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Richard Arnold Fuscia Jr.
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Art and music have always been woven into the talents of my relatives. I'm a child of the seventies so I was fortunate not to have the luxuries kids have today. I drew to keep myself occupied. Drawing is all I knew. Drawing my favorite TV shows. Drawing football action as my dad watched his games. My first exposure to comic book characters were the Spiderman cartoons and the Batman show.

Later I was fortunate to inherit my cousins comic book collection. There were a lot of war comics. Sgt. Fury, Sgt. Rock, Weird War Tales, etc.. It exposed me to great artists like Joe Kubert, John Severin, and Russ Heath. But the collection also had the entire Kirby 4th world. It blew me away. It was nothing like I had ever seen before. This was my first exposure to the king before I saw his Marvel stuff. And for a time I tried to emulate him. It's wasn't until the early eighties that I started buying comics with my own money. I was more into the artists than stories. Master of Kung with Mike Zeck drawing, Daredevil with Frank Miller, Conan with John Buscema, Sienkiewicz on Moon Knight, and anything that John Byrne and George Pérez touched.

For a while I dropped out of comics and lost touch with what was going on. It wasn't until I was in college a classmate started talking about this guy named Todd McFarlane. It raised my interest and I went out and bought Spiderman #2 and I was like this is cool. I've never seen a marvel artist draw like this. It inspired me for sure because I loved the detail. I started drawing my own comics using stories from Clive Barker's Books of Blood and I've dabbled in the self publishing arena.

Then the iMac came out and it literally changed my life. I was able to learn enough skills to land a graphic artist job for prepress printing and I'm proud to say I've been doing it ever since.

Current Residence: Atlanta, GA
Favourite genre of music: Rock, Classics, Taize
Favourite style of art: Cartoon, Tattoo, Classic
Operating System: OS Lion
MP3 player of choice: Ipod
Favourite cartoon character: Popeye
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jackcornelius Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Professional Photographer
Truly superior gallery!
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
Thanks. I appreciate it. 
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TixieLix Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave on my Street Fighter work!
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014
You're welcome.
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Pidimoro Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
Thanks for the fave!! :) (Smile) 
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
You're welcome.
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FlossAndChaos Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for the watch!
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
You're most welcome. Very nice work.
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Felis-M Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hello Richard! Congrats on the Madefire contest mention. I think that's awesome you're going to be working as a guest builder for the Fran Kenstein comic. Your artwork is really intricate and the panel flow in your comics is amazing!! I'm totally going to follow your stuff ^_^ Can't wait to see what you come out with next!
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014
Many congrats! Your artwork is beautiful. I look forward to working with you. We're going to be making motion book history! This is going to be a lot of fun. I'm very excited. Here's my entry. Hope you like it.

Fran Kenstein 10.16.14 by Fusciart
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NazarV Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
thanks for the faving =)
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014
You're most welcome.
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ledmed Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i love your work, some of them are really inspirationall !! congratulations i am looking forward to see new things
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014
Many thanks good sir.
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manickreations Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
thanks for the fav, you do awesome work!!!
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
No prob bro.
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NudeTaylor Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Wonderful work! 
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
Thank you.
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NudeTaylor Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You are welcome!  If you like my look and ever need reference photos, I would be honored to give some to you.  I have thousands that are not posted on dA (that also fully show my face) - everything from classic nudes to highly erotic.  Keep up the great work!

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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
Thanks I appreciate it.
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lexxii Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Great Gallery Richard:)

Invite to :iconcutieshots: A Diverse Super Group Featuring many galleries for all artists to display their fine art:)
Hope to see you real soon!!
xoxoLexxii
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
Thanks. I appreciate it. 
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lexxii Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Welcome Richard & Thank you for joining :iconcutieshots: Please enjoy your membership & Looking forward to you submitting more of your fine art into this Super Group Often:) Thank you xoxoLexxii
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luceene-k Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for the robert plant fav! :D
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Fusciart Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
Your welcome. 
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