Panic if you want to jam. It's like Photoshop Tennis. Only better because any number can play. There's no time limit. And you get to use the whole canvas instead of 150 x 150 pixel squares.
You lived in Portland, Oregon?
You're an artist, a cartoonist and an illustrator. And a nerd/geek.
Heed my advice. Don't be ashamed of light and shade, perspective and composition, and "conceptual continuity" (to quote Frank Zappa) and...
Above all, once a geek, always a geek.
I'm a doodler and a "twisted dilettante" (to quote Elvis Costello) who can't code his way out of a paper bag. I'm a genuine fraud. Please accord me the pathetic distinction.