A Little About Me, A Recent Bachelor of Arts Honors Graduate in Modelmaking- AMA

Eleanor Catalina Stevens
Aug 30, 2018

I just wanted to say Hello to everyone and Thank You for welcoming me to the group. A little about me: I am 25, live on the Isle of Wight and have just graduated from the Arts University Bournemouth (UK) with a BA Hons (a First!) in Modelmaking. Prior to starting the course, I began my small business of making Miniatures, which I carried on the best I could during my 3-year degree. Now Uni is over, I am taking it forward as my main business: Eleanor Catalina - Modelmaker & Miniaturist. I have separate accounts for my Miniatures and other models, as I know the former is more specialised to mix in with other projects. Being my focus, here is a link to my Miniatures Facebook page: www.facebook.com/EleanorCatalinaMiniaturist/ My combined website is: www.eleanorcatalinafreelance.co.uk (where there are links to my other social media channels and such for both aspects)As well as my newly started blog too!... www.eleanorcatalinacreative.co.uk Thank You all for your future support - I look forward to being part of this wonderful group. Best wishes, Eleanor


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What obstacles do you face in making and exhibiting your work?
Sep 3, 7:25AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.I don't find I face any obstacles as such when it comes to making or exhibiting my work. Whilst I occasionally lack a little motivation, I don’t particularly see it as an obstacle. As it can be due to all matter of reasons, it’s a common attribute amongst creatives, in which case, stepping away and trying again a little later is often the best approach and solution. Living on the Isle of Wight, exhibiting my work at shows and such here is non-existent, with me having to travel to events on the mainland – that involves a good half the journey time going very few miles due to the ferry crossing! However, I again don’t see this as an obstacle as I am fortunate enough to live in such a beautiful place and have a retail outlet in which my work is showcased and for sale too – so, its swings and round-a-bouts a little.

My philosophy is very much: there are no obstacles, only ways and reasons of finding a solution.

Sep 5, 1:02AM EDT0
Why are you so passionate about modelmaking?
Sep 3, 2:43AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.I’ve been creative from a very early age, enjoying all matter of different things - everything from sketching and sewing to wirework and sculpting. I feel I'm passionate about Model-making as, because there is so many avenues of work within the industry, its a focus that can bring all these interest together. Being very determined (and a little stubborn) I love being able to do things myself, with no outside help if at all possible. When I approach a model - and having the skills (and interest) in a wide range processes and such - I feel I am able to tackle every aspect of the model myself. It gives me such a sense of accomplishment, to see a model develop in front of me and knowing it is a result of my own work.

Sep 3, 5:09AM EDT0
As a creator and an artist, how would you like your work to contribute to the development of other miniature makers such as yourself?
Sep 2, 8:34PM EDT0

Thank you for your question. Oooh, that's a tricky one - It sounds a little odd, but I'm not sure I want my Miniature pieces to inspire other makers per-se, but, I’d like my work and what I stand and strive for to be inspiring (if that makes sense) In each one of my pieces, I try my hardest to create a finished Miniature that is as close a representation to the full scale piece as possible, using authentic/correct/nature materials whenever possible to aid in achieving this result. Blurring the lines between Miniature and Real is a huge interest to me, so if looking at an image, my aim with each of my pieces is that the onlooker can’t quite tell. I’d love for my pieces to resonate with others as so, its not always quantity, but quality, with each of my pieces being a one off piece, unique to itself.  Many of the artisans that I follow and admire I feel practice this perfectly, never failing to create a range of such incredibly beautiful pieces. But, there is only a small collection at a time - and each one is also unique - making every piece incredibly special and desirable in itself. 

Sep 3, 3:25AM EDT0

Thank You all for your questions - I truly do appeciate you taking the time to be involved. I am working through, trying to give a full answer (you were kind enough to ask, so I only feel a decent reply is right) I will of course get to each one, so please bare with me as each one really does mean a lot to me. Thank You! 

