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About Digital Art / Hobbyist L. ForsbergMale/Canada Group :iconartpolitic: artpolitic
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AT-AT by n0deal AT-AT :iconn0deal:n0deal 2 0 Four Year Low by n0deal Four Year Low :iconn0deal:n0deal 18 34 ArtPolitic - Elope by n0deal ArtPolitic - Elope :iconn0deal:n0deal 11 27 Playground Vigilantes by n0deal Playground Vigilantes :iconn0deal:n0deal 914 331 ArtPolitic - Glory to Gun by n0deal ArtPolitic - Glory to Gun :iconn0deal:n0deal 24 35 ArtPolitic - Big Brother by n0deal ArtPolitic - Big Brother :iconn0deal:n0deal 4 11 Water Damage by n0deal Water Damage :iconn0deal:n0deal 5 31 ArtPolitic - Waste Line by n0deal ArtPolitic - Waste Line :iconn0deal:n0deal 4 20 ArtPolitic - Just For Men by n0deal
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ArtPolitic - Just For Men :iconn0deal:n0deal 1 18
Pushing Politics by n0deal
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Pushing Politics :iconn0deal:n0deal 227 130
Pursuit of Perfection by n0deal Pursuit of Perfection :iconn0deal:n0deal 12 22 Weapons of Mass Distraction by n0deal
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Weapons of Mass Distraction :iconn0deal:n0deal 34 45
Origami Elephants
memories unfolding
like origami elephants
that never forget
the way it feels to burn
my paper cut heart
is crumpled
like love letter drafts
filed in circular cabinets
why do I bother writing
when all I pen are movie scripts
romantic comedies
that will never see the silver screen
the aspiring author's curse
gasping for words
to glue myself together
and cure lead poisoned love
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Flawed A-r-mour by n0deal Flawed A-r-mour :iconn0deal:n0deal 5 25 Wrestling with my Demons by n0deal Wrestling with my Demons :iconn0deal:n0deal 3 18 ArtPolitic - Martyr by n0deal ArtPolitic - Martyr :iconn0deal:n0deal 3 14


Watch and Obey by Esrever-Ni-Tra Watch and Obey :iconesrever-ni-tra:Esrever-Ni-Tra 159 16 Comfortably Numb by Aegis-Illustration Comfortably Numb :iconaegis-illustration:Aegis-Illustration 2,425 378 This Body is Mine by BlackKrogoth
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This Body is Mine :iconblackkrogoth:BlackKrogoth 1,747 0
Ideas can be dangerous by GateGraffiti Ideas can be dangerous :icongategraffiti:GateGraffiti 635 59 Revolution Against Hatred by perfect-tea Revolution Against Hatred :iconperfect-tea:perfect-tea 1,801 595 Daybreak by wlop Daybreak :iconwlop:wlop 7,961 389 The Only Time... by nocturnal-schism The Only Time... :iconnocturnal-schism:nocturnal-schism 2,434 356
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Your Portfolio sits at a custom domain (, and we reserved your user name (but you can use any other available name). All this so you can submit your work without people seeing that goofy stuff on your user page.

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LOVIN IT? by lora-zombie LOVIN IT? :iconlora-zombie:lora-zombie 28,678 3,520
A picture is worth ZERO words..
Well at least according to some people here on deviantART..
I am a firm believer that a picture is indeed worth a thousand words, but a few words to lead the viewer into your frame are always appreciated.
This is especially true here on deviantART.  A community of artists covering the wide range of the artistic, or professional spectrum, from beginners, to amateurs, and even some professionals.
It isn't only directed towards photography, but to all mediums displayed on this site.  Writing even the bare minimum, a few sentences at least, will change the way the community appreciates what you've posted..
The biggest reason to write something in that little box, is to show the people who appreciate your work that you aren't a conceited jerk, content to let your 'fans' make what they will of your creation,  It makes you approachable, and even more likable.
In my personal experience, with my own work, I find that if I leave certain details out, people will inev
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fuck you... by allenjmiller fuck you... :iconallenjmiller:allenjmiller 680 269 Steven Paul Jobs by theexperiential Steven Paul Jobs :icontheexperiential:theexperiential 3,576 433 389 Years Ago... by mibi 389 Years Ago... :iconmibi:mibi 281 68
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Barack Obama 02 by StudioFovea Barack Obama 02 :iconstudiofovea:StudioFovea 1,750 1,026


Recently a fellow deviant ArtOfDecay-Stock accused my friend and business partner Reuven Cohen (ruv) of using her stock without giving proper attribution. She called him up on the phone out of the blue while he was traveling on business in Boston and accused him of being a thief. She threatened legal action and to report the perceived copyright infringement to our ISP if we did not remove the design for

Understandably Reuven didn't take very kindly to being called a thief, especially considering the fact that all the stock materials he used to design the AP site he scanned himself. Since the center of the dispute was my site, Reuven forwarded me along her contact information and I sent her a polite email asking her to detail the copyright infringement so that we could aimiably resolve the situation.

The first response I received from her was polite, professional and she thanked me for getting in touch with her. She also took the submissions in question out of storage so I could compare the textures against what was used to create the AP site.

After carefully comparing her stock against the textures Reuven used for the AP site I could not find a single identifying marker that verified the claim that he's used her work. The textures are similar in that they are both weathered paper but that is where the similarity ends.

At this point I decided to do a little digging as Reuven had mentioned that he had prior art proving the originality of his work. Sure enough when I checked both of her accounts I saw that she had only been a member of DA since 2006 and that the two pieces she claimed he had stolen were submitted in August of this Year. Reuven has been a member of the site since 2002 and he had actually submitted his ArtPolitic design as a deviation in 2003.

Case closed or so I thought until I read her blog entry (which has since been removed) which slandered both ArtPolitic and Reuven. Since I couldn't very well let this libel stand, I responded to her blog post requesting a retraction and an apology. Her response, before deleting the journal entry, was to mark my comment as spam and telling me to learn to read as I had not noticed her tiny little paragraph above saying she had in fact been in the wrong.

In any case, I consider this all resolved now as the journal post slandering my friend has been removed but for god's sake, if you're going to accuse someone of stealing your work at least take the time to verify your claim and have some concrete proof to back it up.
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1980goldclick Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013
Whose abdomen and chest is in your avatar?
ntuttle42 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011
I love your gallery.
Do you submit to any groups; or do you know of any politics-related groups?
MattSpire Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
If you ever check this page anymore, hit me up. I'd love to know what you've been up to lately. Even if (like me) its far less than it should be. [link]
Wrath-of-the-Sheep Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2010   Interface Designer
Hey thanks for the watch!!
notoriaz Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2009
aw man, judging by the new content in your gallery, looks as though you've been as busy as me.
stellachan Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your gallery. Your images are amazing, and the messages are very powerful.
vermillionaura Featured By Owner May 7, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey you! :hug: I was wondering how I could join Artpolitic? In case you need something to prove my worth read this:[link]
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