Monthly Archives: March 2012

Making It / Found Metal Artifact Steampunk Lamp #1 / Mike Smith

This is my first real attempt to make something in the Steampunk Style.  There is actually a book called “The Steampunk Bible”.  I may have to read it. This cool pipe is another object sent to me by my friend … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Cathy Savel

“Nature as art, in absolute detail. A never ending paradox that tears me from reality. Everything has a spirit, a voice that needs to be listened to. Creativity is my passion. This was the journey of my childhood, as I … Continue reading

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Tada! The insights of almost two decades of experience condensed for you. Now start making art already. Five Things that you need to know about Creativity and Art Making 1. Muses: Rare visitors… Inspiration rarely…

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Artist of the Day / Thomas Willeford

I often love excess in other artist’s work, just not my own.  Although, I’m going to try a few ‘steampunky’ things.  Or, maybe, ‘steampunk lite’.  Check my next Making It lamp. I was just checking out the guys in the … Continue reading

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Making It / Found Metal Artifact Lamp Number 58

My friend Paula (http://www.etsy.com/shop/PaulaArt) sent me a box full of junk!  This lamp was made from one of her gifts to me. http://www.etsy.com/listing/96423690/found-metal-artifact-lamp-number-58                    http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Mirror Made From Salvaged Window / Mike Smith

I like taking these old salvaged windows and making mirrors out of them. http://www.etsy.com/listing/96424526/mirror-made-from-salvaged-window-number           http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Artist of the Day / Joshi Daniel

“I am a freelance photographer from India. My passion is photographing people because faces and stories behind them, life styles, various cultures and traditions fascinates me. I would like to capture as many different faces as I can. I like wandering … Continue reading

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