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3,397: Buffering boy

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I just read that Colette is closing down soon. Seventeen years ago, Sarah at Colette contacted me and asked if I wanted to make a mini site for them called I Love Colette. I had a day trip from London to Paris to meet Sarah, see the store, take some photos. It was a nice day. And the site I made for them is something I still really like. It’s very of its time, in terms of Web design and my drawing, but it’s still pretty cool, I think. Clicking on “style,” “design,” “art,” or “food” is how to navigate, which I’ve just noticed, isn’t overly clear.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Misread by Fazerdaze

On this day
One of those hot dog sculpture thingies, 14 July 2015

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Shark Bay

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July 14th, 2017 at 2:05 am

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3,396: Heads

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The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Malibu by Miley Cyrus. A touch more than halfway through the year, and this has quietly become one of my favourite songs of the year. Off the top of my head and without thinking about it too much, at [prentds to look at non-existent watch on my wrist] 8.52am Thursday 13 July, there’s this, Sign of the Times, and Bad Liar.

On this day
Name calling, 13 July 2005

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Stromatolite

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July 13th, 2017 at 1:58 am

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3,395: Game boy

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The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Municipality by Real Estate

On this day
Batman’s recurring dream, 12 July 2007

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Unicellular organism

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July 12th, 2017 at 12:37 am

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3,394: Regenbogen

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Other business
D & D Glass Co. is still there:

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Municipality by Real Estate

On this day
In the neighbourhood, 11 July 2005

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Phylogenetic tree

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July 11th, 2017 at 2:10 am

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3,393: Kraftwerk again

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The song in my head when I woke up this morning
International Space Station by British Sea Power

On this day
One pixel Beatles album sleeves, 10 July 2014

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Phylogenetics

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July 10th, 2017 at 12:15 am

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3,392: Embedding the week

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A wee bit of artwork
Pixelly drawing (well, kinda a Ministeck-y drawing, really) of Templo de Kukulkán at Chichén Itzá.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Take it Slow by Fazerdaze

On this day
From there to here, 9 July 2009

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
Canada lynx

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July 9th, 2017 at 12:01 am

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3,391: La Bombonera

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Today: a drawing of Estadio Alberto J. Armando, more commonly known as La Bombonera, the home of Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires.

In 2008, I went to a Boca Juniors game. It was the best stadium experience of my life. I’ve been to better games, more important games, but in terms of atmosphere, nothing has come close to La Bombonera. Here’s a wee video clip from before the game:

I’m enjoying doing these stadium drawings in Illustrator. It’s good simple way for me to get a feeling for the program.

A couple of detail images:

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Paradise by Coldplay

On this day
Game over memorial, 8 July 2015

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Anchorage, Alaska

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July 8th, 2017 at 3:27 am

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3,389: [Name of fruit juice company] Field

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Another drawing of a domed stadium, this time it’s the Tampa Bay Rays’s stadium, Tropicana Field.

Previous drawings like this here.

Prints and tote bags, should you require them, here.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Last Friday Night by Katy Perry

On this day
King William No.2, 6 July 2007

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
Tokyo Dome

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July 6th, 2017 at 12:54 am

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3,388: [Name of insurance company] Field

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Fun fact: two-thirds of all Major League Baseball stadiums have corporate naming rights. I wonder if my generation will be the last one where this feels wrong. Like, we grew up with stadiums have real names like Highbury or Maine Road not the Emirates or Etihad. A few weeks ago, I was with a friend and I asked his teenage son if he knew what the mime I was doing meant. I was doing the circling fist gesture for winding down a car window. He had no idea. And why would he. He’s grown up in a time where you press a button to lower a car window. Maybe it’ll be the same with stadium names.

To me, though, it still jars. Especially when stadiums change names because of a contract ending. The Chicago White Sox’s stadium, for example, opened in 1991 as Comiskey Park, named after the team’s original stadium just across the street. In 2003, it became U.S. Cellular Field. And since 2016, it’s been called Guaranteed Rate Field. A truly ridiculous name for a stadium. But at least some White Sox fans still have the memory of an original name, can still call it Comiskey Park if they want to.

