Kristopher Battles

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist and Illustrator
Location United States
Introduction I am a fine artist and illustrator in the Classical Realist school, inspired by the masters of art history as I sketch and paint the world around me. "The warrior and the artist live by the same code of necessity, which dictates that the battle must be fought anew every day.” ― Steven Pressfield
Interests Drawing & Painting, Art History, War History, Politics, Religion; not necessarily in that order.
Favorite Movies The Searchers, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, The Horse Soldiers, Big Jake, Rio Lobo, (Almost any John Wayne movie...), Patton, It's a Wonderful Life, The Princess Bride, The Big Red One, Star Wars, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Better Off Dead, Sixteen Candles, Battle Cry, Back to the Future, Gone with the Wind, Gettysburg, Gods and Generals, An American in Paris, Zulu
Favorite Music 4Him, Small Town Poets, Twila Paris, Michael Card, First Call, Big Audio Dynamite, The Cure, Oingo Boingo, Enya, Boston, Journey, REO Speedwagon, almost anything by Mozart
Favorite Books The Bible (Preferably the NIV, NAS, or NKJV), On Prayer by E.M. Bounds, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas A Kempis, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Princess Bride, The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mere Christianity, The Chronicles of Narnia, Marine! The Life of Chesty Puller, War As I Knew It, Caesar's The Gallic Wars, Utmost Savagery, Goodbye Darkness, With the Old Breed, The Adventures of TinTin, Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates

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