What will you be wearing to ComicCon? I'm thinking I might wear a knee length woolen dress and black boots.
There are schemes where you can pack up a manuscript and send it to Amazon, Apple ect and have the book put in the free library or sell it at a
If you're going to ComicCon, you should be dressed up like a super-hero! (lol)
Do you know of any super-hero sisters?
You know...I'm basically just reading the entire story from start to finish...including each chapter written by another character...and omitting the
chit-chat in between. It IS cool. Maybe with an initial "introduction to the characters", someone could follow along and enjoy. I mean,
'Fantasy' is a large section of literature, right?
Feeling positive vibes.
He he of course the tree was real, I don't have a pic of it in full bloom but I have a pic of it in the February at the house viewing. By summer it
had covered the entire mossy area and much taller. I was like a pig in poo. I used to live there, I have views down a valley now and across the
English Channel to Portishead so I can't complain.
I could recite it at the party tonight, what time is it starting?
Good morning all, cuppa in hand! Loved that poem, but I'm a bit lost... Are you guys writing a book together???
Oh... Ok... I'm going to have to put something in here. I can technically justify it by saying (in honesty) that this is the most inspiring thing
to watch a group of kids absolutly nail this song. It's a little heavyish, but the lead singer is a dead ringer of the girl Arya from Game of
Thrones, so yeah.. Stick with it, because I just can't imagin the amount of dedication and hours these children have put in to learning their
Also, it's so much better than any pop nonsense and heartening to see kids really getting into it. (Also, it takes a while to get to the singing,
but stick with them!)..
Also... I've showed this to all the people I know (very small circle of people) and they are all blown away! (youngest kid is 8, oldest 17, singer is
11 - These should be what american idol should be about!)
It made me wish I had of dedicated myself to my instruments when I was a whipper snapper!
Hey jacygirl, I really struggled with the acrylics being so gooey and drying too fast to allow soft clouds. What I have learnt though is to keep a
water-spray bottle and spray a fine mist before I start, and put a little more water spray on as it starts to not co-operate with me again. You can
also get like extender agents that you can mix in with the acrylics but they are rather pricey compared to a $2 spray bottle.
Also, I work the paint a fair bit out of the tube with water and make sure it's all slick and consistent. I have a lot to learn though still so my
advice is most certainly probably not the proper way to do things. But in the end it's giving the brain something to do and if you enjoy the process
then it's a win, if others like your work too it's a win win
And happy St Welsh day.. thingy, which I've never heard of before!
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I haven't painted in years, but your idea of a spray bottle sounds brilliant! Personally, I found that a pencil, pencil crayon or pen & ink were
better mediums for me...the paintbrush always seemed to have a mind of it's own, lol. That means that I'm always impressed when someone masters the
My parents used to belong to the St. George's Society (Brit club) in the city where I grew up. They always used to attend Burns night, lol. That
club is actually where I met my first husband...he was a Scouse! I sure do miss all the Brit parties and dances.
Yes, that's how I was taught! My problem would be in mixing colours....it would dry out so fast...I'd add water...colour would get more diluted,
My father used to use oil paints....I can still remember the smell.
I found over time that I could exactly replicate anything that I could see. A person or an object. But I cannot create something out of my head. I
can't create something that doesn't exist....yet I can write fantasy. When I see paintings, drawings...pieces that are entirely from the artist's
Quamulys, Those kids are freaking amazing! I love that vid, thank you so much for sharing! Thank you for the St Davids wishes too. I have
absolutely no artistic skill at all when it comes to painting hehe. I did do a 'Mondrian' style A3 piece to go on my landing but I couldn't do
landscapes or anything like that. I just used 'dry' water colours and a thick black marker. I will try to remember to take a pic in a bit and put
As for writing a book together it just kind of happened. It is still a work in progress in a thread here called 'The Shed' started by Jacy (Jaky to
me hehe). A load of creative ATSers met in Angel Cheumels (Jane)Valentines thread and enjoyed each others company so much that we kept the party
going for over a week past Valentines day until the mods closed it due to the event being over.
Jaky started a short story on her version of events and we all jumped in and started writing our own version of events! This thread too happened
because of Janes Valentines thread. Feel free to pop in anytime. It's a very wonderful, magical and inspiring place to be...
Seaglass has so many sizes and interesting shapes and nice colors. Last night I had a nice size piece , I wrapped the wire into like a cord then
wrapped that onto the pendant piece, glued a metal floral piece on the front and hung a pink crystal off the bottom. I have a rather striking piece I
made for myself and everywhere I go I get oooohs and ahhhhas and consignent shops say I should sell it at their shops. Makes me so happy that my work
is appreciated. The color is a blue green. I used both the regular wire and the wire I wrapped to include more interest to the design, it has a floral
metal piece added and a dainty pearl hanging.
I find working with polished gems/quartz a challenge as they are so smooth and slippery. LOL I have some rose quartz and other things I'll be working
with. There are soooo many supplies I'd like to get, but my house already looks like a jewelry/craft supply store.
OH and I want to work on making cards, bookmarks, gift tags...with pressed flowers. I have had so many compliments on gifts I have given with the
pressed flowers. I refuse to spend a fortune on cards anymore. Sometimes I will take a gorgeous pic from a magazine and maybe add pressed flowers or
just a little glitter and add ribbon or whatever. They look just as proffesional and I save a fortune.
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