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Listened to a mighty interesting, if somewhat slow, interview with Polish film composer Abel Korzeniowski during the week. He discussed among other things the physical performance/showmanship comparable between popular and classical music. And also, nowadays, the unfortunate habit of over dramatizing music not only with…

Since May of this year I’ve been trying to build up my Illustration/general design skills some with an hour or so of life drawing each day. I’m focusing mainly on pen work as I reckon this forces you to concentrate on line economy and weight…

After going thru the intro and 1st lesson of the Counterpoint by Fux course I realized its alot more practical based than I’d thought. Good in one way as I should get more out of it (learn by doing and what not) but not so…

It did’nt take too long getting back into work mode after the holidays, thankfully had two Projects lined up for early September. One is a logo for a new artist/exhibition space venue in Limerick called H-Q. The brief was pretty specific including an Asian celebrity…

Nearly completed the month of Lynda.com courses I had planned out in late Spring. Aimed for about an hour or two each morning, just about fit in fourteen short courses. Definitely worth the twenty euros subscription. 28Hrs clocked altogether which works in at around 70…

Having nearly completed work on the forthcoming WB online store (freerangefat.com) I fortunately or unfortunately came to a realization yesterday that I might be better off building the shop within waxbotanical.com itself instead of giving it its own space. I had done this Initially due…

Working on the latest electro tune I realized the majority of the presets/tracks being used taken were from the Reaktor Razor VST. The quality of the sound design in this instrument is fantastic and its very easy to get alternate sounds via MIDI modulation. I…

I Reckon I’ve finally gotten to a version of Black Crow that I’m happy with. I’ve been working thru different versions on and off for the last three months. This song has proved harder to finish due, I think, to the pacing of the lyrics…

Got the outline sketches finished for the second last Enter the Dragon storyboard scene. Only two more pages to go after that. Getting thru the storyboards took me alot longer than planned due in part to commission priorities and to the difficulty of the drawing…

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