Monday, January 23, 2012

This is How I Think

So after Bug slaughtered a good portion of my Sharpies I went out and bought a 24-pack.  Whisk asks "Why did you get the big pack?  I thought you didn't need that many colors for your map."  I don't, but my strategy is this.  Bug doesn't know that.  The other Sharpies are decoys to keep her away from my blues and blacks and browns.  I will put out a purple and weird gray and one I have no idea what color it is.  They can be the sacrifices to The Bug.  I'm a gamer, this is how I think.

P.S. The Sharpies are surrounded by spices.  I'll bet you can't guess who took the picture and took my orange and pink markers.  I forgot I needed to make my sacrifice of the 'pretty colors' to The Whisk.

8 comments:

  1. Sharpie strategy...Who knew it was so complicated?

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  2. Feint! Excellent tactics.

    It's our only chance against the so-called 'lesser' animals that are truly in control of the world.

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  3. I only use black. I'm also slowly moving toward computer drafting more and more.

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  4. So, Sharpies work better than colored pencils? I'd previously used pencils, but I could be convinced otherwise.

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  5. You MUST use ALL the colors! All 24! It will make your map most awesome.

    Oh man, word verification is a real pain in the a...

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  6. Digital Orc That seems to be the way to go. I'm just lousy with vector programs and general drawing programs. I don't have the patience. One day though.

    faoladh I use both. I use the Sharpies to outline or highlight and area then break out my colored pencils. I originally bought these pricey art color pencils, but found the Crayola brand color pencils work best for what I want. And a lot cheaper.

    Zanazaz All 24 you say? Hmm, well Ivy took a handful of them. I'm not sure how I would work in bright pink, but it may be an interesting challenge.

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  7. Yeah, Crayolas are awesome.

    Now I'm thinking about using the wax ones for coloring maps… But it would have to be a map that I intended not to write on otherwise, so probably not going to do it.

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