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June Project wrap up

I enjoyed undertaking the 30 days project during the moth of June. I was in a real need of a kick start with m art practice after a busy year of family and work commitments taking over. I set myself the goal of drawing and colouring one comic panel each day during the previous month. Some days I posted a photo instead and other days I was unable and or limited in how I could colour the panels. I plan to compile the panels into a full colour comic that I will be offering digitally. I really appreciated the comments and tweets over the period of the project as it gave me some good insights into what was working and what wasn't. To conclude the project I would like to ask readers to post a comment/tweet on their favourite entry if they haven't already and for your effort I'll keep you in mind when I finish the comic and send you a free digital copy. Twitter @awcomix Facebook Anthony W Comix

Day 30

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"Twenty years later, the astronomer Joseph von Littrow came up with a similar idea to pour kerosene into a 30-kilometer-wide circular canal that would be lit at night to signal our presence." http://www.astrobio.net/index.php?option=com_retrospection&task=detail&id=3019

Day 29

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" Florence Raulin-Cerceau of the Alexandre Koyré Center in Paris has documented the early attempts at communication with extraterrestrial intelligence (CETI), or what is now often called active SETI. As early as the 19th century, inventors imagined "sky telegraph" equipment to communicate with the supposed inhabitants of the solar system's planets," Raulin-Cerceau recently wrote with her colleague in the French magazine Pour la Science. The first of these inventors was Carl Friedrich Gauss , the German mathematician. In the 1820s, he spoke of reflecting sunlight towards the planets with his land surveying invention, the heliotrope. He is also credited with the idea of cutting a giant triangle in the Siberian forest and planting wheat inside." http://www.astrobio.net/index.php?option=com_retrospection&task=detail&id=3019

Day 28

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wow!_signal

Day 27

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SETI http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SETI_Institute

Day 26

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The Drake equation As interpreted by xkcd

Day 25

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Day 23 & 24

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Even though we though we don't have proof, I know it in my bones it's there. Earth can't be that unique considering the size of our universe.

Day 22

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This is the start of a new comic looking at the possibility of intelligent life in the universe. The text for this one would be something like, "If there's one question that plagues me...when will we get confirmation of other intelligent life in the universe?"

Day 21

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Coloured and edited using another online image editing software, Pixlr

Day 20

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This one didn't turn out exactly how I had envisioned, maybe a redraw is in order

Day 19

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A photo taken today and compared to a drawing I did of the same sign in 2008

Day 18

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Day 17

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This panel is inspired by a panel from the David Collier book Chimo

Day 16

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Away from home I don't have photoshop to add any colours. For this picture I used picknik to edit crop etc.

Day 15

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Day 14

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Day 13

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Day 12

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Day 11

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