Hi there & thank you!
I did a mix of breaking apart the crayons and also grating crayons and pouring tiny shavings onto the broken ones to fill up the molds.
i melted them in the oven at 275 f which only takes a few minutes. i kept an an eye on it rather than time it and took them out as soon as all the crayons melted - once out of the oven, i placed them in the fridge for a few moments and then moved them to the freezer because i’m impatient.
once they are very cold they are quite easy to pop out
: o )
Let me just start by saying, I am terrified to share this. I’ve been thinking about writing it since I heard the news about Robin Williams’ suicide.
I have depression. And anxiety. About 3 years ago, I was hospitalized for it. Not for a suicide attempt, but because I had hit bottom, and I didn’t…
Melissa Mendes wrote about dealing with depression. Many people in alternative comics and in the arts suffer from depression. Not a lot of people choose to discuss their experiences. We all benefit from trying to understand how depression affects a person. Thanks for posting this, Melissa.
hey! I didn’t specify so it’s okay just don’t go overboard!!! (like reblogging a dozen times or something… don’t annoy your followers on my count!! ok please?? haha) :o)
a few people have asked this now so i’m answering this one publicly, hope you don’t mind ~.~
CAKE (Chicago Alternative Comics Expo) recently launched the “Cupcake Award,” a $250 microgrant to self-publish a new comic that comes with mentorship from Annie Koyama (the powerhouse behind Koyama Press) and a free table at next year’s show. CAKE is a young comics show, just going in to their fourth year, and they work to distinguish themselves by nurturing and supporting early-career comic…