Showing posts from March, 2014

Snikt! The Wolverine Comic Table!

Snikt Snikt! Today I was inspired by my recent trip to a vintage warehouse to make my own comic book bedside table! So here I am writing something of a tutorial so that everyone out there can so the same, because it's super duper easy. Before After What you will need: A boring old table (or other bit of hard furniture) Old comic book / zine / issue of National Geographic / porn / other visually stimulating material that you no longer want to read and don't mind cutting up (please don't cut up your ultra rare Spiderman #1 comic!) PVA glue mixed with a little water Paintbrush Paint in your choice of colour (optional) Wallpaper smoother (optional), mine was about £1 from Wilko Craft knife (optional) This is how I did it: First off put on some suitable music, I chose Bossanova by Pixies and to give you an idea of the time scale, the record is 40 minutes long and I'd completed this project from start to finish including washing off my paintbrush b

Not A-muse-d

I hardly ever seem to have time to update this blog at the moment what with all my uni work and general Life Stuff piling up, but the intention is always there to do it... anyway since it's currently half term I've found a spare few minutes to write so I thought I'd share this: That is my cat James, and recently I've made a couple of brooches in his honour: The first was a neon green and pink psychedelic felt effort for my penpal Sally, who looooves pink and green! Here you can see James modelling it like a pro... this was a little before it was finished, but you get the idea. Decatitated The second one I made in more realistic catty colours for my friend Serina, a Japanese student on my course whose time with us was only scheduled for two terms and last week she headed back home to Japan! I made her this as a leaving present; as you can see I used felt and little button eyes. Sally and Serina both seem to be very pleased with their James faces althou