Category Archives: Sculpture

Creative Juice #294

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Creative Juice #294

Lots of articles for writers this week. And for non-writers as well.

Creative Juice #293

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Creative Juice #293

Things to amaze you. Things you can do yourself.

Creative Juice #292

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Creative Juice #292

Beautiful quilts. Articles on writing. Bluegrass music. Photography. And more.

  • Pets trying to hide.
  • Wildlife in Botswana.
  • Pretty quilts.
  • Round robin quilts.
  • For most of my life, I’ve been conservative in my beliefs. Conservatives resist change. However, now that the world is so insane, I see the need for change. . .
  • Prizewinning quilts.
  • Like bluegrass? Listen to some wonderful covers. The Petersens.
  • Journaling for fiction writers.
  • I had Scrivener (writing software) on my previous laptop, and I was thinking about buying it again for my new one. On the one hand, I like some of the features, but on the other hand, do I really want to spend the money? I never understood the full functionality of Scrivener anyway. Now I see there is another software, Plottr, with a free trial, and is in some ways superior to Scrivener (although I realize that’s a subjective judgment). See this comparison of Scrivener and Plottr.
  • What do Ukranian refugees need. Quilts, of course. (You had to ask?)
  • There was a wisteria tree in our front yard when I was a little girl. My dad loved flowers, and he loved that tree. Here are some beautiful ones in Japan.
  • Kehinde Wiley first appeared on my radar when his official portrait of President Barack Obama was unveiled. But did you know he’s also an accomplished sculptor?

Creative Juice #280

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Creative Juice #280

Read and recharge.

Creative Juice #273

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Creative Juice #273

I challenge you to use one of these ideas this week. (Hmmm. I think I need googly eyes.)

Creative Juice #272

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Creative Juice #272

Lots o’ neat stuff.

Creative Juice #267

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Creative Juice #267

Things to think about. Thinks to look at and awe over. Things to laugh about.

  • Bloggers: a lot in this article about process optimization applies directly to blogging.
  • Phenomenal portrait photographs.
  • Fiction writers: why do you write fiction? This article gave me perspectives I hadn’t considered before.
  • My favorite job (not): revising.
  • A very good article about perspective (as in visual art).
  • Couldn’t get to the International Quilt Festival in Houston? Me neither, but my friend Frances went and posted a quick overview.
  • If I lived in New York City, I’d be looking for these origami sculptures in the garment district.
  • Whimsical stuffed creatures.
  • I love what Nathalie did with rubber stamps in her vintage ledger.
  • Illustrator Lee Gatlin recommends that artists post their work online.
  • Are you stuck in your story? Here are 10 tips to get it going again.
  • I love this father’s tweets.

Video of the Week #326: Tiny Sculptures Made from River Rocks

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Sculpture Saturday: Thunderin’ Thunder Lizards

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I almost ran off the road one day while driving past Whitfill Nurseries in Gilbert, Arizona. When was the last time you saw a wagon being drawn by a . . . stegosaurus?

Stegasaurus 1

I finally had a chance last week to stop and take a look around. Here is what I found:

Triceratops 2
Triceratops
Triceratops 1
Closeup of triceratops
Tyranosaurus Rex 1
Tyrannosaurus rex
T Rex 2
Look at those scary claws.
T Rex 3
Terrifying teeth
Allosaurus
Allosaurus
Stegasaurus 2
One more look at the stegosaurus

More Sculpture Saturday.

Creative Juice #257

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Creative Juice #257

Lots of artsy stuff this week.