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by stuart
Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pere Ubu - Voodoo Rooms - 18/11/14 - spare ticket
Replies: 2
Views: 1289

Re: Pere Ubu - Voodoo Rooms - 18/11/14 - spare ticket

Apparently not sold out and I made a mistake on the price, face value is £16 (+£1.50 booking fee and £1 to book online) So that's £16 if anyone wants it ono
by stuart
Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

p.s. New Stuff. I can haz HDR phoaties noo.

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by stuart
Mon Nov 17, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pere Ubu - Voodoo Rooms - 18/11/14 - spare ticket
Replies: 2
Views: 1289

Pere Ubu - Voodoo Rooms - 18/11/14 - spare ticket

Mate's pulled out last minute as he's come down with the lurgy, so I have a spare ticket going at face value £17.50 if anyone wants it. PM me.
by stuart
Wed Jul 02, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: My Sock Drawer
Replies: 0
Views: 1194

My Sock Drawer

The auction for my amazing new sculpture My Sock Drawer starts today. The aim of the project is to challenge people's perception of sock drawers. The design includes one sock which has actually been worn and not washed!. Bidding starts at 5 Quadrillion Pounds. 20p will go to a feet charity for every...
by stuart
Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Imitation is the sincerest form of fartery
Replies: 0
Views: 1285

Imitation is the sincerest form of fartery

I just unearthed one of my early designs that I did way back in the 80's on my Commodore 64.

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by stuart
Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Hello I would probably like to use yor workshop space please
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

Re: Hello I would probably like to use yor workshop space pl

I suppose an explanation would be useful at this point. I designed some sleeves for the Secret 7 again this year, but apparently none of them were good enough and they had to make room for lots of minimalism. I slog my guts out for 2 solid months and someone comes along and writes 'But Wait!' on a p...
by stuart
Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Web savvy person required
Replies: 0
Views: 1350

Web savvy person required

Anyone out there who is brilliant at designing websites? I'm looking to make a website for myself and for a project I have in mind, and any attempt on my part thus far to create something has ended up as little more than a glorified pdf file. I haven't got a clue about all the code, dreamweaver is a...
by stuart
Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:57 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Hello I would probably like to use yor workshop space please
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

Re: Hello I would probably like to use yor workshop space pl

Ah'll dae it masell then. No worries, just looking for some extra craftsmanship space and perhaps a brainstorming session. I have a good idea for something, but it's only partly developed in my head and the last time I did anything with glue and paint at the same time was in 1986. Things, paint, glu...
by stuart
Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:28 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Hello I would probably like to use yor workshop space please
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

Re: Hello I would probably like to use yor workshop space pl

It's nothing to do with Valentine's bollocks by the way, the wedding cake thing is just part of the idea. I am looking to expand on that in several ways that I am currently gestating. I can't say any more, but if any of the forest creatures out there were willing to help/collaborate it could end up ...
by stuart
Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:58 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Hello I would probably like to use yor workshop space please
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

Hello I would probably like to use yor workshop space please

Are these things still running and would I be welcome to come along and work on a project I currently have in mind? I have an idea for something, but I can't say too much about it. It involves making a kind of wedding cake out of three mousemats glued together and cut into a certain shape. I've not ...
by stuart
Sun May 26, 2013 4:20 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Forest Big Night Out
Replies: 11
Views: 3900

Re: Forest Big Night Out

I was drunk when I said that, I still have a personal licence though + I'm drunk again.
by stuart
Mon May 20, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Forest Big Night Out
Replies: 11
Views: 3900

Re: Forest Big Night Out

I've got a full personal licence now (digital prints available as proof if you ask me nicely) and wouldn't mind helping out for a short while, if you trust me not to get too drunk while I am working.
by stuart
Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

I just sold my 1st art. All for charity of course. Now that the secret is out... http://secret-7.com/ I'm #404 pg8, bottom right, or this http://i.imgur.com/hbjorzX.jpg The money raised was donated to---> http://www.artagainstknives.com/ This was the 2nd charity event run by The Secret 7, in which 7...
by stuart
Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I'd like to make a civilised customer complaint
Replies: 0
Views: 1890

