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MechaTank Wip by BlueBlankey
MechaTank Wip
The front half of a multipurpose military mech with a slight cutaway. I have specific description stuffs on it but that can wait until it's finished.

The general form/ function and layout was planned ahead of time but the detail work was semi-randomly made to "make it work" -which means progress has been disproportionately slow and tedious.
I may continue this approach or try a new way to complete it, we'll see Grump 

Made with Sketchup
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I've briefly arisen to herald news to those still alive to hear Braaaaains...

I've been stuck in a creative rut for over 2 years. Things have long stagnated due to not being able to form solid short-term creative goals. I have a large/long term goal in mind but keep hesitating on making semi-experimental projects that help to expose unique directions. The catalyst of the problem is 'distractions' but in reality it's a confidence issue: a distraction can be overcome when you're confident that you can control and complete it.
What has been happening is that I lack the confidence that certain distractions will ever be completed and/or controlled, so in response creative production grinds to a bare minimum- just idly and futilely attempting to keep my hands busy while I wait for the impending distraction. Even when the distraction has passed or doesn't appear, the slow and inefficient progress leaves me barely scraping on what confidence I have left, so no break-throughs are attempted. On many common occasions I scrounge up just enough to attempt something, just to be blindsided by another distraction. This leaves me in a constant fear that I won't be able to stay committed to experimental projects; so I continue to idly scrape even with no foreseeable distractions.

After over 2 years I'm fiiinally getting a 'vacation'. I've waited long enough to know that this is where the rut should stop and the long anticipated "upward spiral" should begin. With no possible distractions and a small dose of inspiration, I plan on building enough confidence to gain control. Once I make the initial break I expect the momentum to pick up until I've reached a state of "equilibrium"- a state of self sustaining confidence and production.

So I'm returning to the grave- but hold in your minds that the secret of reanimation is within my grasp Pumpkin 
LineCity by BlueBlankey
LineCity
Story time:
This one's reeaaallly old, like almost 9 years old (freshman year of highschool). It's also the only one that's been framed and shown to other people that aren't family outside the internet.

To make it, I stared at a blank piece of paper for 3 or 4 days trying to decide what to draw in art class. One day I just got mad, grabbed a blue sharpie, and yolo'd. Within 2 hours it was done, only because the sharpie ran out of ink (the buildings in the background faded off as it died)

I slowly became less angry and more patient over the years, and my artstyle/output has changed with it... it sure would be cool to mix the two someday :)
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Decimated Post-Apocalyptic MC model by BlueBlankey
Decimated Post-Apocalyptic MC model
Another old test of re-topologizing a Minecraft model into less polys. The process didn't work well enough to convince me to go ahead and complete the "city".

-Unearthed it recently and thought it was cute enough to post =P it's been hidden for about 2 1/2 years.
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Very discouraged and depressed. I could use some nice words...
I've briefly arisen to herald news to those still alive to hear Braaaaains...

I've been stuck in a creative rut for over 2 years. Things have long stagnated due to not being able to form solid short-term creative goals. I have a large/long term goal in mind but keep hesitating on making semi-experimental projects that help to expose unique directions. The catalyst of the problem is 'distractions' but in reality it's a confidence issue: a distraction can be overcome when you're confident that you can control and complete it.
What has been happening is that I lack the confidence that certain distractions will ever be completed and/or controlled, so in response creative production grinds to a bare minimum- just idly and futilely attempting to keep my hands busy while I wait for the impending distraction. Even when the distraction has passed or doesn't appear, the slow and inefficient progress leaves me barely scraping on what confidence I have left, so no break-throughs are attempted. On many common occasions I scrounge up just enough to attempt something, just to be blindsided by another distraction. This leaves me in a constant fear that I won't be able to stay committed to experimental projects; so I continue to idly scrape even with no foreseeable distractions.

After over 2 years I'm fiiinally getting a 'vacation'. I've waited long enough to know that this is where the rut should stop and the long anticipated "upward spiral" should begin. With no possible distractions and a small dose of inspiration, I plan on building enough confidence to gain control. Once I make the initial break I expect the momentum to pick up until I've reached a state of "equilibrium"- a state of self sustaining confidence and production.

So I'm returning to the grave- but hold in your minds that the secret of reanimation is within my grasp Pumpkin 

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Eightshot Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch, really appreciate it. :)
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Toon-Risu Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Btw, your 3D arts and concepts are really imaginative. Very well done! =)
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Toon-Risu Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, do you still keep in touch with Anozke? I really miss their old RCT3 stuff. =( And their musics..... infact, I think it might've been me who introduced them to FL Studio several years ago.
Anyhow, if you can, please tell them that "Chinatown" wants to be friends again, and encourage them to send me a PM.
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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for adding my work to your collection
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ShadowLinkster Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanx for Wacthing! ;P
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NOMANSNODEAD Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thank you for the watch! :)
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DCkiq Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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LyDynasty Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday! :la: :cake:
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DKoran Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
Happy early birthday :D
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TacoGuy12 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
Waiting for some more projects! FOREVER WAITING 
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