Not so for Seattle Mariners fans. Their park has been called Safeco Field ever since it opened in 1999. That will change after the 2018 season, though. That company won’t be renewing its contract with the Mariners.

Sports teams don’t want this to happen, but I think fans should collectively decide on a non-corporate name for stadiums like Safeco Field or the Emirates Stadium. Something for them to fall back on after naming rights contracts end. All of this is an entirely meandering way of saying, “I did a drawing of a section of the Mariners’s stadium the other day.” And here it is:

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Little Uneasy by Fazerdaze

On this day
The 4th, 5 July 2009

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Yomiuri Giants

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July 5th, 2017 at 12:29 am

3,387: Dennis Bergkamp

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Nineteen years ago today, my favourite ever goal happened: Dennis Bergkamp‘s winner vs. Argentina in the World Cup quarter-final. And the best commentary of a goal, too.

Happy birthday, United States of America

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Take it Slow by Fazerdaze

On this day
Feliz cumpleaños, EE. UU., 4 July 2016

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
List of Game Boy colors and styles

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July 4th, 2017 at 12:44 am

3,386: Palm trees

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I was doodling in bed the other night, drawing with my weaker right hand. It’s something I do now and again just in case my left arm is chopped off. It’s also helpful if I’m not really into what I am drawing properly: to still do some drawing, but to be limited by what my non-dominant hand can actually do. I did some palm trees, a common subject for my brain and fingers.

The above was done with the Paper app. I imported it into Procreate and played around with it because I wanted to add smoke. It’s a theme I’ve dealt with before. An image burnt, for want of a better word, in my head ever since I saw some crop burning in Belize last summer.

It's that time of year in Belize.

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This was a drawing I did last summer, soon after being in Belize.

And this is the Procreate-y version of the Paper drawing from last night.

Clearly, that build up to this drawing was a bit long and winding, too long for the actually middling quality of the work at hand, but a blog post seems like a decent place to talk about process. I guess what is happening here in my head is the desire to properly do a drawing of what I saw in Belize. I’m nowhere close yet, but I’ll get there one day.

Another bit of artwork
Continuing getting my head around using Adobe Illustrator, here’s a baseball team.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Misread by Fazerdaze

On this day
Yesterday’s events, 3 July 2005

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
Game Boy

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July 3rd, 2017 at 4:07 am

3,384: 1 July 1987

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U2 at Elland Road stadium in Leeds. 30 years ago today. My first concert.

£14. Which in today’s money (according to thisismoney.co.uk’s inflation calculator), would be £37.72. I just checked Ticketmaster to look at the price of a general admission standing ticket for U2’s concert at Twickenham Stadium next weekend, and it’s £78.25.

Support bands that day thirty years ago: the Fall, the Mission, the Pretenders. So, technically, the first band I saw was the Fall, which is probably cooler, huh?

Although, actually, I’d been to concerts before that my parents had taken us to: the Spinners, the Nolans, and Showaddywaddy. This, though, was the first one I’d been to by choice, buying a ticket with my own money, queuing up early on a Saturday morning a few months earlier to buy a ticket for the concert and the bus trip from Lincoln to Leeds.

It was the first and last time I’ve ever been to Leeds United’s ground, too. I look forward to keeping it that way.

A wee bit of artwork
It’s been quite rainy in Berlin.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Half-Figured by Fazerdaze

On this day
AT&T Park, San Francisco: a pie chart, 1 July 2014

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
Game & Watch

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July 1st, 2017 at 1:54 am

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3,383: MLB standings

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With regard to the drawing in the last post

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June 30th, 2017 at 5:36 am

3,382: Four former ballparks

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Continuing my learnin’-Adobe-Illustrator thing, I’ve been drawing some former baseball stadiums. I started with the old Yankee Stadium, the first place I ever saw a baseball game back in 2005.

That one turned out alright, but I kinda wanted to do one that was a bit less detailed. The Minipops approach, really: removing details to make a more interesting drawing. While playing around, it became clear that using outlines might help what I was wanting to do. I did three more: the Kingdome, formerly of Seattle; Shea Stadium, formerly of New York; and the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome, formerly of Minneapolis.

