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This week in my life… fone fotos… part 2…

No, I didn’t mount a dog head on my wall, but we will get to that later. I made a new friend. She hangs out with the guys at the car shop down the street where I had to get … Continue reading

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This week in my life… fone fotos… part 1…

I made a bear! My younger daughter Mollie got me a sandstone carving kit for Christmas. I finally got around to doing it. You get a sandstone bear just cut in the outline. And a file, some little pieces of … Continue reading

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Looking back: A blog retrospective; Part 32- My Art… part 8…

A Tin Tin comic I started way back in the 70’s and never finished, some much more recent tikis, one of my first Photoshop experiments when I taught myself to add my face to military history images, a study I … Continue reading

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Looking back: A blog retrospective; Part 19- My art… part 2…

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Another art project begins… part 2…

Well, I told you I would keep you posted on that post I am carving in a vine pattern, by posting posts about the post, so here is another post about the post that I am posting. This time I … Continue reading

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A new tiki is born… part 3…

I have done some more work on the mouth. After the bark lips started to fall off, I had to flatten the remainder out, so I had to make the whole face a little deeper in the wood. I am … Continue reading

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A new tiki is born… part 2… and our first technical glitch…

The new tiki is coming alive. There is something sad and very earnest about the eyes that I like, and the big grin might end up looking cute. And yes, I am giving him bangs. HA! The thing is… and … Continue reading

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I decided to start carving another tiki…

You know, because editing two novels and preparing them for self-publication, designing covers for the books, beginning work on a new novel, getting a kid ready to go away to college, working two part-time jobs,  all while trying to send … Continue reading

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The me tiki… part 8… (or): chasing crack…

So… you know that tiki I am carving that looks just like me? Well, as I was rounding down the corner of my face, I found this crack that didn’t seem to be too bad… until I started chasing it… … Continue reading

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The me tiki… part 7…

Oh heck yeah… the tiki is really starting to look like me… I used a black marker to color in the shades, and a thin Sharpie marker to make the mustache, goatee and eyebrows look more real. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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