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Engraving

Posted by admin on July 25, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I have a small engraving/cnc machine and I am thinking about future projects. Really want to work with Blender to develop some files to cut. One piece of software that can run a CNC machine would be BlenderCAM. Will see about getting it installed properly on the laptop. Last time I tried, it didn’t work. […]

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Making little saints

Posted by admin on July 25, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Have reconfigured my place a little. Hopefully prioritizing my painting a bit. Took my living room that I almost never have guests over to use into a work space. The living room has migrated into a smaller den space that used to be my dining room. Cozy and bright in that space now. The main […]

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Gay Colors

Posted by admin on July 22, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Starting a project around Gay Colors. Essentially thinking about how colors relate to the concept of queerness. Queer people may have a slightly more diverse way of communicating colors. Things aren’t just “Red”, they are “Raspberry” or “Fire Engine Red” to a queer person. This subtlety and descriptive naming really can be useful in a […]

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Privacy Divider

Posted by admin on July 18, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Have found what I want to do for my privacy divider. Just something to give a little privacy for my guest and myself. Center brace: Need 3 – Pressure treated 2″x2″ Center brace: Need 3 – Pressure treated 4″x4″ The slats: 1″x4″ spruce Slim slats: 1″x2″ pine

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Considering building houses

Posted by admin on July 17, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

How can I make a profit on my land? I need to find a way to take care of myself in the future. Part of that may be working the property that I do have. One method of dealing with that would be building a few mini homes on my land. Incredible Tiny Homes builds […]

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Contemplating the future

Posted by admin on March 17, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Looks like I have decided to move forward again with making daily paintings. For a while I was concerned about making large paintings that would really make an impact. While I am not really moving away from that, I just really need to create a simple process that gives me content to work on. By […]

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Contemplating my art

Posted by admin on February 18, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Where am I with my art? I haven’t made a painting in a couple months. I have ideas brewing, but very little on canvas. My space is my own again. I have the ability to store old works. My problem is that I don’t really sell things. How do I get things sold? Join group […]

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Thinking about personal economic tools

Posted by admin on December 29, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Read about economic and financial tools. Make playing with these tools fun and profitable. Make this your hobby. – Who did it? Stories from people who use financial tools – What tools? Figure out what your options are (stocks, investments, property, loans) – History. Understand how the balance of money has impacted society, and what […]

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Setting up a personal blockchain

Posted by admin on October 19, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Today I had a bit of an idea. It is essentially setting up my own blockchain to track exchanges on a few compelling items. The concept of ownership and sales is pretty interesting. I used to sell T-shirts that I designed in virtual communities. It was absolutely in the infancy of the economy of selling […]

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Researching machine learning

Posted by admin on October 17, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Spending a little time today thinking about machine learning and how it can be useful for what I do. In the past I have used generative algorithms to create patterns and designs that have worked their way into the design. Decades ago I was using PovRay to do raytracing based on simple objects and transparency. […]

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