skin

Skin of choice: Metal

Favourite cartoon character: Too many to name

Personal Quote: "So much work, so little time."


Favourite Visual Artist
Goya, Dali, Giger, Bosch, Doré, Frank Frazetta, Arthur Rackham, Keith Thompson
Favourite Movies
Eraserhead, Come and See, Blade Runner, Children of Men, Pan's Labyrinth, Rush, Kontroll, The Wind Rises
Favourite TV Shows
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Tom Waits, My Dying Bride, Crooked Fiddle, Murkrat, Doom Vs, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Juno Reactor, Midnight Syndicate, Rossini, Wagner, Mahler, Mussorgsky, Matt Uelmen
Favourite Books
Too many to name...
Favourite Writers
Franz Kafka, H.P. Lovecraft, Dante, Michael Shermer, Jared Diamond, H.G. Wells, George Orwell, Jack London, Andrei Makine, Joe Abercrombie
Favourite Games
Arcade relics from the 90s
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
Graphite, ink, PC, scanner, tablet, Photoshop
Other Interests
Visual art, world mythology, aviation, military history, biology, cryptozoology, urban exploration, bike restoration and maintenance

Winter News

Winter News

Once again, I hope everyone who’s reading this is safe and well. Given the problems some people have faced I’m almost ashamed to say life's been pretty good lately. Winter’s been as welcome as always and I’ve spent many hours stomping around under cold grey skies. I’ve gotten lots of mileage out of a sturdy pair of fleece-lined boots Fran picked up in Ljubljana and she’s spent much of the season in an equally warm goth-lite pair. Hobart’s starting to feel very familiar but the weather still inspires. After starting this year with cartoons I’ve gone back to more serious work. News from the mainland has been mixed. There’s been a resurgence of Covid-19 in Melbourne and a smaller outbreak in Sydney’s southwest that could affect family. I don’t want to sound too dramatic as Australia’s handling this matter well. Some things have naturally worked in our favour; we share no land borders with other countries and have a relatively small population, though much of it is concentrated in large

Quick Updates

Quick Updates

I hope everyone who’s reading this is safe and well. If anyone isn’t, I hope they quickly overcome whatever challenges they face. On a global scale I hope these difficult times serve to unite more than divide and leave us stronger overall.   A lot’s happened since my last post. The east coast of Australia was a bad place to be three months ago, but torrential rain in February helped put out the largest bushfires on record and brought relief to many farmers suffering from three years of drought. I’m happy to note that during my return to Hobart after three months’ absence I saw green fields, full dams, much health

Tales from the road

Tales from the road

This year's had its ups and downs but it's ending well enough. Various commitments sent me to Sydney a couple of times. A 70th birthday went very well, considering the backgrounds, personalities and amounts of alcohol involved! On a longer and more recent stay my partner found another stray kitten she gave to her sister, and I caught up with a couple of friends who've just become proud parents. This last trip was memorable as it started with a three-hour drive from Hobart to Devonport, a rough night on a ferry followed by a spectacular sunrise, and a two-day drive from Melbourne to Sydney with an overnight stay in Albury. Frances took the wh

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thanks a lot for the watch

No problem!

Hi bud, the last three phone cases of mine have been your work (with your permission before asking honestly!) I was wondering, any chance you could do your take on Apex Legends character Caustic??

I really enjoy the creepyness in your art. It's so fascinating. And sooo good!

Thanks! I'm on the case!

curtsiblingProfessional Digital Artist
The new character designs are stellar, dude!