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Deodorant so natural, you could eat it!

..not that you would want to. Regardless, this stuff rocks. Seriously. It's easy to make, environmentally friendly, cheap as chips and most importantly it WORKS!   In a typical day I apply the deodorant in the morning and spend a full day at work, head to the gym afterwards for 30 - 45 mins and after…

2014 The year I became a sculptor

I have noticed a few artists like to reflect back on the past year and see how their art has developed from previous years. I find it quite interesting but never really bothered to try it myself. well, until today. And the results were somewhat unexpected. 2014 is the year I became a sculptor. *I have not…

Behold! The Two Headed Faery Corpse

I've been busy yet again creating even more dead faeries! I decided to experiment with new ideas which resulted in the conjoined twins corpse. Pretty neat huh!? I also handmade more artifacts including a bow and arrow, developed new tags and labels and also trapped a faery inside a jar. Two of these will be…

Practice and persistence, the many faces of Kurt Cobain

I have a painting of Kurt Cobain that I have re-painted 4 times now. Using the same canvas. I took a photo of each finished work and comparing them is bizarre. Kurt #1 in comparison to Kurt #4 is clear proof that practice and persistence certainly pays off! I've never been very good at portraits. They're…

Burger Off – A community united against McDonalds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5qhkqLfGlo This is a non art-related subject, but something I feel very passionate about. Today is the day McDonalds opens it's doors in Tecoma, a small and quiet little town at the base of the Dandenong Ranges in Victoria, Australia. Despite the community AND local council saying 'NO' for the past 3+ years. I was…

Made with love ‘n’ stuff – 6 Budget DIY Gift Ideas

So Christmas is over for another year, and as promised I can now share with you all the pressies I hand made! To see what I made my dad, and read about my whole DIY gift idea ramblings, click here. I won't go into great detail for each gift but if you are interested to know…

Christmas Handmade – Gifts for dad

This Christmas I'm making all my gifts by hand. There's a few reasons behind this crazy idea.. firstly, I've got a few months maternity leave left and lets face it - I really can't afford to splash out on presents. Another reason is it's fun 🙂 I love making things. Also it's good for the…