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freakyross

freakyross
Date Joined: August 27, 2011
Last Online: January 31, 2013

Country: United States
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About Me

Hello everyone, My name is Lannie but all my friends call me Freaky, due to my artwork. For some people it's easier than pronouncing Lannie. (Pronounced like Danny), but whatever you choose is fine with me. I am a new father. I am hoping that my son will love to do arts and crafts as well, but only time will tell that. He seems like a chip off the ole block with a smidgen of his mom, looks more like her and acts like me :). I love that kid.

I purchased some art supplies a while back and while doing so, just grabbed a ATC pack. Not really knowing what people used them for. Than yesterday I was reading my Disney magazine and noticed they had a section dedicated to ATC. I said wow, this looks like fun for me, and also it could become a way to bond with my son in the future. Starting a ATC collection with a variety of people is what I would like to do.So here I am. I love being in nature, going camping, attending concerts, seeing things and having fun. I am more reserved, so I won't be the one hanging out the limo roof, I will be taking the picture of the person hanging out of the roof. That's more exciting to me, photography is another passion. Not professionally, just for fun. I am teaching myself how to stencil with spray paint. Shepard Fairey is awesome.I love reading and reciting poetry. I like Ginsberg, Neruda, Giovanni and Ntozake Shange. But who doesn't? I am in a relationship and that's a whole 'nother thang! Another reason to let my artwork relieve my frustrations, smile. However, I truly know it could be worse...and that's a fact. So I thank God, for my family. With that said, I can't wait to start this journey of swapping!

Favorite Music

Last night (8/27/11) I saw Sade, wonderful. I love Neo-Soul, Erykah Badu, Maxwell, Jill Scott, India Arie. I think R. Kelly is the man. T-Pain and Lil Wayne are some people that I admire. Jay Z and Kanye West, I don't really need to say why I like them, just get their duet album "The Throne"...my favorite cut on their is lift off, if you wanna check it out...

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egTSVihtiAY)

My music cravings run wild. But those are my favorites. I also like coffee house music, rock and reggae.

Favorite Crafts

My favorite crafts are drawing and poetry. Combining the two are so fascinating to me. Sometimes I can pull that off sometimes words just throw off the whole thing. I hate when that happens. With that said, I am always looking to be inspired by other artists. My partner in life isn't as thrilled with the crafts as I, so I have taken to the internet to find others who share the same hobbies and are as thrilled as I to receive something every now and then. I enjoy bookmaking, I learned that some time ago. Learning new hobbies which aren't too difficult is like a euphoria to me.

Likes...

I love art, period. I am interested in collecting a variety of ATC's domestically and internationally. My favorite color is black. I like sunrises, and I love pictures of people. The human form is something that amazes me. I like coffee and marijuana...but since I am trying to find a better paying job I have ceased to use marijuana, another reason to do more art. :)

I like anything which can be considered vintage, I feel like I should have been a child of the 60's, living in the 70's, grooving in the Haight/Ashbury. So I like all that stuff, and as time passes I will develop more of what I like and dislike, as of right now....begger's can't be choosy.

Wish List

Anything which can be used to create art.

Markers

Pens

Paper

Art on Envelopes (whatever you choose)

Art on ATC (whatever you choose, preferably humans or characters)

Whateva....

Goals

What I hope to do is meet new and interesting people who share the same interests as me. Build a "kick-butt" card collection and maybe learn some new hobbies in the process...

