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'friday finds' blog post from artist Roxanne Coble (aka BY BUN)

it’s been a real rollercoaster of a week I tell ya. from taking care of one of our pugs, juggling freelance gigs (hence the lack of vlogging this week), and then having a bad case of creative frustration…I’m pretty much ready for the weekend.

I’m finally out of my art rut though, an spent most of yesterday playing around in my sketchbook and art journal. whew! so today I’m making up for lost productive time and am packing up etsy orders, and back to working on projects. in the meantime though, here’s some random and fun internet finds from the week…

yeah it’s may, and I’m already bookmarking halloween stuff.

if you listen to our podcast you know I’m addicted to viceland, but this party legends show is hilarious and the different animation/artwork styles are so rad.

omg, I totally need this haunted mansion mug!

I’m not a big hummus person, but damn this looks good!

so I decided to try warby parker this week (as I want some new glasses), and my first 5 frames on their way. I’m so curious to see how this goes!

I totally want a set of these pencils.

have a lovely weekend everyone!
xo

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'friday finds' - a roundup of cool stuff curated by artist Roxanne Coble

is it just me or did this week fly by? I swear it was monday and then BAM…friday is here. I’m definitely working on recalibrating my workday a bit. the new online class was pretty much my whole life for a solid month – so now it’s about trying to settle back into my normal routine and kick off some new projects…

it’s been a bit since my last ‘friday finds’ post, so I figured it was time to share some random stuff I’ve liked around the internet!

loving the artwork and instagram of eva magill oliver

soooo tempted to buy this tapestry designed by nikkistrange

nothing will make you smile more than a toad wearing a handmade hat.

currently reading: dark matter by blake crouch

cinco de…pineapple margaritas!!

I totally want to make one of these (and how cute is mr. kate?!)

I hope you all have a wonderful and creative weekend! – xo

*ppssst!! it’s the LAST DAY of the early bird pricing for SPIRITS! buy the class or a bundle in my etsy shop and take advantage of the discount!

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this weekend is sure to be a busy, but creative one. I’ll be focusing the majority of my time working on a new online class (eek, more info coming soon!).

it’s been a bit since my last friday finds post, so I thought I might put one up today. these aren’t all new per se, but certainly some things I’ve recently loved or have bookmarked…

feeling inspired by the sketchbooks of jared muralt

beyond obsessed with what artist tina walker did with my wolf stencil over on the stencilgirl blog!

this bag though…swoon!

just finished through the woods, and man oh man is it good

really diggin’ the journals & instagram of @journalbean

frannerd (one of my favorite artists on youtube!) shares her favorite copic marker colors
(and you’ve got to check out her instagram, she’s illustrating an animal a day for the entire month of january)

happy weekend everyone…xo

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friday finds on the 'by bun blog' from artist Roxanne Coble

I realized it’s been ages since I did a ‘friday finds’ post, and it just so happens that I have a pretty interesting round up of links!

this weekend is looking to be pretty chill – a little bit of art, a little bit of hanging out. I’ve come to really savor weekends like these where I’m not teaching or running around like a mad woman. sure I’ll have a few business items to do (*cough cough…like preparing for a black friday weekend sale in my etsy shop…cough cough*), but I’m hoping to really just focus on creating.

let’s check out this batch of finds eh?

…the deadliest garden in the world!

the ultimate guide to confetti…you know, in case you were wondering.

kid curator: how to look at public art (this is old, but so adorable)

I know it’s the season for soups & crockpots, but just look at these cauliflower tacos!

obsessed with victoria semykina’s illustrations and work

how gorgeous is this floral luggage set? swoon!

have a wonderful weekend everyone!
xo

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it feels like summer is in full swing huh? in los angeles it’s nothing but hot sunny days, busy farmers markets, walks around echo park lake, oh…and pokemon go (admit it, you’re playing too!).

as you may have seen on my social media (or in my sidebar…*wink! –>), I’ve been working hard to finalize my new online art journal class LYRICAL. while I don’t want to confirm the launch date quite yet, I will reveal that I aim to get the class live no later than august 1st. don’t hold me to that of course, but I’m bustin’ my butt to get it out there! I will also admit: it’s by far one of my favorite online classes I’ve ever created…

in between editing LYRICAL, I’ll be working hard on my COSTUME FOR COMIC CON (you guys know I love a good costume)! yaaasss – comic con is next week, and I’m stoked that I’ll be there for the entire weekend. I’ve been filming a little behind the scenes of my costume construction which I hope to edit together for youtube, but be sure to follow me on snapchat – which is where I’ll be sharing a lot of my progress (snapchat username: bybunrox).

