Favorite Book: HItchikers Guide to the Galaxy
Favorite Bands: Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, Frank Zappa
Favorite Photoshop Tool:
How did you get your PSC nickname?
What is your real name and age?
Where are you from and what do you like best about being there?
I was born in Oulu Finland. Today I live in Lappeenranta.
What do you do to keep the bills paid?
What do you do in your spare time?
How did you find PSC, and what do you like most about the site?
My friend told me about this site.
If you could change one thing at PSC, what would it be and why?
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?
Sports. Ice hockey, horse races, motor sports.
What tools do you use to chop?
Intel dualcore 2*2.17GHz, 2Mb mem, GeForce 8500GT, Win XP Pro, 21" monitor.
What gets your creative juices flowing, how do you create a masterpiece?
Cut the image into little pieces, transform. The idea will or won't come.
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?
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?
In your opinion what makes a good chop?
Do you have a system to get things started?
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?
Just post it.
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?
If I like it I vote it.
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?
30min - 24 hours. Nothing 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)
Usually a couple of times a day.
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?
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?