April 2nd, 2003

Shabu Dog

uninspired

ive been drawing lots lately. lots of little sketches..lots of wolves. nothing ive felt "driven" to color though. i have this huge urge to do a big elaborate piece, but my focus, time and energy just wont permit it. i have a very short attention span when it comes to projects. i will not focus on anything for too long...i get bored very quickly. of course i may come back to it, but theres not always that guarantee. i forget about things often or find something new...and pretty soon the "project of the week" will soon replace that. i cant commit. does anyone else have this problem?

music sometimes helps me. especially new age and instrumental stuff. i love this song..it reminds me of so much though and i cant focus on just one thing.

im redoing the "Tracking" sketch. i figured while im on an "okay anatomy..pretty okay wolf drawing" spree i might as well take advantage of that.
i go through different "sprees" of artistic knowledge. one week, i can draw wolves like nobodys business..the next i cant draw them for crap, but i can draw humans. never both. it sucks. sometimes i just flat out move onto a different species, but thats another problem, because most other species dont interest me. big cats, for me, are hard to draw. i more often than not draw lions or tigers. theyre what im most familiar with. doesnt mean theyre my favorite, im just most familiar with them.

i cant draw backgrounds, no matter how hard i try.

Kura cant come over to pose for me so i had to rely on corbis *blarg*

i dont have a full length mirror, and im so short that even if i stand on the toilet to see the large mirror in the background i cant do the crouching pose i want and be able to see my legs.
i have prints on my wall from Xian, StarFinder, DC, and Kyoht. they all inspire me..but everytime i look at them it reminds me that i cant draw =P

this sucks. im wondering if i made the wrong career choice.
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random poll

try to think of the theme from Beverly Hills Cop while doing it...its quite amusing if you do so =)

Poll #119895 random questions

How do you like your artichoke?

Baked with breadcrumbs
1(4.2%)
steamed with butter for dipping
5(20.8%)
steamed with mayonaise for dipping
1(4.2%)
some other weird way i havent heard of *please post and lemme know!*
1(4.2%)
i hate artichokes
3(12.5%)
i have never had one
13(54.2%)

my favorite animal to draw is

Wolves and other large canines
5(20.8%)
Felines of all sizes
0(0.0%)
Equines and hooved mammals
2(8.3%)
Dragons and fantasy creatures
2(8.3%)
Lizards
0(0.0%)
Birds
0(0.0%)
Fish and sea creatures
0(0.0%)
I dont draw
1(4.2%)

What do you think the "L" in my signature "LND Thornwolf" Stands for?

Love
3(12.5%)
Lara
1(4.2%)
Lauren
13(54.2%)
Lithograph
1(4.2%)
Lobo
6(25.0%)

do you think that zebras are white with black stripes or black with white stripes?

white with black stripes
17(70.8%)
black with white stripes
5(20.8%)
i dont care
2(8.3%)

What should I do regarding my living situation?

Go to junior college for a year, allow dad to pay for my own place, and move to NY later
7(33.3%)
move to NY with Tavis now
6(28.6%)
Live in Dad's Lake Havasu house and go to college in Arizona
2(9.5%)
Break up with Tavis for the sake of my career
1(4.8%)
Wait until Tav can move out here *2-3 years*
0(0.0%)
Live with mom and go to junior college
2(9.5%)
get an appartment with Dad and go to junior college
3(14.3%)

Is it possible to survive on your own in todays world?

no
3(12.5%)
yes
16(66.7%)
live with your parents as long as you can
4(16.7%)
sure! its a party
1(4.2%)

how stupid are the French?

Very stupid
4(18.2%)
I hate the French..i mean..the "Freedoms"
1(4.5%)
I agree with them
2(9.1%)
Hey! /I'm/ French!
1(4.5%)
Hey! /I'm/ Canadian! =P
1(4.5%)
cheese eatin' surrender monkeys!
13(59.1%)
youre an idiot, Thorn. i hate you.
0(0.0%)

Most of you don't know this..but what do you think Thorn's nationality is? *yes she has one, and no im not referring to myself*

Italian
0(0.0%)
Native American
9(37.5%)
German
11(45.8%)
Asian
0(0.0%)
Swedish
1(4.2%)
Russian
1(4.2%)
American *if that even exists*
1(4.2%)
African
1(4.2%)
Jamaican *ya mon, dig doze crazy dreads!*
0(0.0%)

Which of Thorn's favorite furry artists are your favorites too?

XianJaguar
0(0.0%)
Megan Giles
0(0.0%)
Goldenwolf
0(0.0%)
Kyoht
1(4.2%)
Ailah
0(0.0%)
Mirror Eyes
0(0.0%)
StarFinder
0(0.0%)
Sabarika
0(0.0%)
Huskie
0(0.0%)
The Feline Canine
0(0.0%)
Vantid
0(0.0%)
Orange04
0(0.0%)
Wiltekirra
0(0.0%)
Katarina *you know, the Vixen Wench*
0(0.0%)
PacRat
0(0.0%)

which furry art cliche annoys you the most

Foxes....everywhere.....
2(8.3%)
Big boobs
5(20.8%)
badly drawn yiff
9(37.5%)
taurs
0(0.0%)
weres
0(0.0%)
badly drawn anime sonic thingies
4(16.7%)
johnen vasquez style ripoffs
0(0.0%)
TLK fanart
3(12.5%)
oddly colored weres
1(4.2%)
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    Beverly Hills Cop Theme