Tag: Paint

  • Paper Mache (Papier Mâché)

    Paper Mache (Papier Mâché)

    It’s been a versatile art technique for generations of artists, makers, and creators: paper mache (papier mâché). I’ll delve into the art of the technique, exploring the basic techniques involved, and some examples of what you can do with it. Basic Paper Mache Technique Now that we’ve established the fundamentals, here are a few examples…

  • Terrarium Hide for Leopard Geckos

    Terrarium Hide for Leopard Geckos

    Created this terrarium hide circa 2016-2017 for our two leopard geckos. Form was made roughly out of paper and tape, then covered with multiple layers of stucco. Airbrushed with various colors to get desired look, then covered with non-toxic water-bases sealer. Wish I had more pictures, but I made this fairly quickly and on a…

  • Peacock Mantis Shrimp Costume

    Peacock Mantis Shrimp Costume

    What’s a Peacock Mantis Shrimp (or, “Mantis Shrimp”)? For Halloween, my son told me he wanted to be a Peacock Mantis Shrimp. I had never heard of it before. He proceeded to describe it: “No way”, I said… “that’s impossible.” After some looking up on the interwebs…turns out this thing really exists! This is really…

  • Stump of Jesse

    Stump of Jesse

    A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. Isaiah 11 1 (NIV) Background I created this Advent display for our church. It’s based on the verse from Isaiah above, and it’s symbolic of Jesus’ genealogy, so it’s very fitting for the Advent/Christmas season. (You can…