Legal Pinch on the CheekThe things I learned this week
you can not have "inspired by LOTRS" in an item you are selling on Etsy title, even if it is NOT a direct copy of anything in the movies, or Warner Brothers will send you a little legal letter. Can't have LOTRS in keywords either. Or hobbit. no idea on elf. Guess I'm just that good, huh?
Help with Resin! Color tint and type, please help!So I'm sure the whole internet by now has seen this, but this guy wonderful glowy shelve has inspired me to do something similar for a picture frame for a Hellboy poster I have. Now, I am a fairly experienced woodworking, I work in a furniture shop, so building the frame doesn't intimidate me at all. But I know NOTHING about the filler resin. I have some really knotty gnarly cedar wood I'd love to use, and have the cracks and knot hole all filled in with red resin. The resin part is what intimidating me, as there seems to be a lot of types and pigment options to choose from, and it looks like I could spend a lot of money and royally screw up. I know what I need, I need it to sand to a fine grit well. I'd like to have it a nice deep crystal like red (glow in the dark is nice, but I'm happy with just UV reactive if that is all I can get) I'm going to use an oil finish, so and to highlight the wood grain. So, anyone w
Dragon Con bust.SO, and update... :iconInkibus: and I are NOT going to Dragon Con this year. Due to an unfortunate turn of events which had both our main plans of travel and our backup plans imploding, and being hit financial, we just couldn't put a plan together in time that had us not mooching off friends, feeling safe, or a way back if things got bad for some reason..... Not even mentioning trying to transport costume or food or anything. To say were bummed out would be the understatement of the year. A it is, we're going to try again next year, and hopefully things will be more secure. SO if we're kinda scares for the next two seek, we're just avoiding the internet.
OPEN FOR COMMISIONJust wanted to shout out, FrockTarts is Open for commissions right now! I can just barely make a Dragoncon deadline, or better yet, have ideas for Halloween already? Drop me a line! Not sure what I can do? Samples of my work below.
10% off sale, and a word about prices.Hey guy, I'm having a sale in BOTH my Etsy stores! Currently all IN STOCK items are 10% off.. The sale runs to Apr 25. The coupon code is EASTER2014 This is ONLY for INSTOCK items, not custom listing or made to order listings.
FrockTarts on Etsy
Bits And Pisces on Etsy
And on a side note.... after April 30th, I will be raising the prices on EVERYTHING to better reflect the rising of materials. I've held off as long as i could, but now i have to, or go out of selling this stuff. So, yeah, this is a really sweet deal, take advantage of it while you can.
Find Frocky!Yo. Hiya, howdy, what ever.
So, yeah, I haven't been around much. I'm gonna try and change that, but anyway, if you wanna see were I've been lately here is a list of links
FrockTarts on Facebook My publice sewing page.
Gwen Grimm on FaceBook My private page. I tend to keep everything here friends locked, but just message me as to who you are and I'll gladly add ya.
Blogger Yes, I have a blog. Sometime I update it.
Instagram All the cool kids are doing it.
Tumbler I gotta be honest, I STILL haven't figured tumbler out.
2014. Dragon Con ahead!Hey, long time. So... How you all doing? Happy new year! I for one and fecking Happy to see 2013 go, it wasn't that great a year for me, so I'm hoping this new year is better.
One high point. As of right now, InKibus and I will be going to Dragon Con! It's still coming together, and shaky as heck, but.... TO say I'm not supper excited would be a lie. Anyone else here going? Wanna do a meet up or somthing?
I'm also drawing a blank as to what costume to make/take. I don't have a lot of time, nor money right now, but I want some nice con worthy costumes. :-/ Open to suggestion, if anyone has got them.
So, yeah, Happy New Year, See you at the big top!
EDIT: SALE AT MY ETSY PAGES. The Master CoatI'm in DESPERATE need of a new Laptop battery, so I'm running a sale on both my etsy pages FrockTarts and Bits And Pisces . 10% off any hand made item currently listed in my stores (coupon dose NOT apply to custom made items) Use the Coupon code "LBATTERY" in ether store to get the 10% off. Please share if you can, spread the word.
It appears I will be doing another version of "The Masters" coat. If anyone one is interested in getting one done, now is a good time (if you're not in a rush!) since I'll be ordering fabric and supplies for one anyway. Email me at Jennifer AT FrockTarts DOT com
Watermarks and credit due.First off... THANK you everyone who's gotten back to me on my last post! I' will get back to you ASP, but first, I have to address somthing that's taken my crappy week and made it crappier. Today I was informed by a friend on Facebook that one of my piece of work was posted on a Facebook page, and miscredited to another Devant (Note, I am not link to that Devants page... as far as I can tell, they have no knowledge of the miscredit, nor are they claiming my work as theirs. I don't know why they are link to my work, but I don't want them to get any negative blowback for no reason).
The post in question is here And the piece that was miscredited is this one
I commented with links to my DA and FB page, asking them to fix it. So far, this has not been anything
Realistic Pokemon Season 1 by arvalis
arvalis aka RJ Palmer is a long time deviant who has created his own unique niche at DeviantArt.
