I Think I’m Amusing…

I find a lot of things humorous, including myself.  Memes mainly, but also things I’ve done things I’ve found and photographed (ending in an asterisk *).  So without further ado, here are all the random things that have made me laugh.

 

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18th Century Dress

Historical Fashions are kind of a big deal for me.  I’ve always liked them and been fascinated by them.  I read about them, study them and even draw them.  If you’ve happened upon my art account, then you’re pretty aware that I like to draw historical fashions.  Lady’s fashions, as I’m rubbish with men honestly.

However, recently it came to light that nobody really understands my drawings.  I mean, yes, they don’t understand my people (like their breasts or hands, or some other such comment), but I mean the actual fashion that they are wearing.

I had assumed that my sister would know, having been in theatre at uni, having done some costuming.  But, I was informed that it was a basic 101 overview class, so she really doesn’t know about costuming.  Not that it is always accurate, in theatre or film.  Directorial vision, costume availability, and movement of scene and actor always play a part in how a costume gets worked together.

So, it prompted me to do a little overview with drawings.  I tend to either draw actual 18th century dress, or 18th century inspired dress in my illustrations because that is my favourite, so that is what we shall look at.

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Spooky Books

With Halloween right around the corner, I thought I’d do a post all about my favourite Halloween related books.  Not all of them are scary, but some certainly are.  However, they are all in my collection and are things I tend to read over and over again because I find them to be that good.

 

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Earning Merit Badges – Reading

This is a continuing series on the You Can Do It! The Merit Badge Handbook for Grown-Up Girls.

 

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This is the eighth badge I’ve earned, and the twenty seventh badge in the book.  I already covered the first six, which links to them can be found here.  This one’s all about reading.

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Earning Merit Badges – Beading

This is a continuing series on the You Can Do It! The Merit Badge Handbook for Grown-Up Girls.

 

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This is the sixth badge listed in the book that I earned, which is the nineteenth one to earn.  I already covered the first five, which links to them can be found here.  This one’s all about the handicraft of beading.

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Earning Merit Badges – Building Websites

This is a continuing series on the You Can Do It! The Merit Badge Handbook for Grown-Up Girls.

 

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This is the fifth badge listed in the book that I earned, which is the sixteenth one to earn.  I already covered the first four, which links to them can be found here.  This one’s all about the www; as in online, man.

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