alright…let’s get to some friday finds shall we?

ghost photographs – a brilliant series of work by artist angela deane

omg…someone buy me this lost boys garland!

obsessed and inspired by these illustrated book covers from artist karl james mountford

advice from ghosts: the frida kahlo edition

how cute are these headphones…rawr!

my mantra for the week

have a wonderful weekend everyone! xo

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whew! I haven’t done in a friday finds post in what feels like forever! sometimes it’s tough for me to blog on fridays because I’m typically prepping to teach a weekend class or because I’m traveling. it’s nice to see a somewhat calm weekend ahead of me. aside from editing more youtube videos, I’m going to allow myself time to simply create. in the chaos of running this little creative business of mine, I’ve realize how important carving out that time can really be.

here’s a look at this week’s finds…

obsessed with these ‘reverse’ portraits from artist Alejandra Atarés

an inspiring video on a rebel ballerina who took over an old opera house in death valley

woah…the photographs from ugo rondinone’s ‘seven magic mountains‘ piece are incredible

in case you missed it, I crashed Julie Fei-Fan Balzer’s Adventures in Arting podcast this week!

yup, I totally bought myself a pack of these

illustrations of what women do when no one is watching (props to ali for the find!)

happy weekend everyone…xo

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this week has been such a blur to me. I don’t know if it’s because of the monday holiday, or the fact that I’m settling into an entirely new day-to-day routine! this weekend is another busy one: teaching at the pv art center tomorrow (woot!) and then cleaning & turning in our keys from our old place. I’ll be happy to close that chapter and focus on our new one in the heart of L.A.

here’s a look at this week’s finds:

can’t seem to take my eyes off william hundley’s work (especially the ‘ectopic phenomena‘ series)

oh man do these look yummy…(and they’re vegan too!)

graffiti grandmas…yes, this is real.

shameless self promotion, be sure check out my interview on seaweed kisses!

feeling so inspired by the mixed media work of sundry sullen

happy weekend folks!  and stay tuned for a new youtube video (an art supply haul!) on monday…xo

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holy crap! a friday finds post?! I know, it’s been ages.

february has been so nuts for me – mainly due to our big move from redondo beach back to L.A. this past week we moved into our new place, and are getting settled in. although we still have some finishing up to do at our old spot in redondo (including another yard sale and more cleaning…ugh), we both are throughly enjoying our new space. it’s got good vibes folks….real good vibes.

I’m also happy to report that my workspace/mini studio is somewhat arranged and I can get back to blogging, art making, and well – causing a creative ruckus. I’ve got some great things in the works for next week, including a new youtube video (from the creative nomad retreat!), new journal spreads, and hopefully re-stocking my etsy with fresh minis (and maybe some other good stuff…wink!).  in the meantime, here’s some friday finds for ya:

this has been circling the internet, but seriously these paper wigs are insane!

the most hilarious tumblr ever: the gluten free museum

here kitty kitty….

anyone subscribe to a monthly art supply box? art snacks has caught my eye

feeling so inspired by david fullerton’s work

happy valentines weekend…xo

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I’m realizing I haven’t put up a ‘friday finds’ post in like a month. things have been a whirlwind around here. and while I don’t have the room in this post to address everything, I can sum it up in one word: CHANGE. all good things for the most part, but let’s just say what I thought I was going to be doing for the next six months isn’t the case anymore. I’ll save that for another blog post…

lazy girl sangria

my love for marina abramovic is seriously bone deep.

love these little customizable gold bar necklaces

creative madness: the 5 types of crazy artists you’ll meet in your life

get those sparklers ready…

at home with frida kahlo

happy holiday weekend…xo

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you know, I thought when my semester ended that I would take a week to just be super lazy. the kind of lazy where you drink mimosas at noon, where the same clothes all day, and binge watch reality tv. my week however has been quite the opposite! with my store launch, business meetings, making mini’s like a mad woman, journaling, rearranging my house, and working on a top secret project…I’m feeling rather busy! but maybe that’s a good thing…

quote of the week.

how to look at art like you know what you’re doing

shameless plug – more minis are up!

another shameless plug, read about the insights museum exhibition

I so need a pair of these.

how awesome are these historical portraits on flattened cans?

memorial weekend is upon us, and I can assume I’ll be just as productive – except maybe with a beer in my hand…xo