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How did you get your PSC nickname?
I picked it as a joke i didn't think i would stick around. I really hate that name but its too late to change it. :/
What is your real name and age?
Ivan lozano and 35yrs old
Where are you from and what do you like best about being there?
I'm from Monterrey, Mexico but i've lived most of my life in the Houston area.
What do you do to keep the bills paid?
I have a small design company, i do web design, graphic design and artwork
What do you do in your spare time?
Spend time w/ my family. Play w/ my children
How did you find PSC, and what do you like most about the site?
I accidently stumbled on it looking for some photoshop tutorials. I like the range in the styles of people's creativity. I'm constantly being amazed by the things some people come up with and the way that they execute it.
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?
What tools do you use to chop?
Macbook Pro, sometimes i use my wacom bamboo tablet. I use Photoshop only, always .
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?
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?
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?
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?