Been making more keys that some people call steampunk and some people call upcycled and some people get and some people don’t…Soon I will reached 1/20th of my goal! This is a better way to look at the making 5000 keys quest than thinking about what 5000 will look like and how long that will… Continue reading Keys 214 – 225
Lately I walk each morning to clear my head and wake up. I like to admire all the beautiful flowers and trees and just generally look around before clogging myself up with work and obligations. I work in the arts and culture field and sometimes the lack of value placed on that field gets defeating.… Continue reading Stay the Curious Course
Still working on improving that resin application and still having fun making keys. Here are the latest ones:
I’ve been having fun making keys and I’m slowly, very slowly, getting better at applying the resin. I was particularly happy with how well the resin turned out on key 164. I noticed in this latest grouping of keys that I seem to be using a fair bit of black jewelry…
Key 161 is the last wooden key from this set…not sure if I will make more of these types of keys or not…depends on what I find. These last two keys are one-sided because that’s just how they wanted to be. 162 has three… Continue reading Keys 155 – 163
I’m really enjoying painting the wooden keys. The way the colour licks onto each key is beautiful to me. The shimmering “halo” paints and the luscious colours of the acrylic paints are glorious to apply!
Some times a person just needs to changes things up. These keys are painted and made from several wooden garage sale and auction house finds: