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Puzzle

Carmlillball wrote:

Btw hi puzzle! :)
Hey

That sounds like a legitimate illness to me and kind of dangerous. Maybe Strep throat. Hope you've gone and seen a doctor by now or its passed; that sounds exceptionally unpleasant

Status:

I just wanna vent about art and learning to draw.

I'm kind of surprised at how much I'm learning each day with drawing and how much it always feels like it's such a small dent in the number of things I need to do.

To be fair; I think I could actually draw some really kick-ass high quality stuff if I was focused only on portrait style drawings. I've definitely developed a pretty definitive style and I know what I want out of portraits and how to get it; and I think I'm quite good at them. But my goal is to be able to draw epic style anime/manga type scenes EG Mafia Brigade of Knowledge Seekers except with my own sort of dark/gritty spin. But theres so much to learn there - anatomy is incredibly difficult from interesting perspectives, clothes are hard; being able to do those things from interesting and eye catching perspectives with pleasing compositions is even harder... I'm constantly pushing myself to learn a bit more fundamentally about how to draw and it's a struggle. Certain concepts translate through all practice but others are hard to get an innate sense for and pick up on; I think the biggest one for me moving forward is being able ton conceptualize and visualize objects as 3 dimensional things... I'm getting much better at constructing things and using basic shapes as reference points; but some things are bizarrely difficult without being able to "percieve" them in 3 dimensions from my head; even with solid construction methods. Mostly that's a problem when I'm trying to do interesting perspectives.

So yeah. I feel like I learn so much everyday but those improvements I make are so minor and I'm just struggling to keep my head afloat in an ocean of things that need to be learned.
z0z
i'm waiting to take a shower
Meah
Carmlillball
Have an awkward ~2 hours before going to college. I don't like breaks which are between 1-4 hours. Not sure why. I just either like them long or short.
Sleep last night was tough. Painful stomach woke, and kept, me up since 0200. At least that's mostly passed now. I feel strangely energetic, with 5 hours sleep. Usually, I feel exhausted if I don't have 8 hours.
I have a doc appointment Thursday. Very convenient, as I have staff training day then, so no college and no worrying about missing lessons and such!
Currently listening to Korpiklaani, great band.
johnmedina999
Status: on the train ride home. Season 2 for Modern Warfare dropped today, and I'm going to see if I can play it when I get home. It's getting late, though.
eblf2013
I had a really stressing day.
Puzzle

Carmlillball wrote:

Have an awkward ~2 hours before going to college. I don't like breaks which are between 1-4 hours. Not sure why. I just either like them long or short.
Sleep last night was tough. Painful stomach woke, and kept, me up since 0200. At least that's mostly passed now. I feel strangely energetic, with 5 hours sleep. Usually, I feel exhausted if I don't have 8 hours.
I have a doc appointment Thursday. Very convenient, as I have staff training day then, so no college and no worrying about missing lessons and such!
Currently listening to Korpiklaani, great band.
Throat feeling better?


Status: I finished my first stator at work today. They're not hard at all; I thought they would be. I'm pretty happy with it anyway even if it wasnt a challenge. Works going well.
a1l2d3r4e5d6
Status: My pc is now ridiculously configured and stupid, and I love it. Distractions aside, I should draw more.
Carmlillball

Puzzle wrote:

Throat feeling better?


Status: I finished my first stator at work today. They're not hard at all; I thought they would be. I'm pretty happy with it anyway even if it wasnt a challenge. Works going well.
Hi again! :)
Had a test for my throat and should get results Monday or Tuesday. Probably just some viral thing, but better safe than sorry, especially with Corona and tonsillitis both being things.

My throat itself still isn't feeling much better. Still pretty much the same going on. It seems to be in much worse pain, but also flare up quite less frequently.

Thank you for asking. :)

Great that work's going well, and well done on your first stator!
According to what Google says about stators, I assume you work with making things? That's pretty cool.