Sep 2, 3:09PM EDT0
What is the most memorable miniature you have ever seen?
Aug 31, 8:33AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.Oh Wow – that is a tricky one! I’ve seen some truly incredible pieces over the last few years that have been created by some fantastic makers, that span each category – but the most memorable miniature I’ve seen would probably be the ……Whilst I have never had the privilege to see them in person, I do feel the most memorable miniature I’ve seen in photos is the Thorne Rooms. I’ve admired them for many years, so much so, I focused a dissertation for University on the collection, which gave me the opportunity to research into them much further than I ordinarily perhaps would have – or certainly with a different angle. I could talk about them for hours, but, not to go off too much from your question….They truly are exquisite, especially the Tennessee Entrance Hall, which has and always will stick in my mind. It was the first image/room from the collection that I ever saw - I honestly couldn't believe it was Miniature!

Sep 3, 12:46AM EDT0
What’s your hope for the field of miniatures in the future?
Aug 31, 6:45AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.Whilst I do believe it is gaining with such bodies as the International Guild of Miniature Artisans - amongst a few others - I truly do hope that Miniatures develop the recognition they deserve. During my University degree, I completed one dissertation/unit model on the opinions of the general public, focusing on the subject of Miniatures, to which many still just think “dolls house”, “toy”, “children” and I think the one TWO that get to me the most is “for girls!” – and “I don’t have a house” I also touched on workmanship, to which many of the responses admitted they do purchase on price more often than not, regardless of the quality.Whilst I am in no way dismissing dolls house Miniatures, as they are wonderful and have their place and audience (I had one myself…which is how I got into Miniatures) I truly do hope that more people appreciate Miniatures in their various different forms - the exquisite pieces that are lovingly and painstakingly created, that are destined for display and not play – be it in a house, room box, or simply enjoyed for what it is…perhaps just exhibited on a shelf…by male and female, young and old alike! There truly is a Miniature for everyone!

Sep 2, 3:10PM EDT0

What is the best advice you can give to those who wanted to land there career on your field?

Aug 31, 12:46AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.Oh, advice – well… (a little cliché, but true) If it is something you are truly passionate about, go for it. But, as with everything, the passion cannot be forced. With Modelmaking (not Miniatures prese) I do believe that you need to hold a high level of interest, as well as a good understanding of the background - that it’s not just the model! There is so much behind each one…it’s purpose, audience, expected lifespan, presentation, history, period, type (is it a heritage model, interactive, contempory, historical, replica, prototype…etc.) construction, materials…gosh, Uni is flooding back! – oh, and often being comfortable dealing with clients and such too! I was surprised myself as to how much was involved before being able to start creating the model – although, I love researching, learning and writing, so it just spurred me on more! But, knowing all this, I do advise that you are fully informed as to what is required.Whilst Miniatures is not quite so heavy, you truly do still need to have the passion within you and a real love for small scale.

Sep 2, 3:11PM EDT0
What's the most common materials you’ve used and what is the most unusual materials you have used in creating your amazing miniatures?
Aug 30, 7:58PM EDT0

Thank You for your question.The most common material I use is Polymer Clay, which is the basis for pretty much all my food pieces – with the addition of - another couple of common materials - pastels and acrylic paints.Over the years I’ve experimented with many different materials, with the most unusual that comes to mind being Fusible Film – it comes in incredible colours, which, when heated, creates absolutely stunning results. Whilst I haven’t used it as much as I would have loved to, I’ve got a couple of ideas in mind that I may try…!

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Sep 2, 3:11PM EDT0
In an ideal world, what would be the ultimate effect of your work?
Aug 30, 7:21PM EDT0

Thank You for your question. Oh, I’ve never really given that too much thought: I would love for people to enjoy my work and recognise the passion and time that has gone into creating every piece - be it a model or Miniature. With my Miniature work especially, I’d love for each piece be appreciated for what it is and have an effect on the customer, perhaps in terms of for nostalgic or sentimental reasons, or maybe as the vital finishing touch to a scene they have been searching for. I hope for each piece to be treasured as an important addition to their collection – or proudly displayed if simply owned as an individual item.This also stretches to that I hope my Miniature work helps people understand that Miniatures are not just the readily available/chunky pieces that spring to mind as a child’s play-thing – they are individual pieces of art, for adult collectors and appreciators of fine  quality items. It would also be lovely if my work helped to highlight the importance modelmaking (and Miniatures) still has in our lives – that creating a tangible model has a place in society that the developments of technology/digital work just can not compete with. I want me pieces to highlight that traditional skills, workmanship and passion is still very much alive. Everything that is behind the conception of craftwork needs to be appreciated for what it is and not lost to the virtual, fast paced, mass produced world we live in today.

