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Perfect Love by dmaabsta Define Love by flamable77 Resist Trump by Akhnaton-II Christians by impersonalinfo Bible in a Stamp: Psalm 23 by SailorSolar Reach by Vexic929

Do not ask why a loving God would send you to Hell. Instead ask why you would choose Hell over a loving God

I'm Baaaaaack

Mon Jan 14, 2019, 5:32 PM
Hello friends,

After a hiatus that was much longer than I meant it to be, I'm finally back on DA.  I missed you all very much!!!  

Much LOVE by KmyGraphic

To make a long story short, this last year was unreal.  After a major hurricane and a bad fall that resulted in a skull fracture (but thank God not any loss of brain power) left me so far behind at work that some things just had to go. 

The semester afterward I had to take classes to keep my job, which left me very little time for leisure and not much artistic creativity. 

I had planned to come back about halfway through summer, until first my daughter and then my mother-in-law were both hospitalized.  My 92 yr old mother-in-law declined slowly, which meant much time out of town until she passed away.  It was difficult for the family and also left me behind again at work.  My daughter is facing future back surgery and I covet your prayers.  

I am finally on track work-wise and very much miss both my art and my DA friends.

I haven't made a fractal in over a year, so it's going to take me a little time to get back in the swing of things, so bear with me.

Is there anything earth shattering that I missed, especially in the fractal community?   Feel free to answer in the comments.  I'd appreciate it especially if anyone has passed on since I was gone.   

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Artist | Varied
United States
I am a biologist by profession, specializing in marine biology, ecology and genetics. I have long been involved in ecological research and currently teach at a large state college. However, I almost went to art school and have always done a variety of artistic works including painting, photography, hand crafts, theatrical set design, and now digital art.

Current Residence: South East United States
Favourite genre of music: Contemporary Christian, Indy rock
Favourite photographer: Imogen Cunningham, Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: Fractals/ Fantasy and Sci-fi / Nature Photography
Operating System: Windows 7
Favourite comic book character: Nightcrawler



For abstract and fractal artists: How do you decide on a title for a particular piece of art? 

24 deviants said I just use the first thing that comes to mind before I post it.
21 deviants said I often agonize over what to name a finished piece until I have just the right title
18 deviants said It depends, sometimes I have a title in mind when I start and sometimes it's... whatever
11 deviants said Other: Please comment
6 deviants said I research clever titles to use for my work.
4 deviants said I just use numbers, it's a whole lot easier!
3 deviants said My titles usually describe the season or color of my work.
2 deviants said I usually think about a title before I begin working on a piece
No deviants said I use the abstract title generator website most of the time.

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