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so hey why not triangular tiles AND a Menger sponge

Just realized that I'm not sure whether horse_ebooks turned out to be a long long con for some corporate bullshit, or whether I just assume it did because it's been off my radar for a while and I no longer believe in anything that I haven't verified personally in conversation over beers.

Working on some ideas for a set of arbitrarily-tiling heterogeneous triangular tiles, this is a promising laser cut prototype this morning.

could God build a cup so sippy that even He could not make it to runneth over

fwiw this landed with a thud over on birb site; if it does well on masto I don't know if that's a reflection of relative good taste, relative bad taste, collective inter-media spite, the result of highlighting my own joke, or random noise, but i felt compelled to acknowledge that i made the same dumb joke in two different places and now i'm quickly running out of character so

tear my bread into pieces
this is my pull-apart

Circles at Different Frequencies
oil on canvas, 24"x24"

I like how this one came out in the end, which is a relief because I was liking how it was coming out in the middle and a little worried the blue would end up taking something away for me.

Quaternary Matrix, Accumulating Color
oil on canvas, 24"x24"

Back to the non-stunt painting, finished this off with a final fourth pass today laying on grey gradient columns.

I wasn't sure how it was going to look in the end, other than the general march of sub palettes; I might try a different process for the same idea at some point to get a flatter, more mechanical variation on the result.

The Treachery of Matrices
oil on canvas, 24"x24"

The Postman Isn't Sure If The Doorbell Is Working But He Also Doesn't Want To Press It A Third Time In Case It Is And He Just Can't Hear It Because Then You'd Probably Just Think He Was Some Kind Of Asshole, Maybe He Should Try Knocking, Or Is That Even Worse, Like It's Kind Of Unsettling To Bang On Someone's House Like That, Maybe He'll Just Knock Quietly And Then Give It A Few More Seconds And Then Leave