It can be tough to see a beautiful old tree come down sometimes, even when the the tree has to be removed for safety or health reasons. But even with something like tree removal, we can be inspired to do something creative and beautiful. Or… we could watch videos like this one, which inspire and […]
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Time Lapse Model Painting
Just in case you are in the mood to be inspired by a WHOLE LOT of attention to detail, here is a video of Ticos Minis painting a model “Magnus the Red.” Here are a couple more time lapse model painting video, if you could use some more inspiration!
How to Grow Copper Crystals
Here is a little time lapse inspiration for growing your own copper crystals: Now that you have had some inspiration, here are some how-to videos, in case you want to start growing your own crystals. To grow your own copper crystals you will need: -A good container (flat walls let you observe the growth better!) […]
How to Make Slime
Time for some slime!
How to Decorate Eggs
Learn the art of patience and painting Ukrainian Easter eggs!
Keep Growing – 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now
Way #4 – Keep Growing (Plant new seeds!) Mindfulness can help you ‘deliver’ on your New Year Resolutions! We often decide to do things that are well-intended but sputter out and become disappointments instead of accomplishments… sound familiar? That’s because it happens to all of us, and many people give up making resolutions for personal […]
Interview with Ann Hazels : 2018 Nexties Artist of the Year
The annual NEXTies award show is returning to the Rio Theatre on Friday, March 23, 2018. Now in its 9th year, the event celebrates Santa Cruz County’s talented locals who stand out for their outstanding achievements in industries ranging from food and fitness, to tech and the arts. This year, the Artist of the Year award is going […]
How to Cut With a Screw – Forge Edition
Screws into damascus? Every time we post a video, walking you through a technique, or showing you something new, we hope that it inspires you to bring additional creativity to your art. Or, at least we hope it offers a little hypnotic relaxation.
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz
The people behind Idea Fab Labs have masterminded a contemporary version of the classic work space. Located on the 2nd floor of the Wrigley Building on the West Side of Santa Cruz, Idea Fab Labs (IFL) is a multi-faceted work center equipped for people of all levels of creativity and craftsmanship. At IFL visitors can […]
Hand Carving a River Stone
This video gets a little weird, has a lot of fun, and makes some art! Posted from Bobby Duke Arts on YouTube.