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Reverse Engineering Breadmaker Snobbery

I just created a no-longer-made part for my Zojirushi bread maker using reverse engineering! I have two Zoji BB-HAC10 1 lb bread makers. They are super cute and perfect for the yurt because they’re so small. I paid $10 for … Continue reading

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Covid Sourdough Theater Part 2

In my tiny yurt it’s a huge mistake to make a lot of heat in the summer, so I want to make an outdoor kitchen. Instead of a full-sized oven, I want to see what I can accomplish with a … Continue reading

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Back in the Tiny Saddle Squared.

< I dug my folding bicycle out of storage, *finally* fixed the headlight on the 7th try, and went on a 12 mile ride yesterday! My Brompton folding bike, the second most expensive thing I own, has been out of … Continue reading

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Starbucks, Surprise Rodeos, and Sekret TP

It’s been a while! In the immortal words of God “We apologise for the inconvenience.” Austin, where I live, is currently under almost-Shelter-in-Place orders, with most businesses closed and only 10 people allowed to gather in public. It’s clear that … Continue reading

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The New Gear

After doing Inktober using all vector tools this year, I realized I loved it enough to make it a career. I have to do a lot of illustration for my games anyway, but in the time it takes to make … Continue reading

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Experiments in Sensitivity

I’m upgrading my illustration gear! I ordered a new-to-me iPad Mini 4 and a Friendly Swede 4-in-1 stylus. After trying a slew of vector illustration apps, I ended up using the humble Inkpad 2 on my obsolete iPad Mini running … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019 Wrap-up

I did it! I got started really late on Inktober this year. I had barely gotten anything out the door by the time October was half way done. The final sprint was epic! I finished five drawings on the 29th, … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019 – Revenge of the Vectors

I’m drawing for Inktober again this year, a shared drawing event where you draw a picture from a one-word prompt for every day of October. I’m working on mastering vector drawing, so I’m extending an existing art rule to Inktober. … Continue reading

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The New Drawing Is Here

1) Find image 2) Create vector version 3) Create hand-drawn version using only the vector version Here I did it on a deadline to contribute to the ComeDrawATX group draw. Other times I take longer to try to get more … Continue reading

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Staying Cool in The Heatwave

It’s hotter in the yurt than I want right now. High 80s during the day. Fridge temp in the high 40s, and the freezer at 8 o F. Our daytime temps are over 100 o F, and the heat index … Continue reading

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