Father to a pair of four-legged children. Caretaker of a blonde-haired dinosaur. Husband to my friend and financial advisor. Disciple of a man I’ve never seen. Artist in engineer’s clothing. Wannabe Jedi who does his own special effects.
“Daniel-san, close eye. Think only tree. Make perfect picture down to last pine needle. Open eye. Make tree like picture.” (Mr. Miyagi, The Karate Kid) This is my philosophy for tackling basically anything: sketching, costuming, dancing.
I would build an animatronic version of the Loch Ness Monster, take it to Loch Ness and drive it around in the water for a while. Then I’d make the monster say things like, “Eh, I’m ooover ‘ere, ya’ ‘oooligans!”