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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


You may commence making kissy faces

Journal Entry: Fri Dec 19, 2014, 2:00 AM
Lauren card by Nichrysalis

I'm hoping at least two people get the title reference. And only two. :shifty: Specifically, SilverInkblot because she's the one who wrote that to begin with, and I hope WeirdAndLovely gets it too, because I opened the card Lauren had written that in in front of her a month or so ago, blindly reading what it said aloud. :blushes:

But, there's also the card I got a few days ago which had a mysterious compact disc shape inside the envelope. What could it possibly be?

It's this:
Blind Guardian - And Then There Was Silence
Symphony X - Occulus ex "Incoherentus" =P
Symphony X - Set the  World on Fire
Sonata Arctica - Caleb
Savatage - The Wake of Magellan
Savatage - One Child
Nightwish - The Poet and the Pendulum
Tso - Father, Son and Holy Ghost
GUYS IT'S NEW MUSIC :iconlawooplz:

Also please ignore the large stack of cards and packages from people behind the card. Though, that is a stack of writeable CD's on the left. :) Wonder what I could do with those....

A little (long) song to give back. :aww:

The card above is only the icing on the cake, Earlier this week I received a note from someone who went on hiatus 3-4 years ago. Someone who was a big influence on me when I was first learning how dA worked as a community and something she said really touched me....

"I guess, until reading that, and reading that I was an influence for you, and that you were affected by my absence from dA - well, I guess I never realized that people here cared for me to that extent, or would miss me in such a way..."

and this.... :blushes:

"That makes my day, to hear that you were a gallery mod - this community needs people like you in it."


I don't like just telling people stuff going on with me, I'd rather start a conversation. If I may ask you guys...

What is a pet name you have for someone close to you and why do you call them that?

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somethingzenzen Featured By Owner 5 days ago   General Artist
Thanks so much for the recent :+fav:, Nic—and for previous ones as well. I really appreciate them all. ^_^
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
WeirdAndLovely Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I mades you a present......
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
It's adorable! :heart:
WeirdAndLovely Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
:love:  And we's isn't even anything official... 
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Yuuuuuuup. :love:
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Canis44 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Student Writer
Thanks a bunch for adding my poem, 7:00AM, to your remarkable reads. :)
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Well, that is what it is. :)
xlntwtch Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014   Writer
:iconblinkthanksfavplz: ... :)
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Welcome! :)
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