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We've got a little under 36 hours to go on the Fairy Tales I Just Made Up kickstarter. We are so close! If you enjoy my sense of humor at all, you NEED a copy of this book! So why don't you pledge a couple dollars, and preorder your very own copy?…

Just look at all this cool bonus swag that's available!

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  • Mood: Wow!
  • Listening to: Aquera de Brasil - my theme song
  • Reading: The Shadow Hero
  • Watching: Attenborough's 'Put A Bird On It'
  • Playing: a buncha demos I downloaded
  • Eating: chickenless tortilla soup
  • Drinking: so much milk!


Ray Friesen
Artist | Professional | Other
United States
I draw penguins even when I'm not drawing penguins, and I'mm allergic to anything that's not chocolate.

Current Residence: old hometown, new house
Favourite genre of music: Swing Fusion
Favourite style of art: Bouncy
Operating System: An older Mac than I'd like...
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Shell of choice: clam?
Wallpaper of choice: greenish with yellow rectangules
Skin of choice: ...mine
Favourite cartoon character: Dr Zoidberg
Personal Quote: "I only cook things that smell good."

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wonderlamy Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I love your books! I read as many of them as i could when i first saw them :D And then, years later, i see a comic in a discworld group on deviantART, and say, 'hey, i recognize that style!' So yeah. You're awesome. End of story. (Anything that could entertain 7 year old me is awesome :worship:)
raisegrate Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Professional Artist
Yay! Glad you found me! I keep putting books out, there's probably a bunch you haven't seen yet. When did you become a discworld fan? How old are you now? I also do some official graphic design for Terry Pratchett these days too.
wonderlamy Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
well, i just turned 15 and have been a discworld fan since about age five :3 My mom used to read them to me :D
raisegrate Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Professional Artist
You've been on longer than me then! My parents hadn't heard of it, I had to discover it for myself a couple years ago.
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JollyRotten Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks a lot for the watch! :horns:
raisegrate Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Professional Artist
Sure thing!
Saiicret Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012  Student Digital Artist
raisegrate Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012  Professional Artist
That is an impressive pile of icon combinage! Thanks very much! Anything in particular I do awesomeify your crocodile?
InvdrZeec Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011
My sister, :iconinvdrdana:, gave me the Steampunkery Christmastravaganza book for Christmas and I found it to be an extremely hilarious piece of literature. I especially liked the illustrations and expositions. (Yay for parentheses!) I have thus decided to add you to my watch list so I see even more of your art.
raisegrate Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012  Professional Artist
I am very glad you enjoyed it! You have an awesome sister there.
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