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About Deviant Core Member Maurine StarkeyFemale/United States Recent Activity
Deviant for 12 Years
Core Member 'til Hell freezes over
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Hamsa Mandala WIP by MyStarkey Hamsa Mandala WIP :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 5 1 Maurine at 64 by MyStarkey Maurine at 64 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 1 0 Flames005 by MyStarkey Flames005 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 1 0 GreenWoman001 by MyStarkey GreenWoman001 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 0 0 GreenWoman001a by MyStarkey GreenWoman001a :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 0 0 HalfMask Delf by MyStarkey HalfMask Delf :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 2 0 HalfMask Greenman by MyStarkey HalfMask Greenman :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 0 0 Kitty01 by MyStarkey Kitty01 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 2 0 Skull 001 by MyStarkey Skull 001 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 0 0 Flames005 by MyStarkey Flames005 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 0 0 Flames004 Sampler by MyStarkey Flames004 Sampler :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 1 0 Flame003 by MyStarkey Flame003 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 1 0 Flame002 by MyStarkey Flame002 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 0 0 Flame001 by MyStarkey Flame001 :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 1 0 Columbina Woodford by MyStarkey Columbina Woodford :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 1 0 Columbina Starsa by MyStarkey Columbina Starsa :iconmystarkey:MyStarkey 1 0
Deviant Art is great for networking, and experimenting for artists. It's a terrific artist community. This is where I like talking too and meeting new artists. Oh, and I like the showing off bits.

Life is good.

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Hulk and Superman by nJoo Hulk and Superman :iconnjoo:nJoo 1,176 158 childhood Drawings by Anuk childhood Drawings :iconanuk:Anuk 104 105 F250407 by faboarts F250407 :iconfaboarts:faboarts 22,823 2,199 This Heavy Heart by Wishmaker-kc This Heavy Heart :iconwishmaker-kc:Wishmaker-kc 220 153 M-E by KDLIG M-E :iconkdlig:KDLIG 12 30 Mademoiselle Audrey Tautou by KDLIG Mademoiselle Audrey Tautou :iconkdlig:KDLIG 17 16 HOUSE by angelgaby HOUSE :iconangelgaby:angelgaby 374 228 Beware of what you wear. by patriciabrennan Beware of what you wear. :iconpatriciabrennan:patriciabrennan 304 0 ImWearinNinjaPants by SioUte ImWearinNinjaPants :iconsioute:SioUte 84 72 yop by Ahharu yop :iconahharu:Ahharu 2 4 Classical wishful thinking by ControledChaos Classical wishful thinking :iconcontroledchaos:ControledChaos 3 5 Autumn Jewel by Alcamin Autumn Jewel :iconalcamin:Alcamin 7 24 The First of Spring by Alcamin The First of Spring :iconalcamin:Alcamin 10 42 Watership Down by Zanfandel Watership Down :iconzanfandel:Zanfandel 62 31 12-01-06 010 Edit by SimulatedExistance 12-01-06 010 Edit :iconsimulatedexistance:SimulatedExistance 1 2
I've chosen art that I find exceptionally good, or exceptionally clever. All in all each one is a fine expression of thought and craftsmanship.

It's what ever tickles me...especially the chickens.


The palette is so different from what you usually do and it's a good thing. The night scene is somber and mysterious. The alien girl is...

She has a great face. I love her strong features and twinkly eyes. My only real critique on this image is it needs more contrast. Stron...


The abyss by nicolas-gouny-art The abyss :iconnicolas-gouny-art:nicolas-gouny-art 740 291 Elven Town by SnowSkadi Elven Town :iconsnowskadi:SnowSkadi 5,443 330 Elven Town  - night version by SnowSkadi Elven Town - night version :iconsnowskadi:SnowSkadi 9,210 612



Saturday, January 24th I checked in to Valley Medical. I could barely walk and the pain was excruciating. I thought I had slipped a disk or something like that. But no, it was much more and much worse. It seemed I had a bruise (I've been doing a lot of physical activity) along the nerve in my left leg. The bruise went septic and for the first three weeks I was in the hospital, I was out of my mind and fighting off the infection. For the next two months as I recovered, I found out that I have a bunch of friends. They helped me with the boredom of hospital stays. Flowers are a delight. I want to thank Chuck Serfece for helping fend off panic and fear. He is an amazing person. He helped my daughter cope with the hospital confusion. All the visits were so welcome. Joni and Garth brought me some paper and crayons (eight different colors) and some play dough so I could continue to do art. Friends visits were a joy.

I'm home now, since the middle of March. But it made me realize I had lost the first quarter of the year. Making art is very hard now. I can only sit for about twenty minutes before the pain is too much. Come to find out, I've got fluid (from the infection) build up along my spine. It's making it very difficult to walk and the only way to get better is surgery. So that's my life right now. Little art is getting done, but I'm getting better and will have the use of my legs soon.

We all get obstacles thrown in our way. I'll make the best of this.
  • Listening to: my better angels
  • Reading: between the lines
  • Watching: out for Elephants
  • Playing: Re inventing myself
  • Eating: my expectations
  • Drinking: Coffee, coffee, coffee


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frasierdalek Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Why thank you for the watch :) 
MyStarkey Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
It's good stuff.
SPARTAN064 Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
Greetings from Fanime! Got that pony picture?
MyStarkey Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
If you friend me. I'll have all the convention photos up there in about an hour.
SPARTAN064 Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
Okay dokie Loki!
MyStarkey Featured By Owner May 31, 2013
Lost your pic. But found it again. Loading it on my FB soon.
toucanne Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Congrats on the Hugo!
You're on Facebook?
x0fallenangel0x Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the kind words on my page. Congratulations yourself on your achievement!
miss-a-r-t Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Yay congrads on the Hugo!! <3
MyStarkey Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
Thanks so much!
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