Thursday, 30 October 2014

Beading and Bedazzling

Everyone loves sparkly things! Well, most people do. Especially magpies. Magpies count as people, right?

Monday, 27 October 2014

Love & Belonging - Film Advertisment

L'Arche Canada doesn't want to have too much official involvment in this because the film isn't bilingual, but they are aware of the good advertising in being involved with a film premiere.

Asperger's Syndrome and Neurotypical Syndrome: A Behavioural Chart sample

I have discovered the labels feature, which is what I was going for with the Keywords. At some point I will go through my archives and switch the keywords for labels. Or maybe just add labels and leave the keywords alone.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Halloween Decoration Suggestion

Keywords: Halloween, window display, trick-or-treat, free candy, witch, broomstick, spider, cobweb, crescent moon, pumpkin, jack-o-lantern, angry black cat, ghost, streamers, tape, how-to.

Monday, 20 October 2014

Visual Tribute To My Tank of Guppies

Keywords: Guppy, fish tank, aquarium, platy, castle ruins, bubbles, not to scale, filters, plastic plants, algae-eating snails, 25 gallons, self portrait as a mermaid.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Super-Simple Shrek-Face Cross-Stitch Icons

Keywords: Shrek-based, Fiona, ogre, princess, true love, movie, film series, Donkey, Dragon, Puss in Boots, face, close-up, icons, pixel art translated into cross-stitch embroidery.

Monday, 13 October 2014

Pipe-Cleaner Masks

Keywords: pipe cleaner wire, mask support, glasses, framework, creative alternative, Halloween.
No, I am not planning to dress up as a vampire or a hawk this Halloween. I will probably be a dragon. If requested, I will include a tutorial on how that costume was constructed.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Handprint Turkey and Menagerie

Keywords: turkey, Thanksgiving (North American holiday Canada celebrates in October and U.S.A. in November), handprint, trace, outline, draw, colour, paint, peacock, elephant, jellyfish, tortoise commonly mistaken for turtle, running rabbit, bunny face, roaring lion, beehive (fun fact: also known as apiary), blue penguin, owl, arts and craft activity, for kids, those mature enough to appreciate childish activities, menagerie, zoo, animals.
You can also draw various flowers this way; I will probably share sketches of these at some point.

Monday, 6 October 2014

Banana Bread

Keywords: baking step-by-step tutorial; flour, sugar, egg beater, milk, butter, margarine, oven, cinnamon, blueberrry, peanut butter, chocolate chip, soda, powder, vinegar, sift, muffin, loaf, cup, applesauce, stages of mixing.
One of the great things about this recipe is that you can have it as a side dish, or as a dessert - it's thick enough and sweet enough to pass as a "healthy" alternative to cake.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Sign Spotting

Keywords: gun control; controversial; legality; restaurant signs; public domain versus original creation copyright; Applebee's; vacation; USA Canada culture shock; shirt, shoes, required for service; no pets - guide dogs and other service animals exempt; thank you for not smoking, stabbing anyone with utensils, or bringing firearms into our restaurant; where will it end?

If you want a copy of my 'thank you for not stabbing restaurant staff or fellow patrons with your utensils' sign, I request that you use the following JPEG image and include a link back to this site: