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  1. #1801
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    Ew. Looks like there is some severe weather coming through town this evening, with some possibility of tornadoes, especially just after midnight. Nobody stay out too late. I'm still going to try and brave the rain for the boozer doodle. I'll just have to make sure I don't work in watercolors.


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    duuuuuude.

    That was awesome.

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    Boozer Doodle, as MD says, was really awesome. The lady running it told me that pictures would be posted to their flickr account soon, so I'll keep an eye on that and pass along the link once they're online.

    It was really unique being able to draw a model in such wacky costuming. Normal figure drawing classes get pretty boring drawing full nudes all the time <-- god does typing that automatically make me old? It was also nice escaping from the "F"ine "A"rt attitude that old, nasty, fat people are such exquisite models to draw from. Um, I'll take the extremely attractive Dames Aflame over the warty geriatrics, thanks. Hot burlesque models just gel with concept art better, IMO.

    I hit my skill peak about 10pm, I think. After that, I was having trouble seeing the model through an alcoholic haze. So, I just started drawing stuff out of my head, and looking up occasionally in the off chance I could get both eyes to look in the same direction at once.

    They ran 2 or 3 sketch competitions, and even offered some prizes to the winners. Thanks to MD and her friend Tyler for cheering on my effort when I got picked as a guinea pig.

    Tots were good. I have no idea how many of them I ate. I think they were breeding in my styrofoam bowl. Come to think of it, I think there was some coitus going on between my beers, as well. I couldn't have found my way to the bar that often.

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    16 concentric rings of hell in downtown atlanta georgia

    artifex, md—> awesome! wow... sounds very very cool

    minigoers—> "i dropped the tot" ... i hope yall had fun

    1. Leaving Office for lunchbreak, approximately 1:15 pm —> difficulty locating pryor st. drove around maybe 30-35 minutes trying to locate

    2. up entering, waiting in line, and speaking motor vehicles Rep., realized that i needed more cash, and that debit/credit cards were not accepted, contrary to the website's information.

    3. Determined how much money i needed, hiked to the underground atlanta information kiosk to ask about atm locations, went to nearest wachovia atm, and came back. Walked back to fulton county government center, got in line.

    4. Waited in line, almost paid, but was without proof of current residence. Called both phone co. and landlord repeatedly, couldn't get through.

    5. Walked outside: CAR GONE

    6. went to sheriff's office to obtain information / tow release.

    7. waited 40 minutes?

    8. Got release, began walking towards A1 tow company. (3.19 miles)

    9. arrived... realized that i'd lost my auto release form from the sheriff's office.

    10. Calls: I get the fax number for A1 tow company and call the sheriff's office. The sheriff's office can not fax this form, it's against sop. Fortunately the sheriff's office in Fulton court building is open 24 hours, as is A1. I get a list of cab companies from the attendant, make a call to checker cab company and go outside to wait for another 20 minutes for the cab to arrive. I actually backtracked a good bit of my path but the form was nowhere to be found.

    11. cab arrives we travel back to court house. fare =$11

    12. i get the new form from the sheriff's office, walk back downstairs, eat dinner (already 6:30pm by this point), and call the cab back. wait 20 minutes or so and then the cab arrives, where we travel back to A1. fare = $11

    13. Release fee for my car is $105!

    14. getting to my car in the impound lot, there is a ticket on the windshield, due within 7 days, for an additional $25

    15. get home at 8, too worn / stressed out to come to the mini.

    16. today the adventure begins all over again. yay!
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    Satan's unholy nuts, Joel! Which god's graven image did you defile yesterday to earn a day like that?!

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    Joel. You need some art therapy after that. Like maybe a hot chick in pasties making eyes at you while you draw her. Boozer Doodle, next month, lets raid that joint CATL style!

    I got one for you:
    Back when I was still with my long-distance guy, I flew down to FL see him after 4 months apart. Advised against parking at the airport due to construction, I parked at the Marta station close to cabbage town and took Marta to the airport. Upon my return to Atlanta in the evening, I discover Marta stops at sundown o'clock. So I take a cab to the marta station to retrieve my car. It is now about 10 or 11 pm.

    I leave. My keys. In the cab.

    My cell phone has less than negative battery power.

    I don't know any phone numbers and have limited payphone change.

    There are bored vagrants staring at me, and a young man beating his girlfriend.

    After a lot of greif I did get home, but there were pitiful tears and cops rolling eyes and an unhappy, expensive emergency lock out dude involved.

