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Tom McGrath
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United Kingdom
Despite being repeatedly told that all artists drink too much absinthe, cut their own ears off and only make money after they’re dead, I have always wanted to be one. Strangely, I haven’t grown out of it.

If you're interested in commissioning me or purchasing rights to use artwork please email me via:
I don't bite, but I will ask for real money.

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Wisdom and Willpower
Why is it that even when we know better, we simply aren't able to do the things and make the changes that would really help in life?
Sketchdump 01 Pt3
A collection of sketches from both my digital and traditional sketchbooks spanning 2014-2017
Part 3 of 3
Sketchdump 01 Pt1
A collection of sketches from both my digital and traditional sketchbooks spanning 2014-2017
Part 1 of 3
Vincent's Vivarium

I can only imagine how touched my uncle would have been to see so many dear and familiar faces here today, to celebrate his life and mourn his tragic passing. No doubt many of you had your reservations about coming- I understand that Uncle's singular personality rubbed some of you up the wrong way.

In his defence I can only say that Uncle Vince was a character- a unique individual. I myself still have strong feelings about some of his habits, exploits, and ventures- the otter-cheese farm, the mandatory zipline to the downstairs toilet, bear boxing- I never supported any of these. Now that dear Uncle is gone, I shan't worry about having to wear pink stockings after nine pm, eating only with spoons, or only turning anti-clockwise in the presence of women.

We may never truly know how Uncle Vince passed away. We may never know how he wandered into the locked greenhouse in the middle of the night, without his protective bee "disguise", stark naked and with two lamb chops and a pork loin taped to his forehead. We may never know how he came to be so riotously drunk as to do that, despite being teetotal. All we can say is that he will be missed, and as the sole inheritor of his massive estate I feel it is my responsibility to thank you all for coming. Cheers.

Now, who's up for canapés?






Airships of Oberon is now on Kickstarter!…

If you like steampunk, and you also like board games- or know someone that does- take a moment to check this out!



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Alicessed Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, random Deviant!
SpikedMcGrath Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Alicessed Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
How are you?
SpikedMcGrath Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Pretty good thanks :)
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CelineDGD Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2015
Hello there fantastic stranger. :) Here to spread the positive vibes. <3
Being positive is great. :)
From riding a roller coaster to just eating a snack you enjoy, smiling, laughing, or spreading the love, we've all been positive at least once in our lives.
And today,
I want your life to be positive.
I hope you'll have a dream tonight about doing your favorite things, be it being with loved ones, watching a new season of your favorite show, anything really.
Because you deserve all of the happiness in the world. You are amazing, you are great, you are loved and worth it. Never forget that. <3
But most of all, I want YOU
-that's right, you-
To have a positive and wonderful day. <3

:hug: Lots of love. <3

Cordially, CelineDGD,
Happy Helper of the Happy-Squad

(And Happy Holidays, whatever you may celebrate! :heart: )
Chrisfraserhd Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work here. Lots of creativity. Keep it up.
SpikedMcGrath Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you, very kind :)
AronKamo Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015   Digital Artist
Really beautiful works in your gallery.
SpikedMcGrath Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Cheers, appreciate that :)
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