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Sep 3, 1:20AM EDT0
What’s been your most challenging miniature to date?
Aug 30, 5:04PM EDT0

Thank You for your question. For my University Degree, I created a 1:12th scale room box, depicting an old-style kitchen. Whilst the main feature of the room was a brick fireplace – with each brick individually laid – the most challenging piece was the Trestle Table, as I was determined to make it work (so it actually folded flat) Taking photos, measurements and such of the full-size table I was basing it on, it became apparent how the legs had to pass through/past each other, nestle together and not be too bulky where it wouldn’t lay flat – the measurements had to be accurate to the mm. After many drawings, sketch models, prototypes, different materials (and very strong words) I finally got it right – I couldn’t quite believe it!

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Sep 3, 1:30AM EDT0
What subject matters interest you? What are some of the stories behind your work?
Aug 30, 2:53PM EDT0

Thank You for your question. Whilst many subjects interest me – I’m not too keen on fantasy - I do feel that my focus is, everyday items, which is the main story behind my work. Creating a Miniature of an existing item truly does interest me a great deal, as I find seeing something so ordinary and recognisable in a small scale truly magical. I also feel it's important to create what I love and I feel a connection to myself - for whatever reason. -- This also stretches a little to other pieces I’ve worked on, such as architectural models, that (although still Miniature, the context and scale is usually not considered a Miniature in the same respect as my Miniature pieces…if that makes sense) depict a beautiful building in a form that can be appreciated in one’s home. It’s still such an everyday item. That said, I created an upscaled box of Chocolate for my Final Major Project, which (obviously not Miniature) but still held the same ‘everyday-ness’ I find so intriguing and enjoyable. --Back to where my heart truly lies – Miniatures: I completed a commission a few years ago, in which the client gave me a sketch of a scene he wanted brought to life – a naughty Cat who had jumped on the table to steal a Fish Finger when he owner had left the room. I enjoyed working on this so much, as it was such an ordinary, everyday story being told, that featured recognisable pieces that everyone (pretty much) can relate to – the daily paper, a scratched chair, a naughty Cat, Ketchup….and the humble Fish Finger!

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Sep 3, 1:57AM EDT0
What do you do when you're not designing, rendering, or writing for Dollhouse?
Aug 30, 5:28AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.When I’m not creating my pieces (in whatever form) or writing my next submission for a magazine, I’m still working. Living on our family Dairy Goat farm, there is always so much to do – be it feeding the Goats, working the land, running our shop, serving in our tea room, or maintaining our web presence/advertising and such - an aspect I’m most responsible for. (The latter is a role I have been doing for a few years for a local company too!)I also make sure I keep my own web presence current – which is an aspect I do find great pleasure in – such as Social Media, website and my recently started my blog too! Not work - I do enjoy a few different things, but, thoroughly enjoy photography, with several cameras making up my collection – Digital, SLR, Digital SLR and now my Polaroid Instant! It truly is such a wonderful past-time, as moments and memories can be captured, with the results enjoyed (and shared, if one wishes) for many years to come. Taking care, being and playing with my little puppy Lana is also something high on my list when not working – and whilst I am too…she’s always underfoot!

Sep 3, 2:10AM EDT0
What’s on the horizon for you as an artist?
Aug 30, 2:37AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.The main thing on the horizon for me at the moment is exhibiting for the first time at the Kensington Dolls House Festival this December. I submitted my work a few years ago for consideration to join the list of exhibitors, to which I was accepted! However, this was during the very early stages of my Degree, so I decided to not give myself the added pressures and wait to make my debut event after I had (hopefully) graduated. Without the ‘need’ to be working on university projects and the accompanying guilt if I was working on something else, all focus is now on the Festival. Although a little, I feel having waited until now, the build up and creative process is less stressful and daunting than it would have been during my degree.I have also been warmly welcomed as a regular contributor to a couple of the Dolls House Magazines, writing articles, tutorials and such on the wonderful world of Miniatures.

