Favorite Quote: Who is John Gault?
Favorite Movie: Clue
Favorite Book: Atlas Shrugged
Favorite Bands: http://www.marketingarmor.com
Favorite Photoshop Tool: Warp Tool
How did you get your PSC nickname?
Appeared to me in a dream.
What is your real name and age?
Stephen Spratley 29yrs old
Where are you from and what do you like best about being there?
Jacksonville FL, watching the Jags lose
What do you do to keep the bills paid?
Owner MarketingArmor.com (Marketing Firm) http://www.marketingarmor.com
What do you do in your spare time?
Family, Fishing, Networking, Start-ups, Starbucks
How did you find PSC, and what do you like most about the site?
Google. I like how you can perfect your Photoshop skills free of charge while meeting like minded individuals.
If you could change one thing at PSC, what would it be and why?
I would set a specific date and time for H2h/Reunion contests so we dont wonder when it will be each year.
Is there any other information about you would like to pass on?
How many hours per week do you spend on PSC?
What other sites, not Photoshop related, do you like to surf?
What tools do you use to chop?
What gets your creative juices flowing, how do you create a masterpiece?
What inspires you?
Do you have a system? Does a chop have to be done a certain way following steps or are you a messy chopper and just go with the flow?
Focus on the details, light source, shadows, scale, perspective and idea.
What style of chop do you prefer to create?
Filters, brushes and techniques: Which do you use, and not use, and why?
When do you know that you have it just right, or is it constant changes up until, or after, you post?
What is the limit to what you will chop?
Are there any tips and/or tricks that you would like to pass along to less experienced choppers?
What is your favorite type of source image, and why?
There is often talk about how the source is used and to what extent it should be. What are your views on all sources, outside source use and animations?
What is your preferred resource for outside source images?
Yahoo & Google
In your opinion what makes a good chop?
Do you have a system to get things started?
I like to break down the source into several different layers before starting.
Have you ever completed a chop and then decided not to enter it in the contest? If so, why?
After you finish your chop do you just post it or seek opinions of family and/or fellow choppers first?
If some one finds a fault in your work do you change it or stay with what you posted?
What qualities do you look for when deciding to vote on a chop?
Some member prefer not to vote for filtered chops or animations. Is there any particular style/type of chop you won't vote for?
Time is always a factor, how much time do you spend on a chop and how much time is too much?
We all love to get votes. Now are you a constant vote checker or do you just let it go and check once a day? (be honest)
What chop of yours did not do as well as you expected?
What do you consider your best chop so far?
What do you consider your worst chop so far?
Who is your favorite chopper out there and why?
Billtv,Claf,Buglover,Badcop,BurningCouch,Meaty,Rey,Marco,Desh....too many to list!
What do you NOT like to see in a chop, and why not?
What is the best chop of all time?
Do you have any other PSC related comments to add?