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These are fine examples of what literature is crafted to be. Take heed and take notice of their nuances and anatomy, for they are thunderbolts among this word-drenched thunderstorm.

Who is your favorite drummer? What genre of music do they play? 

2 deviants said And I'm kind of curious if anyone appreciates that kind of drumming or if they prefer something else.
No deviants said I've fallen in love with Graham O'Brien's simple approach to drum work and his absolutely impeccable timing.
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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


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ActsofArt Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the favorite on Fighting Rape Culture!! it really means a lot!
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Writer
Of course. It's the least of the least I can do. ^^;
WeirdAndLovely Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
:blush: Thanks for the fav, handsome. And thanks for letting me steal your bitlets. :smooch:
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
hehe... all part of my plan... :evillaugh:

....of getting cuddles!
WeirdAndLovely Featured By Owner 2 days 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 2 days ago  Hobbyist Writer

decisions, decisions....
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julietcaesar Featured By Owner 3 days 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 2 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Welcome! And of course not. :)
WeirdAndLovely Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
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