Returning after an 8 year hiatus

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by lizzienewell, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. lizzienewell

    lizzienewell Member

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    I'm back. 8 years ago I was working quite a bit on cardmodels, but I had to get a job :-( and that cut into my time. I held the job for 6 years but burned out and it was a low paying job. I realized that if I refinanced my house I could afford to write science fiction full time. I did. I published my first book last February--self published. I do the book design. My next book will come out next February. I'm finalizing the proofs and received a proof copy this morning. Cardmodeling comes into this because basically a paperback book is a card model, same paper, same glue.
    I've gotten back into card modeling to produce maps of SF worlds. I'll post additional threads for book design and for my models. This photo is of my model which will be of the moon, which is 27% the size of an in scale to the 8" globe. The paper on the globe is left from figuring out the size and shape of the panels. I set out first to make an 8" model then scaled down to work faster.

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  2. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    As I said i other posts, it is great to have you back, Please show off your work!! :)
  3. Ron Caudillo

    Ron Caudillo Creative Advisory Consultant Moderator

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    Welcome back! This is a very interesting project you're working on!

    Best Regards,
  4. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

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    Welcome back from me as well! :)
  5. DanBKing

    DanBKing Dan the Man

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    Welcome back..... !
    But we have never 'met' before, so it's better I say: "Hiya!" :)
  6. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    Dan, when you see what this Artist/Author/Model Designer-maker is capable of building and writing, and designing, you'll know why I feel vindicated in Administering this forum. It has attracted members like you two!! :)
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  7. mbauer

    mbauer Cardstock Model designer

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    Welcome Back!

    Great to see that you're still working with paper models!

    Mike
  8. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    Welcome back. I too recently returned after a bit of a hiatus.
    I look forward to seeing more of your work!!!
  9. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    Mr. Bauer, it's great seeing you here too!! ;)
  10. mbauer

    mbauer Cardstock Model designer

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    Han
    Thank you! Hang out quite often, just don't post allot.

    Mike
  11. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    I know, I see you name. sometimes I want to send a P.M. saying
    "Hi!", but I don't want to bother you. :)
  12. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    Welcome Back! Looks like a lot of us are returning, I don't know where we have been but I hope we had a good time!
  13. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    I think it's because this is essentially a new forum. Other than the Administrator being a jerk, it seems to have attracted some really decent people! :)