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rd95  ·  236 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 1, 2017

Art/Not Art

Ever since I took Dala to the last art museum we went to I’ve been tickling in the back of my mind that woodcarving looks like a lot of fun. After watching some Youtube tutorials on woodcarving, researching the tools and their costs, and measuring things over in my head, I’ve realized that it takes way more effort than I’m willing/able to put into it at this time. So that’s off the table at the moment. Instead, I’m just doing a bit of drawing here and there right now. I haven’t drawn anything of substance in over 15 years. I was awful at it then, I’m awful at it now, but I figure if I draw every other day, maybe in a year or so I’ll be less awful. The other day, I tried to draw a coyote from one of the images on Wikimedia. This is an exact text I sent to the lady unit . . .

    This Coyote looks like a retarded fox. That means, if I wanted a half decent coyote, I should have started with a thuggish looking wolf.

I will not share the drawing of said coyote. However, this was the picture I was working off of and I do have to say, that’s a damn handsome dog.

Cars

I was out grocery shopping a few days ago and swung by the magazine section to look at the latest issue of Motortrend. They have an article on the new Lexus LC500 that makes me wish I had the kind of money where I could buy a car like that no problem. I think it looks amazing. Everyone else I’ve talked to says it ranges from “an eyesore” to “weird” to “meh.” I’m curious what Hubski thinks.

Movies/Television

I have the day off tomorrow. I think I’m gonna check out the film making channels goobster and ThatFanficGuy told me about while I get some cleaning done. At this point, I’m really starting to miss having TCM on in the background while I putter around and the junk shows I have playing on Hulu/Netflix (Vikings, Sons of Anarchy, etc.) for background noise get the job done, they’re not very good. Or maybe I’m just not in the mindset to enjoy those kinds of shows anymore. Which is fine. I still get a kick out of Archer, Bob’s Burgers, Andy Griffith Show, etc.

Life

I feel old.




tacocat  ·  236 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You can carve wood pretty quick with one of these

http://katools.com/lancelot-squire-combo-kits/

It's basically a high speed murder machine. But where's the fun in using power tools that can't kill or seriously maim you?

user-inactivated  ·  235 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Art

Nice work! They look cute. The cubist dog looks real good.

    I feel old.

As long as you aren't old, it's just a feeling. You aren't old until you believe yourself to be old.

rd95  ·  235 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Thank you. I think I might try with the angled lines more. It's copycat as fuck, but it's pretty easy for me to pick up on and it's a style that's always teased at my brain a bit.

user-inactivated  ·  235 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    and it's a style that's always teased at my brain a bit.

The only part that really matters. :)