Saturday, August 23, 2008
Saturday, June 21, 2008
Ideally, I'd like to work on roving or alternating projects. Perhaps the only way to work on some of these things would be to arrange to teach or attend a workshop, like a woven/felted scarf class.
It's hard to keep some of these activities going without a deadline to shoot for.
sent/arrived Printsy -- Seasons -- Aug. 1 -- 16, Size: 8.10" or smaller, $12 for packaging and shipping.
sent/arrived Baren #37 -- Voyages -- Aug. 1 -- 32 -- Image size: no restriction, SASE
Paper size:chuban 10 x 7.5 inches (25.5 x 19cm)
Paper type: no restriction
sent/arrived SWNS08 -- Canterbury Tales -- Aug. 1 -- Paper size: 7.5 x 11 inches -- 30-35, $10
Printing experiments to try:
multi-block prints -- same image, multi-blocks (a la Moku Hanga)
-- different images, multi-blocks (a la Marissa)
-- paleo-multi-blocks -- background block, different paleo-critter blocks
experiments with ink -- dry pigment (mix w/ alcohol first, then water) and rice paste ink (a la Moku Hanga)
-- water-mixed oil paints (adding water, turp, etc.)
-- color dispersions (concentrated color)
done carve a device block, so I can use the icon for lj, etc. Also so I can have a device block. ;-p Something vaguely medieval with clover, baabaa, etc.
device block, with laurel wreath aspects
remember to carve it backwards!
steampunk element -- titanium arm on someone, perhaps airship captain
more steampunk blocks -- paleo-steampunk?
Print Studio -- Organize and get up and running
Weaving, Spinning, Sewing:
Kumihimo (awards chords)
color and weave mixs (green/blue color change)
new kimono from fleece, starry sheet
Steampunk gears & garb:
tiny gears as sequins, fringe on woven items
punch the center posts out of gears with a hammer and wood
-- alternately, use an awl and punch them out
time travel medallion to wear on a ribbon for Loscon
-- incorporate an actual watch into the mix so I can tell time; ;-j
--findings at the bead source;
pith helmet w/ silky veil; kimono jacket; cargo pants; leggings; sandals; mary janes (ordered from llbean); long gored skirt, ruffles; high-necked white blouse w/ ruffles
anachron traveler -- anachroneer -- with an anachronometer 8-]
a business/visiting card!
Front yard garden -- coming along with allisum, lavendar, etc.
Back yard garden -- hey, at least the crepe myrtle is blooming (just add water)
Back yard make-over -- maybe next year ;-y
-- patio; sod; fountain
Roses -- always a possibility