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Tutorials, Musings and New Projects

Classic Post 4 Wreck This Journal.1

The post that started it all!

Posted on April 21, 2018
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Wreck This Journal

Originally Published 4 / 12

I admit it, folks, I’ve hopped on the bandwagon. I am officially a Wreck This Journal junkie.
If you didn’t know yet, there is this book out there by Keri Smith that demands that you completely (yet artistically) trash it. Each page contains a series of directions on what to do with the book next in order to “wreck” it… all sorts of zany things from coloring outside the lines to making a drawing with pieces of hair. The book is slowly gaining a cult following. If you search the net, there are thousands of pictures and examples of very cool ways to complete the different pages.

Soon after acquiring this book I was hooked. The concept is very freeing, and it’s got me doing art more often and keeping my skills sharp, which is always good. Also, the idea that you create the art naturally and by chance is very exciting for me. The more you work with the book, the more it develops in an often unexpected direction.

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Classic Post No.3 Seashell Windchime

Aka The Bone Chime

Posted on April 15, 2018
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AKA “The Bone Chime”

Originally Published 8 / 13

I am excited to finally reveal a brand new wind chime! I created this one out of seashells and driftwood that I found at a recent trip to Charleston’s own Folly Beach this summer. I call it my “Bone Chime” because the sound of the shells kind of sounds like bones clanging up against each other… not like I would know what that sounds like or anything.

Sea Shell Wind Chime

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Classic Post No.2 Thoughts About Playdoh

Tips and Tricks

Posted on April 6, 2018
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Dried playdoh before and after - "Salted"

Originally Published 4 / 2017

So I have a confession to make, I’m obsessed with something weird again, and this time it’s Play Doh.

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