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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

emi... nemist... meniniminee... neminemesises... menimity... menimist...? I'll stick with femintee... feminiminum eminemum anemone an enemy.... Fuck it, I love you all, that's my point and it always has been.

(sorry, I wind up looking this video from time to time about sexism and I really should share it more, but it makes me feel like the text above :blush: )

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BlackBowfin Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Hey there, Nic.  Thank you much for the read and fave. :)
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Carmalain7 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015
Hey Nic,

Thank you, good sir, for the favorite on Carrion Tallow.

I know it's not an easy piece of reading, so for you to go out of your way to let me know that it connected with you, it means a lot.

Always a humbling experience when I get a favorite from someone so talented and involved in the community as you, my man.
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Welcome, man.
SolidMars Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wave by chil96
Thank you kindly for the watch 
Mr. awesome person :giggle:. Have a great day :heart:
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
'm awesome?
SolidMars Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Farand Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
Welcome to :icondalibrary::eager:

We hope that you'll find our resources helpful! If you want to submit any to us, please be sure to read ourSubmission Guidelines.

If you have any questions, please send us a note.

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Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Why was I invited again?
Farand Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
Because we thought you'd like to be part of Team Awesome! :eager:
... oh, and because you've provided a lot of help around the community, and we figured that you'd appreciate what we're trying to do :paranoid::dollarus:
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