Those last three are available as prints at my Society6 shop. And tote bags. They have a ton of different stuff at Society6, some I like, some I’m not so keen on. I tend to turn the option on whenever I feel like the specific drawing might look okay, which is why these are available as tote bags and most other stuff isn’t.

Another bit of artwork
Back in 2011, I did a drawing called Elimination pokeys. It was towards the end of the MLB season, and as teams were eliminated from contention for a playoff place, I imagined balls of a body being removed, like how you could get rid of the balls of the body of Pokeys in Super Mario 64. And that old idea mixed with yesterday’s Hubert and Humphrey drawing, lead to this, American League West Boy, a boy with five heads based on the current (last night’s) standings in one of MLB’s divisions.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
To Love Somebody by the Bee Gees

On this day
No Wilson, 30 June 2005

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
Donkey Kong (video game)

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June 30th, 2017 at 12:06 am

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3,381: Robinson’s Precipitation Services

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A wee bit more artwork
Hubert and Humphrey. This is what happens when you want a title for something and choose a name from the Wikipedia page that is open on your computer.

Other business
Accompanying this article on the New York Times Web site is a photo of the current president. Even in silhouette he, of course, looks ridiculous. The shape of his head like a spat-out piece of bubble gum. But it also put me in mind of a side profile of a fish…

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Last to Sleep by Fazerdaze

On this day
On this day, 29 June 2005

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
The Art of Video Games

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June 29th, 2017 at 2:27 am

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3,380: It’s a Sin

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It’s a Sin by Pet Shop Boys was number one in the UK thirty years ago. Magnificent song. I like the Pet Shop Boys a lot. They’ve been solidly great for a really long time. The most recent album, 2016’s Super was excellent. Just looking at their singles discography on Wikipedia, to check where It’s a Sin was in a run of great singles, and it’s a really long run of top notch singles. From West End Girls in 1985 through to DJ Culture in 1991 there’s nothing that dips below an 8 out of 10 in my opinion.

While we talk about DJ Culture, I’m always interested in the quality of the new, previously unreleased tracks on Best Of compilations. More often than not, they wouldn’t appear on Best Ofs out of merit, but twice in the Pet Shop Boys’s career, new tracks on compilations have been amongst my favourite of their songs: DJ Culture on their first one, Discography, and Flamboyant on 2003’s PopArt.

Previous posts about number ones from thirty years ago:
18/1/2017: Jack Your Body
1/2/2017: I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
15/2/2017: Stand By Me
8/3/2017: Everything I Own
22/3/2017: Respectable
29/3/2017: Let It Be
19/4/2017: La Isla Bonita
3/5/2017: Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
31/5/2017: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
14/6/2017: Star Trekkin’

A wee bit of artwork
No title for this, but on my iPad it’s called Faceface, so let’s just go with that, eh?

Other business
What about, right, a fidget spanner?

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet by Gavin Bryars

On this day
The two best words are the first two words, 28 June 2007

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
Super Mario 64

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June 28th, 2017 at 1:50 am

3,378: Some drawings

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Guten morgen. Another week, eh? They keep on comin’ along, the seven-pronged bastards.

Here’s some drawings. Some made with Procreate, some with watercolour and coloured pencil.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Bow Down by the Housemartins

On this day
Skookum Indian, 26 June 2008

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
Professional wrestling aerial techniques

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June 26th, 2017 at 1:10 am

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3,376: Self-promotion Saturday

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Here’s three pixelly drawings that are now available as prints on my Society6 shop page thingy.

First, something that I gave a stupid name originally—CLWNMNTNJNNJNJN—but have edited down to CLWNMNTN on society6. Both of those should be pronounced “clown mountain.”

I really had no idea what to call this one; ended up calling it Silver Xs.

And here’s a drawing of parts of the Oaxaca city centre. I really quite like this drawing.

