Backgrounds slow down rendering Dramatically!

This isn't super surprising, and I'm still using Wildly underpowered hardware.

It's rendering about one frame every thirty seconds.

Thankfully, I have several computers of significantly more power, and I pretty much understand how to Do this thing now.

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Speaking of which, who remembers the "unofficial" sequel to The War of the Worlds "Thomas Edison's Conquest of Mars"?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edison%2

"The book features Thomas Edison as the primary character, though neither Edison nor H. G. Wells were involved in its creation."

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I may have priced out a complete life aquatic cosplay after rewatching the film today.

I just got the first 6 pages of my Comic back from our Illustrator!

I might start releasing these weekly.

I have him and his brother robots like this for Christmas.

It is a very good rendition of that robot.

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My buddy Russel came in today. He brought me a drawing.

It says "Russel" at the bottom if you squint a little.

The robot is very good.

Six years ago I ran a thing called cassettes for me.

A new tape, with digital copy, every month.

I advertised it with this flyer.

If I started that up again, would anyone be interested?

My new TV has some issues.

I assume the complete warble on the horizontal axis is due to a component failure and not something I'll be able to adjust away.

Anyone with more experience care to chime in?

In researching mimeographs today, I found this model: The Print-o-matic a2.

It's a mimeograph for doing postcard sized prints.

They are available widely and cheaply, but I can't find any evidence that anyone has managed to use one recently, any indication as to the kind of ink it uses, or if there are any places to get stencils of any size, much less stencils of the correct size.

I'm still researching. If I can find a source for stencils, this seems like a good option for zinemaking.

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3) Everything other than the instructions and the plastic bits can be seen in the attached image.

It's mostly bright colors and solid shapes, and in spite of the fact that the image is kind of small and blurry, I should be able to generate a decent SVG of this section, and cut it out with my Silhouette Cameo.

So that effort, plus a scan of both sides of the instructions, plus good scans of the more highly detailed pieces (which I was able to purchase) means I can reproduce the original.

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I haven't had a chance to play with this yet, but I got this little lillygo VGA32 in the mail yesterday.

I need to find a vga monitor and some ps/2 peripherals, and then I'll see what she's all about.

From wikipedia:

The Jazz Age was a period in the 1920s and 1930s in which jazz music and dance styles rapidly gained nationwide popularity in the United States. The Jazz Age's cultural repercussions were primarily felt in the United States, the birthplace of jazz.

The movement was largely affected by the introduction of radios nationwide, as well as the release of Persona 5.

I just had a thought and now I need someone who knows more about and the than I do to help me out.

How does public domain day work for works of art that are not "published" but are publicly exhibited?

For example, is Yellow-Red-Blue, (1925) by Wassily Kandinsky (pictured here) now in the public domain in the US?

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