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I am an enterprising, visual story teller. Most call this an artist but I feel the term is too broad. Since the time I could hold a pencil I’ve found a passion not just in artistic expression but doing so in a way that includes a broad audience. I revel at the opportunity to present a viewer with a piece of work and watch their reaction, be it laughter, tears, indignation, or triumph. This desire has shaped and molded my life to bring me to where I am today.
I come from an inherently creative family. Being the only girl of four children I’ve been exposed to quite an adventurous life. Each family member has taught me a wide range of skills from auto mechanics to music. My parents always encouraged me to be inventive and independent and I’ve carried these principles into adulthood.
Today I am always looking for new things to try my hand at; recently I took up the violin and taught myself to play. I am a devout book binder and my other hobbies consist of finding the most challenging and random craft to make every other month no matter the medium. I also have the heart and soul of a satirist and have spent the greater part of my life creating works to entertain and amuse, my current means of delivery being the internet. My story is just beginning and I am eagerly working toward a life of productivity and prominence.

I won first in the State High School Editorial Cartoon category. It was a cartoon depicting the hot issue of the Terry Shivo controversy, it asked the question: "Right to Live or Right to Die?"

I've graduated with my Bachelors of Visual Art

Favourite Visual Artist
Carl Heinrich Block and Norman Rockwell
Favourite Movies
Pirates of the Caribbean
Favourite TV Shows
Transformers Prime and Doctor Who
Favourite Books
The Crucible of Doubt, Prelude to Glory Series, Creative Inc
Tools of the Trade
Pencil & tablet

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Mezame9Hobbyist Digital Artist

I was wondering.

I know that you still draw the Davy Jones comic and you seem to like to write music.

I've written music myself, for my POTC fanfic. I wondered if I could share it with you.

SwashbooklerProfessional Digital Artist

I thought we did before. But I'd be happy to hear it again.

Mezame9Hobbyist Digital Artist

We did a while ago. But this is different music.

I write new stuff every now and then. And I've got a lot better since last time.

Here you go https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nNrbS5Rcqw9gb9K-5Vm7bYXLZU-zMrdm/view?usp=sharing

SwashbooklerProfessional Digital Artist

Dude that was delightfully dramatic. I love those deep rumbly tones. It kinda pulls you in and puts one in a thoughtful state.

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oasiswindsProfessional General Artist

Oh my god! I finally found your amazing art! You are the reason I started creating fan comics even before creating a DA account! I want to say its been around 10 to 13 years ago! I have been searching for your DA page for so many years now and while working bumped into one of your comics! I am so happy!

Thank you so much for inspiring me to be creative!


Thank you~! Thank you! Thank you!

SwashbooklerProfessional Digital Artist

You're very welcome, I'm glad I was able to contribute, and thank you for taking the time to let me know! :heart:

oasiswindsProfessional General Artist