UrsulaV (ursulav) wrote,
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Gearworld FAQ

I’m working on a Gearworld painting, the first of a set intended to be a coherent show, which god willing, I can shop around to a gallery somewhere. I probably won’t put most of them on-line until I’ve either worked out the gallery angle or abandoned the notion in despair, as painful as this is–I like feedback! *sob* (I’m still unsure whether a gallery would care about it being on-line or not, but I figure better safe than sorry, and they wouldn’t be for sale anyway, so I might as well wait, I guess.) Never fear, there WILL be other art put on-line as usual, whenever I get the mad whimsy urges and whatnot, but maybe the mild insanity of arting into a relative void will lead to some interesting stuff. And I’m sure I’ll put one or two up, because…y’know. Advertising or whatever.

But anyway, that’s not the point. The point is, I was thinking “man, I should work on the Gearworld FAQ,” while I was waiting for paint to dry. And I pulled up the FAQ, and realized that there were no questions and in fact just a rambling disjointed thing about bunkers. I should probably just use the answer to the quick interview on the topic administered at Midwest Furfest, but it includes the phrase “slugs are my bitch” so maybe I shouldn’t.

It occurred to me then that it’s hard to write a FAQ when you have no questions. So I thought, okay, what questions do I ask?

I came up with the following:

So, like, what the hell is up with Gearworld?
Did you make it up?
I have this great idea for a Gearworld painting…
Is there a list of the gearworld paintings?

and then I ran out of steam. It’s hard to ask yourself questions about something on which you’re both the only authority and barely understand at all. So, uh…anybody got any more questions?

Originally published at Tea with the Squash God. You can comment here or there.

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