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Almost done with the goal of 100 Seedlings in a week for @designercon . (Whew!) This video covers the airbrushing step with my trusty @iwata_airbrush Each Seedling gets many layers of paint. The white & gold Seedlings get 7 separate layers – some brushed on, some airbrushed on. In this video I’m airbrushing on the dark brown shadow layer then I mist on a light coat of gold to give them a little more sparkle. I’ll also use my airbrush for a coat of water-based…

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Dirty Coveralls

Check out my hot fall look! Tired of flattering clothing? Is having a waist making you feel too attractive? Coveralls – the perfect answer. A great way to achieve that oompa loompa look you’ve been aching for. Been living in these coveralls. Jokes aside, they’re the best actually. @Rosiesworkwear has great work clothes for women! #workwear #coveralls #womensworkwear #rosiesworkwear #casting #plaster #lylawarren #littlebrigade https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp8pp6ZBkOQ/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1qjhcer4qxfik

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I’m such a factory right now. Trying to cast & paint over 100 Seedlings in a 1 week ? Due to some animation freelance gigs, I’m very unprepared for @designercon ! Videos at actual speed haha. Wish me luck! My hands are tiiiiiiirrred SAFETY NOTE: Because I’m using a nontoxic casting material Forton MG (modified gypsum stone), I don’t need gloves & there are no fumes (tho I wear a mask for dust). If you are using resin use gloves & a respirator! #Seedlings #littlebrigade…

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Just went camping at Samuel P. Taylor State Park with @jopumpkins & Ben. It was beautiful! Amazing to sleep under giant redwoods only an hour from Oakland. She works in healing & social justice and he’s a rocket scientist – needless to say – great talks. Fun silliness ensued! I’m more geared up now (I’m looking at you Jetboil!). Can’t wait for the next camping adventure. Fun fact: Did you know you could find bay leaves (for cooking) in many of northern CA’s forests? I…

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Just came back from camping! Not where these photos were taken – these were from the last @waywardretreats. At the retreat, I promised myself I would get into the wilderness every month. Even if Im too busy or have a deadline. I found for me, it’s seriously as helpful as meds or therapy (and significantly cheaper). Photos from #SamuelPTaylor State Park soon #camping #shinrinyoku #forestspirits #lylawarren https://www.instagram.com/p/BpOLOmUBcuH/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1vzfi7mqzo2zo

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I’m excited to finally be able to post about a project I’ve been working on! This is a sneak peek of my new Cheshire Cat wall sculpture for Disneyland’s Wonderground gallery. You can’t tell from this image but it’s the largest sculpture I’ve ever done. This peek is of the raw clay the final will be a limited edition of 10 painted casts. #cheshirecat #aliceinwonderland #disney #disneyland #wonderground #lylawarren #littlebrigade #wallsculpture #monsterclay https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo-GpXuB-qY/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=2gjax18myf1m

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View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lyla Warren (Little Brigade) (@lylawarren) on Oct 14, 2018 at 12:47pm PDT Last day of @oaklandprintfair! I’ll be here at Flax with the talented @yosiell till 5p :) #oaklandprintfair #oaklandartists #littlebrigade #seedlings #lylawarren (at FLAX art & design) https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo7Ph3-Bwd0/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=n4iulot5f65

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Another mounted-on-wood print I’ll have at the @oaklandprintfair this wknd! 2 sizes available 5×7 & 9×12. The show’s right outside Flax in Oakland, CA Oct 13-14, 11a-5p I’ll have a few sculptures as well as prints. Can’t make it to the show? No worries! the mounted prints are also on my etsy store (link in profile) “The atoms of our bodies are traceable to stars that manufactured them in their cores and exploded these enriched ingredients across our galaxy, billions of years ago. For this…

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I’m doing another local show this wknd – the @oaklandprintfair ! It’s my 1st time doing this show but I hear very good things. It’s located right outside Flax in Oakland, CA Oct 13-14, 11a-5p I’m mounting all my prints on wood so they are ready to hang. They said I could bring sculptures as well as prints so I have some of both ? Annnnd I’ll be sharing a table with the talented @yosiellanother. Another great faultliner will be there @carmenmcnall #oaklandprintfair #typography #handlettering #nature #ecofriendly #ecoart #woodlandart…

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#TBT …back in the day when I used to hand-sculpt every Seedling! And use real seedpods (or branches in this case). This style of Seedling w/ branches is aptly named “Twig”. It’s the soul of a young maple tree in the Spiritus Kingdom. I’ve been thinking of sculpting some new Seedlings varieties. Think Twig should make a come back? Maybe in a grumpy or mischievous form? #seedlings #littlebrigade #lylawarren #forestspirits #treespirits #mapletree #fairies #fantasyart #designertoys https://www.instagram.com/p/BoiPXOXhBiS/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=14kecyl6pb5xd

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