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The Twenty-Four Terms are the traditional chinese time spot

The first fifteen days of the Chinese lunar month makes the first term, namely:

Beginning of Spring
usually starting from the fourth or fifth of Febrary. And the first day is the Chinese New Year's Day or the onset of the Spring Festival. Incidentally, the New Year's Day of 1995 is January 31st.
The second fifteen days are named:

Rain Water
from the nineteeth or twentieth of Febrary, a time when rainy seasons are setting in.
In order come the following terms:

Waking of Insects
from the fifth or sixth of March, as the earth awakes from hibernation;
Spring Equinox
from the twentieth or twenty-first of March;
Pure Brightness
from the fourth or fifth of April;
Grain Rain
from the twentieth or twenty-first of April;
Beginning of Summer
from the fifth or sixth of May;
Grain Full
from the twentieth or twenty-first of May;
Grain in Ear
from the fifth or sixth of June;
Summer Solstice
from the twenty-first or second of June;
Slight Heat
from the sixth or seventh of July;
Great Heat
from the twenty-second or third of July;
Beginning of Autumn
from the seventh or eighth of August;
Limit of Heat
from the twenty-third or fourth of August;
White Dew
from the seventh or eighth of September;
Autumnal Equinox
from the twenty-third or fourth of September;
Cold Dew
from the eighth or nineth of October;
Frost's Descent
from the twentieth-three or fourth of October;
Beginning of Winter
from the seventh or eighth of November;
Slight Snow
from the twenty-second or third of November;
Great Snow
from the seventh or eighth of December;
Winter Solstice
from the twenty-second or third of December;
Slight Cold
from the fifth or sixth of January; and lastly
Great Cold
from the twentieth or twenty-first of January which brings the 24-term cycle to an end.
On the Chinese Calendar, you will also find terminology like Tian Gan and Di Zhi (Heavenly Stem and Earthly Branch), a peculiar Chinese way of marking the years in a sixty-year cycle. There is also a system that marks the years in a twelve-year cycle, naming each of them after an animal such as Rat, Ox, Tiger, Hare, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Boar. BTW, I was born in the year of Sheep.
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This idea is probably going in the garbage
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The work on my Project continues...
Originally I was planning to make a Book of 34 Pages. To this moment the amount of pages has increased to over 70.



Stay tuned for the final result






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A double page out of my childrens book "Roboland". I hope you like it ;). Check out more Roboland stuff right here [link]
You can get the book here (sorry only in german) [link]
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Wrapped up the completed first issue of my comic, "1001." If you're in Toronto this weekend, come on down to my table at Wizard World for a first print copy! Or, if you're, say, on the other side of the world, it will be available online for free come Friday. :)

Ink, Corel Painter and Photoshop :D
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Holy crap I have neglected this site. This is my final piece for a draw blog I was part of. I am going to start posting some of the pieces I did over there.
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-Illustration created for exposition entitled, "Animalia" for the group of illustrators from 27pm :)

-Ilustración creada para exposición titulado, "ANIMALIA" para el grupo de ilustradores de 27pm :)
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Another big marker drawing.
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This Simpson's themed piece as done for ACME Archives to be made into a print. It features Sideshow Bob from the Simpson's episode Cape Feare. The piece was done in watercolor and ink.
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