Monday, March 20, 2017

excelling in beautiful smiles

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Sometimes when you google your own name, you discover you’re not the only one using it. I share mine with a dentist from Waco, Texas. His commercials on YouTube are a trip.

Posted by David Rhoden on 03/20 at 01:57 PM

Saturday, March 18, 2017

mo’ doodles

You want doodles? I got more.

doodles by David Rhoden

Posted by David Rhoden on 03/18 at 05:33 PM

a day’s doodles

My whole life is wishing I had four interrupted hours to do interesting things. I don’t think it has ever happened. I think I slept for four hours once. The truth about life, mine anyway, is that life is a series of interruptions. I give credit to those who have learned things like 3D virtual sculpting or animation; things I’ve been interested in but have never spent more than ten minutes at a time on.

Do I have ADHD? Well, I’m not sure it’s “a thing”, but if it is, then, yeah, I think so.

Anyway, what little art I get to do is done one minute at a time during the work day. I’ve rarely ever spent more than one minute making a piece of art from head to hand to paper. (I love when I get to take it from paper to wood to paint: that hour in the sun is fantastic; they say when you love the boring parts of a job, then that’s your job.) And I’ve spent thousands of isolated minutes drawing to get where I could spend one minute and make a drawing that wasn’t garbage. (Often while drawing on garbage.) I learned to play music (the little I have learned) by playing it for three minutes at a time, hundreds of times.

Most of my life now is waiting to be alone so I can do what the world, forgetting to give me anything like talent, put me here to do.

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a days's doodles by David Rhoden

Posted by David Rhoden on 03/18 at 09:19 AM

Thursday, March 16, 2017

doodles, March 15

Stripes by David Rhoden
The Docs Are Wrong by David Rhoden
Walking by David Rhoden
Hard Boiled Eggs by David Rhoden

I haven’t had a lot of time to make art lately. Working for the man is the number one reason. But I’ve been busy with other things too. I went over to Dr. Cliff’s last night and we got under the truck to look for the vehicle speed sensor. Then I went to Pal’s for Dr. Heidi’s birthday and met a bunch of her friends and two women I knew I knew from somewhere. (I finally figured it out: my old next-door neighbors. Hey, they couldn’t place me either.) Then I bought a vehicle speed sensor and went to Poor Boys and saw Luxurious Faux Furs play. Basically, one night in New Orleans was like a season’s worth of social life in Texas.

Posted by David Rhoden on 03/16 at 03:30 PM

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

I had some people over

We all got together and split a bowl of grapes. I had exactly enough chairs.

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Posted by David Rhoden on 03/15 at 02:33 PM
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