Gestures – the halfway mark updates 9 and 10

And to wrap up the second week, updates 9 and 10.

Still working on getting the badges system put into the whole thirtydays.club sit, and defining the suggested ‘rules’   But essentially I’m leaning towards enforcing it to a minimum of 5 updates per 7 day period (ie work days only) so that will allow for weekends off or vacation etc.  Also you’ll be able to post images for the current 7 day period all at once, that discourages cheating and encourages returning to the site regularly.   Still need to look into scheduled emails, or a 1 click create a calendar entry to import to your ical or google calender, to help keep the user focused on the task.

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Looking back to day 1, I can clearly see that the basic 1 minute gestures are feeling much more confident.

What’s Next- 30 days of drawing

So I discovered that the focus of having a real imaginary (??!) deadline helped keep me focused even when the epic skies image was wearing me down.  So I made a list of all the things that I know I really need to work on and came up with a list.  Then I organized that list based on  a. how fundamental it is, and b. how much improvement I think i can get froma month’s worth of focused study.

And so it came to be that the next 30 days will be spend doing 1,2 and 5 minute life drawing gestures (using a wonderful Youtube channel called the Croquis Cafe)

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