Daily Archives: February 1, 2012

Day 1: Cafe Rorschach

What do you see today? Every day I make a cappucino at home. Every day I take a photo of my cup. Every day I post a photo on Facebook. Share your “visions” in the comments or visit Cafe Rorschach

Day 1: Cafe Rorschach

What do you see today? Every day I make a cappucino at home. Every day I take a photo of my cup. Every day I post a photo on Facebook. Share your “visions” in the comments or visit Cafe Rorschach

Thing for 2-1-12

I worked most of the day so my Thing was a rush job. I made a butterfly out of an aluminum can and painted it with alcohol inks. I need to add a bead for a head and some wire

Thing for 2-1-12

I worked most of the day so my Thing was a rush job. I made a butterfly out of an aluminum can and painted it with alcohol inks. I need to add a bead for a head and some wire

Day One – all digital

I worked on one of my blogs today – Creepy Teddy Adventures here on wordpress.  Here’s my creepy teddy.

Day One – all digital

I worked on one of my blogs today – Creepy Teddy Adventures here on wordpress.  Here’s my creepy teddy.

Yay! It’s Thing a Day Day!

Hi everyone — so thrilled to be back for my fifth year. This year I was inspired by a trip Saturday to the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, whose current exhibit is on all things round.  (Great show at

Yay! It’s Thing a Day Day!

Hi everyone — so thrilled to be back for my fifth year. This year I was inspired by a trip Saturday to the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, whose current exhibit is on all things round.  (Great show at

Postcards

Day 1 Going to be making postcards to send to all of my fellow artists taking part in p o s t a l X a r t e X p a r t e … a moment or two 

Postcards

Day 1 Going to be making postcards to send to all of my fellow artists taking part in p o s t a l X a r t e X p a r t e … a moment or two 

Day 1 – Finishing up

Obviously, this isn’t a thing I just started today. But I did finish it today so I can move on to other TAD projects. (Actually, it’s not quite finished, because I still need to attach it to the cuff blank.)

Day 1 – Finishing up

Obviously, this isn’t a thing I just started today. But I did finish it today so I can move on to other TAD projects. (Actually, it’s not quite finished, because I still need to attach it to the cuff blank.)

Thing a Day 1: Tomato Soup

Inspired by Andy Warhol’s painting of a can of Campbell’s tomato soup.

Thing a Day 1: Tomato Soup

Inspired by Andy Warhol’s painting of a can of Campbell’s tomato soup.

Day 1 Doodle

Today’s thing is a pencil doodle on cardboard.

Day 1 Doodle

Today’s thing is a pencil doodle on cardboard.

Day 01: Summer memories

Hello, It is my first “Thing a Day” and I would like to start with memories of summer. If we talk about the summer we all think of shells, sand and sea. So I wanted to preserve my memories of

Day 01: Summer memories

Hello, It is my first “Thing a Day” and I would like to start with memories of summer. If we talk about the summer we all think of shells, sand and sea. So I wanted to preserve my memories of

Day 01- Felt Mustard Peony

Day 1- Felt Mustard Peony

For week one I decided to make a felt flower every day, eventually I plan to gather them together for a flower crown. Day one is this pretty mustard yellow peony.

Be blessed.

Day 01- Felt Mustard Peony

Day 1- Felt Mustard Peony

For week one I decided to make a felt flower every day, eventually I plan to gather them together for a flower crown. Day one is this pretty mustard yellow peony.

Be blessed.

Origami dolphin

Thing-a-day one!

For my first “Thing”, I decided to try a little origami! I’m very impressed that it actually looks like the example I followed!

Origami dolphin

Thing-a-day one!

For my first “Thing”, I decided to try a little origami! I’m very impressed that it actually looks like the example I followed!

thing a day 1

I’ve recently started studying Chinese brush painting. Such a simple thing is so difficult to do well, and yet it’s also very meditative and satisfying.  I decided that the daily discipline of creating during this month would be the perfect

thing a day 1

I’ve recently started studying Chinese brush painting. Such a simple thing is so difficult to do well, and yet it’s also very meditative and satisfying.  I decided that the daily discipline of creating during this month would be the perfect

iMessage Pillow

If you have an iPhone, you will hopefully recognize my project for day 1.  This is a valentines gift for the dude I just started seeing.  He lives a little bit far away so we’ve ended up texting a lot.

iMessage Pillow

If you have an iPhone, you will hopefully recognize my project for day 1.  This is a valentines gift for the dude I just started seeing.  He lives a little bit far away so we’ve ended up texting a lot.

1: repair, belt, button

This gorgeous black leather trench coat needed many repairs, a new belt and better buttons.  Today, I did it all. The belt is made from 1960s barkcloth.

1: repair, belt, button

This gorgeous black leather trench coat needed many repairs, a new belt and better buttons.  Today, I did it all. The belt is made from 1960s barkcloth.

