Life Must Be Fantastic


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conceived or appearing as if conceived by an unrestrained imagination; odd and remarkable; bizarre; grotesque: fantastic rock formations; fantastic designs.

fanciful or capricious, as persons or their ideas or actions: We never know what that fantastic creature will say next.

imaginary or groundless in not being based on reality; foolish or irrational: fantastic fears.

extravagantly fanciful; marvelous.

incredibly great or extreme; exorbitant: to spend fantastic sums of money.
As the spring is slowly emerging, my life is definitely becoming a fantastic journey.
On the 12th of this month, I entered an art contest with 75 other artists with a three hour deadline.  If you told me even three years ago that I would be using my artistic ability, I would not just laugh but get the sense that years of my life were unproductive.  This imagination, this fancy art research, this fancy “get your ideas on paper”…I am at the freaking point of making my life extremely marvelous.
I plan to post the image of my completed art project from my art teacher very soon.
Matthew bought me the finest tablet, pink of course, with his “student” discount.  I pretty much use the tablet with my fingers—like the movie Minority Report with my boyfriend Tom Cruise.  I have NEVER EVER had someone buy a present like this for me!  I am very blessed and lucky to have a partner that gives me exactly dream about!  I saw this tablet at Best Buy, I ran over to it and said these exact words “This will be mine!”  He must have seen the twinkles in my eyes!
So out of the blue, he asks me to check something on his computer…we share things all the time on the internet.  I sat down and almost fainted when he asked me if this was what I wanted.  My heart started to race and drool was dripping off the sides of my mouth (not really but was feeling like a lucky dog).  Even more, we went to amazon and bought this amazing bright pink case for it.
How did this happen to me?  How do I recover from a “coma” lifestyle?  Why did my brain shut off my greatest gift of all for 15 years?
It is a miracle.  A real driven miracle.  My brain functions and now I am free.

Published by heatherdeogracia

On the first day of my job, I walk into a production studio to hand in paperwork. A young gentleman stands up to shake my hand when I walk into the room. "Wow! You are tall." he states. I point to my heels of my shoes. "Wow! You are short." Laughter lights up the room. Matt Damon San Francisco Clear Channel Radio With an electric soul of an artist, Heather Deogracia, has an interesting personality that uses her manic branches of her mind to express her sense of humor, expand the creative hourly illustration addiction and continually read big books about artistic principles, elements and glorious techniques to feed her intellectual capabilities. “With a splash of color and chemicals in my brain, I have to clean it out once a day or it must flash flood my other organs.” Heather Deogracia Proud to start staging a background of her latest achievements, Heather was on the front page Sunday Feature in the Midland Daily News on Oct. 19, 2016 and is an Award-Winning Fine Artist for the state-wide competition Legacy Trust Award Collection for the past three years in a row. She displayed in over 30 exhibits and fundraisers in the tri-city area over the past four years. She has earned a 2017 Leadership of Bay County Achievement Award from Studio 23 and a Midland County Art Letourneau Award for "Collaboration and Creativity in Community Support". A harshly educated woman, Deogracia spent five years to earn a double major Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Medical Illustration in Pre-Medicine and Fine Art at California State University in San Bernardino. At the same time period, she held down three jobs as an Intern for the District Attorney, Graphics Editor for the college weekly newspaper and created the Peer Health Education program. Her artistic talents covered in the fine studio art requirements included painting, color theory, graphic design, photography, figure drawing, advanced drawing, watercolor, sculpture, illustration and art portfolio assignments to keep work organized. In the sciences, she has a background in chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, advanced human anatomy and psychology, biology, genetics, comparative animal psychology, marine biology and medical microbiology. Currently, she has been an art instructor for workshops for the past year for Creative 360, teaching private art lessons and writing a graphic novel soon to complete by the beginning of 2018 named Heather Hurts Inside: Illustrations of a Broken Human. The new true story is about a suicidal bipolar woman that is prescribed Ritalin at the age of 38 and she reverts back to her glory days of her life. The truth is that no one knows the past is killing her mind.

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