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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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    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 16 hrs ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    When I was a kid, I never really cared for them. But, one day I was really bored and was listening to one of their songs and decided to make up a dance routine out of it. And it...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    A lot of people see me as that "girly girl." Nowadays, yes I have changed. But deep down I'm still that band shirt kid that nobody ever talked to. I love old rock, heavy metal...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Just some artistic quotes i liked, hope you enjoy them x “Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M Jul 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 3 days ago

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    What makes an artist? Really anything can be considered art. Dancing painting writing and many others. For me its my poetry I write from the heart. My emotions experiences it all...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I have a right to express my opinion on who the best artists are ! The ones who are alive today. It here are several great ones who will be in history books. And I am one of...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Hello everyone! Okay so i need some help. This is the cover picture of the story I'm currently in the process of writing. It will be up on an app called Pixotale (It's a really...
    MysteriousAddiction MysteriousAddiction 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    No, my music choice isn't a phase, lol. Everyone's always so surprised when I tell them my favorite bands/songs. Honestly, I find metal and all its categories to be beautiful, in a...
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I didn't like metal/ rock before but this year I listen to it to keep me awake every day at work. I rely on the powerful beat of the music to give me energy. I think I m sick.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    This music is almost the only music that has a message about life most of the time, so it makes me love it. The hate song, the subliminal songs, the f*** off songs, the screw life...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M Jul 15

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    Hi guys!! Help me get my band to the number 1 spot for metal/hard rock on reverb nation. Will love you forever!!!! :P http://www.reverbnation.com/shutupchokeme
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Hi guys!! Help me get my band to the number 1 spot for metal/hard rock on reverb nation. Will love you forever!!!! :P http://www.reverbnation.com/shutupchokeme
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Lamb of God, Slayer, Nine Inch Nails, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Gwar, Judas Priest, Testament........ just to name a few I listen to.
    blackenedmind blackenedmind 41-45 Jul 18

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    If a random person sits next to me and I don't like them I put on loud heavy metal, Emo, ect. Kind of music then the person that sits next to me leaves. On one side I am like YES...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F Jul 19

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    Hi! Help me get my band to the #1 spot on reverbnation for metal/hard rock in Melbourne. We are so close!!! Check us out, play or like some tunes I will love you forever if you...
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 22-25, F Jul 21

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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 3 days ago

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    Here's something about me... I'm very creative! I have always loved art  the colours and designs have always got me fascinated. I always have the desire to do better and out do...
    SimplyBeingMe94 SimplyBeingMe94 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    To me being artistic with my photography meanseverything. This photo of a firework looks morelike a wildflower in bloom. I enjoy the vivid colorsand the shape the firework formed...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I had a terrible encounter with a fraud man who is Korean.His name is Lee, Chang Yong and he lives in Cebu, Philippines.He rented a Cafe Malmo in Mactan and he cheated so many...
    reporter100 reporter100 36-40, F Jul 9

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    i am an artist who is lost. i have my career all laid out ahead of me - i just am having a hard time with actual reality.
    EXPRJCTUSER EXPRJCTUSER 22-25, M Jul 9

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    I love expressing myself through art in all forms; music, photography, video, graphic design, fashion, etc. Creative expression never rests. I never liked to express myself through...
    hippiestone hippiestone 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I truly am!!! I mean they have everything basically. They r cute and talented. I mean there r many discovered and undiscovered artists/actors that have talent and cuteness.
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F Jul 10

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    I literally am an artist. Gonna try and move to tattooing
    ArtFlux ArtFlux 13-15, M Jul 13

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    I enjoy anything artistic, creative, or intellectual. Reading, writing, arts/crafts, music, dancing among other hobbies. I could care less about sports or athletic pursuits.
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 14

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    And I am brilliant. But still can't make **** when it comes to money. So to all u artists who think they have a future- hahaha! Don't do it. Find a different career. U...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 15

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    Hello All, I am a college student and artist, specializing in fantasy art. Art has become one of my great passions over the years. As a way to express emotion, it is practically...
    MissDoomNGloom MissDoomNGloom 18-21 2 Responses Jul 15

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    So sick of seeing all the inexperienced crappy artists out there. Someone needs to tell them how much they suck! if people say their art is good, it's a lie! I mean seriously.
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I have enought plastalina clay to complete a life sized bust, or a small figurine. right now only a face is partially complete and I'm not using a model so it's like shaping a...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I got a new studio, which I have been on a waiting list for a long time. I wasn't going to do it tho since I am going back to school and thought I was giving up on my art sales...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    i missed my colored pencils. lol but here's alex vause
    grottymuffin grottymuffin 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Really gets the heart pumping :)
    christid309 christid309 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    It's a lifestyle. Been listening to Wayne Static a lot lately. And HIM.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    Dude.. Ugh. Can scream/growl myself. Best thing I've ever learnt. I want a band ffs.
    YouFilthyCuntt YouFilthyCuntt 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    This show is so fantastic, I love all the band references in the store names, restaurants, etc.
    MadameBookworm MadameBookworm 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    The amity affliction and beartooth are so underrated yet so amazing
    slizzer slizzer 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    The riff lord mr James hetfield last night
    Smigger1970 Smigger1970 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    It's time too skate and listen to some iron maiden
    dirtyrottenindian dirtyrottenindian 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Carrion - kevin Sherwood Cx
    King0FEP King0FEP 56-60, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Faith No More, Coheed & Cambria, Ghost, Mastodon, Periphery, Clutch, Skindred, Dillinger Escape Plan, Down, Isis, Sabaton, Red Fang, Iron Maiden, DevilDriver, Animals As Leaders...
    thecrowing92 thecrowing92 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    "So close no matter how far couldnt be much more from the heart forever trusting who we are and nothing else matters never opened myself this way life is ours we live our way all...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M Jul 13

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    Black sabbath Nickelback Pantera Hawkwind Uriah Heep Camel Cold Chamber Slipknot And, there are many others! Like Slayer!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Korn Wayne Static Pantera Oh my heads fuzzy this morning! There are so many bands I listen to, but I have a headache and can't think just now!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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