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Thomas S Hansen
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Artist // Professional // Varied
My Bio

I can be contacted in real word via my Home telephone number which is


Current Residence: South St.Paul,MN

Favourite genre of music: Ambient Acoustic/vocals

Favourite photographer: Alfred Stieglitz

Favourite style of art: Surreal and symbolic

Operating System: Windows 8.1,Mac Os, Linux

MP3 player of choice: VLC player

Favourite cartoon character: Sponge Bob

Personal Quote: You are not here to figure out the meaning of life, Life is here to figure out the meaning of you.

Favourite Visual Artist
Rene Magritte, Ronior and the pre raphelites
Favourite Movies
Gattaca,THX1139,Quiet Earth,Space Balls,Screamers,A.I. and 2001: A Space Odyssey
Favourite TV Shows
Dr.Who,Blakes 7,Battelstar Galltatica,DeadWood and Deep space 9
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Couteu Twins, The Sundays, Bjork and 10,000 Manics
Favourite Books
The Silmarillion, Dune,The invisible war, and the secret life of plants
Favourite Writers
Ezra Pound, Bashio,Kahlil Gibran, Dylan Thomas and Li Po
Favourite Games
Chess and Uno
Tools of the Trade
Perfectionism, a garden variety of mental illness and to much time on my hands
Other Interests
Thinking,reading,yoga,tai chi,Chin kung, Herbalism, loving and teaching

A new series: The making of a fractal

A new series: The making of a fractal

The abstract: I will attempt to make something palatable and then share the documented process with whoever cares. I am doing first off cause I think it is an interesting experiment in and of its own right, secondly, in the fractal community not enough walk-throughs on fractals exist IMO. I rarely read these things, kind of an odd deal, but I do use DA as a great journal for timetable and changes in my own artwork. I am going to attempt to document the making of a fractal process from beginning to end. I will include all mistakes, editing, failures, and finally the success or lack thereof. The funny thing with fractals is you NEVER know

Is generative art really art?

Is generative art really art?

micahdbolen - DeviantArt asked a rather provocative question that has been bugging me for sometime. So i post the following rant that at least scratch pads some idea's out. Although ya gotta admit if one is not careful one could write a damn book on the subject and not get anywhere. I mean what is "art" in and of itself if you deconstruct it out of its culture,genre,economics,trends, idiomatic..The you get the idea. So sticking with purely the we will define the subject of generative art as:a complex algorithm in which textures. shapes and colors gradient are largely dictated by the programming and randomness. Dear Micahdbolen: Its a good qu

Yoga, Dolphins and ChiGong

Yoga, Dolphins and ChiGong

I have been having fun embracing my insanity. I have decided that with all the crazy things I think about and dream about keep on getting stranger and stranger. Most people are never going to accept me simply because I am not some simple bullshit label that people love to march behind. I simple have to come to terms with this fact. Humans perplex me with that weird characteristic of combing a thought and a feeling we manufacture belief. With those beliefs we give ourselves the illusion of power because we can name something. With those illusions we create consent and its red headed step child consensual reality. Then one day some wacky guy n

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FractalRockHobbyist Digital Artist
Hi Thomas.  I haven't seen you in a while.  I hope you're well.
FractalEyesHobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday, Thomas. :iconcupcakelaplz:
Happy Birthday  :iconkisssplz: 
chetjeHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave !
Hello Thomas, Congratulations, wish you a nice day! Cake FOR Bday by KmyGraphic  
poca2hontasHobbyist General Artist
a big happy birthday Thomas!
Baloons for Bday by KmyGraphic   Birthday sweets by KmyGraphic  
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