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My New Mobile Artrage Art Studio by takeshimiranda My New Mobile Artrage Art Studio :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 1 Blind Abstract 2 by takeshimiranda Blind Abstract 2 :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 2 1 Blind Abstract 1 by takeshimiranda Blind Abstract 1 :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 3 0 March 14 Abstract by takeshimiranda March 14 Abstract :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 2 My New my|phone myT2 DTV Android Tablet by takeshimiranda My New my|phone myT2 DTV Android Tablet :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 0 My 64-bit Debian GNU/Linux Desktop by takeshimiranda My 64-bit Debian GNU/Linux Desktop :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 7 3 March 2 Abstract by takeshimiranda March 2 Abstract :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 3 0 My 11th LEGO Build: Brick Calendar #2 by takeshimiranda My 11th LEGO Build: Brick Calendar #2 :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 3 3 My 10th LEGO Build: Humanoid Figure #1 by takeshimiranda My 10th LEGO Build: Humanoid Figure #1 :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 3 5 Metallic Flames by takeshimiranda Metallic Flames :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 2 0 Clouds - Version 2 by takeshimiranda Clouds - Version 2 :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 0 Clouds - Version 1 by takeshimiranda Clouds - Version 1 :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 0 Takeshi Miranda Infographic by takeshimiranda Takeshi Miranda Infographic :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 0 February 26 Abstract by takeshimiranda February 26 Abstract :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 0 February 24 Abstract by takeshimiranda February 24 Abstract :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 0 Convenience Store - Test 1 by takeshimiranda Convenience Store - Test 1 :icontakeshimiranda:takeshimiranda 1 5

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Bird 15 of 50 by Ankit1480 Bird 15 of 50 :iconankit1480:Ankit1480 47 10 Head in the Clouds by Reyna-Love Head in the Clouds :iconreyna-love:Reyna-Love 66 0 Rook (Corvus frugilegus) mount by Wavyrr Rook (Corvus frugilegus) mount :iconwavyrr:Wavyrr 31 3 Harris Hawk 10 by EdgedFeather Harris Hawk 10 :iconedgedfeather:EdgedFeather 115 35 Green Day by VBmonkey26 Green Day :iconvbmonkey26:VBmonkey26 158 15 Eastern Bluebird by natureguy Eastern Bluebird :iconnatureguy:natureguy 82 4 Good Morning Manawa by 311Matman Good Morning Manawa :icon311matman:311Matman 90 8 sleeping sun by secret-mirror sleeping sun :iconsecret-mirror:secret-mirror 81 3 Tucker022517 by stourangeau Tucker022517 :iconstourangeau:stourangeau 44 1 Fyris river in February by Vitskog Fyris river in February :iconvitskog:Vitskog 168 18 Marloes Beach stock 03.. by AledJonesStockNArt Marloes Beach stock 03.. :iconaledjonesstocknart:AledJonesStockNArt 55 21 Supergirl by SciFiZone Supergirl :iconscifizone:SciFiZone 35 11 Supergirl Takes To The Air by SciFiZone Supergirl Takes To The Air :iconscifizone:SciFiZone 41 15 Supergirl Takes To The Air2 by SciFiZone Supergirl Takes To The Air2 :iconscifizone:SciFiZone 33 5 Blue Summer by xmas-kitty
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Blue Summer :iconxmas-kitty:xmas-kitty 62 19
Jura - 837, Le Doubs by swissnaturelover Jura - 837, Le Doubs :iconswissnaturelover:swissnaturelover 60 7
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Marcos "Takeshi" Miranda
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied

たかし / タケシ (剛/武) ♿ | ⚤ | ⚭

Hello World!

I am Marcos "Takeshi" Miranda, a disabled, Filipino-American Human/Pariah living in the Philippines. Takeshi was the nickname I was given when I took 1st year, 1st semester of high school Japanese (back in September 1987); I'm now using Takeshi as my nickname (formerly known as "Kuya Marc"). Nowadays, I am a full-time hobbyist with a multitude of avocations, including being an occasional keyboardist for the past decade.

Digital Artist Avocation

Starting off... No, I do not know how to use Adobe Photoshop! Despite being expensive, I have tried demo (and pirated) copies and always got confused! Since the year 2001, I have been using GIMP via GNU/Linux for my digital artwork, but prior to the year 2014, my GIMP work was on an as needed basis.
Back in August 2014, I made a decision to start a non-technical hobby, called drawing/painting by hand. Then, in September 2014, I bought the Genius EasyPen i405X as my first and only graphics tablet. Since then, I have invested in the following software:
Effective May 25, 2017: I am officially reducing my artwork and transfered my tools to my nephew.

The Music I Listen To...

Believe it or not, I do enjoy listening to music! Here are the Internet music/radio stations I commonly listen to, often via Google Chromecast:
I frequently listen to Space Station Soma and/or music from The X-Files when developing new digital art.

My Linguistics Avocation

Among my multitude of avocations, is Linguistics, or more specifically, Applied Linguistics. I'm a Linguist, here are my Languages:
  1. American English: My Native Language
  2. American Spanish: 3 years from high school, 3 decades ago
  3. Japanese: ½ year, 3 decades ago *
  4. Filipino/Tagalog: Actively learning, off and on
  5. Mandarin Chinese: Started in July 2000 *
  6. Cantonese: Started in September 2013
  7. Thai: Started in January 2016
* - I'm actively studying this language.
Just because I study languages other than American English does NOT mean I speak them! In the field of linguistics, my primary focuses are Speech Synthesis and Translation.

Writing HTML Since 1994...

Ever wondered about my fancy writings in Deviant Art? Well, I commonly use HTML here. I first learned HTML in 1994 and published my 1st HTML web page in 1995. I wrote my 1st HTML web page (in 1995) using Microsoft Notepad in Windows 95. So, from 1995 until 2012 or so, I was a HTML-based webmaster. Nowadays, I do some lite HTML writing within blog sites.



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roundtower Featured By Owner May 13, 2017   Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday Marcos! Lily Wishing a Happy Birthday Birthday Gift (1) Birthday Gift (3) Birthday Gift (2) 
lmsgblh Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav :)
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roundtower Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2017   Traditional Artist
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Nipntuck3 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017
k!!pink Rose in teardrop crystal vase dewless
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