Most of my professional training has come from the theater department where I constructed and designed costumes for various dance pieces and stage production shows.
Beyond the theater, I sketch and illustrate.
Favourite Visual Artist
Johannes Vermeer, Da Vinchi, Michelangelo, Roman Dirge, and other various people I can't recall at the moment.
Perfume the Story of a Murderer, The Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tank Girl, Coraline, StarWars, various marvel and DC movies (even some of the lame ones), old horror films.
Favourite TV Shows
Classic Cartoonnetwork and Nickalodeon shows, Loony Tunes, various historical documentaries, Moone Boy, IT Crowd, Big Bang Theory, some food network cook shows, some travel channel stuff, whatever cable swill is on that catches my attention.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Emilie Autumn, Eluveitie, VNV Nation, various native american celtic and folkish music, Dread Lords, Joy Shannon and the Beauty Marks, other various artists from different themes.
Gemma Doyle Trilogy, various factual historical books, theater plays, Edgar Allen Poe, various graphic novels and comics, various poetry, cook books, various art books and art of something books.
Libba Bray, Edgar Allen Poe
Skyrim, Alice Madness Returns, Nancy Drew mystery games, Mass Effect, Assassins Creed 1-4, Dante's Inferno, DMC, South Park the Stick of Truth, Minecraft, various PC games that I can buy and download off my Steam account that catches my eye.
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC, some xbox but not all the time.
Tools of the Trade
Sewing machines, fabric, pencil, marker, pen, water color, acrylic, charcoal, color pencils, anything crafty!
Making monsters, baking and cooking, tarot cards, listening to music, sword play, cosplay and Ren faire play, going to museums, banter, staring into the abyss, candles and incense sticks, tea, pointless phone apps.