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

Day 364: The End Is Near

Day 364: The End Is Near
Day 364: The End Is Near

Well, it may not be the Zombie Apocalypse, but the year is coming to an end tomorrow, and along with it, so is this project. However, as a consolation prize for both my fans, I’ll show you a few things which I couldn’t show off before. Read the rest of this entry