This week I have a completed project to show though it's scope is somewhat less... ambitious than usual. This time I cut, inked and mounted a wearable paper cut. Overall the process was mostly the same, except smaller, and a lot harder since I'm on cold medicine. This is the full cut before being put… Continue reading Giftin’
Well, 100 without missing one means we earned a break I guess. Still I've been more busy with general housework than with actual projects so I'll just show a few of the works in progress and the other random bits I have around the desk. I've been working here and there on another paper cut.… Continue reading And then we miss one
I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving! We had quite an interesting Thanksgiving morning preparing the turkey.... well... I will let you see for yourselves: Yeah that's my mom and Eric hair drying our turkey. It's hair was just not voluminous enough. No but for realz, our turkey lurkey wasn't thawed the whole way and… Continue reading Complementary Colors
You know when you have a thousand projects that you want to get accomplished by a certain date? Yeah, that's what I am going through riiiiiight now. As of yesterday I crossed something off my to do list- I finished some new classroom friends... I call them: COLOR BUDDIES! These puppets are intended to be… Continue reading Color Buddies!
And two days later here we are again. Lots going on. Lots. No wait no. The opposite of lots. What I do have to share are a few pieces that I have in progress. I'm working at a lot smaller of a scale this week so I was actually able to design and cut this… Continue reading Fire gone
This week I've been trying to learn how to ink with brushes. The results have been questionable, but I still thought I would share. To get to the finished product though I started with a little draft. So what if it's on the outside of an insurance bill. Paper is paper. After that I… Continue reading Brushes
***Disclaimer! I have been at conferences all evening so I may be a little bit out of it while writing this blog post. Apologies!*** I have always wanted to film some of my weird parody songs that I sing to my students, and today I had the opportunity! This song is dedicated to those kiddos… Continue reading Supplies Song
I feel like we have done so much over the course of a week. Is it nap time? And its only Monday! We are gonna need more chocolate! Anyway, I started last week with the idea to give my old favorite tenni's a makeover. I loved these shoes so much. Sigh. But pink with navy… Continue reading Sick Kicks
Hello, and once again, it's time to look at crude drawings and child paintings. First up we have a theme requested by the artist. I call it 'Horse in hat' as that is directly what was said to me. No, we're not going to do that exact same thing again this week. Though the little… Continue reading A horse in hat
Anyone remember this post? Well, I am going to explain it a little bit further and give you an update about how my students are liking Blue. Here we go. Blue is our "classroom mascot". Why get a classroom mascot? I have been working in Northern Michigan going on 8 years and I have been slacking in… Continue reading Whats up, dawg?