Monthly Archives: September 2011

Well, that sorta kinda didn’t work….and the BANDICOOT!

(I had a bad night last night…) The back thing? Sorta kinda didn’t work.  The goal with this procedure was to see if I had an immediate reduction in pain… which I didn’t.  Wellllll – some bits of my back … Continue reading

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Home…

And this is probably why I just knocked an entire glass of mineral water across the table… The procedure went well, although I am still in some pain.  The next couple of days will determine whether I go back in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the New Psychiatrist

Well, the much anticipated appointment with the New Psychiatrist was this morning.  And…. … it went well. One of my friends’ daughter in law was a patient of the same psychiatrist and complained that her accent made her difficult to … Continue reading

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Ahhhhh…..

(Yep, the philtrum – that piece of tissue between the nose and lip – is wonky in this drawing.  Never mind, it’s another chance to learn…  This one was done with prismacolor pencils, using the cream prismacolor to blend, on … Continue reading

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This week…

So this week in Jane’s Supplies Me class we’ve been working on blending pencil drawings and adding some watercolour. (one side of the face is deliberately left unblended to show the difference.  This blending was done using a cream prismacolor … Continue reading

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Sunday Sunday

And not much has happened here to report… My back is still crook,  but it’s only a week until I see the pain management specialist and hopefully get the facet joint injections done.  I’m off to the chiropractor tomorrow (mainly … Continue reading

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Today is RUOK day…

So just ask someone, Are you okay? It does make a difference.

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Happy Birthday, Dad!

Today my Dad turns 72.  This is about the only photo I could find of him – he tends to be the one taking the photos! He does lots of stuff – vintage cars, model trains, church stuff- and now … Continue reading

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Drawing faces… and fingers crossed

Wonky weird faces, yeah, but recognisably FACES!  Most of these took under a minute.  No joking.  JANE is an AWESOME TEACHER!!  This is the first lesson we’ve had in drawing faces and she breaks it down so it’s very doable.  … Continue reading

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2002…Secret Valentine Swap and David Wiesner’s illustrations

It’s amazing what you find when you start to clean up… I knew this envelope had been sitting around for a while with cool stuff in it, and somehow it surfaced last week: [as always, clicky for biggy] It was … Continue reading

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