Archive for the ‘On the Workbench’ Category
Our computer has completely died, forcing me to step away from the photo editing. Having a little free time this weekend, I started work on another little design to add to my Rain or Shine collection.
I really enjoy wax carving and I’ve not done any for a while, so I settled on making some little raindrops. → Read more
I’d always discounted making videos of my work in progress, as I suspected it was all terribly complicated! However, it turns out you can do timelapse photography videos using just a smartphone and an app. Technology is marvellous, isn’t it?
I thought I’d have a play with it to show the process of cutting, filing and engraving one of my skate numbers. I need to play around with the settings more – two hours of work ended up as a surprisingly short video – but it was really fun to do.
I did another one of a roller derby skate in progress, but I think the piercing one with the number works better.
My second obsession, after shiny things of course, is makeup. Since I was a teenager I’ve loved being able to transform my face into something completely different by essentially just doing a bit of colouring in.
As a birthday present from my mum this year, I got these lovely sparkly balls of gorgeousness, the Guerlain Christmas Edition Meteorites. Guerlain bring out a limited edition Meteorites every year, but the 2015 are particularly lovely. → Read more