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tainted
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My Bio
Current Residence: Canada
deviantWEAR sizing preference: M.medium
Favourite genre of music: psy.trance_
Favourite style of art: surrealism.expressive.graffiti.abstract.vector_
Operating System: black.box_ui | linux
MP3 player of choice: win.amp_
Shell of choice: raphaels [ cuz its sexy smooth ]_
Wallpaper of choice: the one in my bedroom
Skin of choice: WIP | silent.night_
Favourite cartoon character: gonzo | the.swedish.chef [ do muppets count? ]_
Personal Quote: " listen to me!! "

Favourite Visual Artist
dali_
Favourite Movies
the.labyrinth | flight.of.the.navigator | the.burbs_
Favourite TV Shows
the.walking.dead | american.pickers | .mayday | .cops | pawn.stars | how.the.universe.works | deadliest.warrior | .breakout
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
weirdo.tinrib_
Favourite Games
fallout.3_
Favourite Gaming Platform
xbox.360_
Tools of the Trade
photoshop.cs_5 | acid.draw[ DOS ] | pablo.draw[ WIN ] | |illustrator.cs_2 | 3d.studio.max_
Other Interests
media.art.trance.breaks.zombies_

in a coons age..

in a coons age..

     Hi all, Something told me to log onto my dev account and see if it still remained active - and to much surprise, it was - not to mention (although quite dated) a large sum of feedback on one of the last ansi pieces i created - im very humbled by those who took the time to comment on my work and with great positivity - its inspiring really. Who knows, perhaps if i find time in this constant world of ours, I may make an attempt at producing some more works, I figure ive been at it for nearly 15 years (with the exception of a hiatus of the last 4 years or so), I would hope I can brush off the rust and kick something up out of the dust - if

ansi, now and then

ansi, now and then

I've noticed that I have received a large amount of positive feedback on my art from people who are not largely aware of the medium at hand - more or less " how'd he do that? " or " Ive not seen someone use those proportions before " .. well this brings me to having a few minutes of spare time - and the urge to swiftly update people as to what this funny looking stuff is that i draw ! as always, a good start would be to check out the wikipedia definition of ansi art http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansi_art in a nutshell, ansi uses a portion of characters from the standard dos font, and is limited to 16 colours (no, not a spelling error, im ca

woop there it is!

woop there it is!

at last! activity! i was bored earlier this evening, and found myself with no less than a perfect excuse to mash together some oldschool dos textblox and see what happened - ill be releasing this in an upcoming ansi pack with the group " labs " - find us on #1465 @ EFnet if you need any doodles or just want to chillax - and most of all, enjoy the eye candy - more to come -

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radman1Hobbyist Digital Artist
hope you are doing well, you are missed! --raddo
AaronFrickHobbyist General Artist
Tainted, checking on you again. Message me here, email aaron@acid.org. Love, fever.
Hey man, been awhile, dunno if you still login to Deviant Art but I'm stopping in to say hello. What have you been up to? Show me new artworx.
long time tainted... just checking in to see how life's treating you
thanx for viewing my page
*drops a line*
hey man, your stuff is the ish.
I love your style, and your "source of dreams"