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I'm a self-taught fine-artist and author from Germany.

Creativity is my way to escape the every day monotony for a while, so to say to hide away in my own little refuge.
With my works I try to create unique, magical worlds. Places where you can hide away when you need it.

My specialities are pencil portraits and acrylic paintings.
Another side-passion of mine is photography.
I also do have a pronounced fondness for everything bombastic, squiggly and detailed.

Please also visit my literature- and my stock account:

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If you have any questions, feel free to note or email me :)

Favourite visual artists: Bob Ross (of course, he's the one who brought me to painting!), Thomas Kinkade, Drew Struzan, Akiane Kramarik, Andrew Tischler, Michael James Smith, Chuck Black, Michael Divine, Victoria Frances, Yoann Lossel, Christopher Pollari, Toxic Angel

Favourite movies: The mists of Avalon, All Dune movies, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Phantom of the Opera (2006), Pirates of the Caribbean (well ok, Depp movies in general.), Hugo Cabret, Ratatouille, Flashdance, Dances with wolves, Mountain shadows, movies with earthquakes or volcanoes since I'm a geology geek, and so many more ...

Favourite TV shows: Stargate SG1, MacGyver, Once upon a time, Saving Hope, Sailor Moon (Crystal too!), NANA, Little princess Sara, Disney series such as Darkwing Duck etc .. and many more.

Favourite Bands / musical artists: MandragorA ScreaM, Blackmore's Night, Amberian Dawn, Nightwish, Within Temptation, Alice Cooper, Amaranthe, Edenbridge, Eluveitie, Faun, Runrig, Sopor Aeternus, The Birthday Massacre, The LoveCrave, Xandria, Marilyn Manson, Eivør, Imperia & many more.

Favourite books / authors: J. K. Rowling, Tolkien, Frank Herbert, Terry Goodkind, Dan Brown, Stephen King, Trudi Canavan, Lemony Snicket, Zechariah Sitchin, Patrick Rothfuss

Other interests: Books, tons of books ... traveling (Italy :heart: ), languages, geology, writing ... can't exist without music, sleep & chocolate ...

(Please forgive the shitty layout, dA ruined my perfectly designed profile.)

"Fine art is the most powerful tool for impacting a culture that I can think of. Unlike virtually all other media including film, television, books, and music, fine art is not limited by the element of time. For example, it takes about eight hours to read the average book, a movie lasts two hours or less, and a song is over in mere minutes - but a painting invades the most private of human spaces, the home, and becomes a part of that person's life for the rest of their time on the planet. And while other reproduced forms of created works often end up on a shelf or in a music cabinet, a painting or print is enshrined, front and center within the home. It surrounds the activities that take place in the home, creates the background visuals for the rituals of daily living.

In the midst of continuous bombardment from the loud and constantly in motion imagery of our media culture, a painting is a still and silent messenger in the home - as compelling as a gentle whisper in a room full of shouting people. Further, paintings are time travelers, often handed down generation after generation long past the lifespan of the artist or the original owner."

(Thomas Kinkade)

"A refuge, or a sanctuary...
is a word which here means a small, safe place in a troubling world.
Like an oasis in a vast desert or an island in a stormy sea."

(Taken from Lemony Snicket's "Series of Unfortunate Events")

..."If you close your eyes, you can see the music". (Flashdance)

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YOU STEAL, I REPORT stamp by en-ni Yes, I just went there by SweetlyCanada Stamp: Type Smart, Assholes by ShadowStarEXE JOURNAL STAMP: Self Taught by ZachsAnomaIy Art at 3 AM by blackdahlia
Night Stamp by MidnightMoss i love the dark by spidermonkey-lol Fangirl by AmbreMarine

Vampire Stamp by iZgo MandragorA ScreaM stamp by ArTRefugiuM MandragorA StamP 2 by ArTRefugiuM Mandragorastamp by ArTRefugiuM Macloudstamp by ArTRefugiuM
Amberian Dawn stamp by lapis-lazuri Within Temptation Stamp WT by Lady-Kiwi Beyond the Black by ArTRefugiuM Eluveitie Stamp by Born-of-Wolves
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a little stamp thingy by Tangeloh Epic Music Stamp by tranceofstardust Hans Zimmer Stamp by LadyCousland Disney Stamp by Disney-Love Mists of Avalon Logo Stamp by Stampernaut
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Sailor Moon Crystal Fan Stamp by Mikey186 True Blood Stamp by anastasia-black Once Upon a Time Stamp by TwilightProwler Savinghopestamp by ArTRefugiuM Stephen King by namy-d
Johnny Depp--Stamp by Kay-Love


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