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flip-up-cycle shades

flip upcycle

my last clip on sunshades broke finally so I ordered new ones, this time wiser to get them with a flip up mechanism. (that’s how the old ones broke, taking them off every time I went indoors). After the receipt of my order (top) some up-cycling was necessary using watercolor paper and japanese origami paper. Method as always as seen in Ross Barberas’ blog and videos.


harbor sketches

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a bit of sketching in the harbor of Karystos on the fishing boat quay.

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pondlife in summer

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trying out Ed’s new underwater camera in our pond (and a bit of photoshop)


2018 rock weighing

Xaver left brand-new at 9.2gr October 2017 and today at 60gr.

Gustaf 12.4gr brand-new in October 2016, 42gr in 2017 and today 102.2gr and outgrowing the weighing spoon.


dragon history

via Studio for WP app.

sorry about the restauration, mistake was picked up by Ed 😎 

just found the first sketch of the dragon after buying it in Miami in May 2011. With a bit of upcycling things do last. 


dragon restoration


My dragon had it’s head chewed off by a puppy ages ago. Finally I got around to restoring it and improving it (I think) with Sugru. With the leftovers I stuck a button to a rubber duck and they all ended up in the pool…

via Studio for WP app.