Showing posts from March, 2021

Character Makeup, and living Art

 I have been working on a lot of make up looks, with my different classes, some light hearted and some with a much deeper meaning. I also have gotten my  Beyond The Clothing  Facebook group up and running, I am working on a YouTube channel, I really don't want to rush it though, I have taken a few classes on it too, I am a little nervous about it.  The look above is my take on the caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland, turning into a butterfly. Below is the white rabbit from the same, these are from a character interpretation makeup class.  The design below is a bit deeper, from my living arts class. It is from a painting, F alse Mirror, Rene Migrette. My interpretation is the false mirror being other people words and opinions forming how I see myself. The side that has super pretty makeup being me taking back control of my thoughts and how self reflection. I think everyone has others voices as part of their inner voice to a point, unfortunately those voices aren't always pleasa

Cute Bears of the Military - Army Edition

This request came in while I was working on my April Month of the Military Child plans. The timing was perfect! If you have been following me for long you know that I am a Military brat and that April is a special month for me. It is the month of the Military Child and I try to do some fun things through the month and all sales for the month in the past have been donated to  Our Military Kids . This year I have some new ideas and plans, more about that later though 😁 I decided this would be a great time to do a step by step style blog post about the creation of these amazing bears. These bears are made from the uniforms of your loved one, they can be made from other articles of clothing as well of course.  These 3 were made from one uniform, top and pants, that I took about 5 hours to take apart, all of the pockets, zippers, patches, velcro has to come off to make the fabric as flat as possible and get the most useable space. There are a lot of pieces, and no two will look exactly ali