But also look at this! I was struggling with inkscape and my wavy surface looked horrible, now I have a cool 3D (although not vectorial) drawing, in perspective, with the correct font at the correct size to go with the rest of the documents.
It was a pain as the 3D module is not clearly enough documented that I understood how to use the functions (maybe if one knows c++), I had to find other people's code to copy, but so worth it
I don't want to be too happy too early and curse it but I think I am measuring *something*, there are some oscillations in this noise
Waste of time according to some maybe (yeah I'm still salty at my supervisor's comment), but it feels nice and motivating to be taking notes in a cool environment.
I don't want to be miserably focused on productive stuff all the time! Let me find joy in esthetics where I can.
(A narrowed captured buffer in emacs with org-fragtog-mode to toggle the latex preview on and off when the cursor enters the math)
That's the most cuddly of the two cats, sadly it's also the one who thinks that fingers are toys to be chewed on, so him being so close to my keyboard is a bit stressful.
Eye contact picture
Last week was Hamburg's bike pride parade and I only wanted to cheer my officemate and his friends from the side, and walk to the arrival point to wait for them, because my experience with biking is that 3km is an awful struggle, so I couldn't imagine 17km.
But my officemate's boyfriend put a rentable city bike in my hands and told me it would be fine and he had way too much top energy for my willpower, so I biked.
In other news I repotted my tomato plants in a bigger pot, but now the little tomatoes are angry and they didn't grow since a week
The measurement is not super precise because I just hold some string around them, then measure the string against a ruler. But I'm proud that I can just fill in the table every time emacs asks me to, and then just plot it from there, I find it very satisfying
I came back home from not having watered my plants for 18 days and I thought many didn't survive, but actually after rehydration most seems fine! The succulents are finally growing, the dead raspberry abandoned on my balcony seems to enjoy having no water at all, and my tomatoes grown from seed actually got their first baby tomatoes!
I'm now sitting on the ground next to my boyfriend's work because I'm not allowed in. But he was allowed to sneak some snack and a warm drink out so I'm happily waiting here and looking for turtles.
I continued my painting! During daytime for once.
I'm supposed to add characters now, but I think I'll need to draw them and add them separately. My tiniest brush is the one I used for the stairs railing and it's definitely not precise enough. (It only has like 10 hairs! But I made a thick rough first layer.)
Orchid update: the two pollenized flowers are definitively dying, maybe the third one too. But I noticed some new flowers starting to appear!
I believe in you tiny potatoes!
I managed to finish preparing for tomorrow's meeting before the middle of the night, so it was the perfect occasion to continue painting!
I just rediscovered that it's easier to paint with diluted paint and not the thick mix directly from the tube, who would have known
I matched the colours a bit better, and in the end I found it too annoying to avoid painting where the windows should be. In one or two weeks when it's dry I'll just paint over.
Also I wonder if my sky will be blue or green when I look at it during daytime
Watching potatoes grow
Trying to draw
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