all unattributed images and words by fluxustulip

Saturday, November 22, 2014

drawing instructions

by Shin Yoon-bok- Korean- 1758 to ?

Rule #1:

All Things Reside on a ground.

Horizon Lines can be as simple as 
a line drawn from one side of 
the substrate to the other.

The line can undulate (waves or hills) 
or make sharp peaks (mountains).
Add outlines of trees or buildings...
or can be (un)realistic shapes and imaginings.

Without a place to be upon
objects are suspended in
the air...
*see the air-walking illustration above.

Make photocopies of your drawing
or use a tracing paper over the drawing
to try different horizon lines.

Experiment!
Most importantly:
Have Fun.
Loosen Up.
Make a ton of mistakes!
Draw with abandon.
Practice ,does, make Perfect.

To encourage myself to do all of the above 
I buy reams of this cheap, yet good quality,

xx O

Sunday, November 16, 2014

perch



not wanting
to harm
i distance
i stop

what's the goal?
destination?
purpose or work?

always running
briefly settling
shallow tasks
at hand

finding a new way
for my nature
devoted service
to thrive

open to guidance
signs and portents
and the
littlebluebook

Saturday, November 15, 2014

a british with max


sketchbook
early 2014

_____

Be glad your nose is on your face,
not pasted on some other place,
for if it were where it is not,
you might dislike your nose a lot.

Imagine if your precious nose
were sandwiched in between your toes,
that clearly would not be a treat,
for you’d be forced to smell your feet.

Your nose would be a source of dread
were it attached atop your head,
it soon would drive you to despair,
forever tickled by your hair.

Within your ear, your nose would be
an absolute catastrophe,
for when you were obliged to sneeze,
your brain would rattle from the breeze.

Your nose, instead, through thick and thin,
remains between your eyes and chin,
not pasted on some other place—
be glad your nose is on your face!


~J. Prelutsky

zane


"I shall
 not live
 in vain
a glowworm
never one
and
 this i knew
was placed
in
a friendly bark"

~

Verse via Zabe,
who (? it, more likely)
a Weird Spammy email from
a Burlesque Dancer's site
 trying to sell me,
I think,
Russian Drugs.
I didn't
click the
link...

~

Interwebz Weirdness.

~

Random
Beauty
of
the day!


Dig.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

unknown place-known
































I found the unknown place last week.  
I had to climb a bit and look down a lot but the vistas were profound.  
A few of these are the view from the top!  
Looking down things are pretty flat but the patterns are interesting.
Between last week and today, I've gotten in almost 20 hours of work....well, sketching.
Most take about 30 minutes max. 
These are the ones that are speakin' to me.
Enjoy.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

been
"Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons,
It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth. "


now
 
"Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road,
Healthy, free, the world before me,
The long brown path before me leading wherever I choose."
 
 
going
 
 "I am larger, better than I thought,
I did not know I held so much goodness."



Sunday, June 1, 2014




"No doubt very few people understand the purely subjective nature of the phenomenon that we call love, or how it creates, so to speak, a supplementary person, distinct from the person whom the world knows by the same name, a person most of whose constituent elements are derived from ourselves."

-Within A Budding Grove-



"Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us."

-In Search of Lost Time-



"If we are to make reality endurable, we must all nourish a fantasy or two."

-In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower-



All that Proust...






Sunday, April 6, 2014

my people


some dream of hot pants and weapon-jewelry...
me.  i dream of this.
my people.
shuffle ball toein' it...


Saturday, December 7, 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013