More shrinky dink stuff!
I had success baking them on wax paper, but when I tried a brown paper bag (like the instructions say) they never managed to uncurl completely, so a few (not pictured) became too warped looking to sell, so they will live as magnets on my fridge instead.
I can’t handle watching them bake. I had to make my boyfriend help me with that part because all the curling up makes me way too stressed out.
Second round of shrinky dink keychains, SUCCESS! First round the area for the keychain to go through was too thin, and they broke, but DO NOT WORRY! I will make them into magnets.
So now I know what size works and I’ll be making more!
I’ll be vending at a Pitbull Festival event on the 27th of July in Hendersonville, TN. It’s called PittieFest! From 11am - 3pm on that Sunday.
So right now I’m practicing making some new products. Right now I’m working with shrinky dinks for the first time! My Silhouette Cameo is having trouble cutting the plastic, so that is making it a little tough. I tried making some keychain charms, but the area I had for the chain to go through turned out to be too thin, so I lopped the circles off and now they are waiting to be sealed to become awesome magnets!!
I’ll have stickers, bookmarks, pinback buttons, magnets, and keychains of my Wacky Animals series as well as a few new pitties. I’ll also have some prints available and I’m open for illustration and pet portrait commissions.
I’m pretty excited! Hopefully this shrinky dink stuff works out well, otherwise I’ll be sad.
Finally, something that isn’t a crummy 3D model!
Quote project for my typography class. One of my favorite quotes.
Sorry it’s been so dead around here! I only have one illustration class this semester, and most of the work for that is being kept under wraps. The rest of the classes are keeping me busy!
Here are some pitbull bookmarks I made today, though! I will be vending at an event called PittieFest next month, so I thought I should make some pitbull specific items to sell. These will be made into stickers and maybe keychain charms if I can swing it!
Just some stuff I am making while learning MODO!
Most of it is incomplete. Just learnin’ stuff. (We’re really just suppose to do dishes / plates / dice, you know, easy stuff)
Piggybank is my favorite!
Sorry there hasn’t been a lot of art here lately. Life’s been stupid and quite frankly, shitty.
A few days ago, one of our dogs (one of our favorite dogs) got badly ill. We rushed her to the vet, but she lost the fight and had to be put to sleep just two days later. We’re still recovering from the loss. It has been really hard.
Xena “Bean” was only seven years old.
We love you, Beany.
Sorry that I’ve been scarce! Had a short break from school and already started classes again. One week down!
This semester I’ll have a lot of progress for a new children’s book I’m writing and illustrating called Monster Alphabet Picnic! The class will be split up into two semester, but I hope that I’ll have loads of fun sketches to share with you all.
I am also taking Modo 3d class! I am very excited and hope to use it in my career and make some fun mobile games with my boyfriend. However, I’ve only used it for two days so far and, man, it’s confusing!
I have two other classes (total of 4), but those are lame so I won’t talk about them, haha.
After a lot of hard work, I completed my first children’s book! Olive and The Wolf is 32 pages of adventures and fun. The story is about a little girl named Olive, who goes on an adventure and meets an unlikely friend!
You can download it here https://gumroad.com/l/oliveandthewolf
Thank you everyone for your support.
Final ad for my advertising class.
I’m not sure why there is a white line in it. I’ll see about fixing that later!