Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
I used the "Cartoon" feature of my camera and got this effect:
But I'm in good company. Here are my cats who also show absolutely NO inclination to sit and draw birds despite the presence of said inspiration board:
Monday, March 29, 2010
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Saturday, March 27, 2010
Friday, March 26, 2010
Thursday, March 25, 2010
They're quite simple...we just formed rough wing shapes out of thicker wire and then wrapped skinny wire around a few times. Then we used Elmer's glue to attach a bit of metallic tissue paper to the wire. When that was dry we spread some Easy Cast epoxy resin (the "mix-2-equal-parts-of-the-2-bottles-together" stuff) on them, suspended them from a little dowel and let them dry. Here are the results...
I didn't make this sparkly wire "flower"; I saw it in a floral supply store, and like a crow was immediately drawn to its shiny-ness. "Oooooh, it sparkles...I want it" is pretty much the primitive state my brain reverts to in such situations. But look...it sparkles so nicely, doesn't it?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Generally, that's a good thing. But this week I noticed these crazy looking plants sprouting up near work. What the heck are they? I'm hereby putting out a Flora-911 call to Salvage Studio Lisa who is an expert in these things. Lisa...how worried should I be?
Heck, how worried should the greater metropolitan Seattle area be?
I think they look like radioactive asparagus...or perhaps something from the movie Avatar.
P.S. I know many of you are wondering, but no, I do not have a celebrity endorsement contract with Kodak. I do for so many other products, but my agent and I turned this one down...I was just too busy...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Monday, March 22, 2010
Sunday, March 21, 2010
I spy...a chopstick holder, costume jewelry, buttons, copper beads, fish, faces, a bottlecap, glass shards, watch parts, tiny bottle, words, a dragonfly...what did I miss?
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Friday, March 19, 2010
Spring comes very early to the Pacific Northwest:
. Weathered metal scrollwork on my equally weathered fence:
These thrift store birdhouses are perched (somewhat precariously) on a discarded ladder. I felt so very "Salvage Studio" when I thought of displaying them thusly:
And that, Gentle Readers, is all the news (from the garden) that's fit to print!