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The Sith Gardener

I thought I had posted this poem and picture a while ago, but when I searched for it to share with a friend, it was gone.  What happened?  I was really sure I had done so.  Am I getting old

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Posted in Art, Culture, Inspiration

Pub Crawl meets the realm of Harry Potter

Pub crawls are a growing way to create a party atmosphere that involves alcoholic libations, multiple business cooperation, and a certain amount of healthy exercise.  To make it more fun the addition of a theme has been included due to

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Posted in Costume, Culture, Entertainment

Chewbacca and the Nobody

Recently Peter Mayhew, the actor who famously played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, passed away at age 74.  This hit me pretty hard.  Who am I?  I am just a nobody, but I got to work with him for

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Posted in Art, Star Wars, Writing

Darth Nihilus is here to stay

I just realized I never posted the results of the Darth Nihilus gear.  I did my best to be true to what the video game character looked like.  So very often video game characters as well as cartoon characters are

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Posted in Costume, Star Wars

Sith Happens when more than three show up….

Okay, I have engaged in the creative craziness again by wanting to create three new costumes for Halloween.  And the party is scheduled for 28th of October, so I have even less time to get things done. We decided to

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Posted in Art, Costume, Halloween, Star Wars

SNAFU 2016 – 100% improvement!

I am back from attending a small anime event called SNAFU, which stands for Sierra Nevada Anime Fans Unite.  I went last year and was not impressed.  That was their first year at the Nugget Hotel location and several other

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Posted in Anime, Comic Cons, Travel

Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con

Just got back from the Sacramento Wizard World Comic Con. It was different from last year.  Some things have changed.  Not sure how I feel about the changes, so I think I will just list out what I recall and

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Posted in Comic Cons, Costume

Kage Warrior: Star Wars the Clone Wars Series Costume

So I have been busy lately and have not had much time to write for my blog.  I have a new costume that I have been working on that is a Kage Warrior from the Star Wars Clone Wars series

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Posted in Costume, Star Wars

NaNoWriMo Preparation

It is two weeks before the NaNoWriMo writing event starts in November.  This will be my fourth time participating in this event.  I have never made the goal of 50K, but each year despite all the stupid stuff that happens

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Posted in Star Wars, Writing

Challenges Unexpected

So I have been preparing to start this costume project for a friend.  He decided he wanted a Jedi Temple Guard costume from Star Wars, and I am basing the costume design on the Star Wars Clone Wars animated series

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Posted in Art, Costume, Star Wars