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Rebuilding the Deck

  • #blog
  • #woodworking
  • #blender
  • #home-improvement

My hands are really sore right now, because I’ve been working on rebuilding my deck and porch for two weeks straight.

Assaj Sketch

  • #art
  • #sketch
  • #wip
  • #blog

Felt pretty good about this one so far. Took about 40 minutes, and didn’t have any major hiccups in the initial drawing.

A Blog About a Vlog

  • #blog
  • #video
  • #tabletop-rpgs
  • #joes-table

I just made a youtube video, like LITERALLY EVERYONE ELSE and posted it.

In Defense of Black Bases

  • #art
  • #minis
  • #tabletop-rpgs
  • #blog

Unpopular opinion time! I like black bases on miniatures. I like them.

Blender to Cura Scaling

  • #art
  • #software
  • #3d
  • #blender
  • #blog

A non-rant! Wow! I’ve been working on some 3d printing miniature sculpts for D&D using Blender, and since my slicer of choice is Cura, I decided to spend some time to really get to know the scaling between the two.

A Bit on Executing Character Concepts in 5e

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  • #tabletop-rpgs
  • #dnd
  • #game-design
  • #rant

I feel a bit like I’m struggling upstream when trying to create some kinds of characters in fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons.

The Mysteries of Commission Pricing

  • #blog
  • #art

I mean that they’re mysteries to me, not that I know enough to reveal them for you.

This Thing That I Need

  • #blog
  • #software
  • #rant

This blog is rapidly devolving into a series of rants. I’m sorry.

How to Give Your Artist a Good Description for a Commission

  • #art
  • #self
  • #blog

I’ve read a fair few briefs in my time so far, and I’d like to give some advice.

Some Thoughts on Talent

  • #art
  • #self
  • #blog

I had a fantastic talk with NordicForge and Caconym on my Twitch art stream this morning that prompted some more detailed thinking.