Sep 3, 2:19AM EDT0
Do you have a workshop or a special place to create your models? Are there any rituals that you like to perform before or after your creative process?
Aug 29, 6:33PM EDT0

Thank You for your question.Over the years I've gone from one to another: I initially started off in our living room, creating on a small round table in front of the window. As my interest and collection of equipment increased, my parents quickly converted our garage into a workshop space, where I was able to set up my tools - such as my lathe, motor saw and such. Whilst I happily used this space for many months, it was not too long after that I started University. Although it was a great space (and it had a loo) it was a little uninspiring in terms of comfort, surroundings and view (no windows!) This coupled with being away from home more, we converted it into a wonderful, warm room, so my lovely Nanny could come and live with us - I must add, we DID now put in windows! Not really having a space as such, once University was in its last few weeks, I made my bedroom into my work space - although I couldn’t have my bigger tools, it was a lovely space for my finer Miniature work...but it still wasn’t quite right. Space was limited, plus, it was still the room I slept in, so it was a little tricky using chemicals, glues and such. But now (and probably where I should have started with this answer (sorry) having graduated and now fully devoted to my Miniature work, (plus a short, but emotional period in hospital) my parents helped instigate a shift around at home, to which we converted our front office into a wonderful, warm, comfy studio. With my tools and materials finally organised in one place and to hand, my iMac behind me and space to leave work in progress (without feeling the need to tidy up after each session of creating) it is a wonderful space to call my own. (Living on our family farm, I opted to have my lathe and other such tools in our bigger workshop outside, simply due to the mess and dust I always seem to make!)As for pre-creating rituals, I don’t believe I have any (sorry) I just make sure I have any reference images I may need, the correct materials and that I’m not needed to help with anything around our farm or such – I now also check on my new puppy or bring her in with me!Ooooh, not very exciting, but, I always do make sure I pop to the loo before I start – there is nothing more annoying than being mid Mini, or covered in paint and needing the loo!After creating a piece – partially or fully – I always take photos (and may do so during too) which I may then share online and such. Although I do so much less now, I occasionally show family members the physical piece too for their opinion or, just to include them in what I’m working on. Apart from that, a sigh of happiness that I’ve been able to find a little time and peace to do what I love.

Sep 1, 1:59AM EDT0
How do you keep inspired and how important is to you to be in a creative atmosphere when developing your miniatures?
Aug 29, 5:16PM EDT0

Thank You for your question.Ooh, inspiration is a tricky one - I do feel I'm very inspired by a great deal the majority of the time - whether it’s the colour or shape of something, seeing a item that I feel would be fun to create and see in miniature form, a passing comment that sparks an idea, or just flicking through a magazine - inspiration truly is everywhere. To keep my inspiration at the forefront, I tend to jot down thoughts, ideas and little plans, as well as keeping clippings and saving files (and files) of images on my iMac for future refence. Finding and keeping it is one thing, but, gong to the next step of actually creating as a result of my visions, is where I'm often a little challenged...a bit like writer’s block - the thoughts, intension and desire is there, it’s taking the first step of knowing where and how to start. The atmosphere in which I work does play a big part, as I find it much easier to create in my studio than anywhere else, as all my tools and materials are in one place and easily at hand. There is nothing more frustrating, uninspiring and off putting than not being able to find a material/item that is key to what ones working on.I think having a designated space in which I can go and solely concentrate and dedicate to my Miniatures is important as well as I can step into a world that is JUST for that, for me, m my miniatures and away from every other aspect of daily life. It gives a sense of importance, which is quite inspiring in itself.

Sep 1, 1:25AM EDT0
Interesting creations you have on your Etsy shop. How easy or difficult is it for you to source the materials needed to make the miniatures?
Aug 29, 4:15PM EDT0

Thank You for your question.Thank You. It is quite easy to source the materials I need to create my Miniatures, as, primarily working with polymer clay (accompanied with pastels and acrylics) it is a material readily available from most craft shops, as well as online. As for any components I don't (currently) make - such as miniature cutlery and plates) there are a couple of companies I have a continuing relationship with that I source these items from - which helps me maintain a level of consistency across my pieces. If I'm working on a different type of Miniature - such as a needlepoint, wood-turning or structure, there are companies within the Miniature world that I have formed a connection with that supply a wonderful rage of materials in these such areas. None come to mind at the moment (although I'm positive there are many examples) but, any other materials that are a little obscure I can't recall having any difficulties in sourcing. With a little research and patients, online/worldwide shopping is a wonderful, inspiring place full of endless possibilities and solutions!

