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Tag Archives: around the studio
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
Knocked over a big pile of “miscellaneous” in the corner of the studio today, and found this almost finished page of inked Sparky the Dog pencils. It’s a splash from a minicomic, but I honestly don’t remember the project, the … Continue reading
Everybody’s least favorite weather phenomenon but lovely to photograph: ice this morning in the back yard. Pentax K-5iis with the great Pentax 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro, of course.
Indoor camera practice means taking yet more photographs of those familiar characters, the studio knickknacks. Portraits of Hanging Vasuki and Desktop Cap, taken with Mischief and the new 60mm f/2.4 macro. Hanging Vasuki is looking particularly goofy and enthusiastic, and … Continue reading
Good bye, hose cart for soaking the new trees. Hello, snow shovels and the long brush for sweeping the satellite dish so we can watch TV.