Path of Awesome
Donald Knuth.

Donald Knuth.

Drawing is stupid and I hate it.

Drawing is stupid and I hate it.

Trying to get a smoother graphite finish.

I watched Hot Fuzz again today.

Not every painting is a success. 9,890 more hours to go.

Not every painting is a success. 9,890 more hours to go.

Airwhale Island.
Poorly executed acrylic on canvas. Buttery Beasting I am not.

Airwhale Island.

Poorly executed acrylic on canvas. Buttery Beasting I am not.

Bleh. Can’t seem to get this one right. Oh well. 
That’s the Master Sword off in the distance.

Bleh. Can’t seem to get this one right. Oh well.

That’s the Master Sword off in the distance.

Ravio from A Link Between Worlds. A little smaller than a quarter. Sculpey and acrylic.

Ravio from A Link Between Worlds. A little smaller than a quarter. Sculpey and acrylic.

Purple passion plant in a Hokusai inspired pot.

Purple passion plant in a Hokusai inspired pot.

I broke from video games for a moment to paint a Hokusai Fuji scene.

Got a new cactus so I painted a new pot. 

Hard to get an idea of the size here, but Zelda is about as big as your thumb.

I work for uShip. Hence the big arrow (the uShip logo). Every month I change the image that marks the Android department. This isn’t my favorite. 

I work for uShip. Hence the big arrow (the uShip logo). Every month I change the image that marks the Android department. This isn’t my favorite. 

I painted an Android zombie. I used a doll as a reference.

I painted an Android zombie. I used a doll as a reference.

cracked:

What a horrifying time of personal freedom and days off.
5 Ridiculous Myths You Probably Believe About the Dark Ages

#5. Society Was Cruel and the Standard of Living Sucked
For one thing, slavery went out of style during the Dark Ages. Romans had notoriously loved them some slaves, but improvements in farming technology and better-bred draft animals made forced human labor less necessary as time progressed. Instead, the classes that would probably have found themselves in slavery were mostly either free workers or, at worst, serfs. The latter were still technically not free (they couldn’t leave the land without their lord’s permission), but enjoyed a much greater freedom than slaves.

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Did you guys blur out the girl nipples? Seriously?

cracked:

What a horrifying time of personal freedom and days off.

5 Ridiculous Myths You Probably Believe About the Dark Ages

#5. Society Was Cruel and the Standard of Living Sucked

For one thing, slavery went out of style during the Dark Ages. Romans had notoriously loved them some slaves, but improvements in farming technology and better-bred draft animals made forced human labor less necessary as time progressed. Instead, the classes that would probably have found themselves in slavery were mostly either free workers or, at worst, serfs. The latter were still technically not free (they couldn’t leave the land without their lord’s permission), but enjoyed a much greater freedom than slaves.

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Did you guys blur out the girl nipples? Seriously?

There are so very many problems with this. 

There are so very many problems with this.