Light Painting Photography in the City of Light

Light Painting Photography in the City of Light

Paris is often called the “City of Light”. It seems that the origin of this periphrasis comes from the creation of public lighting in Paris by Gabriel Nicolas de La Reynie, in the seventeenth century, at least according to Wikipedia (fr). While in Paris, I decided to try this marvelous class I found through Airbnb… Continue Reading Light Painting Photography in the City of Light

First Impressions (in 3D)

First Impressions (in 3D)

Did you know you can print everything you want in 3D? Well, not everything, but almost! I recently bought a 3D printer and since then I keep finding new ideas of objects to manufacture. It really changed my vision of plastic products. Equipment Printer I chose the Creality Ender 3 Pro model because it was… Continue Reading First Impressions (in 3D)

Mechanical Wood Crafting

Mechanical Wood Crafting

Unlike many people, I love assembling furniture (IKEA, lots of fun for me). I also like mechanisms and musical instruments (I suffer from the ukulele acquisition syndrome). So you can guess my enthusiasm when I discovered this hurdy-gurdy kit! Poor Sebonaut, here is another instrument that will join my collection. Building the Model Unboxing As… Continue Reading Mechanical Wood Crafting

Try Drawing/Painting Tools

Try Drawing/Painting Tools

I just completed the Inktober 2018 Challenge. Here I decided to take the time to share with you the tools I used to produce the drawings of my Inktober Galery Sketchbook My sketchbook is very simple, of the style of those presented below. As the paper is thin, be careful with the markers that stain… Continue Reading Try Drawing/Painting Tools

Inktober 2018: Challenge Accepted

Inktober 2018: Challenge Accepted

Inktober is a 31 days art challenge where participants are invited to produce a drawing each day using traditional media such as ink and pen. Jake Parker created this challenge in 2009 and it has been repeated every year, making the 2018 the 10th Inktober challenge. So far, thousands of artists all over the world… Continue Reading Inktober 2018: Challenge Accepted

Retro Gaming 2D/3D Pixel Art Perls Fun

Retro Gaming 2D/3D Pixel Art Perls Fun

Although the title seems like a bunch of words thrown together randomly, I swear this post is about them all! We are indeed building 2D and 3D perl art with retro gaming pixellated designs! Perls Pixel Art Material You will need: plastic perls a perl board an iron and ironing paper. 2D Design Our first… Continue Reading Retro Gaming 2D/3D Pixel Art Perls Fun

Once Upon a Time at the Library

Once Upon a Time at the Library

Over the past year, I have tried to broaden my reading horizons to discover a variety of new topics. Of course, there is the internet, but it is too easy to lose focus and end up watching comic animal videos, which are entertaining, but uneducational. My favorite place is thus the library. Plus, it’s free!… Continue Reading Once Upon a Time at the Library

Kumihimo Braiding

Kumihimo Braiding

Kumihi-what? Kumihimo is Japanese for “gathered threads”  I discover this term for nicely braided bracelets while looking at a bracelet crafting book I borrowed at the library. I started doing one bracelet for my daughter and one more, for my son, and another pattern, and … And I ended up braiding half a dozen. After… Continue Reading Kumihimo Braiding