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The title says it all...I'll still be around to take care of my group, grimfairytales.deviantart.com/, but I don't anticipate posting any new personal art in the near future. My creativity is finding itself being channelled in other ways, my inner energy slowly recovering after a long and chronic eye infection which will need careful attention in future to keep at bay. After so many years of taking care of my joints, my fingers, and my drawing wrist, and it was my eyes which finally ended up urging a lifestyle change!

In any case, I'm now unwilling to spend all my time stuck inside the house, in front of a monitor or over a drawing board and rotting my eyes further in the process, when I could be exploring the world, its sights, sounds and scenes, and perhaps even finding new inspirations. I'm visiting some big cities this year, culminating in Paris in August, which will be my first time outside the UK in 21 years.

Writing will continue, but at less of a pace and without any further expectation. I've pretty much done everything I set out to do in that regard anyway, with a back catalogue on Amazon Kindle and in print. My weekly webcomic 'Geekz', hosted over at www.2laugh.com, will survive, and is now nearing its 200th instalment.

Other than that, I may decide to show off the occasional favourite client piece, just to remind my friends of my existence :)
  • Mood: Peaceful
  • Listening to: Rush - Test for Echo
  • Reading: Fritz Lieber: Swords Against Death
  • Watching: Violence Jack

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Lord-Retsudo
Master of Yagyu Shadow Clan
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
This one turned semi-pro (semi = not making enough cash from art - yet - to quit the day job) back in 2011. Since then am building a small but solid client base in book cover and illustration works.

N.B. Please don't ask me to produce work for you without any offer of payment. Once upon a time I did do this, when I was half the artist I am now and didn't have regular real-world client commitments and deadlines. If you're genuinely interested, then so am I, so drop me a note and we can discuss details.

Beyond this, the rest of my time is spent running Fenriswulf Books - publishers and purveyors of dark, independent and quirky literature, comics and art.

Main works, apart from the Trinity Chronicles, include the historical (and sometimes hysterical) Scottish comic serial Sword of Lochglen - the first 2 issues of which are available in prnt, or as downloads, at the official 'Lochglen' webpage: swordoflochglen.blogspot.com/

Chaz's dark future graphic novel the Black Flag is now selling well on Amazon Kindle in the UK: www.amazon.co.uk/The-Black-Fla…

Our ever-evolving homepage is at: www.deviantart.com/users/outgo…

Our available books:
Maranatha: Volume 1 in the Trinity Chronicles - Amazon Kindle edition - www.deviantart.com/users/outgo…

Venus in Saturn: prequel to 'Maranatha', a deep, dark psychological horror: www.amazon.com/Venus-Saturn-Tr…

Angel of Vengeance:
Fallen angels, exiled demons, and the wrath of heaven and hell converge in blood, violence and twisted humour in modern-day Europe. Illustrated adult (18+) fantasy with a dark edge. www.lulu.com/content/e-book/an…

The Sword and the Ring: a 4-part illustrated re-telling of the epic 'Ring' Cycle - available for Kindle here: www.amazon.com/Gods-Gold-Sword… or in print, direct from ourselves (via Lulu.com): fenriswulf-books.blogspot.co.u…

Malaria 9: Our latest Kindle release: sharp-shooting sexy cyberpunk action with liberal doses of satire, horror and humour. www.amazon.com/Malaria-9-ebook…

Current Residence: Middle of Nowhere
Favourite genre of music: Rock/Metal, opera, Scottish folk, film, choral
Favourite photographer: R Nutter, Roy Stuart, Irina Ionescu
Favourite style of art: Line
Operating System: Linux Ubuntu
MP3 player of choice: ATMT 20GB, Creative Zen M 60 GB
Shell of choice: WinFrotz and DOSBox! Win 3.1 PC games FTW!!
Wallpaper of choice: White in the living room, cream in the bedroom
Skin of choice: Tattooed & pierced
Favourite cartoon character: Taarna from Heavy Metal, Balto, Taz, Godzilla, Sam+Max
Personal Quote: I won't crap out.
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:iconilmarinenkowal:
Thanks for the fave! :D
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xZeroMan Feb 12, 2014   General Artist

Welcome to :iconhouse-of-fetishes: Enjoy! =)

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twistedmentality Feb 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
ty for the fav!
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Lord-Retsudo Feb 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Always welcome ;)
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twistedmentality Feb 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
:headbang:
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Lordwormm Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist
I really appreciate the favorite! :)
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Lord-Retsudo Dec 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Very welcome! Thanks for the support there :#1:
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:iconjustplainfox:
Thanks for the favorite, buddy! :D
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Lord-Retsudo Dec 8, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Always welcome, good to see you still around and trying new things ;)
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CursedOnez Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thank u so much for the faves =)
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