TaD 1 – Red origami dress

Hello! It’s nice to be back at thing-a-day 2012 :) If you want to follow my work you will find some origami models folded by me. For the first day I choose a red dress made from one sheet of

TaD 1 – Red origami dress

Hello! It’s nice to be back at thing-a-day 2012 :) If you want to follow my work you will find some origami models folded by me. For the first day I choose a red dress made from one sheet of

Day One – Chocolate Recipe Envelopes

I’m Thing-A-Day-ing for charity this year. Everything I make will be being sold at a craft fair on the 9th March, so I’m going for volume as well as creativity. For day one, I folded 26 envelopes out of pages

Day One – Chocolate Recipe Envelopes

I’m Thing-A-Day-ing for charity this year. Everything I make will be being sold at a craft fair on the 9th March, so I’m going for volume as well as creativity. For day one, I folded 26 envelopes out of pages

Day 1: Barely getting started!

10-minute freeform. Spent most of the evening perfecting my resume and sending it out to some people. I haven’t chosen a theme for myself yet, but I will try. Also I will attempt to challenge myself, not just do my

Day 1: Barely getting started!

10-minute freeform. Spent most of the evening perfecting my resume and sending it out to some people. I haven’t chosen a theme for myself yet, but I will try. Also I will attempt to challenge myself, not just do my

TAD 2012 – Day 1

Hard to believe that another Thing-A-Day is already here. Even though I started thinking about what I wanted to do for TAD back in December, I know I am not ready. Of course, with the fleeting moments of time we

TAD 2012 – Day 1

Hard to believe that another Thing-A-Day is already here. Even though I started thinking about what I wanted to do for TAD back in December, I know I am not ready. Of course, with the fleeting moments of time we

Day I Free Love earrings

Creamy earrings. I love statement pieces. And that’s a fact. So, most probably, you will get a lot of them …about 20 and something…this month. I only hope that my english won’t give you headaches!:D  

Day I Free Love earrings

Creamy earrings. I love statement pieces. And that’s a fact. So, most probably, you will get a lot of them …about 20 and something…this month. I only hope that my english won’t give you headaches!:D  

Peace, Hello, Shalom, Salam! Thing-a-day, Day 1!

Did you know that Shalom (hebrew) means Hello, and Peace!? And in Arabic (and Farsi) Salam means Peace and Hello? And the sound AAAAAAAAAAAAAA is a lovely sound. So is the sound of Ommmmmmm. Both sounds are in SHALOM. Aaaa

Peace, Hello, Shalom, Salam! Thing-a-day, Day 1!

Did you know that Shalom (hebrew) means Hello, and Peace!? And in Arabic (and Farsi) Salam means Peace and Hello? And the sound AAAAAAAAAAAAAA is a lovely sound. So is the sound of Ommmmmmm. Both sounds are in SHALOM. Aaaa

Day 1: Gateau au chocolate

    This is the second attempt at this cake and this time it turned out great and really chocolatey! I’ll make it for my sweetie on Valentine’s Day!

Day 1: Gateau au chocolate

    This is the second attempt at this cake and this time it turned out great and really chocolatey! I’ll make it for my sweetie on Valentine’s Day!

1: Thumb

Here is a picture of my injured thumb, along with a story. The Right-handed TAD, or, Why this year will be a little less crafty than years past. Last Friday night I was putting away some stuff in a cupboard

1: Thumb

Here is a picture of my injured thumb, along with a story. The Right-handed TAD, or, Why this year will be a little less crafty than years past. Last Friday night I was putting away some stuff in a cupboard

Wishing for more snow and trying to get the hang of this…

Broke out the Xacto knife and made my own snow to ski on – greeting card style!

Wishing for more snow and trying to get the hang of this…

Broke out the Xacto knife and made my own snow to ski on – greeting card style!

Thing #1 : Turntable.fm Room Avatar

I hang out at “Tenure Tracks” quite a bit on Turntable.fm so I made the room an avatar (we use it on the Facebook group).

Thing #1 : Turntable.fm Room Avatar

I hang out at “Tenure Tracks” quite a bit on Turntable.fm so I made the room an avatar (we use it on the Facebook group).

Das Vidanya

Working on first illustrated palindrome!  Post to come in a bit!  

Das Vidanya

Working on first illustrated palindrome!  Post to come in a bit!  

Road Trip

First project for advanced photoshop

Road Trip

First project for advanced photoshop

Wishing for more snow!

Broke out the Xacto knife and made my own snow to ski on – greeting card style!

Wishing for more snow!

Broke out the Xacto knife and made my own snow to ski on – greeting card style!

TAD 1 Birthday card

My sister asked me to make a card for her best friend. Gatefold A4

TAD 1 Birthday card

My sister asked me to make a card for her best friend. Gatefold A4