A Mask, an improvised Dish, and a Canvas!

I had some white summer squash from last season that had to be used. That combined with a bunch of left-over vegetables were a good basis for an improvised dish: Baked Summer Squash stuffed with Spinach, Garlic, and Mushrooms, in a Tomato-Eggplant-Sauce. Meanwhile, I am working on 2 projects in the art studio: A lion mask and a new canvas for an oil painting. I molded the shape…

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Work in Progress: the Elf-Costume

I am making a "Tauriel"-inspired costume out of burlap. Considering that I'm not a good sewer, I think it's looking really good. Now that the basic shape is set, I will be trimming and hemming all those messy edges. :) I'm happy with the way it's turning out, but there are two things I'd try to do better next time: When shaping the pattern for the dress, I…

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Burlap Stories: Plastic Wrap and a new Painting!

I have a lot to do these days, so I haven't been posting updates like I wanted to. But better late than never, I guess: I bought a bundle of tightly-woven, raw burlap last week. I am using it for two projects: a costume and an oil painting. I started making a "Lord of the Rings"-inspired elf-costume. I am modeling it after the character "Tauriel", so it's technically…

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