Sketch Weekly #9: Whirl-blast

Whirl-Blast

Whirl-blast – n.
A whirling blast of wind

Whirl-blast – n
whirling blast of wind.

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Not all pictures are worth 1000 words

Pretty PicturesSometimes people just want to look at pretty pictures…

when they should really be looking at reality.

Watched Eurovision over the weekend too, it was absolutely fantastic. Was hoping to get a review post out for it, but alas, university got the better of me. Next time Europe!

The Easiest Way to Bind a Beautiful Sketchbook

Hardbound sketchbook

So if there is one thing I love more than sketching, it’s stationary. However, the biggest problem I recently faced was that none of the sketchbooks I owned could handle alcohol based markers.

For the new year, I’d recently bound my own diary from fully recycled materials, so using this knowledge, I figured I’d create my own sketchbook using paper I knew could handle ink heavy markers.

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5 Comics you should have picked up on Free Comic Book Day

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Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is by far one of the best annual events on the calendar, even possibly on par with Steam’s Summer Sale.

Held on the first Saturday of May and running internationally since 2002, FCBD is a way to introduce new readers to the wide world of comics, by doing exactly what is says in the title: giving away free comics on that day!

This year I was extremely excited to attend FCBD at my local comic shop and these are the great titles I picked up:

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Sketch Weekly #5: Conductance

Conductance

Conductance – n.
The degree to which an object conducts electricity, calculated as the ratio of the current which flows to the potential difference present. This is the reciprocal of the resistance, and is measured in siemens or mhos.

Conductance – n.

The degree to which an object conducts electricity, calculated as the ratio of the current which flows to the potential difference present. This is the reciprocal of the resistance, and is measured in siemens or mhos.

Ironically, what stopped me from working on this drawing earlier in the week was my Electrical Engineering assignment. What are the chances of a random word generator pulling something so closely related to what I was doing?!