I’m inspired by Elon Musk and he’s rethinking our transportation future. So here’s the start of the train system I’m designing. I’ll call it the Zip Train for now.
I’ll post a full breakdown of the project soon.
But now I do. Tried using my iPad as a lightbox. Contrary to popular belief the iPad can’t do a lightbox. Maybe if you’re looking at slides, but who does that anymore? In a pinch it will work fine. But the real deal is so much better. This one is a little 8×12 so it’s perfect for most page size projects.
I’m willing to bet like most artists you test out pen after pen till you find one you like. If you’re also like me you finally find a pen you like only to find they don’t make it any more when you go back for more…. So I ended up frankenpenning my favorite pen together.
Here’s what it is.
I really like these two pen barrels. They feel good in my hand and I have one that’s skinny and one that’s a little fatter. Cause sometimes you just want to hold a fatter pen.
This in refill has a 1.0 mm point. It flows like a garden hose and the ink almost spills out if it. This makes for a very smooth sketching experience.
Since this pen maker won’t stock it regular office supplies stores I’ve had to resort to finding my own refills on line. I think I better order another batch just in case. This order was 50 which = 100 refills.
I do think I better order more. The ink flows so fast out of this pen. If I spend 3 hours sketching things I can totally drain the refill.
Check out how this brand caps their refills so they won’t dry out. I hope they continue to do this. Now they will last forever.
I’m not putting any links to my sources because I want them all to myself. So there!
The JOKE is over Hollywood. I’m tired of hearing the Wilhelm scream
It’s just not funny anymore.
Because it’s ubiquitous now.
It’s no longer an inside joke.
In dramatic action packed scenes I start to cringe in anticipation for the Wilhelm Scream. Sometimes it catches me by surprise and totally screws me up and pops me out of my suspension of disbelief.
If you haven’t heard it before here it is…
If you’re tired of it too leave a comment if not PLEASE explain yourself!