“You Made Me Promises, Promises”

Yes just like the song + I made Summer-time “Promises Promises” I knew I’d never keep + I tried, I really tried + I had this amazing book list to on my Goodreads page + and all of the “around-the-condo” projects I was going to tackle + and yes the sewing… LOTS of sewing + making […]

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The Code

I just can’t seem to get enough of this BARCODE font + I seem to be using it a lot more in everything I work on from my stylesheets for the blog + and just all types of headers + as well as cards and other projects + I just love the industrial look it […]

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Almost Human

Continuing my Ball Jointed Doll series from my last student show + here are two of my dollies + Miku + and Saya.  I’ve entitled the series “Almost Human” because of their life-like features + and that it’s only there joints that define the doll.

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Finding Happy

For a long time + I’ve done what everybody believes I should be doing + which is a recipe for everything miserable + I’ve listened to my parents about my job + and how I should be thankful in these times that I actually have a job with benefits + I’ve ignored the pangs of […]

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Patience Precious

Art takes patience + which translates to hours and days in CS6 + and for what you ask….a banner + yes a banner + I initially created my banners for my previous blog + but in the land of everything D.I.Y. + I thought I could make my designs into + cell phone cases + […]

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The Art of Analogue Film Printing

  I have a love of film photography that no too many people understand + when you tell people “I made that” + they really don’t understand beyond snapping the picture.  To go from snapping a picture + to the chemical processing hoping you get at least 10 good negatives from a roll of 36 + then […]

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I’ve Been Surfing for Hours…

As I spend more time on WordPress + I begin to get to know my surroundings and venture out + so I started looking at the categories for “recommended blogs” + and what I’ve found is interesting + I see several hundred blogs + with thousands of followers + in every category from food to […]

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What the Font?

Again I continue my constant obsession and love affair with everything fonts + but I know I’m not the only one + wedding invites + and save the dates have come a long way + doing away with the stuffy calligraphy font and Roman style type + today invitations reflect our eclectic lifestyle + and […]

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Does it swing?

Not too many people listen to vinyl anymore with digital files and streaming content + but I’m old (I meant old school) + so I love my records + and two years ago I had the pleasure of taking a History of Jazz course + I mean if you gotta take history + and you […]

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Design + Packaging + and Selling oh my!

During an usually energetic and lucid stage early last year + I decided to take my crocheting to another level + in the past it’s only been a hobby + but some co-workers really liked my work so I set out to do “it” + yes “it” + and by “it” I mean create an […]

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One of these things is not like the other…

Yes one of these fonts is not like the other + and yes they are on in the same (showing my age here) + and I’m currently crushing on these two popular truetype fonts.  League Gothic can be seen everywhere today on packaging + announcements + graphic images + posters + cards…you name it + […]

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Summertime

What happens when you become an adult + I use to love summers + because there was no winter + winter was always associated with school + but once I left school + and put away some childish things + summer became a time of endurance + of hot sticky days + and short vacations…this […]

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Calling Card + Design

 In a past course using CS5 I wanted to create a simple and clean calling card + or table card + using a graphic art image.

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I’ve Just Moved

So I’ve made the long-awaited move from Blogger to WordPress + which was no easy feat + it took some time to decide what or what not to use + and just the overall usability + I’ve been on Blogger (blogging) since 2007 + so after 3,000 post you can imagine my hesitation + I’m […]

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