Archive for the "studio" Category

Making a Police Box Refrigerator

Saturday, November 17th, 2012
Police Box Fridge

I've turned my refrigerator into a Police Public Call Box. The doors look like the Police Box, the cap has the sign and a working light beacon, the ice/water dispenser is hiding behind the little phone door and it even makes a "whooshy" sound when the doors open!

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Such a Thing as Crappy Clients?

Friday, August 28th, 2009

What makes a client crappy? These days, you'd think any client would be welcome, especially for artists who have seen their markets dry up quicker than most "needed" commodities.  For a "starving artist", any client is a good client. Right? Well, no. There are some clients that are just bad people, and they want to inflict their sorrow/curse on everyone they deal with. This is especially hard for an artist to take. Artists tend to be more emotional, more committed to their work, and much less to think that it's "Only Business, Nothing Personal" when it comes to anything related to their creations.

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Fire’s “Over”, but NOT Out

Monday, August 18th, 2008

6-24_plumesWell, after more than 60 days looking at the thick smoke and breathing the ash, the skies have finally cleared. I'm able to go back out without a respirator on and actually do some work! Our projects are so so far behind, it's ridiculous, but we've been working very hard on them to catch up

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Fire Line

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Just went out onto the south porch to see if I could see the front through the smoke. The closest section, on Uncle Sam, is in places half way down the portion that we can see over the top of Elephant Mountain. This isn't much of a change from its position on the 6th (Sunday evening). When the fire is backing down the hill, it moves a lot slower

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