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usin a ruler? What do u think

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by chez, Feb 2, 2004.

  1. chez

    chez New Jack

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 42 Likes Received: 0
    I've been hearin alot of talk about people usin rulers lately... Personally I dont use a ruler because i think it just lowers my skills but thats just my opinion for myself. I dont have a problem wit people who use rulers on quick pieces as long as they can actually make strait lines. What do you think about usin a ruler on a piece or anything else is it cheatin or is it iight.
     
  2. rinse

    rinse Member

    Joined: Dec 28, 2003 Messages: 703 Likes Received: 0
    instuments of techical drawing (rulers, compases, protractors, triangles, french curves, etc.) should be reserved for technical drawing. there was one piece i did where i incorperated tecnical drawing into that piece and i felt a precision intrument was nessicary but i firmly believe that a writer that executes pieces free-hand will get much more saticfation out of their work. forget rulers kid, they are just a crutch for weak writers, of coarse opinions may vary.
     
  3. HOVIE

    HOVIE Member

    Joined: Sep 12, 2003 Messages: 675 Likes Received: 1
    location: croydon eh??
     
  4. destroya

    destroya Senior Member

    Joined: Sep 30, 2002 Messages: 1,714 Likes Received: 2
    you can't spell for shit.
     
  5. chez

    chez New Jack

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 42 Likes Received: 0
    Yeah I'm from Croydon... I'm gettin a lil tired of it down here thow i should go to my moms for a while shes lives in philly. As for the ruler i agree u get more satisfaction when u dont use one...
     
  6. rinse

    rinse Member

    Joined: Dec 28, 2003 Messages: 703 Likes Received: 0
    yea, i know... guess i should have gotten my english degree at an ivy league school but i think they actually take points off papers for spelling errors, cant imagine that. and if you think my spelling is bad you should check out some of my run on sentences! they can get mad outa' hand.
     
  7. Swiffer Jet

    Swiffer Jet Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 14, 2003 Messages: 2,669 Likes Received: 0
    rulers are good for you to start off but after a while, you should know better.
     
  8. AevOne718

    AevOne718 Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 25, 2003 Messages: 206 Likes Received: 0
    I always figured that for someone who wants to start 3-ds, they can use a ruler. but otherwise i think rulers are not only stupid, but useless as well, everyone knows a natural straight line looks much better than a ruler made.
     
  9. Swiffer Jet

    Swiffer Jet Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 14, 2003 Messages: 2,669 Likes Received: 0
    joker knows what's up :p
     
  10. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

    Joined: Aug 31, 2003 Messages: 12,427 Likes Received: 1
    omfg.....WHO CARES?

    oh yeah.....if you can't draw a straight line, you shouldn't be "writing"
     
  11. imported_b0b

    imported_b0b Guest

    Hovie thought you were from Croydon in London, UK
     
  12. sneak

    sneak Guest

    do you mean using a ruler when you paint??
    if so, how the fuck would you manage that? i can see the toys now standing against a wall, can of chrome in one hand, ruler in the other trying to paint a straight line. how would a ruler accomplish this? surely your paint would just overspray....
     
  13. HOVIE

    HOVIE Member

    Joined: Sep 12, 2003 Messages: 675 Likes Received: 1
    yer..when he said "i should go live in philly" i thought "wtf, thats kinda far away":lol:
     
  14. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 234
    if you're painting a wall and you use a stencil of any kind, for any reason other than perhaps some weird fill effect that could not be accomplished without it, then you SUCK. you're a cheater, a liar, and no one that matters will ever respect you.
    if you're talking about drawing on paper, use whatever the hell you want. drawing 'graffiti' is not graffiti, and doesnt make you a writer, it makes you a drawer.
     
  15. chez

    chez New Jack

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 42 Likes Received: 0
    Yeah i guess i should of said im in the states

    To seeking I agree with the stencil and ruler stuff for paint, that just defeats the purpose of style. As for a ruler with paper i gree that paper doesnt matter as much as paint but in my mind if you can paint a strait line you should be able to draw one just as if you can draw a strait line you should be able to paint one. I like to be able to paint as well as i can draw that way i can work stuff out before i take it to a wall.
     
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