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The Legend of Korra Crochet Gloves by sapphiresphinx
The Legend of Korra Crochet Gloves
Crochet. So I watched all of Avatar: The Last Airbender and was so bummed when it ended. I had heard that Korra wasn't nearly as good, so I didn't really bother checking it out until recently. Boy, was I misinformed. I'm completely in love with this show! As I was bingewatching, I thought Korra's armband and bracers would make some awesome gloves. The narrow triangles were a complete pain to deal with (ah, the joyous constraints of working with yarn), but I did what I could. It was also a nice little stashbuster project in between some larger ones that are taking forever. 

Pattern credit: me!
The Legend of Korra: Nickelodeon
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Color Wheel by sapphiresphinx
Color Wheel
I've been pretty lackadaisical about uploading photos recently. Anyway, here is the very abstract result of my playing around with a water glass in front of my Christmas tree! 
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Fitzroy, King of the Goldfish by sapphiresphinx
Fitzroy, King of the Goldfish
Watercolor pencils. My king! I know animals wearing crowns has been done before, but I wanted to try my hand at it. I was thinking of painting in a color background (blue?) but then...I didn't. Great story, I know.
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Himalayan Porter by sapphiresphinx
Himalayan Porter
Near Lobuche, Nepal. Here is a porter on the trail to Everest Base Camp, near the small village of Lobuche. I was amazed and impressed by the strength of the porters who were able to haul all those heavy bags!
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Adventure Time Self Portrait by sapphiresphinx
Adventure Time Self Portrait
Ink and watercolor pencils. I actually drew this for a Facebook profile (looooser), but I guess I can throw this up here too. I started watching Adventure Time and quickly became totally obsessed with it, so I wanted to draw myself in that style. I really love reading and have a lot of books these days (long story), so I decided to draw myself sitting on a pile of some of my favorite books.

The book list from the top is: Adventure Time (obviously not a real book), House of Leaves, The Big Book of Fish (not a real book), A Prayer for Owen Meany, Hamlet the Pig (not a real book...but Hamlet is my favorite Shakespeare play!), Grimms' Fairy Tales, Le Petit Prince, The Wind Up Bird Chronicle, and 1984. I also decided to draw a certain someone familiar on my shirt!
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sapphiresphinx
Portuguese Man-of-War
United States
Current Residence: Lala Land, New York
Favourite genre of music: Rock
Favourite photographer: Gregory Colbert, Steve McCurry
Favourite style of art: Surrealism, Post-impressionism, Neo-impressionism, Art Deco
Shell of choice: ....Conch?
Personal Quote: The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.
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wibblequibble Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for watching!
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sapphiresphinx Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
You're welcome! Your stuff is absolutely adorable! 
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Kyle-Lefort Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
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SuncatStudio Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the favorite.
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gochika Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013
Thanks for the fave!
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MissMery Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
thanks so much for the fav!
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CatsWire Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you for the fave! :)
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Cambrei Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013
:love: thank you! <3
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Nocturius Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Student General Artist
thanks for the fav!/merci pour le fav!
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sapphiresphinx Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
Pas de probleme! J'aimais ton dessin. :D
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