Submitted by deke on 8 January 2013 - 12:15am.
As I write this, I have newly returned from a ski weekend in Keystone, CO. My youngest, Sam, got barf-all-over-the-place sick and had to go home. Which really sucked. But fortunately my eldest, Max, and I missed the bug and therefore went on to have a terrific adventure. Today in particular was outstanding. We woke up, watched cartoons for two hours (in discussing why Scooby-Doo still sucks, Max assured me they're trying to keep it consistent with the old days), and hit the slopes just a short walk from our rented condo. I let him lead while I captured our antics with my hand-held GoPro. I reckon most of the footage would be boring to anyone but us---altho I did wipe out in a hilarious 1080-degree freefall because I was paying too much attention to the camera---but wow it was fun.
On the way home, Max and I discussed whether an insanely large cargo plane could carry smaller airplanes, the latter of which might subsequently take off from the innards of the former. As the rational father, I naturally argued "no, that's insane, you silly child." But Max had me really believing "maybe" over the course of two grueling hours because, seriously, the kid is relentless and we had nothing better to do.
Which takes me to this week's technique: Infinity. Life-wise, infinity reminds me of how much I love my boys. (I know it's cornball. But I'm feeling it so shut up.) Video-wise, infinity is a symbol. One that's missing from just about every font on the market. So what do you do when you're thinking infinity (like me) but you can't make infinity (like right now here like me)? Answer: Draw it with the Width tool in Illustrator.
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