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Another drawing of straight pens, no pencil and some Photoshop love.  I am currently enjoying testing out textures and layer properties.  It's good fun.

Yesterday was a very productive day.  I finished animating on the pilot job which makes me happy and also wondering if I should find other work, in case this contract am waiting for doesn't go through.  I also finished my first acrylic painting since 2009.  Yup, it's been a while since I actually painted with acrylics.  I also managed to draw 2 miniature Black and White fish bone drawings which am planning to put out as a picture book.   A self-published and made one....which I am trying to do for the opening but will most likely go to the zine fair instead.  I am a machine......which unfortunately gets tired.  Like today...my batteries really felt rather flat.

I mentioned that I've been keeping a food diary.  It really is amazing on how much easier it is to keep track of what I eat and it also prevents me from eating unhealthily....or tells me when I am.  I had a wee bit too much sugar today, I actually feel a little ill.  I haven't had much sweets the last few days and I had a vanilla milkshake at dinner and I felt really sick afterwards.  It didn't take very long for the effects of not eating sugar to kick in.  I went to the gym today and will be going again tomorrow cos as of next week, my gym account will be frozen until I know how much I can handle at school, the studio and training with a friend. 

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