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Dave Elliott
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Here is an interview I did for Bleeding Cool on The Weirding Willows;

www.bleedingcool.com/2014/06/2…

Here's an awesome piece on me by techgnotic

www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&…

There's an old online Newsarama interview here I did with Bryan Edward Hill about my earlier career;

www.newsarama.com/comics/02090…

Current Residence: In the belly of the beast.
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Favourite genre of music: Soundtracks
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams, Andrew Goldsworthy
Favourite style of art: Good
Operating System: OSX
MP3 player of choice: iPhone
Shell of choice: Turtle
Wallpaper of choice: Paisley
Skin of choice: Intact
Favourite cartoon character: Totoro
Personal Quote: Is it supposed to look like that?

Agent and Friend of Imaginary Friends Studios and Stellar Labs

Email: DeevElliott@gmail.com
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The back of Badger's House - The Weirding Willows by DeevElliott
The back of Badger's House - The Weirding Willows
The back of the badger's house backs onto a small stream. The back door is lower than the front door with a small jetty for boats to dock, even though Victor hates water and boating.

Pencils by Takrezz inks by me and colors by ifan80

The Weirding Willows ©2010-2015 Dave Elliott
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Badger's House - The Weirding Willows by DeevElliott
Badger's House - The Weirding Willows
Deep in the heart of the Wild Woods lies Victor Stoker's house. Victor is a very surly badger with little or no patience with anyone unless they have a thrust for knowledge similar to his own. Many of the folk in Willow Weir talk of the many old stories about the secrets beneath the old Stoker residence. All are too scared to ask the badger any questions as his fierce temper is legendary.


Pencils Takrezz Inks Me and color ifan80

The Weirding Willows ©2010-2015 Dave Elliott
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Into The Wild Woods - The Weirding Willows by DeevElliott
Into The Wild Woods - The Weirding Willows
If you go down to the Wild Woods tonight,
You're sure of a big surprise.
If you go down to the Woods tonight,
You'd better go in disguise.
For every bear that ever there was
Will gather there for certain because
Tonight's the night the teddy bears have their picnic.

Picnic time for teddy bears;
The little teddy bears are having a lovely time tonight.
Watch us catch them unawares,
And see them picnic on their holiday.
See them gaily gad about.
They love to dance and shout,
They never have any cares.
At six am their mummies and daddies
Will drag them home to bed
Because they're drunk little teddy bears.



The Weirding Willows ©2010-2015 Dave Elliott
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Let Me In, Hal! by DeevElliott
Let Me In, Hal!
Just wanking around... Dumdy, dumdy, dum...

Booked my tickets to see 2001 next month. Be a long time since I've seen it on the big screen. Can't wait!
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Everyone has their little routines for arranging and breaking up their days. The most interesting ones are those that give you a break from deadlines, when things are coming at you ten times every hour and you need to recalibrate a little just to breathe. There must be a moment to reorganize and process information.

Bunny Laundry Tea Time by raccoonnookTea time with Iedra. by StressedJennyLow tide high tea by wovenlines

For some, that’s Tea Time.

Tea Time by TappyToeClawsHot Hot Tea by farcry77

“Tea Time” has been part of my routine since I was a child. As soon as I came home from school, my mother would stop what she was doing and she would make me a cup of tea. This was usually consumed with several biscuits (cookies) while I debriefed my mom on my day. Afterwards I would watch a little TV before starting my homework.

Tea Time With Venom by LuigiLTea Time - Sherlock by Moriartea-time

Going to college didn’t change the routine that much, as tea and ideas were shared with fellow students, usually around 4pm, the same time I used to have tea with my mom.

As I type this it is just after 4 and a cup of tea sits by my side. The making of a cup of tea entails a certain ritual, reinforced with science, and cannot be hurried. The most important factor is the first, the proper ritual, and is why you cannot get a decent cup of tea from a diner in America.

Tea time in the swamp by PendaluneTea time with otto by BrianKesinger


Step 1: The water MUST be BOILING. Maybe ‘hot water’ is good enough for coffee but for tea to brew correctly, the water must be boiling. The water bubbles when I drop my tea bag in it. Yes, I use tea bags. I do prefer to use a teapot but I rarely get around to having a second cup so why waste water or tea.
Tea Time by NaolitoTea time by MarinaVeselinovic

Step 2: The cup MUST be preheated before adding the tea and water. I usually use a cup full of boiling water out of the kettle and leave the heat on low underneath the kettle while the cup gets good and hot.

Time for tea by PambaTea Time by TemaTime

Step 3: Pour the boiling water directly over the teabag and let steep for at least two full minutes. This part will require some experimentation until you find the strength that is right for you.

Tea Time III by Nacreous-OrganicTea Time by AureliusCatThe Ageless Wonder of Tea by TeaPhotography

Step 4: Add Milk and/or Sugar as desired. Many black, herbal and leaf teas are refreshing without adding either. It is also important to not add milk until the tea is at your desired strength. The milk will immediately lower the temperature of the water and prevent the tea from brewing efficiently. Leaving the teabag in too long can result in the tea stewing. This can make the tea taste bitter.

Tea Time by carefulwhatyawishforTea time says the King by super-tulerA Little Tea Time by conniiption


Step 5: Wash your cup or mug out as soon as possible after drinking to prevent the tannin in the tea from staining your cups.

A Wizard of Tea by ursulavTea Time by pinkparis1233tea time by humphreycat


Mad Hatter: Time for Tea by WiseKumagoroTea by Toru-meowTea Time by daekazu

CHARLOTTE TEA TIME by swdd-catTea Time in Russia by Ronnie-LongTEA TIME: with Marceline and Bubblegum Princess by meloncrisis


Tea Time with Cheshire Cat by imaginismTea Time by FancyPancakesTea Time by paikan07

Hopefully by this time you can go back to what you were doing refreshed and reinvigorated with all your worldly problems solved.

Tea Time by KjinorTea Time by pungangAmazon Tea-time by croakyTea Time by bpresing

Questions:


1/ What routines or rituals do you have during the day that help you stay organized and sane?


2/ Do the processes and routines you employ to produce your art transfer over in any practical way to other parts of your life?

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meshchaninov-vadim Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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DeevElliott Featured By Owner 2 days ago
My pleasure!

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innactpro Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for adding Asterix to your collection.
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DeevElliott Featured By Owner 3 days ago
My pleasure, Jason! Great piece.
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ninahagn Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
thanks for faving :)
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My pleasure!!

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Riddick99 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015
Thanks for the Faves
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DeevElliott Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015
The pleasure is always mine!

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Wirrer Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for faving my drawing of Sir Terry.
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DeevElliott Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015
My pleasure. It was a sad week and you picked one of his best quotes to illustrate. Nothing can be created if it is not imagined first.

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