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EclecticQuill

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Philosopher, Literary Artist and Entertainer.

My Artistic Philosophies.

Truth is the essence of all art; to look deeper, beyond physical reality and expose the truth that is woven beneath the surface, its purpose.

It is also the purpose of art to not only tell us the truth of ourselves, but to provide an appreciation of all that we have.

Art has no survival value, but instead is one of those things, like friendship and love, which give value to survival. And so, art should never be turned to hate or despair, but should encourage and show an appreciation for those things which make life worth living.


Some Fun Stuff, Just 'Cause...

What's Your Personality Quirk?
What's Your Personality Quirk?
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What Element Fits You Best?
What Element Fits You Best?
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What Is Your Anime Fighting Style?
What Is Your Anime Fighting Style?
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I'm an antisocial dark wizard, now bring me some coffee before I turn you into an axolotl :laughing:

Thank you for all faves, llamas, comments, critiques, point donations, features and anything else. They are all appreciated, and I'll probably thank you individually, but thought I'd put up a general thank you in the event I should overlook or miss anyone. :)

If I miss a piece of your artwork, that you particularly want more feedback on, comment or note me with a link and I'll get to it as soon as I'm able. :)

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Interests
Nicked from :icontinybluecat:
Start with zero and add 1 for everyone you check off.


[] You get bad grades.
[x] You have had a pet die.
[] You cry yourself to sleep at night. 
[] Your parents are divorced. (they were never married)
[x] One or both of your parents are dead. (my mother died in 2011, aged 48)
[x] People think you should be happier.
[] You don't have that many friends.
[] You have never been out of the country. 
[] You have never been out of the state.
[] You are allergic to a food.
[] You are allergic to fur.
[x] You worry too much.
Total so far: 4

[x] You always feel sad.
[x] You think you're bad at what you do.
[] You are afraid of the dark.
[x] You are afraid of heights. 
[] You don't have a pet.
[x] You have had a dream where somebody died. (more than once)
[] You have never had a boyfriend/girlfriend. 
[]You have less than 3 friends irl.
[x] You don't get an allowance. 
[] You don't get food everyday.
[x] You are shy around new people.
[x] You get bullied. (not so much now, but at school)
Total so far: 11

[] You don't have your own room.
[] You don't have a cell phone. 
[] You wish you didn't have a sibling. 
[] You wish you had another sibling. 
[] You are an only child. 
[] Sad music makes you cry. 
[] Sad movies make you cry.
[x] You have been to the hospital for yourself.
[x] Somebody in your family smokes. (pretty much everyone)
[x] Somebody in your family is an alcoholic. (and worse)
[x] You have been in a car accident. (only a minor one)
[x] Somebody in your family has been in a car accident. 
Total so far: 16

[x] You have many chores. (I live alone, so all the chores are mine)
[x] You have had a bad sickness. (as a child)
[x] You have been in a bad storm. (by British standards)
[x] People think you’re crazy. 
[] You have never been to a concert. 
[x] You don't have cable.
[] You don't have a Facebook. (have it, but hardly use it)
[x] You fear your death.
[x] You don't believe in Easter Bunny/Santa/tooth fairy 
[x] You have been rejected by your crush. 
[x] You sit alone at large groups of people.
[x] You look at the ground when you walk.
Total so far: 26

[x] You have written a sad song.
[x] You have a small house 
[x] You never met your dad/mom. (spoke to him on facebook once, he told me to fuck off and never speak to him or his family again... still talk to his daughter/my baby sister though because fuck him.)
[x] You don't have a good relationship with one or more of your family members.
[x] You can't sing. 
[?] Your parents are unemployed. (Mum's dead, dad is a pro wanker, but otherwise unknown)
[x] One or both of your grandparents are dead on your dads side. (grandmother)
[x] One or both of your grandparents are dead on your moms side. (grandfather)
[x] You don't get parties on your birthday. (I go to parties, but never had one of my own)
[x] People have judged you by how you look. 
[x] You have never been to disney land. 
[] You have never seen a play.
Total so far: 36
 
Now take that total and multiply it by 2  

72%

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Stolen from :iconmusicamagica:

Three Things You Want To Do Before You Die:

1) Travel the world.
2) Be counted among the great philosophers.
3) Have a family of my own.

