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Ken Schadt
United States
Current Residence: downtown chicago
deviantWEAR sizing preference: bazz
Print preference: fazz
Favourite genre of music: blues
Favourite photographer: art sinnsabaugh
Favourite style of art: art nouveau
Operating System: dos 1.1
MP3 player of choice: ryne sandberg
Shell of choice: conch
Wallpaper of choice: william morris
Skin of choice: the one i'm in
Favourite cartoon character: willie n ethel
Personal Quote: some beers are better than others, but there's no such thing as a bad beer
Interests
I've made some effort at selling my crap.  I've had some shows at a local bar, and I've gone to a couple of art fairs, and I have sold a few things but not many, and not often.  I have this fantasy of packing up my square tomatoes and hauling them out to Mexican restaurants where I think they would make a fine decor, but two years have passed now and I haven't done that so I guess I never will.

You know, when you're doing art you are on top of the world, everything is under your control and there is a delightful surprise just after that last brushstroke, and when you come to a tough problem, inspiration slams you like lightning and what a genius you are.

But when you're trying to sell crap it's so boring and then you find yourself displaying your crap to some dumbass, clearly too dull to understand a whit of what you put into it, nervously patting his wallet and wondering if he can afford to spare the bucks whereas if it was some kind of stupid electronic gizmo he couldn't get his money out of his wallet fast enough.

You know, what would you rather be, a genius in tune with the universe, or a pitiful supplicant begging for a few bills?

Still it's a little disappointing to finish another masterpiece and then off to the closet it goes with all the other masterpieces.  I'd much rather have a case of Goose Island India Pale Ale in the fridge than another masterpiece in the closet.  

So I don't know.
  • Listening to: npr
  • Reading: sun-times
  • Watching: sunrise
  • Playing: nothing
  • Eating: peanut butter
  • Drinking: coffee

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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks Ken.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Look familiar? [link]
It would be cool to see some of your Chicago shots in this group.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is one of my bigger ones I photographed: [link]
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're abstracts are awesome! Keep it up!
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner May 7, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav! (19 days left!)
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just finished color tweaking some canal views, I hope you enjoy!:airborne: !
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bckat188 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2010
I'll look at them in a little while. In the meantime Grasshopper, I MUST take you to task. An emoticon is bad enough, an animated one, unspeakable.

Oh yeah, 708 sarcasm and all. There are some things that are never right no matter what the reasons.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I be cool in future, just havin' some fun!
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Here's one for you! [link] !
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