Well, things are pretty much back to normal on the diary front. I downloaded
wget, a GNU tool that downloads web pages to a local machine, and wrote a little shell script to use that to back up my personal website. I’ll set up a few more to back up other pages I have scattered around (e.g. the STUN Software sites, my CGI scripts, etc. etc.). Then I’ll copy all of that to tape once a week.
I’ve got also got another new photo up on You Must Be Kidding Me, this time a shot of an arrested professional football player (like that narrows it down). Have fun with it!
The cartooning thing is going reasonably well. I practiced heads last night, which are pretty easy until you have to do
Of the two cartooning books I bought yesterday, I was struck in particular by one of them. It was How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way by Stan Lee and John Buscema, and what struck me was what it had to say about figures. One of Marvel’s trademarks, which I didn’t realize existed until they had explained it, is to