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JesseAcosta

Jesse Acosta
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Self Portrait by JesseAcosta, visual art

Artist // Professional // Varied
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My Bio
Current Residence: Spokane, WA, USA
Favourite genre of music: Jazz, Classic Rock, Motown, Metal, Grunge, Goth, Classical Guitar
Favourite style of art: Pop Surrealism, Low Brow Art, Comic Book
Operating System: iOS
MP3 player of choice: I connect my iPod to a very ancient stereo with a turn table

Favourite Visual Artist
Frazetta, Bruce Timm, Toth, Humberto Ramos, Juarez Machado, Francesco Francavilla, John Buscema
Favourite Movies
Back To The Future
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Rolling Stones, Django Reinhardt, Manu Chau, Los Lobos, Ozomatli, Mago de Oz, Type O Negative
Favourite Writers
Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas, Edgar Allan Poe, HG Wells, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E Howard
Favourite Games
Castlevania
Favourite Gaming Platform
Nintendo Entertainment System
Tools of the Trade
M Graham Acrylics, Connoisseur brushes, sketchbook, mech pencils, pentel sign pen
Other Interests
Acrylics, Comics, Painting, Reading, Guitar+Bass, Backgammon, Tea, Languages
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One thing I've always been searching for, whether it's a group on deviantart, or even on Facebook, is a quality group of cartoonists that discuss work and give quality feedback to each other. Time and time again, when I join possible cartoonist groups, they always end up places where people just share their sketches and half hearted works like a fourth grader putting new art on the refrigerator waiting for praise from mommy. I can't stand that one bit. I want people to share art that is something they are really putting all their effort into. Not just sketches either, actual work pertaining to comics. Character design, thumbnails and roughs
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This last year has been very difficult for me, and my new little family. Last summer, a week after my wife found out she was pregnant with our first child, we learned that I had cancer. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the tongue to be precise. Never been a drinker or smoker either, so it was a real shock to have oral cancer. Over the last several months, Ive had four surgeries, lost 30% of my tongue from surgeries to remove tumors, had two neck dissections to remove tumors from when the cancer spread to my lymph nodes, a major muscle was removed from my neck in the process because of the cancer, lost my job because of all the surgeries and wasn&#
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Today was my last day of Chemotherapy, and Thursday will be my last day of radiation therapy. Here's to a positive, bright, and long future with amazing new directions and wonder.
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I hope Deviant art never takes this down. You will be missed man. :| (Blank Stare) 
Really enjoying your comics! If battling it out in sequential style is your bag, definitely give Entervoidex's Invitational tournament a looksee Nod
Thanks for the watch and all the favs! I really appreciate it :)
Your work is inspiring! 
I know it's been a while, but thank you for the FAV! I truly appreciate it my friend! :D