Creating My Body, Saving My Life

Creating My Body, Saving My Life

Wow! It has been a LONG time since I last posted here. Way too long, really.

I started this blog because I wanted to show my creative side to the blogaverse. Last year, I spent more time creating work to share, and I really enjoyed doing that. Then, something changed. Read the rest of this entry

Musings for the New Year

Musings for the New Year

Well, hello there! I’ve been taking a little break for the past few weeks (at least here on the blog), trying to figure out my next project. I have several book ideas (and more than one draft in progress), and the art/craft stuff has been on hold. Also, like many Americans, I’ve decided to improve my fitness. While “making the decision” to make a change is easy, the follow-through is not always so. Read the rest of this entry

Day 365: Background Tutorial

Day 365: Background Tutorial
Day 365: Background Tutorial

As I promised yesterday, here’s a quick little tutorial on how to make a cool digital background for posters, notecards, paintings, or whatever you’d like. I’m going to assume you have a working knowledge (and access to) your favorite image manipulation software. If you need something free, you can download GIMP. However this is not a “how to use your software” tutorial, so you’ll need some practice with it before you start using this tut. Read the rest of this entry