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AN602, whatchu going to do
When the biggest bomb blows up on you

Such a healthy mushroom
8 kilometres large
Fireball fireball

Heat mirage

Hear it on the airwaves
Hear it fearfully told

Kuzka's mother
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 Well I always have a bunch of comics I work on for fun, but it was pretty frustrating being unable to draw reasonable enough backgrounds. I don't need anything nearly professional, but just something good enough to frame figures in space. So I'll be drawing 3d shapes - Squares, spheres and cylinders and the occasional combination to train myself.

As for writing I suspect my word count will not be an issue. What I need now are actual stories written.







July is fucking hot.
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Ava by FAMY
  • Reading: Black Bullet Vol.1
  • Watching: Mr Robot
So I'm going to have to celebrate tonight this evening and pat myself on the back, because I finally, finally reached the lofty goal of 1000 stick figures / mannequins drawn.

The idea crept into my head after watching this video by Alphonse Dunn



And he said 'Do this thousands of time' and I usually with that sort of statement it's just a vague exagerration, or at the very least something 'other artists' do. But then I thought 'why the hell not?'

I also watched this video by Sycra which tells the same concept

The very first figures did not inspire confidence in me as far as my goal was, but I slowly got used to putting them down. At this point drawing every day is something slotted into my daily habits.

I'm really happy to have reached this goal, and plan on continuing with maybe drawing eyes, hands or feet several times. I hope to get to work on anatomy soon as well. The best thing is that tutorials will be so much more effective for me now, since I'll be able to apply what I've seen to the paper. Usually I just copied a tutorial once, but repetition will be no issue this time around.

As Sycra pointed out






Writing wise, this embodies what finally gave me the kick in the rear to continue my regimen of writing 1000 words a day



Hell yeah I want to be a writer. And there is a fire there in my gut, or at least a hole when I don't let the words flow from my mind. For now I've been using stream of consciouness to get ideas on the page, but I've finally written 2 complete short stories after a whole lot of nothing

Also planning on submitting my stories wherever I can. It's about time I tried for professional screening of my work.

Really happy about this.



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  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: BRONCHO - Class Historian
  • Reading: Mere Christianity
  • Watching: True Detective 2
996to1000 ! by legomaestro
996to1000 !
1000/1000


I have finally reached the goal of 1000 stick figures / mannequins from memory! I can't even begin to imagine how I reached so far when I started from 0. This has been such a great long ride, and the thing I've learnt more than anything is that routine, no matter how small will lead you to big finishes.

I intend to maintain my momentum, because at this point drawing has become a daily part of my routine. I'm thinking I'll tackled eyes or the hands or the feet. Now I know I'll be able to put in the work if I read or watch a tutorial, and now I know what it means to gain muscle memory for a particular task.

I skipped some days. I had some rought moments and lazy moments, but I'm really, really very happy to have finally achieved my goal!
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 Well I always have a bunch of comics I work on for fun, but it was pretty frustrating being unable to draw reasonable enough backgrounds. I don't need anything nearly professional, but just something good enough to frame figures in space. So I'll be drawing 3d shapes - Squares, spheres and cylinders and the occasional combination to train myself.

As for writing I suspect my word count will not be an issue. What I need now are actual stories written.







July is fucking hot.
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Ava by FAMY
  • Reading: Black Bullet Vol.1
  • Watching: Mr Robot

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FreeSpiritedMind Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
yesterday I heard someone eating from the cat bowl outside, I went to see who it was and would you believe it? Grey Kitty had kittens! There were two little kittens toddling around with their mother, eating cat kibble and lapping up water. :'D 

They're positively adorable! :D .... > v >
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I want to catnap them
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legomaestro Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Dammit Free I told you I'm trying to swear off wall punching!

That's really precious. So Gray Cat is part of the family now and healthy? That's great to hear. What do the kittens look like...
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FreeSpiritedMind Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
hehe i'm sorry xD It seems that I've become a wall-punching enabler 

She's kinda part of it? She still lives in the wild and is considered "feral" but we still feed her and stuff |D but she's healthy! :D yee~ The kittens are very different. One looks like a darker version of the mother (dark brown with black stripes kinda like a tabby or Egyptian Mau) the other is a charcoal-grey color with grey chest and paws. The charcoal one is often lying down and is calm, the other striped one is super energetic. 
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legomaestro Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, my sister has a cat like that at her house.

Charcoal one is closer to my liking but striped one has my vote. That's some really fun stuff. Any idea where they sleep?
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Koariko Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the watch and all the faves!
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legomaestro Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem, love your pen and ink work!
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harvester89 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
thx for the favs :D (Big Grin)
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legomaestro Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Cheers
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Kamon72 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the :iconfav3dplz:
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legomaestro Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Cheers
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