Those are the new things. There’s already quite a lot of other stuff up there, but if there’s anything of mine you would like as a print, lemme know in the comments, and I’ll endeavour to make it available.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Ship of Fools by Erasure

On this day
How to trim your beard, 24 June 2011

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Arena México

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June 24th, 2017 at 12:59 am

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3,375: Meatwood flack

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Following on from a recent post regarding Fleetwood Mac’s name, one thing I didn’t realise was that when the band started, John McVie wasn’t a member of the band. He was a bandmate of Peter Green and Mick Fleetwood in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, but Fleetwood Mac’s first bass player was Bob Brunning. From Wikipedia:

When Peter Green left the Bluesbreakers in 1967, he decided to form his own group, naming it Fleetwood Mac after the rhythm section he wanted for the band – Mick Fleetwood and John McVie. Fleetwood joined up straight away, and slide guitar player Jeremy Spencer was recruited, but McVie preferred to stay with the Bluesbreakers, where he was earning a regular wage. In the meantime, Green hired Brunning on a temporary basis, hoping that McVie would change his mind. During this period, Brunning played with Fleetwood Mac at the Windsor Jazz and Blues Festival.

After a few weeks McVie did change his mind, claiming that Bluesbreakers leader John Mayall was turning too far in the direction of jazz for his liking. So McVie joined, and Brunning stood down. Brunning did contribute bass guitar to one track on Fleetwood Mac’s debut album Fleetwood Mac, “Long Grey Mare”.

I would assume, seeing as though John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers had about a million members over the years, he wasn’t that arsed about people coming and going, but it’s a pretty clear intention of taking another band member to name a new band after McVie. Maybe Peter Green should’ve full on flipped everyone out by calling the band Fleetwood Mayall, enticing John to leave his own band. Then Peter Green could’ve left Fleetwood Mac, and took over the Bluesbreakers. Peter Green’s Bluebreakers. I assume something like that happens in The Art of War, that book that dudes seem to enjoy (having on their shelves).

When you see a list of former members of John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, it’s a pretty impressive bunch of people. The above mentioned Fleetwood Mac bunch, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Mick Taylor, Andy Fraser, three members of Canned Heat.

There can’t be too many bands that had greater success after a founding pivotal member left. When we talk about Fleetwood Mac nowadays, we aren’t usually thinking of the Peter Green-lead era. Depeche Mode is another. And, at least in terms of sales, Suede after Bernard Butler left. Any others? Can’t think of any right now, but there must be more.

Looking at chart success of the post-Peter Green era and pre-Nicks and Buckingham era Fleetwood Mac, they released six albums, only one of which entered the UK top forty. So seeing how successful they were with Nicks and Buckingham in the band, and the fact that they’d released a (great) album together before joining, could we view it as a merger? Maybe this happens a lot, but off the top of my head I can only think of one other example: Showaddywaddy. But that was a merger of two local bands, before any success. I guess that must happen a fair bit on local music scenes. Indeed, when I was living in Lincoln in the 1990s, every band seemed to have the exact same drummer, and every band member of every band seemed to also be in another band or two.

Anyway, here’s Minipop No. 1,343: Samantha Fox and Mick Fleetwood, a pairing that may not be obvious if you’ve never seen the 1989 Brit Awards.

A wee bit of artwork
I drew a curve. Copied it, pasted it. Again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again and carried on until there are about 700 curves.

Other business
And here we are. The first shitiversary of the referendum.
Going well, innit? All going swimmingly.
The future looks absolutely peachy.
Rule Britannia, gallons of nice cups of tea, and as much Arctic Roll as you can eat.
What misguided fools us Remainers were, eh?

Here’s a couple of drawings from around this time last year. First, an angry drawing done in the hours immediately following the result:

Second, a drawing I’m actually quite proud of. The water could’ve done with a bit more attention, but on the whole it would’ve made a good editorial illustration, I think:

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Ship of Fools by Erasure

On this day
Drawings in a bar, 23 June 2010

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
1985 Mexico City earthquake

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June 23rd, 2017 at 12:01 am

3,373: More Illustrator

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After posting my first Adobe Illustrator drawing the other day, I figured it might be interesting to document the progress.