Ratings

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Comment: I rec'd my envelope from my partner this afternoon and I will say this; Ok, alrighty then, did you even look at my profile to see what I might like, not what you liked? You sent me things that you like, not me & sorry to say I will never use. I did like the two pictures, one of the house & one of a boat. Did you even put any thought into what you were sending? And a marijuana pin, are you serious? I'm not a complainer or a basher, so I did give you a 5 in the rating to be nice & you did send the pkge, but what am I sposed to do with it? Would you like me to send it back so you can enjoy what YOU like? Sorry to be so negative, but in all the yrs I've done swapping I have never been so disappointed in one, until today.
Response: buttons bookmarks stickers magnets recipes pens postcards post-its plushies I Love Lucy memorabilia Maxine, anything that has to do with her windchimes funny signs markers for crocheting safety eyes, noses, mouths appliques crochet patterns (ami's) beads dolphins flowers things with my initial 'P' notecards I didn't send what I liked, I sent what was on your page... The swap specifically stated there was no need to purchase a new Bentley... But items that were around the house. Sorry that you feel that way, but I liked your 1 better!
princessblueberry rated for TrappedValentines ATC on Feb 29, 2012
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AngelFaeryKathleen rated for YOUR FAVOURITE SONGS on Dec 17, 2011
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Comment: thanks for the 3 new to me songs :-)
YinkaNut rated for Mini Zines for Beginners on Dec 16, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for sharing, the artwork is awesome!
blackiebirdie rated for Mini Zines for Beginners on Dec 9, 2011
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michst74 rated for Mini Zines for Beginners on Dec 5, 2011
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Comment: Great 1st 'zine! THANKS!
taoiionam rated for Mini Zines for Beginners on Dec 2, 2011
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Comment: I loved your zine, it is meaningful and personal... I loved the style too... But I can't read most of the words on the last page ^.^6 Thank you for the papers too ^^
sanae rated for 100,000! on Nov 15, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for kawaii ATC! I love your cute Ernie's sister.
sleepingrover2010 rated for YOUR FAVOURITE SONGS on Nov 13, 2011
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Comment: Hello Lannie, Thank you for the 3 songs you sent to share with me for this swap. I enjoyed reading each of your songs. My favorite was "California." I will add your songs to my Poetry Collection. Barb sleepingrover2010
Response: Me too...
sleepy1 rated for Doodle-a-Monster Postcard Swap on Nov 12, 2011
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Comment: I LOVED the drawing. It was so well drawn and made me laugh, thank you.
kindledwhimsy rated for Body Positive ATC on Nov 10, 2011
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Comment: Wow! What a spectacular ATC! I LOVE everything about it! It's so cool the way you transition from flat to glossy; it really captures the light, water, sweat/sunscreen! This is a fantastic piece of art and I am honored to have it in my collection! Thank you so much! :0) <3<3<3
Response: Your welcome, Lannie
Conelmateenlaizquierda rated for QUICK ATC swap #42 on Nov 7, 2011
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Comment: I was kind of dissapointed with the ATC you sent. Religious themes are not for everyone and, anyway, the art of the card wasn't that great either, it looks totally effortless. I loved the envelope decoration and the mini zine you included, and I also really liked the things I saw on your Flickr profile, so I can only think that the ATC you sent was made by somebody else. I wish you would have included that person's name too. Thank you anyway, Ana.
Response: Sorry...it was a quick swap, those were the rules. Thank you because the zine was mine. However if you would like, we could do a private swap?
destiney1 rated for Zombie ATC on Nov 6, 2011
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Comment: thx!
RaineyDay rated for Halloween ATC on Nov 5, 2011
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Comment: Oh, I am thrilled with my Halloween ATC. You must have made it especially for me with the Asia twist to i! I also want to thank you for including the paper bits. I love them, and that photo from China is just amazing. Thanks so much. YOU are the reason I love swap-bot.
Response: Thanx
Wingy rated for ATC - Where's YOUR Waldo? on Nov 5, 2011
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Comment: cute card..i never would have thought to use that box...smart cookie ....love it..
Wenturner71 rated for ATC - Where's YOUR Waldo? on Nov 4, 2011
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Comment: Very cool! Neat concept!
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Comment: Thank you, I love it.
ChelseaLake rated for Body Positive ATC on Nov 1, 2011
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Comment: Oh my GOD! This is an AMAZING ATC! You are really really talented. This card, in particular, is one of my favorites. I am so proud to add it to my collection. I really hope to swap with you again soon. You are amazing! <3 <3
Rodeo rated for Hello Kitty Little Swap #1 on Oct 26, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the postage, that was unnecessary but very nice
jen75 rated for Anyone for pumpkin Pie? Atc #8 on Oct 25, 2011
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Comment: Amazing! I love this ATC! You are very talented!! Thanks for the extras too!!

Rating Overview

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Comments

Juliajae on Oct 16, 2011:

ryc :: Thank you! I'm so impressed with your drawings. You're amazing. I wish I could draw.

hartline22 on Oct 5, 2011:

Sorry I was from Leave a Nice Comment #5

hartline22 on Oct 5, 2011:

You have lots of GOOD hobbies....I wish I was more creative!! I've read soo much about your ATC's that I would love to have one for my self!!! I have NO IDEA what they look like or how to make them!! I would love to learn though!! So if there is anyway you have a little free time, do you think you could possibly send me one?? I would GREATLY appreciate it!! I hope to hear from you soon!!

Have a Great Night!!

Laura

Sevendevils on Oct 5, 2011:

Hello, my name is Candice and I'm your partner for Leave A Nice Comment #5!

I could stay on your page forever.

Pablo Neruda is one of my favorites! I love coffee and maryjane, and art is my life. I think you and I would get along so well.

Sade, Erykah Badu, India Arie - all favorites.

Let's talk some more! You interest me!

MSturgill87 on Oct 4, 2011:

Leave A Nice Comment #5

Congrats on being a new father! I have a 2 year old son (he turned 2 in June). It can be challenging, but totally worth it! ☺

GirlFriday on Sep 23, 2011:

Hi Lannie! I haven't seen you in the forums in awhile and was getting worried that you might have left. I am glad to see I was wrong and that you are still active. =)

AngelFaeryKathleen on Sep 21, 2011:

WELCOME to Passionat Poets. come on over and join in any of the swaps that are up.

CATS

Cats are special Soft and sweet Tidy creatures Always neat Forever cleaning Coat so shiny Even if they’re Very tiny Chasing birds Or a busy bee Exciting things For them to see Purring loudly On your lap Wanting attention Or just a nap Climbing trees Sharpening claws Time for food Come indoors. ♥♥♥♥♥♥

Juliajae on Sep 18, 2011:

Welcome to Swapbot and to the ATC Addicts Club!

ElizabethObviously on Aug 31, 2011:

Welcome to SwapBot!!!

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