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My Bio
My Name is Philip Rice, a 28-year-old artist residing in Toronto, Canada. I studied at the Ontario College of Art and Design, or OCAD University as it's now called.

My work generally consists of either figure and portrait work, or an exploration of one of my Aspergian obsessions. I love memes, in the original sense of the word - an idea or unit of information that changes and evolves as it passes through our cultural landscape. A lot of my series involve taking one specific idea and exploring its past and all the permutations its taken. This is especially prevalent in my Vampire Series - which looks at every vampire story published before 1923 - and my Alien Series - in which I seek to document the beliefs of UFOlogists and alleged abductees and contactees of aliens (beliefs I don't share, but find fascinating).

I also use this account to post fanart, sketches I particularly like, and concept art for future works.

Favourite Visual Artist
Caravaggio
Favourite Movies
Dr. Strangelove, Singin' in the Rain, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, etc.
Favourite TV Shows
Doctor Who, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Wire, Arrested Development, etc.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Gilbert and Sullivan
Favourite Books
Barsoom Series, Slaughterhouse-Five, Illuminatus!
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, Oil, Acrylic, pastel, Acrylic/Gouache, charcoal, carbon pencils
I threw my back out a few days ago, and it's a bit painful to hunch over and draw. Sorry, folks, but it's going to be another week at least before I get back to comic drawing.
Hi, feeling a little worn out from a busy week and an even busier weekend. I'll be back with a new page of Apex Society/Undeath later this week. In the meantime, please enjoy the new episode of my podcast, What Mad Universe?!? http://neversleepsnetwo...
Selling the first issue of the webcomic, the majority of which has not been released online yet, for $2 CAD.  https://gumroad.com/l/dSdHy Also, all subscribers to my Patreon get pages as I finish them. https://www.patreon.com/SpearhafocSorry for the ...

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PandiiVanHobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the fave and support Llama Emoji-10 (Shy) [V1] 
I really appreciate it, so here take a llama Llama Emoji-02 (Blush) [V1] 
and have a wonderful day Llama Emoji-23 (Shyness) [V1] 

- Pandii Llama Emoji-64 (I love mah fudz) [V3]
ValhaHazredHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for watching and for all those likes! It's always nice to pop in and see a notification flood.
BrittMartinProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks a bunch for the Favs & Watch, I appreciate it!
LoneanimatorHobbyist Filmographer
My best wishes for your birthday! :)
Scaley-RandyStudent Writer
Happy Birthday! :D