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Posted On 2009-01-30 , 6:38 PM
So, this is my random post because I wanted to. My favorite blog ever is a blog by S.T. Lewis (I'm also very fond of CakeWrecks, but that is neither here nor there). S.T. Lewis is an artist for Disney and his blog makes me laugh out loud every time I read it. I love his art too.
I'm posting a video he made and am advising all my readers to hurry out and read his blog.....now, please. ^.~
|Origami Heart...with Wings|
Posted On 2009-01-29 , 6:26 PM
A few days ago I created an Origami Heart page and posted a blog entry about the heart I made and why the page was created as it was. I had planned for that to be the end of it, but I have discovered something that I just had to share with everyone. I found a site completely dedicated to tutorial videos for creating origami! This site is called OrigamiTube.com (like YouTube for origami). Very cool.
I also found a video for another type of Origami Heart. As my post mentioned, I went on a mission to find and link to as many different types of origami hearts as I could (as Google doesn't seem to easily show a good variety). So, I wanted to include this new video here.
So, without further ado, I present an Origami Heart with Wings:
.....................Crap. I sadly discovered, after trying to embed the video, that this particular person has requested that others are not able to embed his videos on their own sites. I had planned to put the video here, but it looks like that is not allowed (a stupid request in my oppinion, but who wants my oppinion anyway). So, the particular video I watched is found here. I'm posting a slightly less well done winged heart video from YouTube below. Sorry, it's the best I can do.
Posted On 2009-01-22 , 7:23 PM
Valentines Day is just around the corner now and in celebration of the holiday I decided to take a request by the lovely owner of BuzzingKidsWorld. Her request was for an Origami Heart page. Now, origami is something that I loved as a kid, but something that I haven’t practiced since…well, let’s just say years.
So I sat down to do research for this page and the more I researched, the more annoyed I became. I could find thousands of pages all showing how to do two different variations of the same origami heart…one that was simple and BORING! So I challenged myself. I spent all of Wednesday night looking for unique hearts that I would want to learn. I then made an origami heart tutorial using my favorite of these hearts: one with a floral center; and I linked to tutorials for the other hearts that I found.
I hope everyone enjoys the page, and the amount of time it took to find some unique hearts. If anyone knows of any type of heart that is not discussed in my page, please let me know! I’d love to share the more unique projects of this particular craft!
P.S. To make this origami heart, I used a light weight colored printer paper. Just the standard size.
Posted On 2009-01-19 , 6:29 PM
Okay, the more I saw it, the more I disliked the moving favicon I was using before. So I jumped online and found a free favicon of a purple pen and adapted it to work for my site. Free, fast, and not as annoying and the moving one. I will eventually try and come up with a stationary one...one that I make, that I don't get tired of in a month, and that is not a free-but-adapted one like I am using now.
Don't hate me for my inconsistancies.
|Bhumika's Shell Inlay|
Posted On 2009-01-15 , 6:52 PM
This week’s blog entry is not featuring a piece of my own artwork (as I’ve been lazy this week and have only drawn backgrounds for work…nothing I would want to post here). So, instead of showing my own recent project, I am going to feature a piece by the lovely Miss Bhumika.
This piece is done with mother of pearl shell inlay and is absolutely amazing. I must say that this piece is one of my favorites of all that has been submitted to my site. This is for a number of reasons.
For starters, I love artwork that is done on black backgrounds. I feel that they are more serene on a darker background.
I also love the trees and water in this piece. They are very simple, but the simplicity lends to an elegance and beauty that really fit in the scene. Overall, I look at this work and feel a sense of peaceful longing. A longing for times past and for a sense of grace that I don’t know that humans are capable of. This is wild and simple and adventurous and peaceful all at once.
The simplicity of it reminds me of Japanese artwork and I am truly humbled by the image. If I were a religious person, this picture would be my Eden.
Thank you Bhumika, for submitting this and sharing such an amazing piece of work.
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