Art Blast 4/25/2011

You’ll notice this week’s art blast is a little light. Although I (finally!) finished the origami whale stop motion video, I didn’t have time to take pictures for a new one. Worse, I didn’t get a sculpture done. Yeah, I’m a slacker. I did get the first draft of the … Continue reading

Art Blast 4/18/2011

I know. Technically, I should have posted this blog yesterday, since it’s the artwork from last week. But weekends are an insanely busy time for us, so I’ve decided to move the art blasts to Mondays instead. That way I can go through all the art I’ve done for the … Continue reading

Art Blast 04/10/2011

Oh, did I have fun today! It was a mad dash scramble trying to complete all of my weekly goals that I hadn’t finished yet — which was most of them — so I got to do science and sculpting and make my first ever stop-motion film. Thoroughly enjoyed myself! … Continue reading

Letting the Characters Do the Driving– and the Story

Even though I had a to-do list filled with writing, research, sketching and sculpting, I spent most of yesterday reading Ray Bradbury’s The Illustrated Man, a collection of science fiction short stories that I picked up on our trip to Manteo in February. I’d intended to read one story, then … Continue reading

Why I’m Not Doing NaNoWriMo, and Why That’s Okay

When I woke up this morning, I realized it’s NaNoWriMo, and I haven’t written a single word in almost a week. But that’s okay, because I’m not doing NaNoWriMo. Continue reading

Busy, busy, busy — BREAK! And brakes…

For the last three weeks, I’ve been busy editing a manuscript. Not one of my own. Something someone else wrote. This was the first editing pass. I wrapped it up and emailed everything to both the author and the publisher Friday night with thirteen minutes to spare before the clock … Continue reading