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Literature
You can't be whatever you want...
…and it's a good thing.
Telling someone they can be whatever they want is like telling Charlie he's going to find the Golden Ticket. It rarely happens. If and when it does happen, the results are disastrous for 80% of the people (notably Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, and Mike Teavee) who find the tickets.
On the other hand, telling people they can do whatever they want is entirely different.
We never are anything. I'm not a social media manager, designer, web developer, student, or wrestler. I manage social media accounts, design stuff, build websites, studied (in school and out), and wrestled (in high school and at the D1 level). The identities are transient, but the outputs and knowledge gained are concrete.
Coping with my identities as a student and as a wrestler ending was difficult, completely unnecessarily. What I learned through those experiences is what's really valuable. Do and make as diligently as you can. The results (and identities that accompany th
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You Are Only Meat by Swank8 You Are Only Meat :iconswank8:Swank8 1 0 Create and Conquer by Swank8 Create and Conquer :iconswank8:Swank8 1 0 This is not impossible. by Swank8 This is not impossible. :iconswank8:Swank8 1 0 One Per Day by Swank8 One Per Day :iconswank8:Swank8 0 0 Classic Patterns Animated by Swank8 Classic Patterns Animated :iconswank8:Swank8 0 0 10/11/12 by Swank8 10/11/12 :iconswank8:Swank8 0 0 Mike deGrasse Tyson by Swank8 Mike deGrasse Tyson :iconswank8:Swank8 1 0 The Middle of Nowhere by Swank8 The Middle of Nowhere :iconswank8:Swank8 1 0 Time is what life is made of. by Swank8 Time is what life is made of. :iconswank8:Swank8 2 0 Dali Animated by Swank8 Dali Animated :iconswank8:Swank8 0 0 The Future Looks Bright by Swank8 The Future Looks Bright :iconswank8:Swank8 1 3 Republicans Are from Mars... by Swank8 Republicans Are from Mars... :iconswank8:Swank8 0 0

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Swank8
Andrew Swank
Artist
United States
Current Residence: Boston, MA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Large
Print preference: Any!
Favourite genre of music: Alternative
Favourite style of art: I'm into just about everything but realism and overjustified modern crap.
Operating System: XP
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Shell of choice: Keyhole Limpet
Skin of choice: Naked.
Favourite cartoon character: The Thing
Interests
My professional experience is in social media.

I love DeviantArt as a way to remotely house and curate my work, but I'm posting and responding primarily on Tumblr: bit.ly/Swank_Tumblr

Thanks to the folks who follow me, and those who've favorited and commented on my work.

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:iconwytherwing:
wytherwing Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
thank you for the :+fav: on Doc Doom OS :peace:
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Swank8 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
You're welcome! Love Doctor Doom and MF DOOM. Sketched MF in pencil a little bit back: [link]
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spidermanfan2099 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010
Thanks very much for the watch :D
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Swank8 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010
But of course. Good work, like good jobs, deserves recognition and a following.
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anderslindseth Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2010  Student
HEY DUDDEE
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Swank8 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010
Whatup mane?
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travelingman Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2009
Hey no problem man. But no i'm not really sure where I'm going yet. Haha. But I'm actually looking a BU, how are you finding that?
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Swank8 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009
I really enjoy it. It's big and urban, if you're into that. If not there is a serious up side. For me, it took some getting used to. You have access to so many resources because it's such a large school and Boston is such a culture-rich city. Let me know if you have any specific questions.
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HUGO-Gallery Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2009
Nice gallery
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shoonshoon Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009
thanks for the fav~!
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