This blog, from the beginning, has been about my cutting myself free from the online community, and setting up my own little, private echo chamber for me, myself, and I.
But, at first, I didn’t have the nerve to actually declare independence. This led to a lot of really awful whining about the “state of the art” and I’ve reached the point where I’m making myself sick. It’s time to go. It’s time to raise my hand ’cause I’m SURE. It’s independence day. It’s time to move on from my pitiful whining about “others” on the internet. I’m done with it. I’ve been hanging on to the online world as if that would make me more okay with me, but I’m not happy with myself and so it’s time to do something.
I’m saying goodbye, not only to really annoying forums like Hyperscale, but to ALL forums and ALL blogs. If the ones I choose to frequent, or the corporate sites from Revell or Airfix or Tamiya, go all weird and turn into drama queen hangouts, I’ll jettison them like a flare over Baghdad.
I’m an artist. I do something I love, for me. I don’t sell what I do nor do I care what other people think of it. I thought this blog would be helpful to others who want to learn more about building plastic models in a “greener” way, but mostly I just wanted to blow my own horn.
I can’t learn anything anymore from the forums. They teach one way. Pre-shade. Airbrush. Panel line wash. They teach their way. It’s not my way. Not my way.
So I’m eating my own pie.
Die clean, white man from town. Die clean.
And stay tuned for more adventures in brushery.