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Interesting. I am here over a year, but never really had my . So here goes:
Hi! I am nek0, or Rys Ostrovid if you like. I'm a mostly self-taught . But I do also other stuff apart from programming, like music, writing, photography and other art. You may see more on my blog .
See ya! 😸

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Oh, and for those not aware: I have a portfolio page set up with more at
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I just made another find in my analogue collection. This time it's one of the more rare subjects leaning into urban exploration.

Here's some again I finished recently. I'm sorry for the subject not being very uplifting. I'm having a hard time. I feel so lost lately.

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everything crumbles. again. why bother rebuilding it. it will eventually crumble. again.
I'm sick of it all.

When asked about fears of automation in 1969, Arthur C. Clarke famously said that we shouldn't worry about automation: "the goal of the future is full unemployment, so we can play." I have never seen his answer quoted in full.

purring tutorial:

1) make a "kuh" sound, just like you normally would pronounce a K
2) now shift the arch if your tongue back a little and do the same thing - it should sound a little squishier now, like "khuh"
3) hold your tongue there and exhale through the gap. adjust the height of your tongue until it vibrates
4) now close your mouth most of the way, just leave a small gap for the air to escape


I recently finished lineart and basic colors on the grooming catbee . Now I need a fancy backgroud for my .

A doodly sketch and the cleaned-up version of the same. Next up are lineart and colours.
or in general help me so much to wind down and move my thoughts into different directions.

Die Menschheit ist dem Untergang geweiht. Katzen entwickeln Daumen. 😱

I just worked on a project I haven't touched in quite a while:
The 'mateamt', a kind of Point of sale system with product stock management for our hackerspace.
Here's the repo, if you are curious:

I watched the soft curling of her paws, which hid daggers that could rend a curtain in the blink of an eye.

I extended my hands to rub one of her mighty paws and she snorted partially awake, eyes unfocused, to see me there. She deemed me harmless and allowed me to stay in one piece.

I was lucky, I had seen her deem much larger beings as prey.

Boldly, I snuggled against her belly. She hugged me.

Best day of my pixie life!

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #Caturday #UrbanFantasy

A little sketch I just finished to kill time with . Haven't either used my pencils or drawn this character for a while, so I used this opportunity to experiment also a little with facial expressions.

My first drawing of 2021. It started as a test of my abilities. I honestly did not expect to come this far...

I guess it's been a while again since my last update. Here's the current progress of my latest . It's not yet finished, it's still missing its polish.

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