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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

The Year of Waiting

Year 2014 was the year of waiting.  So much happened and yet so very little was accomplished, and I find myself still waiting.  So many odd events occurred in the world in general as well as in my own personal

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Posted in Culture, History, Inspiration, Writing

NaNoWriMo Writing Experience

So this was my third year attempting to reach the 50K word goal.  And sadly enough I did not succeed this year. It seems like each November I experience some kind of distraction that cannot be ignored.  On the first

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Posted in Writing

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

First Irminsul Painting Project

I have been wanting to explore into more of the imagery of the Northern/Western European ancient cultures, and so I finally sat down and started to work on some of the Irminsul, which is associated with the Norse God Tyr,

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Posted in Art, Asatru, Culture, Heathen, Irminsul