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In which the studio undergoes a sea change

Yes, we know it’s been a while since an update appeared on the Bent Tuba blog. Over the past few months, Bent Tuba Studio has undergone a sea change. We’ve been on hiatus since June of this year, with the

Flickr Creative Commons photo by Chris Seufert http://www.flickr.com/photos/mychatham/

In which the studio undergoes a sea change

Yes, we know it’s been a while since an update appeared on the Bent Tuba blog. Over the past few months, Bent Tuba Studio has undergone a sea change. We’ve been on hiatus since June of this year, with the

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Very merry freebies for you!

Have you visited our Free Downloads page lately? You’ll find a couple of holiday goodies that might help with the last-minute gift wrapping, as well as a customizable Gratitude Journal that Nicki designed (print as many or as few pages

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Very merry freebies for you!

Have you visited our Free Downloads page lately? You’ll find a couple of holiday goodies that might help with the last-minute gift wrapping, as well as a customizable Gratitude Journal that Nicki designed (print as many or as few pages

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Bowl meditation!

The “Papier-Mache for Grown-Ups” workshop this weekend was a hit! Due to popular demand, we’ll probably hold another one soon. Watch this space for details. (Better yet, sign up for our newsletter and get the news right in your inbox.

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Bowl meditation!

The “Papier-Mache for Grown-Ups” workshop this weekend was a hit! Due to popular demand, we’ll probably hold another one soon. Watch this space for details. (Better yet, sign up for our newsletter and get the news right in your inbox.

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Papier-mache for grown-ups

Admit it, you’re biased against papier-mache. Remember that stuff you used in elementary school with the lumpy stinky flour-and-water mixture and the goopy newspaper strips? Remember layering those strips over a balloon to make what a generous person might call

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Papier-mache for grown-ups

Admit it, you’re biased against papier-mache. Remember that stuff you used in elementary school with the lumpy stinky flour-and-water mixture and the goopy newspaper strips? Remember layering those strips over a balloon to make what a generous person might call

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Art Lives Here: Raising fun + funds for cancer survivors

It was such a pleasure for both Nicki and me to be invited to donate artwork to the Art Lives Here silent auction, coming up this Friday. It’s a benefit for Hirsch Wellness Network, a nonprofit that has brought so

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Art Lives Here: Raising fun + funds for cancer survivors

It was such a pleasure for both Nicki and me to be invited to donate artwork to the Art Lives Here silent auction, coming up this Friday. It’s a benefit for Hirsch Wellness Network, a nonprofit that has brought so

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Work in progress: tiny fabric altars

  Nature gives us shapeless shapes: clouds and wings and flame    — Paul Simon, “You’re the One” There are some materials I’ve been moving from place to place for the past several years, knowing that I’d use them somehow-someday

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Work in progress: tiny fabric altars

  Nature gives us shapeless shapes: clouds and wings and flame    — Paul Simon, “You’re the One” There are some materials I’ve been moving from place to place for the past several years, knowing that I’d use them somehow-someday

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Open, brilliant, brave: A creative inspiration poster for you

About seven years ago, I was setting up my art supplies in the corner of a basement room in a Guilford College classroom building, on the verge of a year-long artistic exploration of my senior thesis topic. And I was

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Open, brilliant, brave: A creative inspiration poster for you

About seven years ago, I was setting up my art supplies in the corner of a basement room in a Guilford College classroom building, on the verge of a year-long artistic exploration of my senior thesis topic. And I was