a map of hyper-space

Talking not Doing

Category: fake it till you make it

Map VIII -Exercises in Futility

I tried to do some new sketches for my 64 maps of hyperspace. It was hard. I even wrote some blurb, but I lost it. Anyway here are some examples of three weeks of frustration. When I’m feeling a little more relaxed about the experiment I’ll come back and comment on them fully. Read the rest of this entry »

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I know, I know

I know i’m holding a lot back, or in, or down. I can be honest with myself that far. Anything more than a furious back scribble takes planning and time. Giving me the opportunity to edit out any vulnerabilities.
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End of Term

 

This 1/2 term ended on a much more satisfactory note with plenty to be getting on with next year. In class we covered techniques that I haven’t discussed in my previous posts. Read the rest of this entry »

Griffith Cracks

I have finally managed to pick up a book I ordered way back when I wrote this post. Not only that I’ve read most of it even though it’s full of words like diffusion-limited aggregation, dense-branching morphology and self similarity.

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keep you knees in tight – part ii

Where does my work fit? If I knew that I won’t be posting this on this blog. Read the rest of this entry »

jump to the left – part i

Some time in February my friend Phil asked if I’d like to take part in a blog hop about practice and process. As you know I’m happy to talk about my work I just didn’t have anyone to hop onto – kinda shy like that. Here are Phil’s answers. Looking at them I see that the questions are actually quite difficult, but over the next few weeks I’ll take a stab at them.

This time I thought I run through some work that I’ve taken though to completion and what I remember of the process at the time. Next week I want to try to put my work into some kind of wider context. Then finally I might be able to take about why I do the stuff I do and not something else.

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Normal service will resume shortly

I do try and post every Wednesday. i know the definition of wednesday has been pretty lax lately so this week I will not even try to come up with something interesting to inset later.

Real Life intervened. I’m not going to talk about it. I wanted to mark this some how.

best wishes to all of you out there who had a big dose of real life.

Hugs

MER

i’m also very disappointed that there is no longer a branch of Royals Indian Sweets in Tooting.

Some advice I’m not good at following…

But I try!

Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist

Neil Gaiman needs no introduction “Make good art”