Monthly Archives: February 2015
There’s a painting I’ve been wanting to re-do for a while now. I started the original because I had a lot of leftover orange paint from a previous painting. What a terrible reason to start a painting! Anyway, I’d been wanting to do something with a knot that I’ve been toying with for years. (I was playing with it in 2013.) I wanted to make the knot the star of the show rather than it being used to frame or decorate something. I ended up with something a bit seventies; somebody even called it “funky”.
Ever since I finished the painting, I’ve been wanting to paint out the orange ring. Also, I had wanted the central knot to look 3D but it never happened. On the plus side, I like the colours in the outer stripes, they remind me of ice cream somehow. So, what have I been up to. Well, rather than slap some more paint over the top I thought I’d try out some ideas in Manga Studio. Here’s pretty much the original colour scheme but with a 3D knot using my newly-acquired skills at imitating old copper.And here’s where I’ve tried to limit the colour palette slightly and add some texture.
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Beyond Carnism and toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices | Melanie Joy |
Melanie Joy on Carnism and other food choices. Find out more via http://www.tedxmuenchen.de.
Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M., is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, a celebrated speaker, and the author of the award-winning book Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows. Melanie is the eighth recipient of the Institute of Jainology’s Ahimsa Award, which was previously awarded to Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. Her work has been featured by numerous national and international media outlets, including the BBC, Germany’s ARD, ABC Australia, the New York Times, and Spiegel Online. Melanie has given her acclaimed carnism presentation on five continents, and she is also the founder and president of the project Karnismus erkennen and of Carnism Awareness & Action Network.
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