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Monday, February 1st, 2010
8:01 pm - Vladimir Kush
http://www.vladimirkush.com/home.php

His paintings left me in awe.

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7:59 pm - Martin F. Emond
http://www.illicit.co.nz/martinemond/

Beautiful Illustrator.

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Saturday, October 17th, 2009
1:19 am - My Wishlist
NANA Manga & Anime collection
The Big Bang Theory complete dvd collection
Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 8, The Long Way Home Comic
Buffy The Movie
Japanese Bento Box & Sushi decoration tools
Snowboarding Gear

Work Shoes
Handbag
Planner
Earrings
Leather Gloves
Wool Dress pants
Modern Blazer
Long Coat
Tights
Dress
Pencil Skirt
Lip Primer
Lipstick

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Friday, May 29th, 2009
6:57 pm - Stephanie Metz
Great artist with an interesting take on the world.





"Teddy bears at first appear trivial. They are toys—playthings for children and symbols of innocence, comfort, and nostalgia. But the teddy bear is also a metaphor for the way humans manipulate the natural world to our own ends. The teddy bear is an idea: a docile, cute, friendly invention far removed from the wild animal that inspired it. I create teddy bear anatomical specimens with a pretense of realness to emphasize the artifice of a familiar but unconsidered subject."

current mood: amused

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
9:04 pm - STILL ALIVE: A NOVEL
Still Alice : a novel
By: Genova, Lisa. | Year of publication: 2008. | Publisher: Pocket Books,

Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph. D in neuroscience from Harvard University.
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her thinking and her memory begins to fail her, she receives a devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer's disease. Fiercely independent, Alice struggles to maintain her lifestyle and live in the moment, even as her sense of self is being stripped away. In turns heartbreaking, inspiring and terrifying, Still Alice captures in remarkable detail what's it's like to literally lose your mind...

Reminiscent of A Beautiful Mind, Ordinary People and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Still Alice packs a powerful emotional punch and marks the arrival of a strong new voice in fiction.




current mood: curious

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Tuesday, May 5th, 2009
10:25 pm - Hangry & Angry/ Lolita Fashion (PIX HEAVY)
Hangry and Angry with their music abilities, and new line coming out.





Link:
-http://www.nt2099.com/J-ENT/news/asian-entertainment/japanese-entertainment-news/sakura-con-to-host-hangry-angry-premiere-us-performance/
-http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2009/01/hangry-angry-band-japanese-pop-punk-gothic-lolita-group-from-hnaoto/

Lolita Inspired Fashion Show





Link:
-http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2008/03/fashion-review-hnaoto%E2%80%99s-tokyo-runway-collection-for-autumnwinter-2008/

current mood: amused

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Thursday, April 30th, 2009
4:11 pm - Waking Life
Interesting Indie film a friend referred to me. Here's the trailer!




current mood: amused

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Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009
5:47 pm - Screaming Heads and the Big Bang Theory... (Pix Heavy)
So i've stumbled across this image that was slightly bizarre and it had led me to this link to an artists who create these things- quite unique and eerie i have to say.







Link to original website:
http://www.mmage.com/screamingheads/visheads.htm


Aside from that news, I've been introduced to this sitcom called The Big Bang Theory- and apparently my friend said that the character within this show reminds them of me! Oddly enough, I gave it a try and now I can't put it down. Witty and hilarious!!!

Outline: The Big Bang Theory is an American situation comedy created and executive produced by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, which premiered on CBS on September 24, 2007.[2]

It concerns two male Caltech prodigies in their twenties, one an experimental physicist (Leonard) and the other a theoretical physicist (Sheldon), who live across the hall from an attractive blonde waitress with show-biz aspirations (Penny).

Leonard and Sheldon's geekiness and intellect are contrasted with Penny's social skills and common sense for comedic effect. Two equally geeky friends of theirs, Howard and Rajesh, are also main characters. The show is produced by Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre Productions.[3][4]"








current mood: amused

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2009
9:53 pm - Bunnie!!! =3 <3


current mood: giggly

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Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
2:12 am - Breakthrough
So the question is, how does one become fearless?

This will be the beginning of my journey.

current mood: amused

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Monday, December 29th, 2008
3:12 pm - Anticipating the upcoming 2009
So a new year is beginning, and so is a new chapter in my life. My resolution for 2009 isn't going to be much- but it's probably going to be one of the most meaningful ones for me. Just small things that I have found myself wanting to experience, things that my heart will find contentment in. So let's hope it all falls into place, and i'll soon be smiling on the inside!

