Monthly Archives: May 2005

Sunset

19°C, no wind. 31.4 miles on the racing bike. Now for tiredness- that deep heavy sinking tiredness, such a wonderful feeling.Done some more to that ‘Cuda mesh try these linksONE and TWOThe models are not finished ( buy quite a long … Continue reading

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3DS Max

Fairey Barracuda Felt like a doing a bit of 3D modeling in Max, as often the case in holidays. This is another of those amazingly ugly planes that the RAF used in the 1940s, a bit of a specialism here. … Continue reading

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Photoshop CS2

WOW, it’s installed at last, I had to wait for the activation but it’s up & running now. Seems to load a bit more slowly than the last version (v.7), but there are some very useful new tools. Some tools seem … Continue reading

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House Martins are “handed”

21°C, light winds House Martins seem to like landing from the same side. I will explain…I stopped at a Cafe in Staunton Harold which is in a square courtyard- probably the old stable block of the house. In the upper … Continue reading

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Don’t Trust

"We will try to answer your request as soon as possible. Generally, we will send an answer within 48 hours of reception (weekends and holidays excluded). Our hours of operation are Monday-Friday 9.00-17.00 CET." The date of the message is … Continue reading

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Turpentine time

32°C:moderate SW winds  I’m getting to know the point when to stop the turps, now is the time to open the lid on the oil, now it needs a night to dry. Next dog the walksThe teapot maywell become a burgandy … Continue reading

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Graphics tablet

Got:pen Now the tablet itself is playing up, after all that fuss too. Anyway, here is a small sample of a doodle drawn with it a few months ago when it was working well. Ironically it’s this tablet that got … Continue reading

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Pthalio Blue and Rose madder

For a laugh Here’s a little doodle in oil I did yesterday – just for fun. It’s like an experiment to get to know how these two colours work. Then:resumed work on the teapot head today, this picture is certainly … Continue reading

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Zinc:White

Pthalio Blue + Rose Madder Didn’t think it would be that different to titanium white! It’s going to be great for glazing and maybe frottes. Anyway, tried out a puzzle I set myself this evening, build a whole painting with … Continue reading

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Dogs bearing gifts

Dogs at the doorThey are social animals, they bring offerings to greet you as you arrive home. They announce your arrival with a few barks but then go quiet while they search for something to offer as you open the door. … Continue reading

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