Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

Thanks everyone for making 2012 a fun year! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 9,800 views … Continue reading

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Day 365: Loud Pug

Today’s project was to make something loud. Eloise developed the habit of making a little bit of noise in order to get my attention while I was on the phone a couple of years ago. At that time, I had … Continue reading

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Day 364: Marzipan Pug

Today’s project was to create a new birthday song or tradition. This one took a bit of thought.  Finally, inspiration in the form an Austrian and German New Years’ tradition struck.  They exchange marzipan pigs as symbols of good luck. For … Continue reading

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Day 363: Half Pug

Today’s project was to extend an existing photograph beyond its current edges. This was the chosen photo: It became this with some digital drawing:

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Day 362: Scratched Pug

Today’s project was to make a rainbow from everyday objects. Having already made a rainbow pug tail on Day 241, I decided to try a technique last used decades ago: scratch art.  The first step was to make the rainbow … Continue reading

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Day 361: Pale Pug

Today’s project was to work with bleach to make something by taking away color. Bleach and Christmas outfits seemed a risky combination, so color was removed digitally rather than literally. The Christmas photo of Eloise seemed a fitting choice.

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Day 360: Heart-Shaped Pug

Today’s project was to use an internal organ as inspiration. This pug face is made out of hearts and half-hearts.

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