My eventual goal with Illustrator is for it to be just another drawing tool, like using pixels, Procreate, Paper, pencils, watercolours, or acrylic. But right now, I’m focussing on learning, not really that bothered about what style I’m drawing.

First was to try and draw lines and curves, a filled-in outline of a building, specifically La Catedral metropolitana de Panamá.

Then I had a go at drawing a pasty. Then a David Bowie tribute pasty.

It was a good sign (for my own brain) that when I realised I wasn’t happy with what I’d done, I tried again. A good sign that I’d not given up and just settled for what I’d already done. I tried again.

Still not perfect, but time to move onto another subject. All the time while I’ve been doing this, my friend Delme has been a great help: putting up with my dumb basic questions and explaining how things work. Generally being a fine fellow. (He has a great Instagram, especially worth checking out if you dig gulls and squirrels and dogs. Animals, I believe they’re called.)

While he was explaining some stuff, he sent me some of his drawings:

It seemed like a good idea to sidestep a little from doing my own drawings, and try to recreate one of Delme’s. In doing so, there’d be no temptation to ignore things, to find a way to pretend I’d meant things to be the way the are. No temptation to think, “that’s good enough.”

I got close. It’s not perfect. The lines in the hair aren’t as curvy, but it was a useful exercise in highlighting things I need to learn going forward. And by this point I was starting to really quite enjoy using Illustrator. I still have the temptation to close it down and return to the safety of pixels or Procreate, but I want and need to learn this damn program. And I spent all of yesterday doodling, playing around, clicking things to see what happens. I tried to do a self portrait. It doesn’t really look like me, but if someone were required to do a stylised police sketch, this is kinda what I look like.

The real joy of yesterday was a quite simple thing. I learned what happens when you merge two shapes. It makes fairly nice drippy, melty shapes.

(The Fernsehturm drawing is easier to see clearly when viewed bigger.)

There seems to be a glitch in Adobe Illustrator, though. I’m not entirely sure how this drawing drew itself….

The benefits of Adobe Illustrator are becoming clear. The frustrations I’m experiencing are shifting, I’m getting faster. One useful thing regarding Bezier curves—that I’m still trying to get my head around—was mentioned by David Galletly, (a wonderful artist), in the comments the other day:

If you’re fighting with the pen tool, I found this little game thing useful, if difficult: http://bezier.method.ac

At the moment, I still feel like I might fall off the bicycle, that I’m a bit wobbly. Once I’ve got my head around the Bezier curves, though, I’m hoping to be able to stop practicing how to use Illustrator and start actually using it. The thing I’m looking forward to most, though, is thinking in Illustrator. At the moment, any idea I have comes out of my brain as an idea for a pixel drawing or a Procreate drawing or a painting. All of the drawings above are things that come out of my brain like that. The Cathedral would be pixelly. The Rubik’s cube ice cream, too. The pasty and self portraits would’ve been Procreate drawings. I’m really looking forward to the thrill of an idea (still the best part of any arty endeavour for me) coming out of my brain and Adobe Illustrator being the first method I think of using.

Other business
There is no night today. Something I learned recently is that there are three different types of twilight. Between dawn and sunrise, and between sunset and dusk, there is astronomical twilight, nautical twilight, and civil twilight. And today in Berlin, it only ever gets as dark as astronomical twilight. Sunrise is 04.43, sunset is 21.33. This amount of daylight is something I’m not used to. The last six summers I’ve been in Mexico City. Daylight hours there today are 06.59 ’til 20.17. Six-and-a-half hours less than Berlin. It’s nice, but it kinda weirds me out a bit. It’s still entirely normal daylight at my desk until beyond 9pm, and then I’m suddenly aware that it’s nearly bed time. It makes me feel late for relaxing, if that makes any sense at all.

The song in my head when I woke up this morning
Misread by Fazerdaze

On this day
How to do a pixel head, 21 June 2006

Here’s an interesting Wikipedia article
1700 Cascadia earthquake

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June 21st, 2017 at 1:30 am

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