Steampunk bugs

Yay Steampunkery! I’ve always been a bit enamored with Steampunk things whether it be fantasy, fashion or functional. Basically, the concept is a melding of design from yester-year with technology from tomorrow. I’ve wanted to make steampunk stuff for a long time now, but I get too caught up in creating designs with “actual function”…

Glue vs. Epoxy

(cont. from previous post) Because I molded the horns of the Triceratops as separate pieces, they had to be attached with glue. I didn’t sweat it since I have a super crazy glue that promised “amazing” adhesion. The goofy thing was that when my son got ahold of the knocker, he snapped a horn off…

Knock Knock Triceratop

In between itty-bitty-dino chess pieces, I’ve been working on a Triceratops door knocker. It’s one of the “larger” pieces I’ve done recently, measuring in at a whopping 3 1/2 inches across! All in all this knocker is a sporty little A-cup, but a boob’s a boob it’s a Triceratops. In the previous post I discovered…

Pep

Back when I had time to kill, and babies were things only other people had, I discovered an art term that had me at “hello”: Papercraft. It’s like origami but without all the rules; you can cut, tape and glue all day long. Similar to origami, the models come in a range of difficulties of…