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My Bio
Part-time BFA student at Cornish College of the Arts. In the interim I do freelance design and illustration, keeping up a few personal projects on the side.

Favourite Visual Artist
(Quite a few ...) (... at the moment though I think Ryan Woodward is the greatest thing ever.)
Favourite Movies
The Triplets of Belleville, L'Illusioniste, A Very Long Engagement, Amelie, Paris Je T'aim
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
(without order) Yann Tiersen, Sia, Holly Conlan, Katie [Costello + Herzig], Christina Perri
Favourite Books
House of Leaves, FLIGHT (series), ASoUE (series), His Dark Materials (series)
Favourite Writers
Oscar Wilde + Lewis Carroll + Rudyard Kipling + Beckett + Chuck Palahniuk + Lemony Snicket
Favourite Games
(Cipher Prime) Flow - Plants vs Zombies - World of Goo - Auditorium - Recettear
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC + iOS
Tools of the Trade
HB Mech Pencil (0.3 + 0.5) - India Ink - Water Colors - Oil Paints - Adobe CS4

Feedback Frenzy 02 - WINNERS!

Feedback Frenzy 02 - WINNERS!

Hello everyone! :happybounce: After a few weeks hard at work rating, we are ready to announce the winners of the second Feedback Frenzy (with some bonus prizes)! It's easy to write a lot of comments, but it's difficult to write a lot of phenomenal comments! In scoring, we focused on both quality and quantity of critiques. In other words, we considered how well something was written in addition to the number of critiques the person wrote. It was a super close competition, with a number of deviants vying for the top spots but after careful deliberation we have determined the cream of the crop! First though, a HUGE round of applause to ALL of
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FF-02 has ended! What did you think?

FF-02 has ended! What did you think?

To all participants, congratulations on a great week! Together you all exchanged over 450 fantastic (and constructive) comments, across all media and all levels of ability! You managed to critique every single deviation that was submitted! Your Experience with Feedback Frenzy?The second Feedback Frenzy contest is officially over! We were super-impressed! What did you think? 7days 104users 196deviations 460*critiques :dummy: Now that we've got the main structure down, we know with certainty that FeedbackFrenzy (https://www.deviantart.com/feedbackfrenzy) will be a regularly occurring event! However, we've decided that each contest will be run a little differently, based on your fe
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FF-02: Critique Theory + Technique

FF-02: Critique Theory + Technique

Critiquing SystemsHere are a few techniques + approaches to improve the quality and helpfulness of your critiques! :nod: Critiquing could almost be an art form in and of itself! It's complex, but needs to be accessible. It can be approached from many different perspectives; there are no right answers. In essence, critique is like collaborative problem solving! You as critic work with an artist to identify a problem (maybe one that they themselves are unaware of), then you work together to find a solution to it. They communicate through their existing body of work, and the technique they've developed or concept they've expressed. You communic
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specialized666Professional Interface Designer
Hi, have an awesome day :happybounce:
LexisSketchesHobbyist
Just stopping by to say hello :hug: Have a wonderful day~!
Lintu47Hobbyist
Hello :wave:
You have been featured in my weekly dA love for everyone! article.
Have a nice day :dalove:
namenotrequiredProfessional Interface Designer
Happy birthday! :) :party:
ziinyuStudent Interface Designer
Thanks! :meow:

It has indeed been a happy birthday! I've been lurking for a little bit - as soon as I have the time I need to make a full return! I Hope everything is wonderful with you!

Thanks for the well wishes!
namenotrequiredProfessional Interface Designer
I'm happy to hear that. :eager: I am fine, thanks!
miontreHobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday! Even though it'll probably be some time before you read this. :P Hope your studies etc are going well :)