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17 Jun 2007

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Advantage Member: No
Entries Posted: 828
Total Votes: 11,641
Votes Per Post: 14.06
Contest Wins: 1
Second Place: 3
Third Place: 3
Fourth Place: 6
Fifth Place: 4
Win Percentage: 0.1%
Rank Per Post: 40.84%
PSCore: 29.51
Contest Entry Portfolio



Tom Turkey

A Home at Last

Oh No! Poor King Kong
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Extended User Profile
Favorite Quote:
Karma's a bitch!

Favorite Movie:
Last of the Mohicans

Favorite Book:
Holy Bible

Favorite Bands:
Mercy Me, Casting Crowns

Favorite Songs:
I Can Only Imagine, I'm Forgiven

Favorite Photoshop Tool:
All of them

How did you get your PSC nickname?
It was already a nickname I had

What is your real name and age?
only known by people I trust.. ripened with age

Where are you from and what do you like best about being there?
Planet Earth, the dance

What do you do to keep the bills paid?
I still work..

What do you do in your spare time?
Family gatherings, photoshop, shop online/offline games..not necessarily in that order..

How did you find PSC, and what do you like most about the site?
Discovered it by accident surfing the web! :)P

If you could change one thing at PSC, what would it be and why?
Free Advantage

Is there any other information about you would like to pass on?
not likely

How many hours per week do you spend on PSC?
very little in the last couple of years, I pop in once in a while... BOO!

What other sites, not Photoshop related, do you like to surf?
Facebook, or anything I find interesting..

What tools do you use to chop?
Adobe Photoshop Elements

What gets your creative juices flowing, how do you create a masterpiece?
nothing it just depends how busy I am, and I guess having more time

What inspires you?
art, nature, people, music

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?
not really

What style of chop do you prefer to create?
most any

Filters, brushes and techniques: Which do you use, and not use, and why?
I like using different things, but especially brushes.

When do you know that you have it just right, or is it constant changes up until, or after, you post?
When it looks just right to me..or not, sometimes both..

What is the limit to what you will chop?
really distasteful or gory stuff

Are there any tips and/or tricks that you would like to pass along to less experienced choppers?
Just keep on trying and using different tools, don't be afraid to learn new techniques..

What is your favorite type of source image, and why?
people, nature, views..

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?
I like to be able to see the source, I love animations, outside sources are fine, as long as doesn't over power the main source..

What is your preferred resource for outside source images?

In your opinion what makes a good chop?
potatoes and gravy

Do you have a system to get things started?
Total relaxation, calmness, peaceful surroundings.. sometimes music. PC system.. blah blah blah

Have you ever completed a chop and then decided not to enter it in the contest? If so, why?
no, I'm like's all in fun..

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?
depends if I want to or not, or have time..

What qualities do you look for when deciding to vote on a chop?
if you really are trying, or not

Some member prefer not to vote for filtered chops or animations. Is there any particular style/type of chop you won't vote for?
offensive to religion

Time is always a factor, how much time do you spend on a chop and how much time is too much?
anywhere from a hour to 4 hours,, 12 hours would be too much or anything that causes too much eye strain.. ;P

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)
Once or twice a day

What chop of yours did not do as well as you expected?
no particular one..

What do you consider your best chop so far?
I let the voters decide what's best..

What do you consider your worst chop so far?
there's probably several.. or a lot of them no doubt..

Who is your favorite chopper out there and why?
I plead the fifth!

What do you NOT like to see in a chop, and why not?
death, because I don't like it

What is the best chop of all time?
Seriously I don't know, there are so many good ones..

Do you have any other PSC related comments to add?
not right now..

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