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I am an artist/craftsman and for some strange reason I keep on thinking I'm more of a craftsman even though I haven't been doing as much of it. I'm blaming it on my inability to paint perfectly realistic people with really bad paint when I was in middle school (I was art major in middle school btw, can you imagine this? Ukrainians are crazy for making little kids chose a major) I work in many mediums, from ink to watercolor, to acrylic to clay and yarn. I lived in many countries (6 to be more precise) and have learned about many cultures, which often shows in my art. Besides cultures I often venture into the vast world of emotions and nature for inspiration. Moving a lot meant seeing many different aspects of nature, woods, mountains, rivers, deserts... seen it all, love most of it. Honestly, desert is not a place for me, too sandy. Woods is the element I spent the most of my nature travels in and I love it dearly, so it's the one that…

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  • Born on March 1
  • Joined July 3, 2010

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recycled and reused materials, minimally toxic materials, watercolor, ink

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About

I am an artist/craftsman and for some strange reason I keep on thinking I'm more of a craftsman even though I haven't been doing as much of it. I'm blaming it on my inability to paint perfectly realistic people with really bad paint when I was in middle school (I was art major in middle school btw, can you imagine this? Ukrainians are crazy for making little kids chose a major) I work in many mediums, from ink to watercolor, to acrylic to clay and yarn. I lived in many countries (6 to be more precise) and have learned about many cultures, which often shows in my art. Besides cultures I often venture into the vast world of emotions and nature for inspiration. Moving a lot meant seeing many different aspects of nature, woods, mountains, rivers, deserts... seen it all, love most of it. Honestly, desert is not a place for me, too sandy. Woods is the element I spent the most of my nature travels in and I love it dearly, so it's the one that creeps into my work the most. I enjoy painting and drawing things that mean something to me, so you can often find an interesting philosophical description in my posts.

And now I have to stop typing because my little Monkey cat is trying to attack my hands. The price I gladly pay for rescuing this little monkey boy. Well, at least my 40lb cat Cuteness never scratches me.

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