The Sketchie Beast
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The Sketchie Beast

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Visual Art – Orange County, CA

Born and raised in Southern California, the diversity of its topography and culture have been fertile breeding grounds for my imagination. With this imagination I create imagery; sometimes for a living, sometimes for fun, always for passion. After earning an Associates degree in Commercial Art and Design my career took off as a visual communications specialist which eventually led to my becoming an independent designer of print and web media for a wide range of industry. Along the way I traded brushes and canvas for design softwares and hard deadlines. It seemed my days of creating art for pleasure were over. Until being gifted a digital pen and pad. The Sketchie Beast was unleashed, running full throttle as I do with every new pursuit. As a digital artist I don’t normally find inspiration in traditional themes or represent any one theme. My works are the visual fruits of my random interests and cerebral journeys. I don't follow formalities when it comes to art. It should be a rule breaker. It should shake you, wake you, shock, evoke and provoke you. It shouldn't just speak, sometimes it should scream. Or find humor, like love, in all the wrong places. As a side passion I belly dance, an art form I fell in love with at first lesson. You will find my works liberally seasoned with its influence and exoticism. ...more