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Current Residence: I'd tell you but I'd have to kill you
Personal Quote: Being a soldier is as much about loving war as being a fireman is about loving fire
Catching up on some pictures from earlier this year, a trip I took to Seward Resort. Took over 200 pics just on the drive down there (hence all the Alaska at 60 MPH pics coming in).

After that, I'll probably have a lot of stuff from even longer ago. I wasn't very good at keeping this up. :/
  • Watching: Enterprise
  • Playing: Lego Harry Potter

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LaMorocha66 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2011
Thanks for the fave! Feels good to be back in DA.
JakesException Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010
Well done on winning the contest! :)
windinthetrees Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010
Thanks for the :+fav: on By The Seashore.
karly17 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010
thank You :>
sr-pomelo Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thankyou for favos,saludos
Keed-Kat Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
great stuffs!
TindrasGrove Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010
1sand0s Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
When I see a comment from a new person I try and visit their page. You had mentioned (on my Quad Bulge how to) using a grid for your knot work and I wanted to check out some of your work. Upon finding Two Windows I noticed 2 things; first it was uploaded in 2004 so you had been a deviant for twice as long as I and second, ~commiealex invited you to join #TheKnotters himself! I'm pretty certain he was one of, if not THE, founder of The Knotters. I found them soon after I joined three years ago but I didn't expect the group has that much history.

Anyway your style is very similar to mine, which I don't see often, and it is a relief. Did you learn knot work from a book? Do you remember the name of it? I dare say it's the same as what I learned from but I gave it to a friend 10 years ago and have forgotten the name.

And :+devwatch: since you've got some great knots and have stuck with dA for 60% of it's life. :)
TindrasGrove Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010
I honestly no longer remember exactly where I learned to start using graph paper specifically, but I do recall that this was one of the first places I learned from:


I've learned to adopt a lot of the "dot" methods to graph paper, as it is very painful to draw a page of dots, but quite easy to sketch out a quick grid.

Yes, the Knotters have been around for a while, and several admin changes. I haven't been terribly active (mostly on account of not feeling very confident of how to turn my "doodles" into more polished pieces with color - see how much is in my scraps) but I have definitely followed things.

Many thanks for the watch and fav! :)
dragonflair22 Featured By Owner May 23, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks for the fav and comment on my pentagonal hexacontrahedron! I'm glad you like it!
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