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Artist // Hobbyist // Digital Art
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My Bio
What to say? I am creeping toward 30, and studying English lit (when I am studying). Art is something I have done since I was small, like many people. I tend to do two things: digital art that vaguely mimics watercolors or marker work, and pencil sketches. I am more illustrative than realistic. I work with a Wacom Intuos Pen or (sometimes!!) Surface Pro 2 in Paint Tool SAI and occasionally Photoshop, an iPad with SketchBook Pro or doodle in pen or 5mm mechnical pencils (preferably).

I can also paint in watercolors and acrylics. But it's such a pain that I don't, usually.

My favorite artist is Alphonse Mucha, and Art Nouveau in general has always appealed to me. Other artists I traditionally enjoy include John R. Neill and Renoir ... check who I am following for the kind of living artists I like. Tony DiTerlizzi's work I find gorgeous, and I follow a number of webcomics that I am too lazy to write out now.

Basically, there's something about a well placed line that catches my eye.

Personally, I wish I was better with anatomy of all kinds, and the shape of hands and feet still get to me. I feel frustrated when art is not "effortless", and I admire a cartoonish, casual style but feel like a chump when I try to emulate it.

Favourite Visual Artist
Too many..
Favourite Movies
Moulin Rouge!
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Alanis
Favourite Writers
Piers Anthony/J.K Rowling/Neal Stephenson
Favourite Games
Chrono Trigger/Monkey Island series
Favourite Gaming Platform
SNES and PC
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, pen, tablet...
Other Interests
sci-fi, fantasy, comics, children's lit, writing

I'm lazy

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I pretty much only upload my art to tumblr now. It's all tagged for easy access, though.
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Name change!

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Will soon be accompanied by an icon change as well. I really paid for a premium membership just to get rid of kimxchan, that's how sick and tired of that nickname I am. Which makes this the second site I've given money to just to feel less like a 16 year old. Yay!
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Tumblr

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So, I set up a tumblr, mostly to follow other people, but I'm also putting art-like stuff up there. A lot of it will be things that end up here eventually, but a lot of it also, uh, won't.
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Merry Christmas! Hope you had/have a lovely one~
I did, thank you. And on the first day of Christmas I met a publisher who's shown interest in me making a few illustrations for a book of his :la: So I may even have a promising new year :D
That's really excellent and exciting!
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thanks for the watch!
thank you for faving!
HI. hi hi. ouo~