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Brushdragon
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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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My Bio

I am an illustrator, designer, and Fine artist. I often juggle between traditional and digital mediums. I am the father to five amazing kids and live in a small college town. I earned my Bachelors Degree from BYU-IDAHO in 2007 and I began my Masters at the Academy of Art Univeristy in 2009. I often sketch in blue BIC pen as well as in digital programs like Krita or Photoshop. Traditionally I love painting in Oil. I love painting landscapes and following the fantasy and science fiction genre's. I also have done web design. Visit my website for a more of my work: www.brushdragon.com

Thanks for visiting!

Current Residence: Rexburg, Idaho

Favorite genre of music: Classical, Techno

Operating System: Win 10

MP3 player of choice: Spotify

Skin of choice: 7Dusk


Favourite Visual Artist
Michael Whelan, Todd Lockwood, Donato Giancola, Alex Ross, Jim Lee, Brandon Dorman, John How, Alan Lee, Joe Maduriera, Drew Struzan, Feng Zhu, Frank Frazetta, Greg Manchez, Matt Stawicki, James Gurney, John Foster, Leon Parson, NC Wyeth, Sid Mead, Rockwel
Favourite Movies
TLOR, Tron, Princess Bride, Hayao Miyazaki, Big Trouble in Little China, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Eric The Viking, Real Genius, Young Einstein, Surf Ninjas, Star Trek, Stargate, Matrix, Better off Dead, What about Bob, Kung Fu Panda, Hoodwinked, Disney
Favourite TV Shows
No TV but I used to watch these, Stargate SG-1, Mythbusters, Naruto, Bleach, Inu Yasha, Smurfs, Star Trek, Stargate SG-l and Atlantis, Extreme Home Makover, This Old House, DIY, Discovery, Ducktales
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
John Williams, Pogo, Classical artists, Daft Punk, Deadmou5, Amon Tobin, Paul Oakenfold, Enya, Moby, Diane Arkenstone, Massive Attack, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Tears for Fears, Mark Knopfler, Enigma, Crystal Method, Chemical Brothers, Alias & Ehren, Adiamus
Favourite Books
Bible, Book of Mormon, TLOR, The Hobbit, Chronicles of Narnia, Legend of Huma, Sir MacHinery, Harry Potter, Fabelhaven, Dragonlance Chronicles and Legends, Wheel of Time, Sword of Shannara, Deathgate Cycle, Magic Kingdom for sale Sold, Eragon, Elantris
Favourite Writers
JRR Tolkein, CS Lewis, Richard A Knack, Margaret Wies, Tracy Hickman, Rober Jordan, Tom McGowen, Brandon Sanderson, Brandon Mull, Terry Brooks, JK Rowlings,
Favourite Games
Settlers of Catan, Bullrings, Wet Blanket, Boco, Straight 4, Frog Chess, Mario Kart Wii, Guillotine, Rumikube, Clue, Apples to Apples
Favourite Gaming Platform
Board Games, Wii, PC
Tools of the Trade
Krita, Photoshop CS5.5, Oils, Acrylic, Pen, Pencil, Colored Pencil, Watercolor
Other Interests
Church and Religion, Spending time with Kids, Reading Manga and watching Anime, Woodworking/construction

lost works

lost works

Something dangerous is looking through old sketchbooks.  Once you see an old concept you loved, you simply have to take a go at it...because you know you can do so much better.  Well, that and finding some old stuff that was actually good is fun too.  The New Emerald post is one of those kinds of things.  There are so many pieces of art I have...some good, some bad.  So, which to upload?  Incisions, Incisions.

Economy

Economy

I get so frustrated when people around me praise my art for its quality....but then, none of them buy anything.  Most of this is from the area I live in being small and rural.  Unfortunately for me, I don't like large cities or metropolitan areas where my kind of artwork fourishes.  I was never a farm boy, but its pretty much the same kind of area I grew up in....where you could get lost in the middle of nowhere (literally) and you had to drive to the next town to see a movie.  Mountains greet me in the morning sunrises and bid me farewell at the sunsets.  For all this beauty and peace...There is not a strong artistic economy here at all.  Ne

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LORETANAProfessional Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday! :party: I wish you only the positive impressions of this year!
shauncharlesProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
LORETANAProfessional Traditional Artist
:sun:
CCI545Professional General Artist
Happy birthday! Hope you have a great day!
shauncharlesProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
NinjaRollHobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing work!  :) 
CCI545Professional General Artist
Deviant for 6 years and with your work...

How do you not have more than 100 watchers....

You have some seriously great Artwork here and I think you need more people to watch your content.

I suggest submitting to groups here on dA and you can get more feedback on your work! : )