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Graffiti – Lettering Fun

Graffiti – Lettering Fun

Fun With Graffiti Lettering Styles: If you’re NOT a Graffiti Artist with a stack of aerosol cans and a big blank wall; or if you NEVER HAVE downloaded any Graffiti Fonts from the internet, but you’ve always wanted to see what your name, or a word, looks like. Then try […]

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Sci-Fi – Where Is Good Sci-Fi Going?

Sci-Fi – Where Is Good Sci-Fi Going?

Oh Where Has All The Sci-Fi Gone? I have been a TV Sci-Fi fan for many years – well at least since the Beatles came! But, lately they are all fading away. True some stories have concluded such as LOST and Battlestar Galactica. Yes, at least LOST did conclude, even […]

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Artist – OBEY – Shepard Fairey

Artist – OBEY – Shepard Fairey

One of my favorite ‘now’ artists Shepard Fairey of OBEY. I just like the illustrative/poster style! Shepard Fairey – Obey to be Better! from Gestalten on Vimeo.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shepard_Fairey Shepard Fairey vs The AP http://obeygiant.com/headlines/obama http://obeygiant.com/headlines/update-shepard-fairey-vs-the-ap

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…Moving Again

…Moving Again

Preparing and Simplifying Our Home For Sale: First we chose a moving company, then we requested shipping materials to do our own packing. Packing is a huge job. My family helped with packing household items, and the big job of cleaning everything from kitchen cupboards to sliding door tracks. Along […]

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Welcome Two Thousand and Eleven

Welcome Two Thousand and Eleven

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I’m A Busy Worker Bee

I’m A Busy Worker Bee

I cannot believe that it has already been six months since my last blog. What have I been doing? I have not been making scale model dioramas, or fine art paintings. I guess I would call this time ‘Artistic Lull’ …but I have been very busy! July: During this month […]

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Customizing a Retro Fire Helmet

Customizing a Retro Fire Helmet

Something Old Into Something New & Arty … An old 1950’s Fireman’s Helmet/Hat: The 50’s Fireman’s Hat that I selected: I was checking the latest local news online on May 30, 2010 at Castanet.net, when I came upon a unique opportunity for local artists to paint on a fireman’s helmet […]

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Sharing My Modeling Skills

Sharing My Modeling Skills

Keeping a Five Year Old Boy Busy! My five year old Grandson, Jake, loves my models. He says “they’re really, really cool Grandpa!” …”Can I build one?” The problem is that a five year old child gets impatient quickly, and has generally not developed enough to build most of the […]

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Neuschwanstein Castle Report 5.

Neuschwanstein Castle Report 5.

My Neuschwanstein Castle Model by Doyusha Final Progress Report No.5 – 99% Finished: (continued from http://murraybreen.com/2010/03/28/surf-neuschwanstein-castle-report-4/)   Dimensions: 26″ long x 13″ wide x 16″ high The decorative moulding has been Solid Stained in a Red-Burgundy color. Later when dried I will wipe a Medium Green Acrylic into the groove of […]

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Neuschwanstein Castle Report 4., + Wood Box Bases

Neuschwanstein Castle Report 4., + Wood Box Bases

My Neuschwanstein Castle Model by Doyusha – Progress Report No.4  (continued from http://murraybreen.com/2010/03/12/surf-neuschwanstein-castle-report-3/)   Yesterday I added a nice leaf scroll patterned moulding all around the base of my Neuschwanstein Castle Model Diorama. I am going to solid stain the moulding in a red/burgundy color to match the brick/stone work […]

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