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18 Sep 2021 12:56 p.m. PST
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7th Va Cavalry22 Apr 2020 6:30 a.m. PST

Under the current circumstances, many of us are doing more painting than usual. That being said, what has been hurting you the the most lately.
1. Eyes
2. Back
3. Hands/Fingers (from brush holding)
4. Brain (from trying to figure out what to paint next)
5. Wallet (from purchasing more figures to paint)
6. Other (please specify if you can)

JimDuncanUK22 Apr 2020 6:48 a.m. PST

2 then 1 eventually.

Fitzovich Supporting Member of TMP22 Apr 2020 6:50 a.m. PST

I would go with 2, but frankly I haven't done too much painting.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP22 Apr 2020 6:57 a.m. PST


5. is impossible – no new things until the all clear (sorry!)

21eRegt22 Apr 2020 7:17 a.m. PST


Hlaven Supporting Member of TMP22 Apr 2020 7:36 a.m. PST

1 and 6. My already bad knees get stiff and painful when I sit and paint too long.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP22 Apr 2020 9:08 a.m. PST


1, 2, and 3 mean that you're doing the right amount of painting!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP22 Apr 2020 9:15 a.m. PST

None – I could paint all day and feel fine

Working at home means no commute time so some additional painting time, but working at home means – well – working! So less time to paint than one might think

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP22 Apr 2020 12:17 p.m. PST

I have new calluses on my hands from repeated … uhm … using the nippers and X-Acto to convert a month's worth of figures in a week.

Legion 422 Apr 2020 1:35 p.m. PST

All of the above and more … old fart

Dagwood23 Apr 2020 4:35 a.m. PST

It's not the painting, I paint for half an hour and then do something else. It's the computer. I spent a few hours at my computer on Tuesday, twisted at a bit of an angle while comparing the computer files to various pieces of paper. Woke up yesterday with pain across the chest, difficulty in coughing and sneezing. Hoped it wasn't the current malaise, but thought it was probably muscular in origin. This morning, much better.

Oh, and the computer affects my eyes, as well.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Apr 2020 5:23 a.m. PST

I've been building and programming computers for hours a day, every day for forty-two years and haven't suffered any physcial effects …

mmmmy processorssssss … <gollum> <gollum>

Legion 423 Apr 2020 6:59 a.m. PST


Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2020 7:05 p.m. PST

etotheipi for the win!

von Schwartz28 Apr 2020 5:50 p.m. PST

Aix-En-Pains, isn't that a small town in the south of France?

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