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Matthew Gillow
United States
Current Residence: Florida
Favourite genre of music: Instrumental, Techno, Industrial
Favourite photographer: kid-b, marcyintellect, aion, my father
Favourite style of art: Technical, Abstract, Dark, Emotional
Operating System: Windows 2000 Professional, Mandrake Linux 9.1
MP3 player of choice: Winamp 2.xx
Shell of choice: Explorer, KDE
Wallpaper of choice: Default Mac OS X Wallpaper
Skin of choice: PipBoy 2000 Audio Player for Winamp
Favourite cartoon character: Optimus Prime, Homer Simpson, Zim, Gir
Personal Quote: True power finds only those that do not seek it.
Aye, I'm back. I plan on making a few changes and adding some new artwork here very soon. To summarize the events of the last 6 months:

1. Job market is dry in my area, making finding any kind of work very difficult. So, it's time to rebuff my portfolio. The occasional odd-job fixing computers helped to cover the barest minimum, but even that has run thin.

2. My computer died a glorious, electrified death. The power supply fried every... single... component... in its death throes. So, now I'm starting from scratch. 5 years of work--poof! Aside from what I've got posted on here, there's nothing left.

3. My new computer kicks major ass, and it can run anything I throw at it with great speed and efficiency. Athlon64, 1GB of RAM, and a GeForce 6800. :) Now I've got the muscle to put some good stuff together, just as soon as I can rebuild my once vast library of tools and resources.

4. Hurricanes battered Florida, but we were lucky enough to have survived with very little damage, and we weren't long without power.

5. I got a Wacom Graphire 4x5 tablet and a Konica-Minolta DiMage Z1 digital camera for my birthday. Combined with my new PC, I have some great tools to bring together some interesting artwork. I'm pretty excited about it.

Let's get started!

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dobyk Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Umm, I may be wrong, but by any chance have you cosplayed Nathan Drake for "CosplayDeviants" ? They mention a "Firebrand" and that "Explorer" is his debut photoshoot. Just curious :3
Firebrand-Burn Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012
Lol that's me you're looking for!
sheshe1 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2008
Thank you
dymentia Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2006   Writer
thinking of you... hope you are okay...
jheriko Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2005
Vault 13.

Fallout pwnz.

Well done.
kolaboy Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2004  Professional Traditional Artist
Hey Matthew, great to see you active here again. Give Lady Dy my best =)
firebrand Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2004
Thanks. :) I'll be certain to convey the message. She's really sick right now. Docs ordered 48 hours of bed rest and prescribed antibiotics and Tylenol-3 for her. Strep throat, a severe sinus infection, and a bilateral ear infection. :(
kolaboy Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2004  Professional Traditional Artist
Oh wow, I hope she's better soon . A sinus infection alone is bad news, much moreso with all those other complications .
Take care =)
dianathema Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2004
thank you!
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