And there is also a video which combines both sight and sound:
Please take a minute to check out the video. If you watch it - even if you don't like it - your comments are encouraged. If you like it even a little bit I'll offer the advice that Amazon is cheaper than iTunes. It's only a few bucks to get your own copy and it goes a long way toward helping us pay the price of trying to be rock stars.
This is a bit pricey, but is a fantastic resource for any fan of Tim Powers. Not only does it feature an in-depth list of all known published editions of his many novels - complete with pictures of the covers in all sorts of languages - but it has never before seen drawings and poems along with huge sections from rough drafts and unpublished novels - all with Powers' own handwritten notes.
Nothing new here - they've been around since forever. But I never had one before so I didn't know how huge they sound. I have two now. I feel like a fucking king with them stacked on top of each other. Now I know why bands play in front of huge walls of them. Even if they're not plugged in, they're pretty nifty to behold.
I've gotten into my head some sort of crazy scheme for a painting. This is what could be the first step toward achieving some kind of something else. In order to complete the scheme, however, I should probably learn what the hell I'm doing when I'm slapping paint around.
Here's a charcoal sketch and the underpainting (which consisted of simultaneous build-up, painting wet-into-wet in some spots.)