Everything I draw looks horrible to me right now. Nevertheless, I need to blog more - it does me good, gives shape, form and purpose to my days. As I can just as easily sleep all days long and do absolutely nothing, this is kinda important.
I did the "what's going on with my life" ranting in my Finnish language blog, so no more of that.
I am in some sort of a transitional phase right now, it would seem.
In any case, art! Above, we have horrendous junk. Not particularly badly drawn, just pointless, slightly disproportionate and annoying. Partially because I haven't been drawing every day lately. my current posting ratio on this blog is roughly one post on 3 days out of five, which isn't bad all in all, but in practice, all the downtime is focused on few spots. Like everything else I do, my urge to draw varies seasonally.
...My English goes weird when I'm sleepy. This doesn't make sense on basic English language level, but I think you can decipher what I'm trying to say here, in my clumsy fashion, anyway, so it doesn't matter that much.
Lucky Star seems like a fun anime. How fun, exactly, I know not. But, fun. Plenty of other good anime this season, too.
The next comic page doesn't really have any hard spots in it, just work. I've been trying to focus on school stuff, so when I do badly with that, I do even worse with everything else. Timeboxing might be useful there, but suckiness in one area of my life does bleed into every other area, definitely.
I'm currently relying solely on a .7mm mechanical pencil for my drawings due to the fact I forgot my pens and pencils. I can buy new ones if I really need to, I guess, but even when I have my pencils, I still draw with just the .7 mechanical one relatively often, so it's not a big problem. Plus, there's a new scanner in the HP F380 multi-thingy. Relatively cheap ink cartridges for a HP device, too.
I just need to draw more, and write more. Consider this the end of a monosyllablous phase. Doing stuff begets doing more stuff, doing less-->doing less. So, when I reduced the amount of writing I did, it may have bled into the amount of drawing I did. I don't know, really.
Norihiro Yagi is so good that he's become one of the manga-kas whose name I'm committing to memory. Others being Kosuke Fujishima, Ken Akamatsu, Rumiko Takahashi and Yukito Kishiro, currently. Masamune Shirow I remember, but don't really pay that much attention to. Takeshi Obata's name I haven't memorized, but I do like his works, too. I'm not much of a Naoko Takeuchi fan, although her artwork is quite lovely in a shoujo way. I quite like Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, too.
Repeat of "quite." Fortunately I'm not writing prose right now.