When November comes around I always start thinking about all the things I'm grateful for. I'm sure it's from years of celebrating Thanksgiving, or maybe it's from the end of the year fast approaching. Either way, since this month's Geek Blog Unite theme week is about what we feel thankful for, I would like to share… Continue reading Feeling Thankful for Tales
Video games have been with me most of my life. They are, in my opinion, one of the best modern ways to tell a story. Though I've made a collection of crafts inspired by them, I haven't really gotten a chance to talk about my experiences with them. So when I saw Geek Girl's Guide post… Continue reading The Gamer Tag!
Mood Boards are a fantastic way to help inspire and bring together an idea. Similar to gathering references before you start writing a paper, it's a way to help bring together a project. Here are some reasons to create a mood board: Planning an event (i.e. a wedding, prom night, etc.) Designing a room. Planning… Continue reading Using Pinterest for Mood Boards
I've finally taken the jump, and have decided to explore how to combine art and science. If you follow my Something Called Science sister site (or would it be called a daughter site?) you might have seen my latest post with the picture below: Which shows most of the steps included in working with the scientific method.… Continue reading Applying the Scientific Method To Art Studies
This post might not be the most exciting one I write, but it's an important one that talks about what most artists think about without sometimes realizing it. What inspires my art? Recently, about a month ago, I decided that I wanted to take this blog to the next step. I feel confident enough in… Continue reading What Inspires My Art?
One of the first blog posts I wrote was what I was going to create on this blog, which was mostly fan art and crafts. And recently I had the thought, "What makes it worth doing fan art?" As a quick refresher, fan art is "artwork created by fans of a work of fiction(generally visual media… Continue reading What’s So Great About Doing Fanart?
Have you heard about the little black dress? It has been a staple in most closets since the 1920s. One of the best versatile pieces in a wardrobe that you can dress up or down given what you need for the occasion. It's simple and yet can be the base for many great outfits. In my art… Continue reading My Little Black Pen
I want to say that everyone has a moment of doubt. Where you're just starting to get into something your friends have done for a while. Like crafting or creating art. You see their beautiful creations and look at your....mess. It was one of your first attempts and yet it seems like pure trash compared to theirs.… Continue reading Simple Advice Worth Remembering
Advice is always given. Sometimes we don't want to hear it. Other times, it's just what we need. One piece of advice that has resonated with me is "you have to start at the bottom to work you're way up." Or at least it was something along those lines. I was driving home for a… Continue reading The Advice that Change My Life
Earth Day is a great way to encourage and remind ourselves that we must work to keep the earth clean in order for it to be here for generations to come. A lot of people try encouraging that we need to go clean up lakes, and plant a tree. Though these things are important, I… Continue reading Why Should I Care About Upcycling?