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  1. End of studies project : bracelet

    Here's the final piece of the set: the bracelet. That's what I'll be graded on. It's all in sterling silver and the garnets are set in 18K yellow gold. I finished it yesterday so my studies are tecnically over. Kinda makes me sad, and it stresses me an aweful lot too.


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  2. Gel Pens Are Evil

    Nothing annoys me more than reaching for a gel pen only to have it not write properly, or at all! As you can see from the image below, it sort of worked here.



    I find that they're iffy on super glossy surfaces, iffy on matte surfaces, but love a semi-matte surface just fine. Why, why must an acrylic painting always wish for gel pen, only to have it work some of the time? Gellyroll pens, you are ...
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  3. Mini Sketchbook Signatures

    Since I just finished a small body of work for a show, and I'm between major projects, I decided to work on some mini colorful signatures for eventually binding together into a sketchbook with crazy handmade covers.

    What makes them so awesome is multiple layers so the pages are really tactile as well as brightly colored. I've used this technique a lot lately in altered books/journal/sketchbook swaps.

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    Updated 05-12-2010 at 06:07 AM by nicci (swapped image)

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  4. Patience is a Virtue!!!

    We bought our first home last month and I am working on getting it ready for tenants... SAY WHAT!?!?! Yeah, so, we are living for free in my mom's house while she and her husband are in Mexico for another year for his work. SO, we figured we'd rent our home out before moving in so that we can have another year to save up money for our emptied savings account and for putting down on the house to try to pay it off a little more quickly than TWENTY FIVE YEARS, haha...

    Anyway, so sad, ...
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  5. Watercolor Crack

    Hello, my name is Eraserqueen and I am addicted to watercolor.

    I wanna paint like these people SO BADLY.

    Thomas W. Schaller: http://www.twschaller.com/


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    John Lovett: http://www.johnlovett.com/msuntn.htm

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