I am the Swan of War

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  1. SwanofWar

    SwanofWar New Member

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    Hello everyone! I am a fantasy lover and have been searching for a good forum that I can be an active member on. I used to get on forums all the time in the past, but it's been a while. Finally a realized I needed to find a community that would have topics I'd care about. I love all things fantasy, mythology, and folklore, so this seemed like a good place to start.

    So a couple things about me. I'm a professional writer. I've been published in newspapers a few times, including the Detroit Free Press once for my short story Millie and Me. My dream is to be a novelist and I've dedicated my life to the study and passion of writing. I love art too. I love drawing fantasy creatures and characters. Digital art (painting and pixel) is my favorite so far, but I also love sewing. I draw a lot of comics, it goes well in hand with my writing and love for storytelling. My favorite fantasy creature is a dragon, I've long felt a strong connection to them. Probably like most of you here, I'm also a geek, lol. I love MLP, Dr. Who, Firefly, Star Wars, and Soul Eater. I love them all shamelessly.

    I'm hoping I can meet lots of people here and make some new friends. You can add me on Skype if you like, I'm not shy. Look forward to being apart of the community!
     
  2. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    Artists are always welcome on TFF! Welcome aboard!
     
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    SwanofWar New Member

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    Yay! Are you into art yourself?
     
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    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    Yes, very much. I write (though not professionally), I draw (though not fantastic lol). I'm more of a photo-shopper... If you can call that art?
     
  5. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Welcome to TFF Swan of War!

    You sound like you do quite a large amount of things then. I'd love to see some of your art or read some of your writing. We also have a costume thread.
     
  6. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    You draw comics, eh? I would love to see some of what you've produced. And welcome to TFF! :)
     
  7. S.J. Faerlind

    S.J. Faerlind Flashlight Shadowhunter

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    Welcome to TFF! It's always nice to meet somebody new :)
     
  8. SwanofWar

    SwanofWar New Member

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    Well mostly I've been drawing comics based in the MLP universe. I can share those if you like, they ARE fantasy related after all ^^ and anyone can check out my art at swanofwar.deviantart.com :) I have mostly digital art there, but a little of my writing too.
     
  9. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    SwanofWar New Member

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    Your manips are pretty good actually! I have a few in my gallery too, though its mostly something I did in highschool lol.
     
  11. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    What's funny is that we both made Na'vi pictures, though I haven't posted mine in my gallery on DA. I did post one of a Scottish comedian Billy Connolly. And I have myself transformed as one in my gallery on this forum.
     
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    Padmé Mrs Cascador

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    Hey, welcome to TFF :D
     
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    Lol yeah I was crazy about that movie when it first came out, still love it :D that's one of my best manips I ever did I think. But yeah, I like your drawings too, especially the one of the girl ^^

    Le gasp! He does have a wife O.O and hey Danny! <3 I love her :D
     
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    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    Just drew her head, the pose is of a comic book character. I actually just corrected that, cause it said it was her pose, but it's not. About Avatar, I like the film. A lot of Joseph Campbell material in it, but I found it a bit obvious with the resemblance to an Indian tribe. There's certainly a resemblance with Disney's Pocahontas. The music is not good. Well I trust Padmé's opinion on this cause she knows a lot of music and she knows James Horner is a plagiarist.
     
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    Padmé Mrs Cascador

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    lol me too, she's replaced Padmé as my favourite heroine ever........ By a long shot :D
     
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    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    Well as heroines they're very different. Padmé was more peaceful. She was Anakin's universe. But Dany is different and special in her own way. She's also like the Goddess figure as Padmé, though her path to become 'the Goddess' is very different imo.
     
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    Hey there Swan of War! (SoW)
    welcome to TFF
    An Artist and Novelist/writer awesome!!
    I'm a bit of an artist too, though I haven't posted any of my artwork here, I'm more of a painter, I like using dry pastels...
    Anyway......I'd love to see some of your art work, and read some of your stories.
    hope you enjoy TFF
    :)
     
  18. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    Hey, thanks for the link! I'll be checking that out later tonight. Can't wait! :)
     
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    AlphaAlex Official Forum Nuisance

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    Welcome to the Abyss...
     
  20. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    Nice work! I especially loved "An Impish Halloween". :)