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Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
4:15 am - Passion
Passion
it lies in all of us
sleeping, waiting
and though unwanted unbidden
it will stir, open its jaws and howl
it speaks to us
guides us
passion rules us all
and we obey
what other choices to we have?
Passion is the source of our finest moments
the joy of love
the clarity of hatred
and the ecstasy of grief
It hurts sometimes more then we could bare
if we could live without passion,
maybe we'd know some kind of peace
but we would be hollow
empty rooms, shuttered and dank
without passion
we'd be truly dead
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer

current mood: refreshed

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Tuesday, December 16th, 2008
3:17 am - Blah blah blah
Usually by the time I get around to logging on lj, it always seems to me that there is not much left to say. Usually a lot of the thinking I do is when i'm offline, and by the time I arrive on it- i feel too tired to repeat myself. The one thing I probably noticed by now is how annoyed I get whenever I have to do that.
Pretty much i've basically come to the conclusions that all these years I have been staying up late at night, having difficulty going to sleep- probably from having too much on my mind, all simply because of people who happen to be in my life one way or another end up doing things that causes me to worry or wonder how I feel about it all.
In result, i stay up until 7am the "earliest" and find myself too tired the next day, or lack of one because i would be waking up as late as 5pm. It's decided that whenever I allow myself to be worried by people, or thinking so much that I lose sleep- I end up basically ruining my life. As long as I continue this irregular sleeping pattern, allowing myself to be bombarded with peoples problems- or the problems that are caused when I am around, or problems that arise when in some way or another; I'm practically allowing for this to ruin my life!

Indirectly, innocently, and obliviously.

I don't have the time to let that get in the way anymore. I have dreams to fulfill, and as long as I have an irregular sleeping pattern, there won't be much accomplished. By now I find the reason to sleeping on "reasonable" hours of the night, all the more reasonable =)

current mood: accomplished

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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008
12:26 am - Wet Moon 4: Drowned in Evil
So I went downtown just a couple of days ago to pick up the latest book of Wet Moon comics, and is currently reading it. To say the least- it is very satisfying thus far <3




Visit his myspace link!


http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=4274700

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Saturday, November 29th, 2008
2:55 am - Progress....progress
So 6 pcs of designs have no been transfered into carding, i'll finish cutting everything out tomorow!!! WOOT I really do feel like i'm moving into the direction planned for my future. On the look out for pattern hooks, hope to get a good deal. Then i gotta figure out where to store all of my inventory!!! Hmm...

Things I want to experience in my Lifetime:

-firedancing
-bellydancing
-breakdancing
-Ballroom dancing
-Tango
-travelling
-own a car and can drive it LOL
-See the fashion districts in every country
-modelling
-makeup artist
-own a business
-snowboarding
-scuba diving
-snorkelling
-camping with friends
-ice fishing
-horse back riding
-own several pets
-learn about ecomics
-become fimiliar with the geography
-Read all the books I own
-Watch more foreign films
-Learn French
-Learn Vietnamese
-Play the violin
-See the 7 world wonders (and and new ones)
-read into the origins of religion
-brush up on my math!
-Take up jiu jitsu
-Watch more plays!
-Indoor volleyball
-Fall in love and NOT lose myself through the process ^_^
-Try all the foods in the world!!!
-Eat squid ink noodles



That's all i have in mind for now, will continue later...<3 I dare to dream wildly.

current mood: calm

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Wednesday, November 12th, 2008
7:37 pm - Todayyyyy <3
It isn't bad, except I woke up too late once again- Had mac and cheese for late lunch, then went to wash my hair, dry it. Then redye the same colours in it- green and purpleeeeee....it had been fading, and got to the point where it was about 2 inches of green near the roots- then went straight to a platinum blonde-ish gray splotch! Horrid. I was beginning to look like a squeegee kid, so I decided to inject more juice to tha hurr lol ^_^

Gotta study for a quiz that takes place tomorow. So i'll start now, while I let my hair set for an hour before having to rinse it out. The studio is looking more defined each day I come down and work in, for now I think i need to reposition where my sewing desk is- where i'm working there is really poor lighting going on. And as for my industrial sewing machine, i need to take a picture of it and bring it to a sewing shop and ask if its really missing a part, which is the backstitch handle!!!!

The sofa needs nicer upholstery covers and arm rest covers as well as pillow covers T_T
I would like some consistency and theme decoration in the room. The shelves will be having a fabric covering over it so you don't see multicoloured fabrics stacked around- and plus it protects it from dust, humidity, and creates a nice camoflauge for the eyes.

As for office desk..hmm where...WHERE?????? hmmm..... *scratches head*
Under the basement windows, I would like to have some sort of short hip height shelves, to stack up all the video games and consoles we have- that way its organized and we can keep track of where everything is. Hmmm maybe industrial sewing machine gets moved and same with sewing desk.... I want to start using the sewing desk for office purposes as well.. Hmm...Need to clean out the rollie wheel cabinet...it has 3 large sections then 2 small ones on the top. Would be good for organizing my bills and letters and other paper works.

Okay, sounds good. I'll start with the plastic cabinet first, then tack up the cork and marker board beside the storage door. The rest will be decided later.

current mood: contemplative

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Tuesday, November 11th, 2008
3:45 am - I just has an epiphany or wakeup call..
I realised that our whole life is to grow up be informed of the most current up to date of history and basic all around knowledge that is most current in this century and time. (century or generation?) and you spend you whole life learning, and finding something you truly like by having a taste of the basic backgrounds of every subjects that will eventually branch out into a more detailed aspect of the subject in college or university. Ultimately end up with a job either 9-5 or night shift, that or u become someone who owns your own business.

