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About Dan Hawk

Daniel Hawk Growing up with little money gave him the opportunity to always think about re-purposing items. He would remove parts from televisions on neighbor’s curbs and use them on the family TV allowing them to watch programs. In the military he was known for his design work and was called on many times to produce logos for commands. One of these was the emblem for the recently commissioned submarine, USS Texas. While serving in Jordan he worked with King Abdullah fostering international relations and received numerous awards and decorations during his time in the military retiring honorably with over 20 years of service in 2009. He then attained a degree in Graphics Communication and Design distinguished by admission to the National Technical Honor Society. He is the owner of Hawk Image Nation Design Studios developing websites, logos and game designs focusing on brand identity for clients. He created Artwork by Veterans which is a support group for returning hero’s to express themselves through art. Utilizing camaraderie and the healing power of art Artwork by Veterans is a community where vets can show their artwork, meet other veterans and supporting each other. His beautiful wife of 19 years, Cheryl, not only waited for the completion of uncounted deployments but is now his caregiver scheduling and driving him to his sundry doctor’s appointments. His wonderful twin teenage girls, Sarah and Rebekah, participate in VFW Post 4809 junior girls visiting VA hospitals providing emotional support for our aging heroes. His outstanding teen son, Ethan, wants to be a game designer or a sniper and is diligently striving to reach both of these goals. Last but never least is the not so baby girl, Julianna, who plays the violin and recently turned seven. Be aware, when experiencing a bad day she can easily force the discouraged to smile. He loves to create designs for heraldic crests which can help in preserving a family’s heritage for future generations. In addition to artwork and steam-punk up-cycling he is an avid reader who enjoys skiing, tennis and going to the beach with the family. He has created a community through social networks, art groups and web sights. Having created Artwork by Veterans, he has provided place for vets to showcase their art work , meet other vets with the same interests and to heal from the wounds of war by supporting each other through art. Artwork by Veterans inspires greater understanding of the real impact of war with a focus on the healing aspect Art provides . on Facebook [link]

A Jolly Good Rig – the Earl Grey

A Jolly Good Rig – the Earl Grey.

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Posted by on August 24, 2015 in Uncategorized


News Flash – Splendid Teapot Racing Germany

News Flash – Splendid Teapot Racing Germany

this is amazing

Splendid Teapot Racing

Herr BarnabasFind our German whanau here – this is so exciting!!!! The founders, from the intelligence that I have received from Dave Lee, states that they hang out here in the Wupperdampf Laboratorium. And we have to thank Herr Barnabas von Cronenberg and Frau Eleonor von Cronenberg for organising this. I salute you all, Huzzah!Frau Eleonor

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Posted by on August 8, 2015 in Uncategorized


The Ramp of Doom- Plans

The Ramp of Doom- Plans.

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Posted by on July 23, 2015 in Uncategorized


Steam-punk Alliance Of Eastern Virginia

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A nice little tidbit of information I did not find out about till making my own local group on Facebook it that there already exist a group for South-east Virginia called the Steam-punk Alliance Of Eastern Virginia. Their Facebook Page is at

And website at

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Posted by on March 14, 2015 in Uncategorized


Dr Who TARDIS update pictures

I was under the tarp last night painting in the rain to get some blue on her, she is much happier in this color.


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Posted by on March 12, 2015 in Uncategorized


Teaser Pictures

Can anyone guess what this will be?


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Posted by on March 11, 2015 in Uncategorized


Some new pictures from ROFcon 2015



























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Posted by on March 10, 2015 in Uncategorized