Did you know that 1 out of 4 people in the United States suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder (source)? 1 out of 5 adults have an anxiety disorder in […]
In this miniature hobby-world, there are three kinds of people: 1. People who want to paint, and even enjoy it, but don’t have the entire skill set to achieve their […]
The choice of best brush for miniature painting is personal, but the general consensus is the pointed round size #1 or #2, which has a bristle length of about 8-12mm, […]
I read a lot of blogs. Here is one that I enjoyed. These are some good tips for hobbyists at home as well as the workplace.
Painter’s block sucks. Help me.
Make it happen. Just play!
Motivation versus fear – and I wonder why I love reading theses kinds of posts.
Simple, quick advice that I’ve used in the past to get my blog moving again. Of course, it all depends on the kind of writer you are…. stream of conscience […]
The irony of this post is that it is essentially advice for writing that doesn’t have any pitfalls. A good read with two simple guidelines to keep moving forward with […]
Black and white photography is a great approach in bright sunlight. Hard light and shadows make textures pop and create all forms of structural interest. I’ve been slowly learning how […]
I never expected to pick up the Grymkin faction (Warmachine/Hordes tabletop game). But, when I saw the models and the night-marish style….Taking control of monsters of bad-dreams couldn’t be boring, right? […]
Some quick and useful tips for honing creativity while you’re busy or just simply stuck.
One day a friend of mine came over to visit. He introduced me to a cigar. My first reaction was “oh no, bad.” Hiss-hiss. Then realizing that just one puff […]
I’m re-blogging a blog post about recycling old blog posts; ironic? A fun little read.
On a coffee break, partaking in two of my favorite activities: consuming and spewing. Here’s my afternoon spew…. This is a precious…sss moment. A punctate lot of time in this […]
I wrote this short story (circa 2003) as an exercise in writing conversational dialog. It was practice, written quickly to finish it. It’s a quick read, a bit clunky, but […]