trying to decide whether I change up the look here or not. I like the concept of scrolling images over a background… but uncertain as to how it works with my particular ‘brand’ of blog. Anyone care to share their opinion? Yay or Nei? 🙂 Meanwhile, this: [youtube https://youtu.be/djVWiEno0Tg] Happy Pride!!
“A great piece of advice. -What is one thing you would share as “the best advice ever” ? “ Generally this question might seem daunting. There’s seemingly SO much good advice to give, yes? Like, for instance suggesting, rather heavy handedly to people in the Arts, that they absolutely hands-down have to read: Art & Fear:… Continue reading January’s new moon advice
Topic: If you could only read 1 magazine, what would it be and why? Note: The topic of the month is left to your own interpretation. There is no right or wrong way to write your article. This is part of what keeps this monthly theme diverse and interesting! OK. With that said I will… Continue reading Etsy Metal Blog Carnival Monday. 3.12.12
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play, instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. – C.G. Jung Like so many crafts people making jewelry (say) I started putting together wearable pieces at an early age. Of course I did! I… Continue reading Blog Carnival Monday: Why do you make jewelry?
Life always delivers the creative energy you need to change into the new thing you must become. -Rob Brezsny All that we are is the result of what we have thought. -Buddha Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it. -Buddha Choose a job you love,… Continue reading Blog-o-sphere-Think-Tank’s June topic: Favourite quotes / sayings/ music lines
Glittery shiny weird things! YES, nanopod was featured on the Etsy Blog, “Keep It Weird: All That Glitters What would New Year’s Eve be without its sequins? Even zombie theremin ponies want to shine.” Some amazingly glittery weird picks- check them out especially the Barbie sequin top and the My Little (dead) Pony Theremin! Cheers… Continue reading Etsy’s Glitterrati!
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,000 times in 2010. That’s about… Continue reading 2010 in review
Early on I’ve always felt a bit displaced.. not of ‘this’ world. My inspiration has always come from this other place. Along the way I’ve come across or have been introduced to people, musicians, artists, writers that remind me of this other worldliness. Karl Gustav Jung, Joseph Campbell, Jamake Highwater, Norton Juster’s- The Phantom Tollbooth,… Continue reading September Talk About, topic: “Where do you draw your inspirations for creating from?”
July’s Talk about blog, “Who are the artists you’d love to collaborate with? on making what?” There are several that come to mind. Various mediums, various meanings. #1 Werner Herzog Simply because he is brilliant. I would love the opportunity to meet him and get to know him. I would run away with Werner… if… Continue reading Collaboration
Welcome to the May edition of the HandMade Division’s, Talk About. Participating Handmade Division artists write about the same topic. What makes it fun, is you, the reader, can easily link through to the other Artist’s blog pages and read their thoughts and opinions about each month’s topic. Almost like a debate… but much more… Continue reading What item do you most treasure made by another artist?