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Frances Moffatt
Current Residence: With cats.
Favourite genre of music: the moment, anthem rock. God help me.
Operating System: XP
See, the trouble (I find) with updating the journal is that it's usually a post that has some time or context attached to it.  Something like "I'm not dead" or "I' almost finished X" or what-have-you.

And a couple of weeks go by, and it looks tacky and unfinished--especially since any comments I have about art I post usually go with the art, not on the journal, and more often than not whatever I'm saying I'll "post any time now" has been up for a while already.

Therefore, I am going to write a post that I think reflects certain essential truths, and not worry about updating it until they change or I find I start having more to say.

  • I like horror.
  • I paint and draw and do a little digital work, and my coloured stuff never looks as good as my black-and-white or greyscale.
  • I take longer than I would like to do art (especially comics, which I don't put on DA since it annoys me to not have them show up in a smooth order), and take longer on the last 10% of a piece than on the first 50%.
  • I hardly ever write off anything I've started as a bad idea.  I do let it sit around unfinished and then worry about not finishing it.
  • I would give my eyeteeth (but not anyone else's) to have Richard Upton Pickman's command of anatomy.  Given that he's fictional, this is a little difficult.

That's everything I can think of right now.


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GrotesqueDarling13 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011  Professional General Artist
:D Thank you soo much for all the faves!! :hug:
TormentedArtifacts Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hey there- thanks for the :+fav:!
miniktty Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2009  Professional General Artist
thanks for the fav
DSpencer Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch! :meow:
Ealucids-Photos Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2007
Thanks for the fav!
guldogan Featured By Owner May 21, 2007
thanks for the :+fav:

tanjer1588 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
hey man thanks for the :+fav: I hope the tut helps you out :D
lessthanhuman Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for watching me! :+devwatch:
roes Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2006
Thank you for :+fav:ing one of my 'Beautiful Babes'! :wave:
JennyJenna Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2006
Thanks so much for the fave!!
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