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New Year, new look and space...


Re-arranging the furniture

Today was all about fish.  For those that don't live in Australia, we had a heatwave last week.  4 consecutive days of 40 plus degree weather.  I don't have air conditioning in my apartment and I also live on the top floor.  Anyhoo, aside from being completely miserable from the heat, 3 guppies died from the heatwave.  Today, we moved the tank away from the window area, I bought new plants and new friends for the surviving guppies.  I do hope there are no more dramas with the aquarium for a while.  It was a bit freaky having had lost quite a bit over the last few months.  Last week was a heatwave...some time last year, my tank got inflicted by the unknown plague and I lost 5 in a span of 2 weeks.  2 of those I had to euthanize as they were really suffering.

Now...hopefully everyone will be okay.....I have a few young guppies in this batch so am hoping they grow up big and strong.


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Some journal entries!

Hi, hi! 

How are things going?  Thought I would touch base.  My first week and a bit at work has been quite full on.  Lots of work to do for now.....will see how that goes.  Rob and I went to Sushi Jiro at the QV last weekend for some delicious sushi train.  We love sushi train.  I especially wanted to draw the scampi nigiri and the spicy salmon nigiri.

I also drew my fatty boombah kitty, Hanzo.  He is on a diet...but it's going to take time to lose weight, so he's still fat.  I need to lose weight too.  I really need to lessen my sugar and certainly exercise more. 

Working on some test animations tomorrow.  Should be good fun!

IF: Burning


This is my illustration for Illustration Friday and the theme is Burning.  I wanted to do something simple with bold colours and I went for "burning passion" and why not?  I think it's the type of burning most people wont mind at all.  This was illustrated in Flash.

I bought two awesome fashion books today: Dreaming of Chanel and Dreaming of Dior.  I would definitely recommend them!

IF: Mail

"Peggy was so surprised when she discovered that........"

This is my submission for Illustration Friday: Mail.  Thought I would leave it open ended for everyone else to fill in the blanks.

I haven't been able to submit for two weeks because of freelance work and it feels so nice to have something up for this week.  I am still on fashion illustration mode and enjoying it a lot.  Done in Flash and tweaked in Photoshop.