What a long, strange strip it’s been, carry on my wayward son and keep on truckin’

August 30th, 2011 § 1

Wow! One year. 365 days. I’m surprised I actually made it.

I would like to thank you all for your support through the past year while I was on this endeavor. There were the laughing times, there were the melancholy times, and then there were the downright WTF times.

But now, I need a little vacation from the paint. I will be off for a month or two coding up some projects that have been burning in the back of my mind – even want to learn some new languages. At this moment, I am now turning my make-shift art studio into a bat cave where I will become a nice pasty white while coding those righteous scripts.

After a month or two, I will return back to the painting again. For I have ideas. And those ideas grew. And I am excited.

Until then …

Thank you sooo much guys.


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42 – sheets of paper towels
25 – water color blocks
16 – Tec Pens (.005, .01, .02, .03, .05, .08)
7 – brushes
4 – erasers
3 – pens
3 – sheets of ink blotter paper
3 – sets of water color paints
2 – bottles of ink
2 – razor blades
2 – pen nibs
2 – mechanical pencils
1 – dusting brush
1 – masking tape
1 – compass
1 – toothbrush
1 – teaspoon of salt
1 – ink pen housing

no.365 Dr. Seuss

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Dr. Seuss

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. - Dr. Seuss | ©2011 Artwork by Ong

no.364 John Galsworthy

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John Galsworthy

Beginnings are always messy. - John Galsworthy | ©2011 Artwork by Ong

no.363 Abraham Polonsky

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Abraham Polonsky

Money has no moral opinions. - Abraham Polonsky | ©2011 Artwork by Ong

no.362 Donna Tartt

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Donna Tartt

I really do work in solitude. - Donna Tartt | ©2011 Artwork by Ong

no.361 Alec Waugh

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Alec Waugh

I am prepared to believe that a dry martini slightly impairs the palate, but think what it does for the soul. - Alec Waugh | ©2011 Artwork by Ong

no.360 Jonathan Raban

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Jonathan Raban

In an underdeveloped country don't drink the water. In a developed country don't breathe the air. - Jonathan Raban | ©2011 Artwork by Ong

no.359 Henry Drummond

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Henry Drummond

No man can become a saint in his sleep. - Henry Drummond | ©2011 Artwork by Ong

no.358 Munshi Premchand

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Munshi Premchand

Trust is the first step to love. - Munshi Premchand | ©2011 Artwork by Ong

no.357 Bruce Feirstein

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Bruce Feirstein

Never settle with words what you can accomplish with a flamethrower.- Bruce Feirstein | ©2011 Artwork by Ong