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Painting Channel
I am going to do more art and paint more!

Live Streaming

Fri Aug 7, 2015, 7:27 PM
I'm at it again with added pages to STRAYS

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A joint webcomic by Samantha Whitten and Stacey Pefferkorn

DeviantArtist Questionnaire

Fri Aug 7, 2015, 7:00 PM
15 years, my goodness. Happy Birthday, DA!

1. How long have you been on DeviantArt?

Since October 2002, nearly 13 years!

2. What does your username mean?
My alias comes from Algier, the first character I made. aufreizen shortened it and started calling me "Algy" so I stuck with it.

3. Describe yourself in three words.
Friendly, Easy-going, caring

4. Are you left or right handed?
Right-handed and training the left.

5. What was your first deviation?
Etchy Dragon by algy 
I was on an oekaki site when I started with the digital phase.

6. What is your favourite type of art to create?
I love painting pets, wildlife, and fantasy.

7. If you could instantly master a different art style, what would it be?
Would sculpture count? I would love to do figures of characters in master quality!

8. What was your first favourite?
Simbaaa by celesse
celesse  I believe she told me to get an account, so it was fitting one of her pieces be the first to fav'

9. What type of art do you tend to favourite the most?
At the moment, most of the recent favourites are Strays fan art and deviations that just appeal to my eyes.

10. Who is your all-time favourite deviant artist?
There are way too many to choose from, but a few I will mention: celesse because her cute gives me cavities, aufreizen from the beginning to now and always, I will always be a friend and fan :heart:Virus-AC and aenaluck  the pencils, the PENCILS, Rejuch and fayrenpickpocket  their digital drawing and coloring styles awe me.

11. If you could meet anyone on DeviantArt in person, who would it be?
AshleyCope I've been a fan of her artwork for a long time and now follow her Unsounded comic every page, as a fellow comic artist, I think she would be hella fun to chat with or even have an art jam, among others.

12. How has a fellow deviant impacted your life?
There's actually two, aufreizen  I've known since middle school. A hesitant friendship at first until we started doodling together, then we became great friends.  Watching each other progress over the years has been an honor. Especially where you're at now, Amber! celesse The closest friend I have today, sharing experiences, opinions and pushing me to do more art.

13. What are your preferred tools to create art?
Traditional, I love using oils, acrylics and watercolors. Digitally, Corel Painter and Photoshop.

14. What is the most inspirational place for you to create art?
Among other artists, drawing/painting and just chatting the hours away. 

15. What is your favourite DeviantArt memory?
While I don't have a specific memory of one, I do remember the 2005 Christmas tree, because that was an amazing collaboration by deviants.


A joint webcomic by Samantha Whitten and Stacey Pefferkorn

Strays and Streams

Wed Mar 20, 2013, 8:07 AM
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(If you have speakers, there's music!)


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A joint webcomic by Samantha Whitten and Stacey Pefferkorn
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