Awesome Con DC (2021) -- Awesome Con Jr. Workshops -- Marcus Williams:
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Description of Pictures: Drawing Lego Heroes with John Gallagher
Everyone loves Legos, because they can become anything! -- Learn to draw brick figures and turn them into your favorite hero, monster, wizard -- or even you! Using simple shapes,
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Description of Subject Matter: Awesome Con DC is a celebration of popular culture. At its heart, Awesome Con is a comic-con that embraces all aspects of geekdom and pop culture. Expect a wide assortment of comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay, and more. Special events will include discussion panels, costume contests, trivia contests, gaming tournaments, and a whole lot of activities for kids.
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2021 photos: This year was filled with hope. Yes, the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us but maybe restoring sanity to the White House. the rapid vaccine role-out, and a government that finally cared would put things back to normal again. But the force was strong in the evil anti-vaxxer movement and the virus variants made quick use of that so we're still dealing with this crap. Plus the continued impact of the attempted coup... Sigh.
Trips this year:
(May, October) After getting fully vaccinated, I made two trips down to Asheville, NC to visit my dad and his wife Dixie, and
(mid-July) I made a quick trip up to Stockbridge, MA to see the Norman Rockwell Museum again as well as Daniel Chester French's place @ Chesterwood.
Number of photos taken this year: about 283,000, slightly up from 2020 but still really low.
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