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Kestrel Walls
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Hi! I'm Kes, a native Philadelphian who sometimes tries to do the whole art thing. I was born in 1976 (Ack! I'm getting ooooolllld!) and went to Penn State University. I started off majoring in Engineering Science but later switched to East Asian Studies, so I've wound up with a foot in both the clear cut scientific world and in that hazier existence of uncertainties and things half seen or half remembered.

I love anime and manga - they're my preferred forms of entertainment these days. But I'm always willing to try new stuff. I also have some pretty wide interests in things from physics to history to folklore and mythology.

Artistically I'm self taught so IhavenoideawhatI'mdoing... Feedback is always appreciated, including general assessments of my art, anything that particularly jumps out at you good or bad. Please tell me what I'm doing wrong - don't worry, I have a thick skin. ^_^ I shoot for an anime-ish style, and any tips, suggestions, or things it might help me to learn are much appreciated.

In general I return llamas but not faves or watches. Please only fave or watch if it's because you like what I'm doing. I'd much rather get comments. Conversation helps motivate me much more than anything else. If I go a long time between posting artwork, it probably means I'm in a bit of a funk so feel free to poke me and tell me to get off my lazy behind. ;-)

:iconbobo-kitty: made the chibi avatar for me - she totally rocks!

Yup, I talk politics. Yup, I'm left of center. However, I have no time for ideology. I care about what works in the real world, not how anyone thinks the universe is supposed to be. I always listen. I have no problem with respecting different points of view. I like to learn new things and new ideas. And if you don't want to talk politics just say so. I'm perfectly happy to be friends with people who strongly disagree with me.

However, I have completely exhausted my tolerance for mushrooms: people who want to be kept in the dark and fed bullshit. Those whose egos and worldviews are too fragile to deal with contrary facts hate me and frequently block me. I am the Snowflake Slayer!

Confirmed kills:
:iconcat-man-dancing: :iconmissouripatriot: :iconoddgarfield: :iconspookwriter: :iconamericandreaming: :icononlytheghosts: :iconxekowarrior123: :iconcenturion030: :icontheartfrog: :iconsilverstarapple: :iconthe-psychonaut: :iconswytheq: :icondarthbane48: :icondieselhedgehog96: :icongnoll-el: :iconjax1776: :iconpig123456789: :iconlady-laryssa: :iconcaciquecaribe: :iconkajm:
It's time for Chuck Schumer and the Senate Democrats to throw in the towel and vote for a clean Continuing Resolution.  The last few times we've been through this nonsense I've said that it's irresponsible to hold government funding hostage.  And I see no way I could honestly backtrack on that now, even if I wanted to.

I've heard Democrats arguing that it's different this time because they are doing this to protect the Dreamers.  Now I happen to think that protecting the Dreamers is a moral imperative, and the idea of deporting American kids because of what their parents did is just morally repugnant.  But that's an argument that the ends justify the means.  There are times that's a legitimate argument.  But this isn't one of them.  If the Democrats had a realistic endgame that could result in some version of the Dream Act being signed into law, then maybe, maybe this could be justified.

But they don't.  Donald Trump will never sign any legislation that gives any sort of legal status to any undocumented immigrant.  Because if he did, his base would have a meltdown and declare him a traitor.  And since the only thing preventing Trump from being impeached is the loyalty of his base, if Trump signed something like that he may as well sign his resignation immediately thereafter.

We said last time around that a shutdown to try to defund Obamacare was pointless because Obama would never go along with it.  Obama is deeply committed to the principle of making affordable healthcare available to as many people as possible, as embodied in the ACA.  Obama was also determined to save his legacy.

Trump doesn't have a principled bone in his body.  But he's got an even stronger motive not to give in: saving his own skin.


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yuukiartda Featured By Owner 6 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
hello, pleasure to meet you  Neko squee by Senpai-Emoji  
i just came by to send gratitude for faving:+fav: :
  Inktober: 15 Xerxes by yuukiartda  
it means alot for me! if you are interested,
please take a look at my gallery for more or even
+watch:+devwatch: me for future updates <3
and dont worry i wont bother you again and again for faving my work.
i try to keep it one time only.

thanks again and have a sparklingsparkles emoji day!
IreneBelserion69 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Kessy IRL by IreneBelserion69   Found you facebook picture, you're even uglier and more full of shit than I thought.
kessy-athena Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ROFL  Sooooo many assumptions.  I'm tempted to show you my real pic just to watch your head explode.
IreneBelserion69 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
I really couldn't care less what you look like,  you're a repulsive cunt not by your looks but by your attitude. Only a vapid tard cares sorely about looks.    But if you insist, go ahead, show me your looks.

Kessy IRL by IreneBelserion69  
I think this fits you just fine, you're nothing more but a worthless Neo Libtard.
kessy-athena Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And you're a shitposting phoney with less manhood than a castrated mouse.
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Kajm Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
She still believes appearances - well, Color, specifically- matters to either of us. I have always been surprised when I finally see a pic of a person- but then, it was the PERSON who always interested me, not what they looked like, or how old I thought they were. Discovering a person's appearance is only One aspect of them which gives me thoughts towards their heritage (especially if out of other nations) and what I might learn from them in that regard.
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Hi Kessy
kessy-athena Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi there!  I don't recognize your ID; have we met or are you introducing yourself?  ^_^
Truthfulpietro1 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2018
Introducing each other
kessy-athena Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, pleased to meetch'ya!  ^_^  So what mischief was I up to that attracted your attention?  ;-)
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