I'd like to make a civilised customer complaint

A rant about the death of culture/imminent HMV closure. It comes off the back of Virgin record stores closing down, now HMV looks set to go into admin. The UKs biggest record store/games chain is closing because it can't compete with the availability of music on the internet/online sales. The intern...
by stuart
Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Best wishes to all at the forest for the new age of spiritual enlightenment. I took this on Xmas morning looking down the Nith valley from near where I grew up, a nice opportunity to take some photos of the mist. I turned it into a spoof album cover for the comedy folk duo played by Vic and Bob (tha...
by stuart
Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Took this pano up Bonaly today. Spent all night stitching it and iWarping it so you better look at it. http://i.imgur.com/lcTVb.jpg Oh eh and this one from a couple of weeks ago of the jet stream probably looking the other way from Corstorphine Hill. http://i.imgur.com/cr9TL.jpg
by stuart
Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:30 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 162108

Re: This week I've been mostly listening to...

Beating Around Shepherd's Bush?
by stuart
Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Forest Action Team Minutes
Replies: 4
Views: 2910

Re: Forest Action Team Minutes

Ahhhh I was standing just there waiting for the lights to change looking across the city centre traffic hell that is tollcross looking for any other abandoned churches I might have missed! I crossed the road, and then crossed back and then back again, and I didn't see any pavement drawings, but then...
by stuart
Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Cramond Island ones turned out alright, might want to retake them in a better light ie. cloud cover, easier to colour sat and brightness match then + lends itself to more dereliction http://i.imgur.com/4wHhq.jpg http://i.imgur.com/m9hXs.jpg http://i.imgur.com/uA8MJ.jpg http://i.imgur.com/x5bgo.jpg A...
by stuart
Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Forest Action Team Minutes
Replies: 4
Views: 2910

Re: Forest Action Team Minutes

Had me a stroll around sunny Tollcross today trying to find the new venue, to no avail. What is it a closely guarded secret where the new place is? Don't worry I doubt very much that I will be darkening your new doors much seeing as I don't really go out much anymore, but I'm sure I'll be in sometim...
by stuart
Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Any interesting doorways in the new building that I could take some pictures of before you forest them up? I'm still working through some old ones but my In through the outdoor concept album is now into the 200s (or 400s if you include each door or window) I guess probably not, but that's ok because...
by stuart
Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:43 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Building & Electrical Help Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 2617

Re: Building & Electrical Help Needed

I just added some more to my In through the out door concept album, got a whole stack to sort out from a few months ago. Aiming to have >200 in the album soon if I can pull my finger out. It's coming together nicely and the potential is there for expanding the album to no end. The focus is on taking...
by stuart
Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Building & Electrical Help Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 2617

Re: Building & Electrical Help Needed

I've got a new scraper
by stuart
Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Every week is voluntary arts week. So far anyway.. This is taken from a photo I took up Corstorphine Hill a few weeks ago, just before the weird early this is all your getting Scotland summer we had in march. It was really misty and a great opportunity to take pictures. All the animals in it are fro...
by stuart
Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: The lie of algebra
Replies: 14
Views: 7864

Re: The lie of algebra

Sounds a lot like the zen maths of Douglas Hofstadter in his book Godel, Escher, Bach. Now there's an afternoon or three's reading.
by stuart
Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:08 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Added a lot of to my In through the out door concept album recently from a few old derelict farmhouses in the area. Seems to work quite well with rotten old buildings. Hoping to add more in the coming months. If anyone knows of any old, disused, derelict buildings in the area let me know. Rather the...
by stuart
Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Heh, it's an idea. Better get cracking though if I'm going to do that, I hear that all calendars will be coming to an end next year. Shouldn't need to create as large a panoramic for december..

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by stuart
Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Took a load of 360deg panoramics of Arthur's Seat last year but couldn't get the software to stitch them up right. So I tried again using a combination of both Nikon's pano software + Double Take and after about 2 hours of trickery pokery + a little computer rage managed to produce this. Might try s...
by stuart
Sun Sep 18, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Redid this one a bit less heavy on the colour balance.

