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Loki's Daughter by kalyre Loki's Daughter :iconkalyre:kalyre 7 2 Perlious Cove by kalyre
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May Eve by kalyre May Eve :iconkalyre:kalyre 19 13 Celtic Soul by kalyre Celtic Soul :iconkalyre:kalyre 5 2 Verdant Green by kalyre Verdant Green :iconkalyre:kalyre 3 5 Gwargedd Annwn by kalyre Gwargedd Annwn :iconkalyre:kalyre 10 0 Sentinal_by_kalyre by kalyre Sentinal_by_kalyre :iconkalyre:kalyre 9 7 Skydancer by kalyre Skydancer :iconkalyre:kalyre 0 0 Cosmic Contemplation by kalyre Cosmic Contemplation :iconkalyre:kalyre 8 3 Soul of Winter by kalyre Soul of Winter :iconkalyre:kalyre 5 2


Dance for the goddess by EunoiaEcoas Dance for the goddess :iconeunoiaecoas:EunoiaEcoas 49 15 Tilion's Lover by AmarieVeanne Tilion's Lover :iconamarieveanne:AmarieVeanne 34 13 Water Nymph by morgenland Water Nymph :iconmorgenland:morgenland 1,431 384 Once Upon a Time album by morgenland Once Upon a Time album :iconmorgenland:morgenland 188 64 Water Nymph by ravenaudron Water Nymph :iconravenaudron:ravenaudron 2 3 Barn Owl Flight 4 by NefaroStock Barn Owl Flight 4 :iconnefarostock:NefaroStock 986 311 Blue Waterfall Full by Della-Stock Blue Waterfall Full :icondella-stock:Della-Stock 3,040 790 creepy trees stock by venomxbaby creepy trees stock :iconvenomxbaby:venomxbaby 1,482 497 Golden Field Background by nathies-stock Golden Field Background :iconnathies-stock:nathies-stock 1,453 113 Ischarm Moon Brushes 001 by ischarm-stock Ischarm Moon Brushes 001 :iconischarm-stock:ischarm-stock 2,070 752 Night Sky Texture by amdillon Night Sky Texture :iconamdillon:amdillon 809 278 Beltane by UnholyVault
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Star dust by vimark Star dust :iconvimark:vimark 538 132 Triple Mother Goddess Tree by MoonLitCreations Triple Mother Goddess Tree :iconmoonlitcreations:MoonLitCreations 211 47 stopA by favafly stopA :iconfavafly:favafly 7 9



Fantasy Stock published a journal entry encouraging deviants to "to post a deviantART journal on your profile that serves as an artistic bio or a statement of purpose.

I am answering the call!


dA Stockers A - Z Directory by FantasyStock

1. Who are you?
I consider myself creative. Many more of the concepts I imagine never manifest into reality, than those that grace my gallery. There is only so much time to spend with my muse. Often times her offerings seem to be as fleeting as morning fog, burning off when the light of day tugs me off to work.
It takes the soul of an artist to come up with a creative solution to the needs of society. I spent many years filling the needs of others as a floral designer. Although a creative outlet in its own way, it was not fulfilling in terms of personal need.  Like many of us, I needed those years in the working world to create the internal environment that allowed me to pursue art.

2. What is your artistic passion?
The urge to create something others will enjoy!  Magickal beings and faery art have always and forever been one of my greatest joys. I love the escape of fantasy.  Photomanipulation has become a very satisfying medium for me. Although the gathering of stock images to create the concept in my head can be extremely challenging. Sometimes it is impossible to find an image that will convey what is in my mind -- the model is right, but the expression or pose is wrong. Or the type of model you are looking for just does not exist, or does not come up under the search criteria entered. (I have a giant in my head that I cannot find a model to represent) Backgrounds seem to be the easiest thing to bend to my will.
During hours spent alone engaged in creative task, my thought patterns shift, and provide me a state of freedom from stress, anxiety and negativity.  Losing myself in the moment while expressing myself creatively is liberating beyond anything else I have experienced

3. Why did you get into art?
I believe that art is an inherent human characteristic. Whether the form is sculpture, painting, drawing, drawing, all forms of art have the ability to move people. Art is the most intimate form of self expression and a way to connect with others on a deeper level than anything else.
I stopped watching television a few years ago, choosing instead to exercise my mind rather than being passively entertained. Once occupied in a form of art, your mind will constantly be churning with new thoughts, ideas and imagery in a positive way. It will change your concept of the world. You will begin to see beauty and patterns in things you did not before. I relate to what George Bernard Shaw says, it's almost as if I don't have a choice but being an artist. He said: “Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.”
As an outlet for excessive emotion, exercise of any kind, even the mental variety is great!
Feelings of anxiety, depression, anger and fear can lessen substantially when engaged in creative pursuit. Art is one kind of personal healer during stressful times.

4. How do you inspire yourself?
Many times I am inspired by music. Sometimes poetry is the spark that lights the fire. A story can be told in many ways Art inspires art, and always has it seems. Poetry becomes music, which becomes visual art, which becomes poetry. It has been happening since the dawn of time.

5. Where would you like to see yourself in 5 years?
The dreaded question!  I hope to improve my understanding of the daunting Photoshop. I recently bought the program, and have gained a rudimentary grasp of the commands.
  • Reading: Intro to the Tarot
  • Drinking: Water


As above, so below.
United States
Current Residence: USA
Favourite genre of music: Guitar
Favourite photographer: Angela Jayne Barnett
Favourite style of art: Pre-Raphaelite
Operating System: XP
MP3 player of choice: iPod Shuffle
Favourite cartoon character: Shrek
Personal Quote: Insane: When you're nuts and it bothers you. (Crazy is when you're nuts and you like it).


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williamfdevault Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2010  Professional Writer
I had not noticed before just now that you had me listed as your favourite poet. I am extremely touched. Thank you.
DelaneyLaFae Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2009
Thank you for faving [link] and for your comments! Very much appreciated!
Green-Gauntlet Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2009
Thank you for the fave :D
coldstock Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009
Thank you for the fav :heart:
northangel27 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave on "A Strange and Terrible Beauty" :rose:.
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