Three Names You Go By:

Dave
David
Davy (but you're likely to get kicked if you use this one... Only 2 people have ever gotten away with it.)

Three Screen Names You Have Had:

1) EclecticQuill
2) AlecFane
3) MythicLion 

Three Physical Things You Like About Yourself:

1) Err...
2) Umm....
3) Hmm.....

Three Parts Of Your Heritage:

1) English
2) Welsh
3) Irish

Three Things That Scare You:

1) Pigeons
2) Heights
3) Spiders

Three Of Your Everyday Essentials:

1) Coffee
2) Cuddles with my dog
3) Valium.

Three Things You Are Wearing Right Now:

1) Black jeans
2) Black hoody
3) my necklace with rings on.


Three Of Your Favorite Bands/Musical Artists:

1) Bon Jovi
2) Blur/Gorillaz 
3) Darren Styles


Three Of Your Favorite Songs:

1) Voodoo Child - Rogue Traders
2) Misunderstood - Bon Jovi (best music video ever!)
3) Friggin' in the Riggin' - Sex Pistols 

Three Things You Want In A Relationship:

1) Faithfulness
2) Love
3) Fun

Two Truths And A Lie (in no particular order):

1) I'm the only one in my generation of my family who doesn't get told off for swearing by my nan.
2) I have a tattoo of a penis on my ass cheek, which a friend did for a drunken dare.
3) I've slept with the wife of one of my best friends. 

Three Of Your Favorite Hobbies:

1) Writing.
2) Reading.
3) Wrestling with my dog.


Three Things You Want To Do Really Badly Right Now:

1) Sleep. (my insomnia is playing up again...)
2) Drink a caffè mocha, but my favourite coffee place doesn't open for another 3 hours... :(
3) Get laid... (this dry spell is killing me :cries:

Three Careers You're Considering/You've Considered:

1. Author/Poet (obviously)
2. Lawyer (gave that up when I realized they were all soulless carrion, gorging themselves on the misfortune of others)
3. Electrician. (Following in my grandfather's footsteps)


Three Places You Want To Go On Vacation:

1. Florence, Italy
2. Cap D'Agde, France
3. Dubai, UAE 

Three Kid's Names You Like:

1) Charlotte (but only because I can call her Charli... it'll wind my cousin right up :evillaugh:)
2) Chloe (my aunt nicked that one for my cousin =/ )
3) Alec

Three Ways That You Are Stereotypically A Girl:

1) I gossip like an old housewife.
2) I'm often accused of suffering with PMS.
3) I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. :laughing:

Three Ways That You Are Stereotypically A Boy: 

1) I'm always arguing with my friends about who is who's bitch.
2) I own drawers, a wardrobe and a laundry hamper, but clean laundry goes on the chair and dirty laundry on the floor. 
3) Punching my friend's in the arm/shoulder is a typical greeting.
  • Mood: High
  • Listening to: nothing
  • Reading: A Song of Ice and Fire
  • Watching: Ideal
  • Playing: nothing
  • Eating: toast
  • Drinking: Coffee

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MistressofQuills Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Student Writer
thank you:D
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kanfyetka Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fav you flirtatious devil you ;P
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Metal-Raven-Feather Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
I mentioned you in my AP Psych class today XD and it lead to a rather interesting discussion :laughing: sorry if your nose itched today :D
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Boop! :D it's been awhile. How are ya?
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I SWEAR I WAS WATCHING YOU
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Thanks for the :timeflies: ! :tophateager: 
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:iconmultifaveplz:, brother!
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Hey it's been a while^^
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Thank you for the watch! 
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