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POLL: Using someone else's artwork

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim_in_Tucson Sep 6, 2017. 18 Replies

First and foremost, I will admit that I've copied others' ideas, myself, in the past. FWIW, I feel terrible about it. Every person who ever lived has taken- consciously or subconsciously, ideas from…Continue

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At 6:44pm on October 24, 2016, darryl kernaghan said…

Thanks Jim, I thought we were already friends, lol

At 9:46pm on July 18, 2016, Michael Lohrengel said…


 Thanks for the nice comment on my Punch da Bluez Dragon build - looking through your photos you do some might cool builds also - must be the heat out there in Tucson getting to ya!!!

At 8:20pm on June 4, 2016, Andries D. EKER said…

WELL its near on the Map, thanks for the Info, you never feel the heat when you see the Pictures, real scorching ill bett Greeeeettssszzz  A.D.

you added some nice Builds to your Collection love the general steampunk feel of the builds, even got the PALADIN IN THERE Nice Greeeeettsszzzz A.D.

At 8:37am on April 16, 2016, Wichita Sam said…


Glad to have you as a friend. Yes, nobody knows until they or someone close goes through something like this.  Thanks for the well wishes.  If I can ever help you, let me know.


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At 10:49am on October 20, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Jim, Allright Thank you so much, for taking care for the pictures, i was not aware that they came out so bug do they take up to much space ! 

you can mail them to me on my page , do i have to redo them or do you  i am in the black on this one , let me know allright ! Greeeettssszz A.D.

At 5:52am on December 24, 2014, Calim said…

thanks for the frindship

your builds are awesome !

At 1:21pm on December 1, 2014, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks there Jim in Tucson, Thanks for ye Kind words on me little diddy,got some real nice tree stingers up there on the Page Jim, i see now where all those nice arty Gits are coming from Great Job!! the Gris Gris one verry Nice and the tremmelo spatula cool !your steampunk Gits are they not winners in the Steampunk Contest? great stuff! Washboard looking real good! Thanks and Greeettssszzz! 

At 6:48pm on August 25, 2014, Danny Boy Davidson said…

Thanks Jim for the look at Sam Chatmons life and journey...very interesting...dispute about his age?...100+...you don't count after 100

At 9:56pm on August 8, 2014, Bluesheart said…

Wow , such great variety and they have so much character!!! Very creative!

At 2:50pm on May 22, 2012, Paul Gatenby said…

Hi Jim

Thanks for the comment on my guitar - love your Robert Johnson tribute!


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Opinion on the aesthetics of it all.

Posted on August 22, 2017 at 1:29pm 16 Comments

Just thinking out loud...

“Less is more.” - Robert Browning, Poet/Playwright

Looking thru' pictures of some of my cbg builds, attempts at painting, etc. (the vast majority of both isn't posted online), and something became glaringly obvious to me: the things I am most satisfied with are the Least Complicated. On the other hand, the things I've done that are the most complex, embellished, etc., now seem pretentious and unappealing to me.

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