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!) […]
Here is some inspiration in the form of pre-1900 machines being made to make Victorian hard candy.
How to Draw a Nose
Follow along and learn how to draw a nose on your face!
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 […]
Include Everyone – 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now
Way # 3 – INCLUDE EVERYONE (It’s a big boat) According to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, our relationships don’t end with family, friends, and acquaintances. If you’ve watched any of the Cosmos series, you may have learned that we are actually connected, through our DNA, to everyone who has ever lived on the planet. Now […]
Be Yourself – 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now
Way #2 – BE YOURSELF (Everyone else is taken) People who live in alignment with their core values often say they are happier, and that’s a great reason to increase your personal autonomy – defined as “independence, and freedom from external control or influence.” One way to measure your level of personal autonomy is to […]
Accept Yourself – 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now
Way #1 – ACCEPT YOURSELF (Then consider improvements) Until recently, scientists measured happiness using only two criteria – material success and good health. Now, the new science of well-being has identified several major factors that influence our level of happiness. This is good news – even more ways to be happy! The first one is […]
How to Draw a Dog
Something for beginners and something for the more advanced illustrator!