Posts for the month of December 2009

Ukuleles

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From left to right, in order of acquisition:

  1. My first ukulele, a Makala I picked up at the North Carolina Ukulele Academy in Wilmington, North Carolina when visiting family. If I think someone is going to accidentally sit on or back a car over one of my ukuleles, I will try to make sure it is this one.
  1. My concert size "Surf" Fluke ukulele with rosewood fretboard. When I got my Makala, I kind of laughed when the store owner recommended a Fluke or Flea because they can be stood on end on a table. But he was right, and my Fluke is sitting next to me on my desk right now.
  1. A solid mahogany Pono I picked up at Aloha Warehouse in San Francisco. When I want to pretend I'm a real musician, I'll have this around. It also came with a nice hard case.
  1. A Kala koa Tenor cedar-top with a pickup that I just got from The Ukulele Shop while driving through Virginia. I intend to use this when I want to play loudly.

Please Take My Houseplants

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A message accidentally sent to the drawing topic email list became a new topic.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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I just wanted to get my point across and get out, on this one. Boticelli, the teenage mutant ninja turtle who wielded guns.

Joan Jett

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Grargh...artists making me draw people... Well, I'm happier with it than I expected, and she provided good background music while I worked, so it's OK.

Viking

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Not to change course, I attempted to emulate my favorite web comic ever. Except I lacked funny. And now I can't remember if there was a comic where Beartato and Reginald were actually dressed as vikings.

Ninja!

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I was way behind on my "daily" drawings, so I sat down and did five in a row. This is the first. I just wanted to draw White Ninja for no particular reason.