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Stickman There's Moss on my Rock!
So I bought Photoshop, as you all know. And I also bought Poser, which some of you may not know. And a friend (tek_hed) recently gave me a Wacom tablet. And I do so love art, even if I'm not the best at drawing it and find it difficult to force the pencil to touch paper at times.

And what have I been doing about it? Nothing! I've got all these neat toys and nothing is going on! I think it's about time I got the ball rolling again and started up with my comics and stuff. So I've set a goal!

Goal: Update a comic a day, round robin style. If I'm in a slump with ideas or just feeling lousy, color the Morrowind Comic instead of making a new comic. If there's no comic to color, force myself to draw at least a one-panel filler for whatever comic is next in the rotation.

For those of you that don't know, I've been feeling worse and worse the past few weeks. I've been tired, lethargic, having annoying and persistant headaches, exhausted, and I've just generally not felt well. I've been visiting doctors for months, and had an MRI (that was expensive) many blood tests, and finally I had a "sleep study" done.

According to the MRI I have a healthy brain with healthy, normal sinuses. According to the blood tests I don't have an ulcer or infection or low iron or anything, and I'm not even malnourished.

But the sleep test! Finally something that came back positive! I've got sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is when one stops breathing during the night, pulling them out of REM sleep so they can fix the problem.

So the solution is to get a CPAP (That's a P, not an R), which fortunately is just a machine. Some sleep apnea requires surgery to fix, but most people only need a "Continuous Positive Air Pressure" machine. Basically a small air compressor that keeps air flowing in through their nose to keep the airway from collapsing.

It'll probably be another couple weeks before I can get in to do another sleep study so they can find out the pressure to use on the CPAP. But I might as well do what I can in the meantime. Like waking up.
Sunday, April 2nd, 2006 - 5:53am
Stickman New News
In case you didn't notice, I put up a new comic. I'm still on my "round robin" schedule, so the Morrowind Comic will update before Trivium does again.

Try as I might with Gimp, I couldn't learn it as fast as I wanted. And time is just something I don't have. Is Photoshop worth $600? I say no. At least not for what I use it for. But it's the only tool I'm familiar with so I've gone and purchased a copy because I'm trying to move away from piracy.

Donations are welcome!
Thursday, March 2nd, 2006 - 6:31am
Stickman Getting Myself in Gear
I think it's about time I start up Trivium and the Morrowind Comic again. My little stress/sick/whatever escapade has kind of died down, and now I'm merely busy. And I'd like to continue them, but if I don't start up soon I'm going to forget how to do them.

I don't like deferring things. When I put something off, I tend to either forget about it, or find other reasons to put it off. I have reasons not to be able to finish a Trivium today, but I'm going to set the goal that before I fall asleep tonight I will have a Trivium inked and uploaded for your viewing pleasure.

Wish me luck!
Wednesday, March 1st, 2006 - 7:37am
Stickman A Moment of Silence
Yeah... that's all this is gonna be in the long run. A moment of silence before the storm. I do plan to continue Trivium, but I'm crazy-busy at the moment (forgive the vernacular). I've got a sketch and a half finished for the next comics.

Also, I've ditched Photoshop. I haven't purchased a legal copy since 5.0 so I'll need to learn The Gimp before doing the next comic. No worries, though. It looks like cake from the bit I've played with it so far. Just need to get used to it.

So yeah! Just another week or two. Feel free to give your support, love, disgust, or hate. I'll take it all!
Monday, February 13th, 2006 - 1:22am
Stickman The Plan
Things never go as I plan, and the last week has been a good example of that.

In any case, I've decided to change Trivium's update schedule. I'm going to do things in more of a round-robin fashion now. One day I'll update the Morrowind Comic, the next I'll update Trivium, then Morrowind, and etc. Of course, the Morrowind Comic takes a day or two to finish, so I won't be updating Trivium as much.

I don't know how well I'm going to stick to that schedule. I might decide to update Trivium twice for every Morrowind Comic during some week. Or focus all on the Morrowind Comic for a week. Just 'cause.

I'm doing this because I have a lot of outspoken Morrowind Comic fans, and I really would like to get that comic done some time.
Sunday, January 8th, 2006 - 11:51pm
Stickman Four for One
Updated four comics today, which catches me up for the week. I'll just have to get another one drawn before midnight, and keep doing that, and I'll be all caught up and stay that way.

Merry Christmas! And Happy New Year!
Thursday, December 29th, 2005 - 3:42am
Stickman Christmas Comics
I have enough time for three more comics before Christmas. I really wish I would have realized before last Saturday that Christmas was a week away. It really messes up a lot of things I was doing.

If anyone feels compelled to send me a Christmas present, my wish list has some $10-20 items on it that can show your appreciation to me. They won't get here for Christmas, but I'll still enjoy them!
Thursday, December 22nd, 2005 - 3:19am
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