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OdditiesByErnie's Profile Picture
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...………
If you are interested, I had the pleasure to be interviewed by - check it out....…
  • Mood: Lazy
  • Listening to: Tool
  • Drinking: Water

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gueros84 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Your work is truly inspiring, Sir! Thanks a lot for sharing, I had a lot of joy looking throu you gallery :iconthumbsupplz: 
OdditiesByErnie Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
That is very nice the hear... I appreciate the kind words... it is always nice to know your work is appreciated. ..
DasGhul Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014   General Artist
OdditiesByErnie Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Cool... thank you sir
NaturesMate Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You make some great art! I like your style and the masseges you handle with...
Yeah the money thing is kind a vicious circle issue...yet anyhow, maybe mankind will get that far to find another way to deal with money and each other...suppose the main problem as ever remains by the power of few...and the somehow letting it happen from the
Many regards to Atlanta : ) !
DAGAIZM Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Here You find some answers about money...…
NaturesMate Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The link does not work... can you try again?
OdditiesByErnie Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you... I'm glad you like my creations...

For me our idea of economics and the values we place on wealth are the single largest factor in humanity's limited sight into a future. ... predatory economics have to go away. ..
DAGAIZM Featured By Owner Edited Aug 7, 2014
I will set this link here one more time,I think You will find it interesting...if You will have patience to get trough it all...but there they manely talk
about money...…
Where the idea of money come from...
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