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John Nack's Layer 5 Commentary

Bump and Grind

"Yeah, I got your jitters right here!"

Oh my, what was I saying about the shakes? Nicholas brings out the big guns, biting in at high RPMs. Your glyphs aren't looking so clean now, Khoi (to say nothing of those poor hipsters).

I'm seeing lattice work, circles, and--perfect for Photoshop's 20th--even some "marching ants." As for the glows, though, I have to channel one Anthony Soprano, Jr.: "What, no [freakin'] lens flares??" But this is the wrong crowd for cheese*.

How might this dip into tool time evolve--more organic, more mechanistic?

* Rejected tag line for Photoshop: "Systematically Cheapening Artists Effects By Making Them Easier Since 1990."

Play by play commentary for this match is provided, as it happens, by John Nack.

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