Sep 1, 1:02AM EDT0
Eleanor, congratulations for graduating with honors. How was your experience like in Uni? How important was it for you to achieve the success that you did?
Aug 29, 3:21PM EDT0

Thank You for your question - and for your kindness, that really means a lot to me. My Uni experience was...challenging, but not in the way most may think. I truly found the work quite straight forward, with every Unit being very enjoyable to complete (even the written work, as writing is another passion of mine...which one may see from my rather long answers on here (sorry!)Although I'd get a little anxious about meeting deadlines, there wasn't once I didn't, with most occasions having a few days to spare. (sounds good, but, I'd often have the urge to tweak things that really didn't need tweaking!!)

The challenging aspects were home-sickness during the first term (which did pass), followed by increasing health difficulties for the remaining 2 1/2 years. This, along with wishing to continue my business the best I could, along with all the other things I wanted to do (mainly for others) gave me added, unnecessary pressures. Whilst there was a certain pressure in getting materials and such for my Uni work, as well as actually completing it, I did find a sense of relief and freedom when working on a model for a unit as, not only was it my choice to start the degree, but, it was reassuring to know that I was doing what I should be at that time. I could lose myself a little in simply just creating - at that moment, nothing else mattered (you know what I mean) I had (and have) a wonderful relationship with my tutors, who were (and are) incredibly supportive of me and my work, truly believing in me and my skills - again (as in a previous answer) much more than I do myself. I went to Uni to study modelmaking and achieve a qualification in a field I have a passion to pursue. I did NOT go for the University experience, so didn't go to parties, out drinking etc. Boring as it may sound, I was in bed by 10pm most nights - maybe a little odd for a 23-25 year old, but, that’s me! I only mention this as I didn't have the social pressures on top of everything else too, which was a wonderful feeling. It truly was incredibly important for me to achieve my degree. Not only was it my choice to attend (so if I didn't fully apply myself, what was the point) but, my health prevented me from finishing my A Levels, as well as a few other personal things in the past. As a result, having got through home-sickness,  change in lifestyle, umming and ahhing about...am I doing the right thing and the first two years of assessments, my naturally high determination was in overdrive by the time third year arrived (which, looking back, came around rather quickly!)With my health taking a dramatic decline in the culminating weeks of my Final Major Project, there was no way that it was going to take this from me too! With my tutors’ blessing (and direction) to return home (as he kindly said he had no concerns of my work, just of my wellbeing) every effort I had went into completing my Final Project! I'd been planning it for months before hand (long before I should have/needed to) so, this was it!! After late nights and tears of distress and despair at everything that was happening at once, with amazing support from my parents, I successfully completed my project (although, unsurprisingly, not to the standard I thought I could/should have) Driving over a few days prior to deadline to submit it was such a relief. I'd done it! On May 11th, I logged in to find out my degree classification. I was hoping I'd achieve honours, and genuinely thought I'd achieve a 2:2, hopefully a 2:1 (but I think that was my Mother’s voice) so, when the top line read, Awarded BA Hons - First Class Honors, I burst into tears - my parents knew I was waiting for the results that morning, but sure did look concerned when I ran into the kitchen sobbing. Blubbering and laughing that I'd got a First, their faces lit up - I've never felt so proud (as well as shocked, relieved and in disbelief) as I did so that morning, I'd done it. I'd achieved the best result I possibly could have, in what was an exceptionally challenging period.

