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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

Wookiee Hair!

I have added a few new people to my cast of action figure models.  I know this probably looks like child’s play, but I am learning with each set of photos.  Composition, lighting, color, placement of figures to create or

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Posted in Digital Photography, Star Wars

Inkjoy – inexpensive art fun with pens

It seems like everything I like, enjoy, or want to do is really expensive.  This really sucks when one lives on a tight budget, and I suspect that many artists and budding artists fit into this category.  So one tries

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Posted in Art

Why Start online Comics?

I currently have three online comics or graphic novels.  I don’t currently make any money from them and have not received any awards or job opportunities from them, so why do such a thing? It’s very simple.  I like to

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Posted in Art, Goals, Inspiration, Online comics

It’s Freyr’s time of the Year!

Who, you may ask, is Freyr?  Freyr is the God of fertility, prosperity, and peace for the Norse Heathens and is often thought to be one of the noblest of his pantheon.  It is during the harvest time that he

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Posted in Art, Asatru

Seize the Opportunity!

The Fall semester is just about to start and I know my free time will become much less.  Free time is so rare, but when you have it – seize it!  Take advantage of that free time and do something

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Posted in Goals, Inspiration, Preparation