brucine (broo'-seen), 1) n. Pharm., Chem. a bitter, poisonous alkaloid, C23H26N2O4, obtained from the nux vomica tree; 2) n. Bruce Bortin's 'low-impact' weblog

Saturday, June 28, 2008

city hall plaza pano

city hall plaza pano

Friday afternoon, before the Trans March arrived.

Mary Investigates the Fascinating World of Assemblage

I've said it before, and I'll say it again. It's gonna be a great year for stone fruit. And googly eyes.

OBAMA:


North Beach Grafitti, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

"Obama: 'Cause he's a dirt-lovin'-tree-huggin' hunka-hunka burnin' LOVE"

Marker on what looks like masking tape, on sidewalk

Columbus at Broadway, SF

Dream Date


Dream Date, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Walking back to BART after dinner at the Old Port Lobster Shack. Excellent lobster rolls! And pipe this awesome street poetry/installation thing that some dear soul committed to the sidewalk at Columbus & Broadway.

Ted


Ted, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

What a profile. Looks like it should be carved into ancient Sumerian frieze, doesn't it?

9TH ST PANO


9TH ST PANO, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

I like how the software really tried to stitch everything together, and the compromises that it made reconciling the chainlink fence with what lay behind it.

Click on the picture to see bigger versions.

JT & his Blown Glass


JT & his blown glass, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

JT passed aroud the two pieces he made last Saturday at the staff meeting on Tuesday. Way to go, JT!

Monday, June 23, 2008

JT Blowing glass


JT Blowing glass, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Photo by Megan Martenyi

Megan Blowing Glass


Megan Blowing Glass, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Photo by JT Do

Steve Nechodom & Che Jacquemin


Steve Nechodom & Che Jacquemin, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

...and I hope I spelled those right. At Photosynthesis Studio, Berkeley. In addition to blowing glass, Steve plays didgeridoo!

Sketch


Sketch, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Everybody's first piece of blown glass.

24th & Harrison


24th & Harrison, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

A certain corner one week later

Car, Hedgehog, Helibeast


Car, Hedgehog, Helibeast, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Bird


Bird, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

"I'm no threat to anyone. I just want to care for the winged and stepping animals of the earth, and be happy. ..."

Megan & Anh-Thu


Megan & Anh-Thu, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

At the Big Gay Wedding Expo

Salyut Control Panel


Salyut Control Panel, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Salyut Control Panel from Karpeles Manuscript Library, Santa Barbara

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Gojira


Gojira, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Car Sketch


Car Sketch, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

future crochet project?

Sidewalk


Sidewalk, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Its texture irritated me.

Bolus


Bolus, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

on an oak tree.

Helicopter sketch


Helicopter sketch, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Mickey Mouse


Mickey Mouse, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Oh My God,


Oh My God, , originally uploaded by dumbeast.

..it's full of starlets!
...it's full of costars!

Flipper Disk


Flipper Disk, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

for Mike

Gojira


Gojira, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

For the J-Man

Helen Lee


IMG_5441, originally uploaded by dumbeast.

Vitreous typography. Hi, Helen! Nice work.

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