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Nic Swaner
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
United States
Artist's Statement 10/25/2011

Nic Swaner is a studying graphic designer, and a budding young writer whose concepts and syntax require a rush of blood and breath to the lungs. For inspiration he need not look far from the cyclopean sun, feel the displacement before the epilepsy, synthesize some synesthesia, or recall the origami folds his hands have memorized throughout the years.

Nic is almost entirely self-taught in the ways of writing and in doing so has created a style all his own. His medium is mainly through poetry, short stories and articles for websites; he excels in portraying his thoughts and ideas in a world of complex and harmonious verbiage. He is always whittling away at several works of writing that will be submitted to free publishers or magazines. Nic will always be happy to edit and critique your writing, whether it's poetry or prose. Contact him at Packeranatic@gmail.com.

Nic is currently studying graphic design and the fundamentals of art. He has always emphasized the power of concept over complexity, and have maximized color and composition to their utmost potential. He prefers to work with photomanipulations and typography to portray his concepts. He is always open to critique from his peers. Other artistic endeavors from Nic include folding origami, film photography, darkroom artwork such as photograms, and music production.

Trivia

Nic lives in Chicago, Illinois, but his hometown is Robinson, Illinois. He likes Progressive Rock and Underground Rap music. Marcus J. Ranum is his most adored photographer. Samurai Jack is his favorite cartoon character along with Ed, Edd, and Eddy. His favorite ice cream flavor is French Vanilla. He has a mild form of sound to color synesthesia for melodies and believes the song Echoes by Pink Floyd is green.

"The world is only as old as the person to whom you speak." - Nic Swaner

Interests

NRE and NSFW

Tue Feb 2, 2016, 9:49 PM by Nichrysalis:iconnichrysalis:
I'm very tired tonight. I've been nothing but busy with school, work, dating and hobbies. For the first time in a long time, I had a full two weeks chock-full of events and things I had to do or go to. I've been consistently losing weight, to the point that everything in my wardrobe is starting to double as a poncho. Fortunately, I got Monday night off from work. Pizza Hut's busiest night of the year is the Super Bowl, and I'm pulling an eight hour shift as one of the fastest cooks to help my boss pull it off. We're understaffed, our inventory is absolutely drained from corporate's relentless new promotions (a pizza value menu), and everybody just wants to survive. I've heard some crazy figures about how much we make on that Sunday, and I'm excited for the challenge. I've never missed the Super Bowl in my life, but priorities change.

Tomorrow, I go to a manufacturing rally for extra credit in my welding class, and then I will hang around campus to focus on getting more ahead with classwork, before going to a Couple's Massage lesson. I won't have a partner and the store it's being hosted at has said that's okay, but it's something I've done before for Molly (nonsexually) that I would like to get even better at. Massages feel so good.... Where was I? Oh, Thursday I have more class, then the interesting adventures begin, I'm going to a polyamorous karaoke night at a bar where I can hang and talk with other poly-minded people, something I really need in my life right now, there's some monogamous people out there, that are unfortunately, not very helpful. After the bar and karaoke, if I still feel up to it, there is a local BDSM club that hosts a free introductory night. I don't plan on doing anything or staying very long, I just plan on seeing enough for WeirdAndLovely to live vicariously through me and to get a better sense of what's going on at these types of clubs.

Although I would hardly call it NRE (new relationship energy), I have recently started talking to someone new as well as trying my hand at the dating game, which has me full of energy and excitement (me and WeirdAndLovely practice consensual non-monogamy, and have a polyamorous relationship where we date multiple people). I've only been talking briefly, but it's interesting, I seem to have met someone who was in a very similar relationship when Molly guided me and I'm sort of... setting an example, I guess you could say, but not for polyamory or open relationships. She is exploring her interest in BDSM, and while I know it's human of me to feel this way, but I don't want to fuck this up. Not for my sake, but for her's. There are so many people mistreated when they start exploring the community, it's very disturbing to see going on, even if when it is spotted, is shut down immediately and for those of us who made it through the bad people and even the groomers or were lucky enough not to (doms who coerce people into practicing submission then brainwash them to fulfill their needs, usually this refers to when an older dom takes advantage of someone extremely impressionable and underage), I'm just afraid I'll misrepresent what the community is about and even worse, make a fellow human being feel bad. Which, you guys know me, I like to make people warm and happy.

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Green Bay Packers and the Miracle in Motown



Events of the play

On the preceding play, with only six seconds left in the game, Green Bay was at its own 24-yard line. Green Bay completed a number of lateral passes until a penalty was called on Detroit Lions defender Devin Taylor for pulling Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' face mask. Following the penalty, the Packers were awarded one last untimed play after the game clock had reached zero. After calling the play, all Packers' receivers ran towards the end zone and Aaron Rodgers broke right and threw a 61-yard (56 m) Hail Mary pass into the end zone. Tight end Richard Rodgers caught the pass, resulting in the Packers winning 27–23. QB Aaron Rodger's throw was so high that it nearly hit the rafters at Ford Field.

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Necsie Featured By Owner 4 hours ago  Professional General Artist
Your mom
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Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist Writer
No, yours!
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Necsie Featured By Owner 12 minutes ago  Professional General Artist
My feelings are hurt :C
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Peris-Productions Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi Nic, long time no speak - hope you're well! Thanks for the favourite on my latest poem. All the best, Jonnie
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Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
I'm doing pretty great! Welcome, keep creating, guys!
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BlacklightLover Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2016
Hey. :) Thanks for collecting my predictions.
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Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Welcome!
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TristanCody Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2016  Student Writer
Miss talking poetry and punctuation with ya, man.

Hope you're ding well!
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Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
I am! To what extent did we discuss punctuation?
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