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John Scharmen
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My Bio
Current Residence: Orange County, CA
Operating System: OSX 10.6
MP3 player of choice: iTunes
Wallpaper of choice: Pinkie Pie & Twilight Sparkle
Favourite cartoon character: Mrs. Brisby

Favourite Visual Artist
Too... many...
Favourite Movies
The Secret of NIMH, Cats Don't Dance, Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin, Amelie, The Wrath of Khan
Favourite TV Shows
Top Gear, QI, Daily Show, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
Favourite Games
Rock Band, Star Trek Online, World of Warcraft
Favourite Gaming Platform
Xbox, PC
Tools of the Trade
Pen or pencil and paper; SAI; Photoshop
Other Interests
Classic Animation, cartooning, illustration, anime

Art Blather 2013

Art Blather 2013

Wrote this in response to a student regarding art assignments with specific themes, but since I hadn't verbalized these ideas in a while, I thought I would post it here as well.  She wondered what was wrong with just drawing pretty pictures.  The answer, I think, is nothing: As an artist you are throwing your work out into the world, and hoping it connects with an audience. The strength of that connection, its resonance, is, I think, the measure of good art. All art is expression; meaning is its interpretation. Good work will always create a resonance in the audience's imagination, a meaning they draw from it and that draws them to it, wheth
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Holiday Prints

Holiday Prints

Just popping on to remind everyone that many of my holiday cards are available as, well, holiday cards in my DA shop.  =) I hope to be back and more active again soon.
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Holiday Prints!

Holiday Prints!

I LIVE I have made a whole bunch more images available as prints!  Classic Holiday cards are now available for your Yuletide needs.  I have also made more options available-- magnets, mouse pads, postcards!  And you can now buy Golden Dream as a large print or even as a wrapped canvas.  Please head on over to my shop! More stuff soon.
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Corvus-the-SnarkHobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday! May God bless
Drew47ATStudent Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!

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DARKZADAR-ZEROHobbyist General Artist
may you have a great birth day ! 
stavnerStudent Writer
Happy early birthday!
Happy Birthday Master!  :D