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Digital Art 104

November 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Alright, here is my next work sheet from the CTRL Paint Lessons.  In this work sheet we had to use the brush and eraser tool as well as layers to shade the four shapes shown.  the top row was the examples we had to copy and the bottom row was my effort.  Such a fun [...]

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Learning Digital Painting

November 18th, 2014 · No Comments

I came across a great web site that teaches digital art from the very beginning by a concept artist named Matt Kohr.  I have been wanting to learn better digital art technique so as to become a better scientific illustrator and Photo retoucher so I am excited about following his tutorials. The web site is: [...]

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Next Few Months

November 6th, 2014 · No Comments

Well I have just finished performing in Strathfield Musical Society’s production of Phantom of the Opera.  The show went very well and it was a fantastic cast.  I would even say they were better that the Les Mis and the Fiddler on the Roof cast which to date have been the best that I have [...]

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How to Screen Print

July 9th, 2014 · No Comments

I am looking into learning how to screen print at the moment and so thought I would collect all the information I gathered into one place as an easy reference guide to help me learn. As usual one of my pet hates is when information is hard to find so I will post what I [...]

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A Sunday at home

June 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Right, I have got to improve my rate of blog entries!! Seriously. Below is a list of my tasks for today: Go for Run (Done) Bring in Laundry (Done) Put away laundry (Done) Vacuumed upstairs (Done) Put up recording of my Live Well Interview for family (Done) Setup sewing to be done (Done) Set up [...]

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Human Form Photography

May 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Well I am gradually getting the hang of my camera and of course what to do with the photos once you have taken them. I am really enjoying learning the art of photo retouching. I could see my self really getting into it and becoming a specialist retoucher. In particular I would like to take [...]

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Starting Intermittent Fasting

February 10th, 2014 · No Comments

As described in a previous post I am trying the 2 days on 5 days off intermediate fasting protocol. My baseline data before going onto Intermittent fasting is shown below: DEXA Data (as of 5/2/2014 Wed) Total Mass: 92.6615kg Lean Mass: 69.4801kg Fat Mass: 19.9229kg % Fat: 21.5% BMI (as of 4/2/2014 Tue) Height: 186cm [...]

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Intermittent Fasting Experiment

January 28th, 2014 · No Comments

I was down in Melbourne recently talking with a friend. She told me about a documentary she had seen about intermittent fasting. We were talking about life being too short I think and needing to be able to live longer to fit everything in. This particular documentary discussed a little about that which is what [...]

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Haydn’s Super See’s Candy Mix

July 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Whenever I visit the US I always call in on See’s Candies, one of the best chocolate stores anywhere and get my self a 2 pound box. Last time I got a two 2 pound boxes, Tala got her self a 2 pound box, then we got a bunch of 1 pound boxes for presents. [...]

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Photos for Ro to Paint

June 4th, 2013 · No Comments

My sister is looking for photos with a brigh colourful interesting foreground with a blurred background, so I am going to post a big bunch here which is the easiest way of getting them to her. There is also this web site that has photos available for any use and has a huge section devoted [...]

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