Monthly Archives: December 2004

Random whimsy! http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/13363947/ or http://yerf.com/vernursu/purplehat.jpg This week is pretty much gonna be devoid of Real Art, because I’m in holiday frazzle, getting little art thingies ready for people, getting an extra Digger in, and I have some cover roughs to wrap up before the end of the week. But in the midst of frazzle, I […]

Streeeetchy. My father, who is just unbelievably cool, sent us an inversion table for Christmas. It’s a rack. You strap your ankles in, hang upside down on it, and it stretches your back muscles out, so they feel better if they’re sore. I know, it sounds like some kind of arcane torture device, but I […]

I have been laying down the inital passes to make concrete for another Gearworld painting–this time an ambitious 24 x 36, the size of the Twigjack or the Cardinals–and my hands have acquired the living-dead look that can best be achieved by layered Paynes Gray in successive washes, scrubbing about half of it off with […]

Well, I’ll be jiggered. For months, nothing really exciting on the bird front–the slate-sided juncoes returning was the only recent highlight, and it’s just been the same usual visitors, and I’ve been sufficiently busy that I hadn’t commented too much. And just now, I look out the window, and there’s a bloody huge woodpecker on […]