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Cicada Bug Mask Finished – Finally!

Do you ever start a project that just keeps getting out of control? And then you wonder why you started in the first place? Well, I think my Cicada mask would qualify. Towards the end I rushed...

The Bug Mask Has Grown …

My cicada bug mask keeps getting bigger – now it’s the whole bug and not just his face. (do bugs have faces?). This is what happens when you design as you go. đŸ™‚ After I put the wings and...

Gratitude Project for Artists

I brought up the idea of a Gratitude Project for artists in my last video. After receiving a lot of feedback, we now have a plan, which I explain in the video. There’s no better way to improve...

Gratitude Project for Artists

We need gratitude the most  when we’re faced with real challenges, because a gratitude habit helps us stay resilient even when times are hard. But it might be a good idea to get into the habit...

Bug-Face Mask – Just Starting

I found a dead Cicada in the park this morning when I took my dogs for a walk, and I just had to bring it home and use it as a model for a bug-faced mask. These bugs are huge, and they have the most...

An Elephant for Andrew

Today’s guest post is from Jane Lewis, who created a paper mache elephant for her brother Andrew. What a lovely tribute for a very special guy. Thank you, Jane, for sharing this touching story...