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Artists At Risk

Artists At Risk

I thought I would share an article “Artists At Risk“ that my daughter sent me. It’s about health problems associated with exposure to chemicals in various artist materials. Personally I certainly have used a variety of woodwork, photography, artist and scale modeling supplies over the last 50 years. I’m usually […]

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Mini Shop Space – Blog 2 of 2.

Mini Shop Space – Blog 2 of 2.

My Little Hobby Shop Room: My little hobby room is almost done. I primed the walls and ceiling and then painted all a very pale light green. Trim and baseboard is white. Indoor-outdoor carpeting is a medium brown-beige. View towards the exterior door. Window is a slider. Hobby Model Spray […]

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Blurp on Invader Zim + Stuff

Blurp on Invader Zim + Stuff

INVADER ZIM: Some of the Invader Zim Figure Dioramas that I have customized and put together since this past Christmas season. I will discuss these in a future blog as I have plans to create a custom display for these mini dioramas and figures. The Invader Zim figures were produced […]

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Mini Shop Space – Blog 1 of 2.

Mini Shop Space – Blog 1 of 2.

A February-March 2009 Project: Near the end of my Blurp No.49, I mentioned that I was busy insulating and finishing the enclosure of my lower patio area. This open lower patio had no view due to a sloped retaining wall, and was now shaded by my above new sunroom (shown […]

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Studio – Painting + Modeling Set-Up

Studio – Painting + Modeling Set-Up

Modeling Work Table I have been very busy setting up my fine art painting and scale modeling studio rooms since Christmas. Art and Modeling Room Models, Fine Art, Posters, Matte Cutter Modeling & Design Reference I am also in the process of insulating a lower patio area to be used […]

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Typeface Word Fun

Typeface Word Fun

I found this interesting ‘words layout creation’ on The BrandBuilder’s Blog. Just enter your own text at http://www.wordle.net/

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Snow + Deer

Snow + Deer

Happy New Year! January, 2009 Update The New Year is keeping me busy. It has snowed everyday since before Christmas, which is very unusual for our area. Westbank (West Kelowna) British Columbia, Canada “Snowy Days” …Okanagan Lake in background. I spend a lot of my time shoveling snow – keeping […]

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“Listen …I Hear Santa”

“Listen …I Hear Santa”

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to All Grandson Jake with Leila (black female Lab) and Kimo (chocolate male Lab) “Don’t ask me how long it took to get them posed!”

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Online – Goofing Off

Online – Goofing Off

Andy Warhol to Ron English Most people, I believe, are familiar with the Pop Art of Andy Warhol who created large canvases of silkscreen and lithographed prints with subjects varying from Campbell’s Soup Cans to portraits such as Marilyn Monroe (1967) below. Many of today’s contemporary fine, graphic, and street […]

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News + Winter Blues

News + Winter Blues

A Gray Month Well November certainly has been a gray month on our planet – I don’t think I need to go into details about the world’s economy, politics, or craziness. I will though share a few personal November happenings below: 1. My Wife: She has been teaching a fall university […]

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