He was first known as the artist who drew incredibly realistic dinosaurs. Somehow his depictions of dinosaurs began morphing into Pokemon characters. He is now renowned as dA’s master of realistic Pokemon illustrations. His has been quite a success story through art. His rise has been quite a success story on how to build a following in the community. RJ has wonderful tutorial drawing sessions on his Dev
Pokemon is Forever
Foreword by techgnotic
Kay (aka damphyr) is DeviantArt’s go-to expert on everything “Pokémon.” She also occupies the adventurous position of being one of DeviantArt's main enforcers of standards and practices. We thank her for being a guardian of artistic erotica and especially, for being able to answer every question we get asked about Pokémon and just about anything else for that matter. Supreme Keeper of all pop culture knowledge, Kay must be protected in case of global disaster.
An incongruous collection of people lined the sidewalk outside the local video game retailer just before opening on March 6th, 2011. The first in line w
Burying A Sci-Fi Cliche
Burying A Sci-Fi Cliché
if I were a writer by In-Ink
From the Dusty Annals of Sci-Fi Cliché History
James Tiptree, Jr. was a writer of science fiction, mostly short stories, whose first work, “Birth of a Salesman,” was published in the May 1968 issue of Analog Science Fiction.
Analog Science Fiction
Warm Worlds & Otherwise
There Are No Strings On Me!
There Are No Strings On Me!
O.A.M First Blood by Ku-On
Hal9000 - Wallpaper
2001: A Space Odyssey redux
Star Wars: A New Hope
Star Wars: A New Hope
The Empire Bargains by dvsdesigner
Who’s the most important person now in the Star Wars franchise? JJ Abrams? Think again!
It begins in mere weeks from now: The countdown to the first of the next Star Wars sequels, Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, the first of a new trilogy for a new generation. The first 1 minute trailer, a mostly wordless montage of series’ heroes, will debut attached to Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 or on Disney-owned ABC Television. American culture stirs in its sleep. Georg
The Hunger Games: Accidental Statement of Protest?
The Hunger Games: An Accidental Statement of Protest?
Catching fire by Kris-Kamikakushi
In Bangkok, Thailand, students are being arrested for raising their hands in the air to flash Katniss’ three–finger “freedom” salute.
That’s right, the Katniss who’s the fictional heroine of the popular dystopian sci–fi “Hunger Games” movie series. The world has changed over the last few decades in a very big way, but some are apparently unaware of it or undisturbed by the stunning ramifications.
Collection: Hammer Time!
There is always a reason. A level of insult. An unprovoked assault. A threat of invasion. A refusal to negotiate in good faith. A refusal to compromise. There is always something so unbearable that it must be righted with no more delay and by any means, by even the last means, necessary. That final means is war.
Ever since mankind became able to produce and possess more than necessary for survival, there has been a surplus of resources. It is the treasure that has built our civilization and shaped the special magic and glory of what it is to be a human being.
The struggle for control and division of that treasure sometimes infects men’s minds with a unique
Collection: The Leonids
The year’s best naturally-occurring light show, the Leonids meteor shower, is due overhead on the nights of November 15 - 20. The passing comet “Tempel-Tuttle” leaves a debris field of meteoroid particles in its wake each year that the Earth will spin through on those nights. Larger “Leonids,” about 10 mm across, have a mass of half a gram and are known for their brightness. The Leonid shower may deposit 13 tons of particles across our planet. The Leonid meteor storm of 1833 may have been the biggest, brightest ever, producing an estimated 240,000 meteoroids entering our atmosphere over 9 hours. Both Nati
The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid
Someday by alicexz
Foreword by techgnotic
Elisa (aka spotted) steps out from behind the scenes as one of our intrepid Today Page senior editors to contribute her appreciation of “The Little Mermaid.” We hope it will be the first of many contributions to come, another hidden talent having been revealed by this longtime DeviantArt special projects manager.
It was 25 years ago that a redheaded mermaid made a splash in theaters ushering in a new era for the identity of the Disney princess.
Feature Time!BECAUSE I FEEL LIKE IT.
(and, I had, like, 4,480+ deveations to view in me message box... >.> Yeah, that's where I found most of these)
Keeper of the Blood Stone by Christina2202:thumb334286863:Komplet54 02 by AmberSculptureAlchemy by LillyxandraZuekos 2.0 by mocorockANGUISH LANTERN STAFF by Obsidian-AsphodelSTEAM PARASOL by Obsidian-AsphodelBadass Barbarian Bunny by SlerskSunflower ring by Dans-MagicGimli helm with Gloin beard by DrgibbsPetit Picnic Contest by kayanahOwl Book by KnottyCoversThe delusions of Ms. Threnody and Sir Risdel by MissThrenodyA young white rabbit. Alice in Wonderland. by Ynik-nameMomo Plush by NsomniacArtistApollinaria Doroshenko by RyzhervindAmnesia Monster Coin Purse Commission by UraHameshiJewish Bible Commission by BCcreativity[SKYRIM] Staff Of Destruction by Dj3r0mEmpire's diairy : The Lady in Blue by TourneventPaper ART by angelicetherrealityPretty in Paper by dolldelight