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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

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

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

On pins and needles in ……anticipation

I have a friend that wants to have a Star Wars costume made, and right now he’s in the process of deciding what costume to choose.  We narrowed it down to either a Mandorlorian or a Jedi Temple Guard.  Depending

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Posted in Costume, Preparation, Star Wars

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