Velociraptor Head!

Raaaaaagh!

It’s not quite done yet; there’s a couple of little things that need tweaking. There’s a few places where I can still see the newsprint through the paint. But the silver plaque is so professional! Ish.

Look how cute he is, with his lil’ cardboard teeth and his marble eye! Don’t you just wanna hug him, even at the risk of injuries?

Back–with a VENGEANCE

DISCLAIMER: If this post seems more chipper/less coherent than usual, it’s because I’ve been awake for over 36 hours now and have crossed 2 time zones to bring you this post. Hooray for red-eye flights and caffeine!

Hey, y’all! You know how I’ve been posting nothing but clothing tutorials and clothing pictures, and how this blog is called the CRAFTER’S Manifesto, not Let’s Look At Rose’s Outfits? Well, here’s a project at long last that isn’t on my body. Although it is still incredibly sexy. It’s a work in progress, but still amazing:

Can you tell what it is that I’m making? If not, check out this other photo:

In case you still can’t tell, I’m making a paper mache unicorn head. This project was inspired by a present from a boyfriend (now ex) who made a delightful pirate head which adorns my wall. I’m thinking that it’s time for Blackbeard to have a friend. Or several. Paper mache is a delightful medium, although not for anyone who doesn’t like being sticky.