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Ernest
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
This thing was due for an update.... so here it is as of Dec 2013

I've been an artist since I was old enough to pick up a pencil... I create art on a daily basis, from drawing in various mediums, to painting, photography, digital, sculpture, makeup, assemblage and just about any kind of art I can get my hands on.

I never went to college, didn't graduate high-school and left home at the age of 16... I have understudied some interesting artists, from a medical illustrator, to an art restorer, but I pretty much taught myself most of what I know...

Typically my art is created with the intent to provoke a response in the observer... My style is heavily influenced by surrealists like Dali, comic book artists like Frank Miller, adult artists like Patric Nagel, and propaganda artists from all over the world.... I could go on and on about my influences....

My art often deals with social or political messages...

I have shown/ sold my art in galleries and have been published several times...

Professionally I work multiple jobs, one for a major financial institution and the other is in construction where I get to work my art into building things of lasting beauty, and my art...

I am 40, married with 3 children.

I sleep about 5 hours a day or less. I think I will get enough sleep when I am dead...

I like all kinds of music and it influences my art... My favorite song is Aenima by Tool

I love books, especially classic fiction... and have read hundreds of them... They inspire me too... My favorite book is 1984 by Orwell, or Machiavelli's the Prince, or maybe Twain's Huck Fin... hell, I have a lot of favorites...

I grew up poor on a farm in nowhere Georgia, but have been in the Atlanta area for the better part of the last 2 decades.

I box, I skateboard, I hike, I canoe, I fish, and I'm a pretty good archer...

I like role playing games, video games, Sci-fi movies, and cartoons...

I love comic books...

I am pretty much a Atheist and an Anarchist... not exactly, but for those of you who need labels... I'm ok with those...

I am outspoken, and I dont tolerate any kind of discrimination...

I am a highly self motivated, active person with an active imagination...

Inspiration is never a problem for me... I have more ideas for art in a day than I could ever get down on paper in a "finished" version..,

I love to collaborate with other artists, and though I will take commissions, they have to be just right... and I still probably wont like them unless there is very little input from the person who wants the commission.

My repeat offending subjects will always be, skulls, eyes, flowers, clouds and the human form...


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If you are interested, I had the pleasure to be interviewed by dasghul.deviantart.com/ - check it out....

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  • Mood: Lazy
  • Listening to: Tool
  • Drinking: Water

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CommuMist Featured By Owner 4 minutes ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The print and original of "Kiss the Sun" arrived today. Thank you very much. The print looks extremely different from the piece!

Still one of my favs of yours, but Chesire Cat and the new Wizards one are close.
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DAGAIZM Featured By Owner 15 hours ago
Ow,yeah... I add few things under the interview,some of it I told You already,and some of the fotos I did show You as well,but for now that was what I was thinking while reading interview...
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OdditiesByErnie Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Nice
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kylebjart Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the kind words and the favourite, it can really change the course of a day for the better. :)
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OdditiesByErnie Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
You are most welcome... glad it brightened your day...
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DAGAIZM Featured By Owner 5 days ago
You are two deviations ahead from me,hehe!

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OdditiesByErnie Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
:) ... I don't generally keep track of how much I am creating... but that's kinda neat...
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DAGAIZM Featured By Owner 3 days ago
I just noticed by exident...
I put lot of fotos so I got to that number very fast...
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OdditiesByErnie Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
:) yay photos
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DAGAIZM Featured By Owner 5 days ago
I think You may like that...

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