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Snow inspired Hoth fun

Okay, so this is another one of my action figure photo series.  I think every writer should do stuff to get in touch with the characters they are writing for especially if the characters and setting are not based on

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Posted in Art, Inspiration, Star Wars, Toys, Writing

Jango Fett on Safari

I have been doing digital photography of action figures for many years now.  I do it for fun.  It’s a nice creative outlet that tends to cheer me up when I am feeling down.  I actually did an online comic

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Posted in Art, Digital Photography, Inspiration, Star Wars, Toys

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

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

Helm of Awetumn….

Okay, I could not resist the pun.  You see the symbol in the center of the painting is called a Helm of Awe and there are Fall or Autumn leaves…. get it?   The Helm of Awe is part of

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Posted in Art, Asatru, Painting

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

Creativity Well runs dry

As an artist and a writer it is important to keep practicing, so when the lack of inspiration or vital energy slams the creativity well, one has to do something to perk themselves up.  Don’t stay in the dark hole

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Posted in Digital Photography, Inspiration, Star Wars, Toys