It’s a Disaster

No fun pictures this time, just a boring update, I miss posting here. First, the disaster. Halloween has always been my favorite holiday.  Not just because of the candy and the dress-up, oh no, I was a macabre child.  “Nightmare Before Christmas” was my favorite movie, even though it scared me so badly.  For my…

Welcome!

I love mid-century design, and I think I’m far from alone in that.  I also love those particularly American road-side attractions that are few and far between these days.  I have been to The Thing!  and to Roswell, thoroughly enjoying both.  (If you, like me, love this kind of thing I have a YouTube channel you…

While I Was Away.

I complete one commissioned art piece about once every three years.  While I was away from this blog, I was working on one of these pieces. I love doing these paper-cut pieces.  But while working on this commission, that love was tinged with a certain fear.  I have sold one of these pieces before, but…

Breadcrumbs: Crop-Cycling/2018 Project Rubric

Crop-cycling is a practice that allows farmers to keep their land healthy.  Growing the same crop in the same field over and over again tends to deplete the nutrients in the ground, resulting in poorer and poorer produce.  By changing the kinds of crops grown in a field, farmers are able to optimize the land…

Documentarian Follow-up

I found an example of what I was talking about in the Breadcrumbs: Documentarian post.  Below is the first ever paper-cut piece I made and the most recent. Spooky pumpkin cameo! The first thing I notice about it is the perspective, it’s so tragically off, though it lends a certain charm to it all.  The…