1912 Cook Book

There is an antique store in town that is a pretty reliable spot for antique kitchenware, one of my weak spots.  Since I’m currently lost in the Edwardian era, living in an Edwardian building, I couldn’t pass this one up.  Some of the recipes look absolutely delicious, and the instructions on how to manage help…

Corset #2 Update

  My poor old dress form has a hard time accommodating an S-curve corset, but all I care about is that it’s in one piece.  Once again, I forgot to log how many hours this project is taking, but if I had to guess I’d say these pictures represent about six hours of work, give or…

Breadcrumbs: Social Media Screed

I gave up on my social media presence and feel the need to evangelize.  Here’s how I got there. I had fallen into a habit.  Every day when I got home from work I would flop down on the couch and go immediately to Instagram.  I was tired and drained from work and I just wanted…

Breadcrumbs

I have always been interested in the creative process.  Specifically, other peoples’ creative process and whether or not I can take any of their ideas for myself.  Wherever there is art, there is also a lot of non-art.  For my part, time spent not working in some creative capacity is time spent feeling incomplete.  I…

Old signs

By way of explanation, these are older paintings and no longer an accurate representation of what I’m doing currently.  However, I am still really proud of them all.  These are all signs that I have found here in town.  The sign from the Chinese Palace is no longer there.  The whole restaurant, which was every bit…