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A Redd Face, A Grey Matter, A Fine Shot of Tequila

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A Redd Face, A Grey Matter, A Fine Shot of Tequila

Greyson rocked into the beat of the big band record crackling on the turntable. His gold padlock clinked on the metal plates of his mask, flashing against the leaded picture windows overlooking sunlit gardens. "Cross back tap tap. Cross back tap tap. Hop hop right." A sharp jingled head shake. "Your other right, twinkletoes." This dance lesson had been Redd's brainstorm, his alternative to the mischief Greyson had proposed while stroking his beard over a bathtub gin fizz cheekily passed off by the house as a venom cocktail. His dreamy vision of stepping up in the most literal sense rather than supporting the nearest wall of the grand lobby w
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A Redd Face, A Grey Matter, A Fine Shot of Tequila

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A Redd Face, A Grey Matter, A Fine Shot of Tequila

Greyson rocked into the beat of the big band record crackling on the turntable. His gold padlock clinked on the metal plates of his mask, flashing against the leaded picture windows overlooking sunlit gardens. "Cross back tap tap. Cross back tap tap. Hop hop right." A sharp jingled head shake. "Your other right, twinkletoes." This dance lesson had been Redd's brainstorm, his alternative to the mischief Greyson had proposed while stroking his beard over a bathtub gin fizz cheekily passed off by the house as a venom cocktail. His dreamy vision of stepping up in the most literal sense rather than supporting the nearest wall of the grand lobby w
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My Bio
I'm a software engineer with an artsy fartsy side and an addiction to adaptations of Three Kingdoms Chinese history and lore. I enjoyed drawing back in high school, fell off the wagon, and have been working my way back on ever since the fan art bug bit me. I aim to improve with each piece while enjoying myself. Feel free to critique my most recent work.

My main interest is semi-realistic illustrations of people with influence from manga and Western comic art. I dabble in graphic design and digital painting as well. My formal art education stopped at an intermediate level, without any strong focus on anatomy or line rendering, so my recent progress has largely been self-taught with lots of help and inspiration from classic reference books and the works of professional illustrators.

I'm more of a writer than a visual artist, and I'm lazy about cross-posting. Find me on AO3 under Rydain. I am also planning a modern day legend of Cao Cao, which you can read about on my Dreamwidth.

If you'd like to ink, color, or iconify any of my drawings - have at it. I put them under Creative Commons license for a reason. Just give me fair credit for my work, and please link me to yours so I can see the results.

Favourite Visual Artist
Andrew Loomis, M.C. Escher
Favourite Movies
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Wreck-it Ralph, South Park, The Addams Family, The Goonies, Death to Smoochy
Favourite TV Shows
The Wire, Mad Men, Beavis and Butt-head, Pawn Stars, classic era Simpsons and South Park
Favourite Writers
Stephen King, Jerry Spinelli, James Webb, Rafe de Crespigny
Favourite Games
Dynasty Warriors 5, Warriors Orochi series, Fallout: New Vegas, Mass Effect, Saints Row the Third, various old school classics
Favourite Gaming Platform
PS3, XBox 360
Tools of the Trade
Photoshop, Manga Studio EX, Scrivener, Google Docs, Wacom Intuos
Other Interests
Weight lifting, writing, singing, piano, music composition, Three Kingdoms history, modern Chinese industrialization and urbanization, my spousal unit & cats

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Grace-ZedHobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday~!!! Blower fella (Party) birthday cake 
cheyluvsu03Hobbyist General Artist
Nice art :)
Coconut-CocaColaStudent General Artist
Thank you for the watch <3!
Grace-ZedHobbyist General Artist
Your artwork is being featured here [link] ;)
MonochromeCrystalHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the llama!
Brii333Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the :llama:
Great-GuardianHobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the badge and nice Zhang He cosplay! ^_^