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Star Wars
By gzt (Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 03:28:33 PM EST) gzt, chess, learning, liver, health, squats, heat, fog (all tags)
On Sunday, I agreed to play War of the Ring this evening, but I decided to opt out tonight. I went to a dinner party on Friday, went out on Saturday, went to a chess tournament Sunday, and played a chess match last night. I really need to be home a little bit. Fortunately, they easily found a fourth to replace me.

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Print Story Learning to draw
By LodeRunner (Sat Aug 04, 2007 at 08:47:54 AM EST) drawing, learning, tablet, colors, e minor, blue, synaesthesia (all tags)
As a kid, I always loved to draw, but I ended taking up music as a creative outlet and drawing fell to the wayside. Five-or-so years after I bought a digital tablet to encourage myself to (re)learn to draw, I finally got around to start sketching stuff.

After a series of quick sketches, I tried my hand on drawing something more elaborate. I had this scene in my head and wanted to do it somewhat "realistically". But I feel I'm not there yet. Work-in-progress version inside -- advice is welcome.

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