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I Am a Metal Artist - Coppersmithing and Blacksmithing

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    I am a metal artist. I do blacksmithing and coppersmithing. I am a member of MABA - the Michigan Artist Blacksmith Association.
    InkyFeather InkyFeather 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2007

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    alot of people ask me to do farier work buti love making swords and knifes the traditional way, not propane, coals and wood in ground dome forge with a flume and one air inlet. I like to fold steel and ill start my pattern welding too but everything i know ive shown myslef that...
    meryl007 meryl007 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    I broke my ankle playing softball in high school and have two metal plates and 8 screws.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Support Your Rock/Metal Music It's a shame how the record industry can take bands that have what it takes and just use the hell out them and then when done throw them under the bus...
    hughgohefner hughgohefner 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    1) Joe Satriani tied with Eddie van Halen 2) Jeff Beck 3) Phil Collins 4) Dream Theater 5) RUSH 6) Metallica 7) Guns 'N Roses (original lineup) 8) Madonna 9) Iron Maiden...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Jul 31

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    Lately I have been listening to Metallica and I have came to realise I quite like heavy metal, I have always been a rock kind of girl but I guess I have a heavy metal side to me. I...
    BeautifulDestruction11 BeautifulDestruction11 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    But aren't we all in our own way? Some people may not consider themselves artists but why shouldn't they? They are good at something, have a deep passion about it, and get...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Since I'm back in a great studio/gallery I've been the favorite of the master artist there, who is a really old man who I've known for about 12 years or so. He's the most famous...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    A small list of my favorites, some are heavy metal or alternative/symphonic rock ~My Chemical Romance ~Within Temptation ~Evanescence ~Metallica ~Judas Priest ~Motor Head ~Marilyn...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M Jul 26

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    Ok... I'm 14 and I have grown up listening to heavy metal, I find it funny when my teachers ask me what music I grew up listening to and they are shocked when I list bands like...
    TheOutcastedPurdyGirl TheOutcastedPurdyGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    My friend and I are starting a metal band, I am writing lyrics and developing guitar parts that include arpeggios and perhaps some weird scales, however i am more focused on guitar...
    AlejandroMontero AlejandroMontero 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Ive been into metal since it first came out. My favorite band are Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper, Ozzy, Metallica, Iron maiden, and Kiss
    wtf49 wtf49 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I'm an artist at heart, sure, but I also make my living through my art. And seriously, that is not an easy thing to do, nor does it seem practical at all times... If you have a...
    licoriceandlace licoriceandlace 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I feel like the metal heads here are few and far between but nothing intrigues me musically like metal does. Listening to Tesseract right now and just saw Animals as Leaders...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 7

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    A huge fan of Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse. I also enjoy Immortal, Decapitated, Behemoth, Sabaton, Dying Fetus, Mutilate the Stilborn. Etc... None if that Nu Metal and Metal...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I enjoy being nude; by myself and in front of others. I would absolutely LOVE to have an artist draw me naked and then again every 5 years or so, that way I could line them up when...
    anonguy2share4all anonguy2share4all 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Today the master artist took me and another apprentice to lunch at an illegal restaurant. It was a very strange and surreal experience as usual with him. There was a dog in the...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I absolutely love artistic body painting. I have had my body painted for over 25 years. I started off just after graduating from college and still do it today 25 years later...
    talloldermom talloldermom 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Have you ever been crushed in the way that you’re completely disappointed at first, but then after the enormous waves of despondency crash at the shore line of abhor, it...
    brii0budds brii0budds 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    No particular subgenre. Like all other genres I'll only listen to it if it hits my ear the right way. I might agree that the quality is poor, but if it sounds good I'll stand by it...
    Varof Varof 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    "Pride you took Pride you feel Pride that you felt when you'd kneel Not the word Not the love Not what you thought from above It feeds It grows It clouds all that you will know...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M Jul 31

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    Been a rock and metal head since a young kid. Started playing guitar at 12 and haven't looked back since :)
    flyboy84 flyboy84 26-30, M Aug 1

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    By how i look you could never tell that im a huge metalhead. But i loveeee it
    megsupermaherio megsupermaherio 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Metallica- enter sandman http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD-E-LDc384 XD πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜
    Gabriella20xx Gabriella20xx 16-17, F Aug 4

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    Metallica- enter sandman http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD-E-LDc384 XD πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜
    Gabriella20xx Gabriella20xx 16-17, F Aug 4

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    Really want a metal collar round my neck I love these sorta things
    sophiebluewolf sophiebluewolf 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I would love to have a metal collar locked around me. I dont care if it is one of the ones where i can't look down, as long as it shows ownership. I wish it was a perminant one.
    sierrlancer69 sierrlancer69 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    For a few years I have been searching for metal bands that I like, and there are some places from which I have a very short list. These are the only bands I enjoy from such places...
    Varof Varof 18-21, M Aug 7

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    Well I did grow up listening to Metallica, five finger death punch and avenged sevenfold cx
    ForgottenFantasy ForgottenFantasy 13-15, F Aug 10

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    Anyone else like to listen to some good heavy metal? I don't listen to it as much anymore, but the feeling it gives me is still priceless. I'll kill you all!!!! Ahhhhhh!!!! D:<...
    OddAdam OddAdam 16-17, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Who thinks that most of the modern metal bands lyrics are ******
    Woudziniska Woudziniska 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Anyone else make art? I want to meet more artist
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 8 Responses Aug 3

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    Let's do it EP!!!!!! Pm me artist well chat
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I'm an artist. In love with digital art. This is one of my pieces (a work in progress, or WIP). A lot of people don't like it because it's different. Can't help I'm creative and I...
    SPIDERLIMBS SPIDERLIMBS 16-17, F Aug 7

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    My new project: portrait sketches of everyone at the studio! Commissioned by the master artist. That's 20-30 sketches. And they will all be printed in a book, a catalogue for...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    The artist is always the servant, and is perpetually trying to pay for the gift that has been given to him as if by a miracle. Modern man, however, does not want to make any...
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I honestly think it's the greatest franchise in gaming history. I mean, c'mon! What's not to love about it?
    NizzyLavG NizzyLavG 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm listening to slayer what fantastic music πŸ˜„
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    King Diamond is amazing. I'm speechless by these vocals
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M Jul 26

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    Just a few of my favorites are: ~Korpiklaani ~Finntroll ~TΓ½r ~Manowar
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M Jul 26

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    going to mayhem festival this friday!!!! cant wait!!!
    StarFallen StarFallen 31-35, M Jul 28

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    going to mayhem festival this friday!!!! cant wait!!!
    StarFallen StarFallen 31-35, M Jul 28

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    Would anyone be able to suggest any bands similar to parkway drive? I am loving their sound right now and need some more!! If I don't reply it's because I am on holiday and I will...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 28

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    All i really do is listen to good music all day.
    patches1999 patches1999 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    Really gets the heart pumping :)
    christid309 christid309 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I need some new songs. Any suggestions? I listen to: falling in reverse, of mice and men, issues, few by killswitch engage. Ermmm. Just suggest I'll check them out. I'll need em...
    SelfBattle SelfBattle 13-15, F Jul 30

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    I'm not a slave to god that doesn't exist.