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Beach fun – Star Wars Merc style

Went to South Shore Lake Tahoe in California the other day for a bit of relief from the heat and to enjoy the lovely water there.  It is my favorite lake.  There were some strange guys there…..   Not sure

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Posted in Photography, Star Wars

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

The Force has really awakened for me

I am currently in a holding pattern again, but this time it is for better reasons than in the past.  I am waiting for contracts to be put together, gone over by lawyers, and then to be signed.  I am

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Posted in Art, Star Wars, Writing

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

Clone Troopers and Sumac

Every Fall the sumac leaves turn amazing colors of reddish orange, and I really love looking at these colors each year.  They last for a very short time, so I often feel the urge to photo them just to preserve

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Posted in Digital Photography, Star Wars

A Swedish Jedi Robe?

So it’s that time of the year again when the weather cools down and the leaves start to turn warm shades of Autumn and one starts thinking about the holiday season that starts with Halloween.  Ah the joy of putting

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Posted in Costume, Halloween, Star Wars

Clones Wars meets the Beach

I finally decided to take some time away from the stress of waiting for something to happen and go to one of my favorite places – the beach up at Lake Tahoe.  This was the one place I missed when

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Posted in Digital Photography, Star Wars, Travel

Back to School with Color Pencils

Traditionally back to school for the younger ages starts in the US around early September or late August when the temperatures used to cool down and the leaves would start to turn to the warm tones of Autumn.  So the

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Posted in Art, Education

Update on Leather Handbag Practice Project

My fingers are really sore from the hand sewing.  That was to be expected especially when using a thick material such as leather.  Despite the special three sided needle and poking holes with the awl like tool, it is still

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Posted in Art, Goals, Preparation

Delays and how to make good use of that time during waiting

So if you have been following my blog, then you may know about a project that I am doing for a friend.  You know, the Star Wars costume project.  Well, I just keep running into walls, and I think my

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Posted in Costume, Inspiration