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About Literature / Hobbyist Senior Member Nic SwanerMale/United States Groups :iconcrliterature: CRLiterature
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4 deviants said Yes I have a bedtime I set and I don't really follow it.
3 deviants said Yes I have a bedtime I set and I follow it.
2 deviants said Yes I have a bedtime not set by me and I follow it.
2 deviants said Yes I have a bedtime not set by me and I don't really follow it.
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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

"Due to legal restrictions, we cannot currently accept registrations from the Republic of Cuba, People's Republic of Korea, and residents of Illinois."

That's the message I got when trying to buy Minecraft 4-5 years ago. Since then, all they have done is change the wording to not group Illinois (the state where I live) with some of the most communist countries in the world, but the problem still exists. The craziest part is that it is allegedly an easy fix. The company that distributes Minecraft just needs to register their license to sell in the state of Illinois; the reason they can't sell or aren't selling to Cuba and North Korea isn't even applicable to Illinois. I wound up saying I was from Indiana, but to this day I'll randomly break down in laughter (like a crazy person), remembering how funny it was when I first saw that message (sorry WeirdAndLovely). I must be a communist sleeper agent, clearly. Along with everybody else in Illinois. Even if we were all sleeper agents here, we Illinoisans would be pretty darn easy to stop.

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SolidMars Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
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thank you kindly for the fav on For Science, You monster, much appreciated :huggle:
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I look away for five seconds and see you started watching me. :squee:
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Not watching you was an error on me. Needed to fix that asap. No problem man.
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