sketch of nude model
I like drawing in ink—it forces you to be more focused, because you can’t cheat if you make mistakes

This is my 1000th blog post, something I think is worthy of celebration. I’ve been doing this since June 27th, 2010, which is amazing to me. I haven’t posted every day, but it works out to, um, well, that’s 4 years and 4 months, roughly, so that would be about 1580 days, so that means 1580 divided by 1000, which is, um—

Oh hell, there’s a reason I do design and art and photography and writing and don’t do math and statistics.

I haven’t got a huge number of followers, but it’s a number that is surprising to me, and so I also wanted to take this opportunity to say how very much I appreciate you all. (The real followers, that is, not the fake followers who use Follows or Likes to get a blogger or their readers to visit the sales pitches at their own blog. Those scammers can take a long walk off a short pier, and I can assure you that if I could delete their Follows and Likes I would.)

At any rate, I thought I should do something a bit different to celebrate my 1000th post, so this. It’s a 20-minute sketch I did this week at a life drawing drop-in session. Drawing with a model is something I haven’t done in years, and I’m really looking forward to doing a lot more of it.

While still blogging, of course!

2 thoughts on “1000

  1. Congratulations!! 1000 !! That’s pretty cool. It’s also really great that you are able to do some life drawing again. In ink yet, you are the brave soul. Big hug to you.

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