Status: It's 1700 and I'm bloody knackered. :/
Westonini
i got summoned for jury duty lol

fuck
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Westonini wrote:

i got summoned for jury duty lol

fuck
oof that sounds annoying
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I have not gotten a single good sleep in the past few days due to my workload. Pulling an all-nighter again today to finish my 4000 words essay about the formation of an obscure town in California. I swear after finishing all the essays that I have to write, I'm going to be on a full not-giving-a-fuck mode and play tons of games that I want to play but don't have the opportunity to. This is the only motivation for me to finish this piece of shit of an essay.
Tad Fibonacci
My bike got stolen

fuck
45Traeath
So apparently, today is "Woman's Day" or something...
Given how I wrote this phrase, I might sound rude.

But anyway, back to that topic, I used this as a pretext for myself to start reading "OshiLove".

(Might be "OshiRabu" to some other folks, but I prefer to write it like this.)
Sosteneshion
I have the four horsemen!

Headache, neck pain, stomach pain and back pain.
Zelzatter Zero
working on a visual novel and get distracted by FG
eblf2013
Wash your fruits and vegetables before eating them.

I now have a stomachache because of that.
Westonini
I've gotten 4 hours of sleep within the past 26 or so hours since I participated in another 24-hour game jam hosted by the video game dev club at my uni. Honestly, I'm pretty satisfied with how it turned out. I was able to use my own sprites and song in this one as well, which gives a very fulfilling and independent feeling. I also won out of the 4 entries overall which is pretty cool.

The officers of the club were hosting the event on Twitch. Timestamped if you wanna see my part.
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/577962392?t=0h7m22s

Or if you wanna check out the game
https://westonini.itch.io/stomp

Ultimately there were a lot of things that had to be scrapped or lessened, but that's just how these game jams are. Due to the limited amount of time granted, they require you to only take the only most important aspects and develop them as quickly and efficiently as possible. Either way, this project was a seriously much needed confidence booster. Even if I didn't win the game jam, it still would have been fine since I ended up quite pleased with the results of my project.

...and boy am I glad it's over. These things can be stressful. Fun, but stressful.
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Westonini wrote:

I've gotten 4 hours of sleep within the past 26 or so hours since I participated in another 24-hour game jam hosted by the video game dev club at my uni. Honestly, I'm pretty satisfied with how it turned out. I was able to use my own sprites and song in this one as well, which gives a very fulfilling and independent feeling. I also won out of the 4 entries overall which is pretty cool.

The officers of the club were hosting the event on Twitch. Timestamped if you wanna see my part.
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/577962392?t=0h7m22s

Or if you wanna check out the game
https://westonini.itch.io/stomp

Ultimately there were a lot of things that had to be scrapped or lessened, but that's just how these game jams are. Due to the limited amount of time granted, they require you to only take the only most important aspects and develop them as quickly and efficiently as possible. Either way, this project was a seriously much needed confidence booster. Even if I didn't win the game jam, it still would have been fine since I ended up quite pleased with the results of my project.

...and boy am I glad it's over. These things can be stressful. Fun, but stressful.
This is like really cool. I have always wanted to do this tbh

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OT: I'm so worried about my college plan rn. Even though I have like quite a while to come up with a decision, I just can't help myself and think that I might choose the wrong one
eblf2013
I am worried by my work, I don't know if I am getting paid this fortnight, nor when I am going back to work normally.

Not to speak about studies, all this thing started when I was ending this semester fortunately, but I am not quite sure when are we going to start the next one.

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH wrote:

OT: I'm so worried about my college plan rn. Even though I have like quite a while to come up with a decision, I just can't help myself and think that I might choose the wrong one
Hmmm, that's usually a difficult decision, I ended up studying a carreer I didn't want and wasted one year and ended up enrolling in another carreer.
Westonini
It's normal. A lot of people change majors because they don't have much experience in their desired field, so they're not sure if they'll truly be interested in it or not. Don't stress it too much, just be confident and do a lot of research beforehand.
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