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by stuart
Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Think that's just about all the backlog of photos I took for this idea over the past year and a half, glad I finally got round to fixing them up. This is probably the last seven unless I take anymore. These aren't from Edinburgh, but they were taken in my home town of Sanquhar last year in june when...
by stuart
Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

I lied, this is the last one for today.

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by stuart
Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:03 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Last one for today. Been at this for a solid 12 hours today and I need a beer. Might be a few more left to dig out after this.

This one is also from the Craiglockhart Dells.

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by stuart
Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Three more.

Corstorphine Hill
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Craiglockhart Dells
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Looking in/out from the right of the above building^
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by stuart
Fri Sep 16, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

http://i.imgur.com/yJH9x.jpg http://i.imgur.com/RZwtT.jpg These are photos of an old building in the Craiglockhart Dells, on the Water of Leith. http://i.imgur.com/wobmn.jpg If you look closely you can see the image of a face in the window on the right- http://i.imgur.com/3PGxg.jpg This one is of a...
by stuart
Fri Sep 16, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Most of these are taken around Edinburgh in the past year or so, but not all. I'll just post them all anyway. It's a concept I have been working on for some time now. Whenever I walk past an interesting door, or window, I take a photograph both looking in and looking out, and then put them together....
by stuart
Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

I re-did the above one using better software for stitching photos and touched it up a bit more.

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You can see a high res version on this tumblr page where I have started to upload photos.

http://greenbrainsurgery.tumblr.com/
by stuart
Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:21 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

That's not the only thing that's bulbous about it :shock: :lol:

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by stuart
Fri Sep 09, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

I like playing around with some of the photos I take to produced various effects. Actually it's not that difficult to put two symmetric photos together to produce an image of a face, or something else... Anyway I liked this one. It is taken from one of the panoramics of Arthur's Seat covered in snow...
by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

And a few more I took the other day while I was in The Pentlands, experimenting with shadow. http://i.imgur.com/5zkcJ.jpg I like the way the shadowy effect on the left of this one produced a kind of strange medieval looking face. http://i.imgur.com/hR2qx.jpg http://i.imgur.com/jJ5Z8.jpg
by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Some views from Cramond Island.

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by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

A few panoramics I made of Arthur's Seat during the snow, squished together a bit for effect.

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by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Another two I took earlier in the year during a full moon, the one on the left is a view from Corstorphine hill. The photo on the right is taken in Stenhouse. The pano software fucked it up slightly producing a double moon, but I liked the effect so I kept it that way, I think it takes on the form o...
by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:39 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

Took this one at the start of the year when it was snowing, it is taken from Craiglockhart hill a small peak just out of view to the left in the above photo. It shows The Pentland hills in the background. http://i.imgur.com/wvZuC.jpg Also this one is a full >360 panoramic taken during the selenelion...
by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Re: Edinburgh phoaties

OK I resized some of them to fit the 800 pixel limit.

This one shows the valley in the distance.

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This is looking the other way towards Edinburgh with Arthur's Seat in the distance.

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by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 1:01 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Helped Needed for the Move
Replies: 9
Views: 3728

Re: Helped Needed for the Move

I can maybe come in the final day if you really need help. Tomorrow(today) is not likely. I don't know when you need to be out. I guess all the heavy shit will be out by then though anyway. If you are stuck tomorrow and need help the next day maybe. Look me up. I'm on a different moby nummer now, bu...
by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:39 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Edinburgh phoaties
Replies: 28
Views: 18696

Edinburgh phoaties

Lately I have been gathering together some photos of edinburgh from the last year and putting them up on various forums and that, and I just felt like sharing them here too. If nothing else but to show that I've not just being sitting on my ass all the past year whining about how the forest banned m...
by stuart
Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:01 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Helped Needed for the Move
Replies: 9
Views: 3728

Re: Helped Needed for the Move

Just got back from Dumfrogles, drinking beer and staying up late. Had to go home and fix computer for mum. Vista + Mum = three days of WTF eh? I needed to get away from the endless crime dramas and come home and drink beer and listen to music. If I feel up for lifting heavy things tomorrow I'll come...

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