Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Retail Detail: Financial Toons 2009

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Here are some cartoons from 2009. 2009 was an interesting year: The IRS started changing the rules on deductions for children after auditors discovered that pets were being deducted by childless couples, medicine costs started skyrocketing, and customer attitudes became … Continue reading

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iFound: new uses for 3D art and modeling

Okay – we pretty much use 3D art for … well… art.  But what about real life, you may ask?  Here are six real-life uses for 3D art and modeling software. How about measuring pigs?  Yep.  One measuring company will … Continue reading

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The Retail Detail: New QuikTrip gas station!

QuikTrip has taken over the dead retail spot on South Cobb Drive and Austell Roads.  Opening date is scheduled for Thursday, July 28th. For those seeking jobs,  this location is fully staffed.  A manager at the QuikTrip on Austell encouraged … Continue reading

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How the bee’s honey tastes sweet, & more slavic mythology.

Here is the link to a fascinating post on some Slavic mythology: The story about why a bee’s honey tastes so sweet comes from the story about how the Earth was stopped from growing: a bee was sent to … Continue reading

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The Retail Detail: Paint Pencil cartoons!

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Here are two cartoons drawn in Paint, with Pencil.  It is both mind-bending and hard as nails.  I briefly studied cartooning under an artist who used – gasp! – the mouse. I’m using a Wacom Bamboo tablet until I can … Continue reading

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