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1 deviant said The thing is, that's the only comedy movie I can ever think of!
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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

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.


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


Synesthesia is a neurological phenomenon which results in an individual experiencing one sensory stimulation as another. Inspired by the idea of being able to “see” music, filmmaker Frederic Bonpapa created Light Motif - a colourful, architectural short film centred around a CGI monkey. The film explores the synergy between music and image through a subjective experience that aims to speak to the viewer’s subconscious.

“...These works try to establish precise connections between sounds, shapes, colors and movements, to visually translate the concepts of rhythm, melody, harmony, pitch, timbre and intensity.”

“The listener passes progressively from a polyphonic perception to a global perception, from the perception of a discontinuous sound phenomenon to a continuous one. In Light Motif it is this perceptual phenomenon that is transcribed into images.”

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WeirdAndLovely Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
:blush: Thanks for the fav, handsome. And thanks for letting me steal your bitlets. :smooch:
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 15 minutes ago  Hobbyist Writer
hehe... all part of my plan... :evillaugh:

....of getting cuddles!
WeirdAndLovely Featured By Owner 12 minutes ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, you're doing a wonderful job... :kiss:

I'd happily give you all of them, all you have to do is ask...

....on your knees! :evillaugh:
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 4 minutes ago  Hobbyist Writer

decisions, decisions....
julietcaesar Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, thanks for adding 'Chris' to your remarkable reads. Good to know it connects with others and isn't just me being an angsty young woman. :lol:  
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 12 hours ago  Hobbyist Writer
Welcome! And of course not. :)
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