    I wrote about it in my sketchbook to try to convince myself it was some sort of creative, character-building adventure.

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    Well, for starters, I'd like to thank Wes for his "hungry eyes" rundown of the BD evening. Although, Monet's brief commentary pretty much summed up what I felt I missed out on, Wes' consistent use of "sexual reference" clearly spells out what he got out of the experience.

    Note to self: Substitute Wes' regular beer-drinking blend with the hi-test, gold label brands of some former-Soviet territory...It's time to get on the sauce...

    Last night = no tots for the rest of the gang.

    Guggenparkingtickets: Can't wait for the movie version to come out...

    [+] AD - I hope the BD next month is a step up and not a step back...

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    snotless -n- totless

    k... the quest today went much smoother, i got license in hand, THANGZ are good in the title-hood...

    mancesdonut—> that's much scarier than my episode yesterday...i've been nearly stuck in nasty parts of town because of train-runtimes before... no gooda. and with no cell phone battery what can you do?!?! walk, run, get the hell out of there i guess is about the best option, right?

    all—> Whatever you do, around dragon con time, don't ask me about parking downtown... because i'll run off flailing and screaming, tearing assunder. Just tell people i'm dancing "the dragon"

    with tot-gnashing teeth,
    j

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    Midtown Catl—>

    OCD tomorrow? probably 1 i'm thinking.

    Sound off or txt me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by guggenmaneuver
    OCD tomorrow? probably 1 i'm thinking.
    I believe an explanation is required.
    My Sketchbook
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    "Why should I believe you? You're Hitler!"

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    CATL OCD = CATL Octane Coffee Drawing (lunch break or ~~ 40-50 minutes worth) at octane coffee on howell mill road.

    since i missed the mini on tuesday the universe seems all out of wack....

    neeeeeeed catl. neeeeeeed.

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    I just wanted to quickly address some artistic direction issues we've been having collectively:

    1) No more Stephen Baldwin Thunderdomes...I don't care how well it's pitched from meeting to meeting...No more Steampunk Stephen Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin on Ice, Stephen Baldwin in the Land of Eternal Night, Stephen Baldwin Overpowering Alec Baldwin on a Train, etc...

    No more...

    2) Someone mentioned a rejection of cape wearing. As 5/8ths of our core group are cape wearers, I think we're pressing our luck with an outright ban...However, I do support the cape and glove clause...That's just too Howard Hughes for our public gatherings...

    3) And, lastly, the Mouse-Click Ideology...I know from meeting with a few of you individually (and for the sake of anonymity I won't be revealing any names) that the pressure to put aside WACOM tablets and return to a solely mouse-driven digital creation process has gotten out of hand. I can understand the edgy allure of creating in a two-button fashion, but please don't brow beat those of us who have decided to hang on to the stylus...

    Oh, and since I just got a text to discuss this: Trevor, I know it's cliché, but milk really was a bad choice...

    [+] AD - keeping CATL lean, mean, and on the scene...
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    As a wearer of two overlaying capes, I have to say a ban of such would severly alter my ability to make public appearances, and as such I am against any such action.

    Come Sunday I am making my way to the ATL, and it'll be for a few days. Peter is having a show in Augusta come the 11th so I'm staying in ATL until then and at that point I'm riding over to Augusta with his woman. Seeing as the 11th is on Wednesday, if there is a meeting Tuesday, I'll be there.

    I guess I'll mention that I've started two more paintings...though I've not finished anything, but...you know.

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    Adoll—> Thanks for stepping out on a limb and getting these fundamental and core / crucial philosophical issues out in the open for us. oh come on... one more stephen baldwin thunderdome topic.

    HHH—> DOOOOOD! GREAT NEWS!!! See ya on tuesday night then. if you need rides / etc. please call or text! retep show in disgusta eh??? man i bet he's got some sexy art lined up for that 'un.

    all—>
    CINQUO DE SKETCHO EL DOS IN ONE MONTH!!!
    MOTHERS HIDE YOUR SKETCHBOOKS!!!
    MARKERS MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!
    that is all for now ... more info to come very soon.

    "it's just like mexican menu roulette
    only without the ambiguity or the possibility of queso"

    *G*U*G*G*E*N*M*A*N*E*U*V*E*R*
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    no OCD for me.

    long week... i'll explain later.

    ~chasing whims is not always a waste of time~

    sketchjunk thread give me a MOO!!!–CATLsketchgroup


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