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Whys and Wherefores

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         I’m not sure why, but I took a little time to visit family down south. It’s not a regular habit; I’m there maybe twice a year. This trip though seemed… fun.

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       So this picture is of a particularly fabulous cosplayer named mazikeen mornstar. If you ever read Vertigo’s “Lucifer” series, you’ll get it. She was EXTREMELY happy about it.

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     I usually get two or three people asking me to do this for them. Honestly I have to be motivated as well, so it rarely happens.

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   But this time I’m glad I did, because her reaction made it worthwhile. Again, I don’t do it often, but I think now I’ll offer it more freely.

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Because the character has one side of her face ruined, I kept the theme. It was risky because you never know how some people will take something like that. She was a real trooper! Next time, let’s REALLY push the envelope….

Unexpected

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          I think this year for my vacation I’m going to stay in the mainland. Too close to not wanting that extra effort to pay off. It’s not something I can put a finger on. But I will.

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          This is Lee Haney,  8 times Mr Olympia. I met him years ago and was impressed most by his demeanor. Here was a man who had every reason to be a narcissistic ass, but he wasn’t. He showed me that greatness that self evaluates is greatness controlled. I draw him occasionally, usually when I’m doing my own evaluation.

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         Hopefully you guys are doing the same. Whether in art or life.

Always know you.

Work v Play

     My supervisor seems to have a small issue with my screendisplay. He thought it was from Pandora, the movie. After I stopped laughing,  I explained that it was actually a friend whose image I altered in Corell Draw some years ago. When asked why, I told him that she reminded me of the Lady Dorma, a character in the old Submariner comics.

     Sometimes it’s easy to see where the journey with a character will take you. You’re just looking for a person to fit the theme. Other times, I’ll see someone and start fantasizing a complete backstory…

    I guess what I’m trying to say is that this is going to be a shut-in type of weekend.