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I honestly don’t know what to do with myself after having spent the last 12 days enjoying an absorbing new hobby called “checking the Royal Mail package tracking website five times a day trying to figure out when my important … Continue reading
Inktober Day Three: Poison. It’s up to you whether you think that some of the refreshments on offer are slightly toxic. Or maybe “Poison” is the name of the Horrible Creature on the left. Inktober began a couple of days … Continue reading
I sat down this morning to pencil the drawing of the day. Couldn’t find my favorite aluminum bodied Rotring mechanical pencil in The Many Coffee Cups of Doom and Art Supplies, so I pulled a little plastic one out at … Continue reading
This start of the Interesting Fourth of July Project has been put off one day due to poor organization in the studio. And also I got to go out and drink coffee and photograph to different kinds of dragonflies in … Continue reading
Participating in an interesting discussion about “old school” natural media art supplies elsewhere on the interwebs. To many of the participants (the younger ones, I assume) these tools were as obsolete as buggy whips. Over here, not so much. I … Continue reading
Feeling a fair amount of love for my new camera bag tonight after its first successful outing earlier in the day. Cool things about my new camera bag: Bought it cheap on sale in the hunting department at the local … Continue reading
A 100% increase in home coffee brewing capacity leads directly to a corresponding increase in early morning poetry output. Coffee grounds in wet brown filter. Do not dump them all over the kitchen. Or maybe a not-a-haiku is better: Coffee … Continue reading
I need to learn how to draw a bottle cap, fast. Here are some photographs I took this afternoon to use as photo references. No idea whether these will be more useful at the drawing table (on my tablet? printed … Continue reading
Or the day I spent way too much time trying to photograph a stainless steel teakettle with a phone camera. My goal of spending a year without a major purchase lasted about five weeks, six at the outside, as I … Continue reading