How to make homemade platform shoes: Part 1

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How to make homemade platform shoes: Part 1Art, Design, DIY and craftiness

by admin on October 3, 2011 with 5 comments

Correction to Part 1: Flextra is not the product you want to be using for glueing the foam together. The flextra glue actually melted wherever it was touching by about half a centimetre. What you want to use is a product called No More nails.  Today marked the first day of the epic halloween costume assembly. I was super …

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Halloween and the costumes

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Halloween and the costumesArt, Design, DIY and craftiness

by admin on October 2, 2011 with Comments Off on Halloween and the costumes comments

Halloween is by far my favourite time of year. You get to pull out all your best ideas to carve pumpkins and build costumes. If you’re a little evil like me you like to make a creepy costume and scare all the little children. I like to scare the adults too. ^_^ Last year I …

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Where do good ideas come from?

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Where do good ideas come from?Art, Design

by admin on September 29, 2011 with Comments Off on Where do good ideas come from? comments

How do you come up with your ideas? Do you search on the computer? Get together with a design friend to discuss? Sit in a dark corner mumbling to yourself? I hope you don’t do the last one. I find I can get really good ideas from my brother. He has a very creative imagination …

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Dreamworks artists and their process

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Dreamworks artists and their processArt, Design

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Stumbling around on vimeo today I found this great video showcasing a few artists from DreamWorks. Each one talks about their art process or gives you a little story about what or when they draw. Watching all these videos sure makes me miss drawing! Yesterday I was waiting for a friend to call so I …

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In with the old, out with the newArt, Design

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A lot of old ways of doing things are slowly disappearing. Eventually, most will cease to exist. Examples: Film cameras, Airbrush, many art forms and letterpress. The things you can do with a computer today that can replace all of these things is incredible. But you aren’t really ‘connected’ with what you’re doing. You can’t …

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29 ways to stay creative

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29 ways to stay creativeArt, Design

by admin on September 28, 2011 with Comments Off on 29 ways to stay creative comments

Here’s a great video all designers and artists alike should watch. Watch it every day if you have to. 29 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE from TO-FU on Vimeo.   What do you do to stay creative? I like to keep a little moleskine in my bag to doodle in when I have the time. I’m …

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Talented illustrator: Erin/ Miri-love

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Talented illustrator: Erin/ Miri-loveDesign

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Browsing online the other day I stumbled upon this wonderful illustrators work. In her blog she not only shows you the process of her drawings and paintings but also advises people on doing what they love. It has been quite a few years since I produced good artwork. Ever since I graduated from Dawson I …

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