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usin a ruler? What do u think

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

  1. chez

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    usin a ruler? What do u think

    Discussion started by chez - Feb 2, 2004

    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.
     
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  2. rinse

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    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.
     
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  3. HOVIE

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    HOVIE - Replied Feb 2, 2004

    location: croydon eh??
     
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    destroya - Replied Feb 2, 2004

    you can't spell for shit.
     
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    chez - Replied Feb 2, 2004

    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...
     
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    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.
     
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    Swiffer Jet - Replied Feb 2, 2004

    rulers are good for you to start off but after a while, you should know better.
     
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    AevOne718 - Replied Feb 2, 2004

    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.
     
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    joker knows what's up :p
     
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    omfg.....WHO CARES?

    oh yeah.....if you can't draw a straight line, you shouldn't be "writing"
     
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    imported_b0b - Replied Feb 3, 2004

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

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    sneak - Replied Feb 3, 2004

    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....
     
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    HOVIE - Replied Feb 3, 2004

    yer..when he said "i should go live in philly" i thought "wtf, thats kinda far away":lol:
     
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    seeking - Replied Feb 3, 2004

    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.
     
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    chez - Replied Feb 4, 2004

    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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