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First up I'd like to thank everyone who endured my last long journal post and apologise to anyone who found it unpleasant or tedious. This one will be much shorter and sweeter!

Life's been pretty good lately. Hobart's winter wouldn't be anything special to anyone who's used to snow, but to me it's been a novelty. While some parts of the world are going through hell our homegrown terrorists just drive up the mountains, collect snowballs, come down and pelt a populace unable to retaliate. Snowmen have been known to appear in weird times and places too.

One of my local friends told me of tourists coming back to their cars to find kids had buried them in snow. This had me envisioning an alternate Australia that was all low cloud, bare rock and lichen, except for one remote corner which had a beach with real sand the locals used to bury cars.

Creatively I'm pretty much done with In Extremis, which was a response to the worst of Melbourne, and the Occult Creatures/Necromechanics series - which I started back in 2008 - have also lost a lot of their shine. I hope to explore more mature/adult themes in a greatly expanded Scorched Earth series. I'll be paying more attention to the human side of things. My latest post (ten character concepts) is a small taste of things to come.

I'll be revisiting the North Island (ha!) this week but should be posting more work soon.

Until later,

JF
  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Skinny Puppy
  • Reading: Nothing for once
  • Watching: Screens
  • Playing: Nothing
  • Eating: MEAT!
  • Drinking: Effing Coke

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James Flaxman
Australia
Current Residence: Hobart, Australia
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Print preference: Varies
Favourite genre of music: Metal, classical, dark ambient
Favourite photographer: Archival
Favourite style of art: Surreal, imaginative, visionary
Operating System: Crappy old PC
MP3 player of choice: Loud
Shell of choice: Armed and mechanised
Wallpaper of choice: Skin
Skin of choice: Metal
Favourite cartoon character: Too many to name
Personal Quote: "So much work, so little time."
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curtsibling Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You are one of the best, in terms of art and your viewpoint!

Keep up the tremendous work.
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hunterN05 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
Your new profile pic reminds me of that guy from a Winter's Tale.
Albeit a more angry version :lol: 
jkjk
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yusefth Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Awesome gallery!
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thewolfcreek Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the fav my friend...
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ShadowHyperreal Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
Excellent work!
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NuclearSnailStudios Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
your stuff is awesome dude
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
your art is freakin awesome! So transcendent!
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blind-dancer Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love how you portray humans, I see them like that too :)
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mutantcomix Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work!
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laopokia Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
I must say, your artwork is an epitome of the darkest fantasies one could imagine!
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