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Size Does Matter

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 8:10 AM


I think it was about seven years ago when I decided to finally upgrade from my trusty 15" LCD that had cost a fortune and was about twice the size of its actual display to a 20". Dells were already all the rage back then and not all that expensive, so that's what I bought. That damn thing has lasted until today, and the only real hitch I've ever had was the USB hub crapping out - the display still worked like on day one. That's, you know, pretty damn cool.

But the USB hub having died was a bit of a problem for me, and given that a 27" monitor would now cost a little over half of what I paid for the 15" (make unknown, by the way - I still have it, but I can't remember and the company had such faith in their future that they didn't put a logo anywhere on the device), it was getting hard to justify keeping the old warhorse around. So this week I finally splurged on a Dell U2711 27", and I've basically been sitting at my desk with a boner ever since. I guess it's just this thing where if you skip over three generations of technology, buying a new gadget feels like you've travelled to the future.

In all honesty, the new monitor is the reason why I finally got up off my butt and colored that Juri piece I posted today - I really just wanted to see what working on it would be like. Turns out it's exactly what I was hoping for. I think I've literally sliced my coloring time in half because I'm not spending half an eternity zooming in and out anymore. Set to 50%, color most of it, zoom in to 100-150%, take care of details, done.

I just might actually start posting fully colored stuff on a semi-regular basis here again. But I've said that before, so wait and see, huh? ;p

In other news, you should all be reading Storm Dogs. Really. Now. Go and buy it.

  • Listening to: Katalepsy - Autopsychosis
  • Reading: Storm Dogs
  • Watching: Breaking Bad
  • Playing: Crysis 2
  • Eating: Shrimp
  • Drinking: Water

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:iconlemniskate:
Habe einen einseitigen Fancomic für Bulletproof: lemniskate.deviantart.com/art/…
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:iconkid-eternity:
Thank you for the :+fav:
:D
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:iconspacehamster:
You're very welcome, sir, and now keep up the good work! :)
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:icondavid-dennis:
David-Dennis Nov 15, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Just amazing...
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:iconlostonwallace:
Thanks for the Watch, Mike! Right back at ya!
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:iconkromdor:
Kromdor Jun 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the fav' ! ;)
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:iconspacehamster:
You're very welcome, sir, and keep up the good work! :)
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ChrisMcJunkin Dec 15, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Merry Christmas! Clickity click ====> [link]
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