Shop Forum More Submit  Join Login
About Traditional Art / Artist Andrew ShireyMale/United States Group :iconthe-uniques: The-Uniques
Recent Activity
Deviant for 13 Years
Needs Core Membership
Statistics 408 Deviations 9,361 Comments 232,175 Pageviews

Newest Deviations

Harley and Mister J by silentsketcher Harley and Mister J :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 24 2 Burgie Awards '13 by silentsketcher Burgie Awards '13 :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 10 0 Bizarro -Superman- PSC by silentsketcher Bizarro -Superman- PSC :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 22 0 Marceline -Adventure Time- PSC by silentsketcher Marceline -Adventure Time- PSC :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 60 3 New Year's Resolution_1 by silentsketcher New Year's Resolution_1 :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 8 0 New Year's Resolution_2 by silentsketcher New Year's Resolution_2 :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 6 0 New Year's Resolution_3 by silentsketcher New Year's Resolution_3 :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 4 2 Lumpin' Happy Birthday by silentsketcher Lumpin' Happy Birthday :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 29 4 Ash -Evil Dead II- PSC by silentsketcher Ash -Evil Dead II- PSC :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 16 6 The Mighty Tool Man Taylor by silentsketcher The Mighty Tool Man Taylor :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 19 9 Burgie Awards '11 poster by silentsketcher Burgie Awards '11 poster :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 8 0 Burgie Awards '11 WIP sketch by silentsketcher Burgie Awards '11 WIP sketch :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 4 0 female cardinal w.c. by silentsketcher female cardinal w.c. :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 28 7 Batman -Crimson Mist- PSC by silentsketcher Batman -Crimson Mist- PSC :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 45 0 O.C. Gerxa PSC by silentsketcher O.C. Gerxa PSC :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 14 9 Wayne and Ivy -Halloween- PSC by silentsketcher Wayne and Ivy -Halloween- PSC :iconsilentsketcher:silentsketcher 121 15


animal farm propaganda by Satansgoalie animal farm propaganda :iconsatansgoalie:Satansgoalie 1,963 390 Assorted Sweets by roseandthorn Assorted Sweets :iconroseandthorn:roseandthorn 195 35 Mr. Mint by roseandthorn Mr. Mint :iconroseandthorn:roseandthorn 394 46 gingerbread by meago gingerbread :iconmeago:meago 8,088 229 Concept - Deep One by NathanRosario Concept - Deep One :iconnathanrosario:NathanRosario 288 31 The Humanoid Typhoon by Robaato The Humanoid Typhoon :iconrobaato:Robaato 1,540 138 Energy Superman by SCiaffaglione Energy Superman :iconsciaffaglione:SCiaffaglione 106 9 Bizarro by SCiaffaglione Bizarro :iconsciaffaglione:SCiaffaglione 27 1 Princesses time by s05146 Princesses time :icons05146:s05146 2,158 71 Justice League Western Re-Design - SUPERMAN by DenisM79 Justice League Western Re-Design - SUPERMAN :icondenism79:DenisM79 1,121 43 Justice League Western Re-Design - WONDER WOMAN by DenisM79 Justice League Western Re-Design - WONDER WOMAN :icondenism79:DenisM79 1,316 49 STAR WARS 80s High School Re-Design - Luke + Leia by DenisM79 STAR WARS 80s High School Re-Design - Luke + Leia :icondenism79:DenisM79 1,353 46 Vale of Dragons by Mr--Jack Vale of Dragons :iconmr--jack:Mr--Jack 6,179 292 Black Cat Steampunk Re-Design by DenisM79 Black Cat Steampunk Re-Design :icondenism79:DenisM79 1,191 21 green lion by hibbary green lion :iconhibbary:hibbary 2,475 237 Creature from the Black Lagoon by Exploding-Monkey Creature from the Black Lagoon :iconexploding-monkey:Exploding-Monkey 33 10



  • Reading: old 'Swamp Thing' comics
  • Watching: AMC's 'Bates Motel'
So, in a nut shell, there have been several rather big happenings in my personal life over the past few months. Among these has been moving out and into my friend Blake's place, where we're now housemates. I still live in my home town, but get to be out more in the countryside, which we both enjoy for the additional privacy and larger property. I've enjoyed having more interior space to myself and finding a knack for decorating. I've been here since January, but I'm still sorting through boxes. I'll be glad when everything is in its proper place and I can survey it all and say, "done." Satisfying? You bet.