The goal regardlessly is to earn enough money to survive by the end of the day and pay off any bills and rent. So our own kind wont end up bankrupt or on the streets T_T
Having opportunities to choose our careers is something that just gives us a little more freedom and selection of what we enjoy so we can "survive" a little bit more pleasantly

The truth of it all with the glamor stripped away, and viewing it from the government or people in position to control a countries perspective..seeing it from "above"
Its always been surviving, just fancier ways of doing it now it seems. Regardless of what sources of entertainment we occupy our time with- in the end its the money they are after, and i don't know much about the economy- but fashion along with many other medias NEED to be ever-changing and always new, so that there is always a hype so people don't run out of money in the stock or whatever the term is called T_T
So they let the artists and people who enjoy the more meaningful things in life create a piece of work,while the more i dunno less artsy types who are after the money and business takes care of that end.
And this ultimately makes up for the whole cycle of how money works and runs


But thankfully, a friend reminded me- that is the art of survivalism. The skeleton of the structure of life itself. But the skin and flesh is the parts that are retarded and fun of life.
I feel slightly comforted.

current mood: cynical

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1:15 am - Life and where I'm at
So far so good it seems, things are where I want it to be...and the rest is falling into place. A bookshelf has been built in the studio so all the fabrics could be stacked up properly without piling all over the place. Now is time to figure out where the office space will be, as well as the working table. Hmm...

There has been a lot of dust and debris from construction happening in the basement so exercising isn't possible at the moment, or else I could catch Bronchitis for the second time...the first time it ever happened when i was working for some small retail shop downtown..their storage in the basement was horribly filthy..every shift i come back which was every other day- i would see the staircase leading to the basement be populated with dust bunnies!!! T_T

Needless to say i got sick for two weeks without having a clue why i fell so ill...they had an x-ray performed on me, and what the doctor had to say was that he found it quite odd how I didn't react to Bronchitis like a typical patient diagnosed with one would. I was supposed to be expected to cough compulsively and have a very sore throat, but instead what ended up happening was that I got a very bad fever and cold flashes every now and then.

They gave me some pills and it took just a week before i got better. Soo...don't want to be doing THAT again...

A while back a mini hand held vacuum was purchased- so I will try to use it in the basement where my studio is, read the manual to see what it's limit is. If anything i'll go look for a large vacuum used for regular house cleaning.

Once that is all dealt with I need to decide where my office desk and work desk will be. Same applies to the location of my industrial machine and domestic ones.

Ive been throwing out a lot of clothing, giving them to charity of course- and plan to create outfits I would like to see in my own closet. Hopefully it will strike a good amount of people fancy enough for them to purchase it as well, so an etsy account will probably be good to have.
Also an appropriate business card as well. That itself is important, i don't want to get caught writing anything down on a napkin or the back of some flyer!

current mood: contemplative

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Saturday, October 18th, 2008
5:13 pm - Ski/Snowboard Winter Show @ The Ex
So yesterday I went to meet up with a highschool classmate whom I've never spoken to until now- she is actually really nice and has an awesome sense of humour. Who knew i'd find someone else that wants to have a litter of white kittens, then attack them with natural food dyes.

Anywho, we walked around from approximately 1:30-4:30pm and saw tons of goodies. They sold all sorts of winter gear. I spotted on this jacket and instantly fell in love with it, there wasnt any other jacket in the whole darn place that made me do a double take- so i KNEW i had to have it. Plus even if I dont end up snowboarding as much as I could, I can still wear it on my usual days and still look like i'm stylin'- rather then look like i'm gonna go to a ski resort.

Also picked up a pair of goggles, lol "spy" thats their brand. Makes me feel special. HAHAHAHAHA.

Okay so here are the picks below of how they look like. Enjoy!





So now that I got both these items, what's left are gloves, snowpants, and a helmet.

current mood: accomplished

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Saturday, September 20th, 2008
1:37 am - Shopping for Upgrade today!
So i went downtown to shop and picked up a lot of essential things to upkeep maintenance in every aspect of my life. Got 2 bottles of punky dye: Purple, and Apple Green. I'm most likely to get Spring Green if the Apple Green turns out too bright, i'll mix it with Apple Green and try redying to achieve a more brighter apple green.





Also picked up a container of Persia cold wax to yank out all the hair rather then shaving from now on...i get too many ingrown hair whenever i shave- and i hate the "spikey" feeling when it comes back!!! I've also been using the sugar scrub i have at home...but it seems to be running out, so shortly after i will either have to make some of my own recipe or buy some that are within affordable price...my skin is constantly dried and bumps from ingrown hair..meaning my follicles are constantly clogged!!! >_< boo.


Aside from that, i finally understood the importance and significance of a......PLANNER!!!!!!!! Went to purchase one for 2009 with a bit of 2008 left to use before it steps into the new year, i will and should be on tip top mode to stay on track with my plans for meetings and events!!!


current mood: happy

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