(A bit of an Oscar moment...and I know they won't read it, but, I just want and need to say (again) the biggest Thank You to my tutors, family and friends who truly were so wonderful and encouraging through my whole degree - I couldn't have done it without their continued love, support and belief that I COULD!....and for once, I couldnt be happier to have been proved wrong! :))

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Aug 31, 1:58AM EDT0
How do you come up with the pricing of the models and miniatures you create? Do you find it difficult to put a price on your time and effort?
Aug 29, 11:45AM EDT0

Thank You for your question. To be honest, pricing my work (Miniatures especially) has always been a big stumbling block for me. I must admit that often people - customers and onlookers alike - comment on my prices and say they are worth much more. I've always (and fear I may continue to) undermine myself, my work, my abilities, as a big part of me truly doesn’t see it (what others appear to). Whilst I do enjoy creating all matter of things - especially my Miniatures - I never believe the finished piece is that good, or as good as it could be. I always see the imperfections.When it comes to pricing time and effort, I truly don’t believe it is possible the majority of the time (and I genuinely mean this in regards to EVERY craftsman) as the passion, materials, tools, energy and effort that goes into a handcrafted piece is usually much more than people realise (in terms of per hour of work, wage, costs involved and such). As a result, I believe most makers are pricing below what they should be, as if accurately costed out, (most) people wouldn't be willing to pay the actual amount it's worth/cost.This, along with my lack of self-confidence is how I believe I come up with my prices. With both these factors in mind, I always go on the side of caution, feeling my pieces have more chance of selling at a cheaper price - regardless of its true value. I don't quite think my pieces are worth what they are, + (some) people MAY not be willing to pay the price it technically should be = a relatively low price for my work. I recently had a lady contact me regarding a piece she would like commission, to which I quoted her a price - again, staying on the side of caution in fear of putting her off - to which she replied, kindly saying that she wanted to pay X amount (which was nearly double my quote) as she really loved my work. Even in situations such as this, I still question as to why! 

(This is a topic quite close to my heart, to which I did research into people’s attitudes when it comes to purchasing handmade pieces for one of my degree units, to which the majority of the responses agreed with my views on time/effort pricing and peoples willingness to pay - one comparison I made was Primark Shoes to that of a tailor made pair - as consumers don't always appreciate what has gone on behind the scenes to produce the finished product and opt for cheap and cheerful (especially due to the fast changing trends and social expectations of today’s world)

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Aug 31, 1:08AM EDT0
What is the London Dollshouse Festival and with what pieces are you participating in?
Aug 29, 10:33AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.

The London Dolls House Festival - which I recently learnt is now known as the Kensington Dollshouse Festival - "was established in 1985 by Caroline Hamilton & Sue Atkinson, who are both dolls house enthusiasts. They wanted to create an event that would bring together the top dolls house makers & miniature artists from around the world with dolls house collectors & aficionados."

It is considered one of the top international shows for Miniatures, with people travelling from all over the world to visit the incredible range of craftsmen that are exhibiting. I also recently learnt that, wonderfully, 95% of all the items for sale are completely hand made!

I sent in a selection of pieces in order to be considered, to which I was accepted onto the exhibitor list - which happened during my degree. Due to my commitments, I put off attending until I could fully commit to making pieces to sell. Now I have graduated, I am thrilled to be exhibiting for the first time this December. Whilst I hope to have a selection of my Miniature work available - such as needlepoint pieces, wood-turnings (now metal clay pieces) and such - my range predominately features pieces that focus around foods. 

Aug 30, 11:46AM EDT0
What are some of the challenges you faced running a business while studying?
Aug 29, 8:36AM EDT0

Thank You for your question.Along with the usual challenges of running a business - such as worrying about income/outgoings, maintaining a website and social media, etc..... - I did face a few additional challenges, one of which was finding the time to make pieces that were not to do with my University Degree Units. Whilst I was able to dedicate a little time at weekends during the first year, I began travelling home each weekend due to health reasons (Fortunately  Bournemouth to the Isle of Wight isn't too far) so any time I wasn't timetabled in for lectures, workshops and such (which was Monday-Friday morning) I was travelling to and fro. This tight turnaround was also very draining, which effected concentration a little too! I was able to focus a little more on my Miniatures (and other aspects of by business) during holidays, as being home, time was less pressured, however, due to the nature of University, I still had units that required completing. Everytime I took time out to make, write, and such, I was very anxious knowing I had vital work due.Other aspects that were challengening included my health, my desire to do EVERYTHING (such as continuing to help with our family business, as well as creating a maintaining a web presents for a local company...as just a few!) as well as a declining lack of confidence in my work.Yet, with the subject of the degree being what it was - Modelmaking - I was able to focus a few of the Units around Miniatures, which enabled be to essentially do both my University work and Business work in one!!

Aug 30, 11:33AM EDT0
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