But then of course there's the two extra, freeloader tenants, Moe and 'Dolfette to consider. Yep, they always just seem to either be lazing about or chasing each other around when they aren't eating or making a mess. On the other hand, they're very friendly, especially when you scratch their heads -- and if you haven't guessed by now, they're a couple of cats. Neither are mine, but that doesn't mean I still don't love the little buggers any less. Moe belongs to Blake and 'Dolfette is a little stray that turned up over at his girlfriend's place -- probably abandoned, actually -- so we've been caring for her since. As if being a kitten left alone weren't hard enough, she had the unfortunate luck to have a Hitler 'stache, too, thus 'Dolfette. She's a sweetheart, and my favorite.

In other news, the company where I work my day job has been bought out and is now a subsidiary of a much larger one. Needless to say, we were all a bit anxious about what that would mean for us workers. It's not uncommon, after all, for a cleaning of house in these situations. Thankfully, however, it doesn't appear like that will be the case. More likely some micromanaging will happen, which is annoying, regardless, yet a better prospect than having to find employment elsewhere. Don't really appreciate the twice-a-month pay system change, either, but it's not terrible. If we're lucky, we'll all get a pay raise and better health plans... but I'm not going to hold my breath on that. At least neither will get cut.

I haven't been posting much artwork, but I still try to keep productive these days. I continue reading and watching film for both the entertainment and for reference material as I slowly, but surely, work on a series storyline that's been my pet project since sometime around June '11. And now and then I take a hiatus from that to work on some other, albeit smaller, pet projects, like trying to reinvent and expand the board game Candy Land, for example. The Fast Food Mafia was so popular that it gave me the idea to try branching out into this. Figured it would be fun and nostalgic to try and remake this game to be larger and playable for an older, broader age range.

There's more that I could go in depth with, but I think that's a good deal to share for the time being. But I'll leave on another art-related note: Motor City Comic Con is coming up, starting May 17th and running through the weekend! I'll be glad to return, as I decided against coming last year, mainly due to my wallet going only so far and having to make choices on what to cut. It will be good to go back, especially as Motor City is where I first started attending comic conventions. And it's always nice to see familiar faces, sometimes former college classmates. Ah, good times.

Anyway, as The Weekenders used to say, "Later Days!"


(1) 10th-letter - Cerebus the Aardvark
(2) 10th-letter - Flowering Nose
(3) CapnFlynn "Age of Apocalypse" Magneto
(4) Juniperfern O.C. Claudette Schwarz


Current/Backlogged Commissions:
:bulletred:several sketch cards
:bulletred:AstraKiseki O.C. Bai'chea portrait


silentsketcher's Profile Picture
Andrew Shirey
Artist | Traditional Art
United States
Born and bred in Michigan, Andrew works as a part-time freelance illustrator. He has endeavored in a variety of fields, such as: storyboards, caricatures, sketch cards, superhero pin-ups, and so on. A few claims to fame include “The Fast Food Mafia,” participating in 'The Uniques Tales' anthology, and exhibited in the Romanian Cartoonists Association’s “Great Romanian Personalities."


Add a Comment:
jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2018
...a very happy birthday to you sir...=3
SugarMoonWitch Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
RoseSpectrum Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
AlphaShitlord Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
   𝓗𝓪𝓹𝓹𝔂 𝓫𝓲𝓻𝓽𝓱𝓭𝓪𝔂!
Will Smith Tada emoticonSuper Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Will Smith Tada Emoticon But I Flipped It Over by AlphaShitlord 
RBL-M1A2Tanker Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
A few days from today, the history books show an entry.  An entry of mystery, and portent, as the great powers came down upon the Earth, and, in accordance with the wishes of the mighty King Kong, granted the world a boon.  That boon was you.  And lo, let it be said to all that you are to be wished a Happy Birthday upon that day, with the most excellent and amazing of cakes to partake in! :D (Big Grin) Have your cake and eat it too
jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017
...a very happy birthday to you sir...=3
RBL-M1A2Tanker Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
History records that, just days from now, a tremendous upheaval took place as the ground cracked and broke apart, tornadoes spun counter to their nature, and even Godzilla bowed as you appeared upon the Earth to grace us with your art. And so it is wished upon you to have a Happy Birthday on that day....and a most excellent cake. :D (Big Grin)  Have your cake and eat it too
jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2016
...a very happy birthday to you sir...=3
RBL-M1A2Tanker Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
In a short time hence, may you have a most happy birthday, for that is the day that you descended upon the Earth in a shower of lightening! :D (Big Grin)  Also, have delicious Have your cake and eat it too that day!
Mairelyn Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!!! Have your cake and eat it too 

hope you have a great one. 
Add a Comment: