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This will be fairly quick . . . So, I wanted to practice drawing some more but decided I would copy something (copy, not trace), specifically . . . I started by drawing some guides.
Leanne Cole does a weekly Monochrome Madness post consisting of all monochrome (mostly B&W) photos submitted by users each week. It’s not a contest, but a place for photographers to show their B&W work; anyone can submit photos and it’s … Continue reading
I have a number of decent post subjects swirling in my head . . . but not the focus to grab one of them and neatly present it below. Some might think I’m troubled by something or other. Perhaps a … Continue reading
I keep a list of ideas specifically for these posts. Ideas about “deep” subjects the world needs to not only think about but also consider my opinions on said subjects. Don’t worry . . . it’s late, I’m tired, and … Continue reading
The chance wheel stopped on “write a short post” and that will surely please a lot of people. Or, maybe not. Them people who might have appreciated brevity likely stopped reading this series quite a few posts ago. I’m thinking … Continue reading
In early May, we visited the Volcano House at the Volcano National Park (both now closed because of the ongoing oozing of toxic gasses and lava). Whenever I’m there, I stop right outside the entrance and snap a few photos. This … Continue reading
Scroll the individual photos or see the gallery at the end of the post. The Gallery
At post 45, the few remaining readers are probably wondering if I really have 313 different topics to populate the series. Are you kidding me? I probably have twice that but even if I didn’t, we live in the age … Continue reading
Living halfway around the world, very little of my time is spent thinking about the European Union. In fact, I’m not even sure who or what “European Union” actually is. I think it’s something like a vague notion put into … Continue reading
I’ve just realized these posts occasionally take the place of my longer and more spirited opinion rants. I call that a good thing as it still lets me get things off my chest without working myself up a whole lot. … Continue reading
As suspected, readership for these posts has dropped substantially. No matter any attempt at keeping them fresh and interesting, the repetition of the same title, seen every day, day after day, begins to feel like a visit to the DMV; … Continue reading
As much as I like getting a number of these in the can well before they’re due, I don’t really want to get too far ahead of myself. This is, as I write it, a post for five days from … Continue reading
We go to the gym five days a week. It used to be six, but it got a bit much. Five seems a better fit for our current life. The gym is an interesting place. Not the gym in a … Continue reading
This will be quick . . . I think. So, I’ve yet to take any of the classes I have available to me or watch any of the thousands of drawing tutorials available on the InterWeb. I mean, I will but … Continue reading