WELCOME  TO  BVS


We all have creative juices coursing through our gray matter. Some of us bottle it up while others sink their teeth into a project.  Brain Venom Studio is a place where I post about my projects. From graphics  to props and cosplay, I’ll be blogging the details  and insights behind my favorite projects, including DIY tips on the materials, tools and processes I use. I’ve been a Maker for over a decade, meaning there’s a lot to back log (backblog). I’ll be mixing in past projects and current undertakings to cover a wide range of subjects. So grab a scalpel and let’s pick my brain!

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Ravenclaw Common Room
Ravenclaw Common Room
Ravenclaw Common Room I found out at an early age that I’m allergic to white walls. Everywhere I live or work ends up plastered with T-shirts, posters, flags, toys, projects, tapestries— whatever it takes...
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Skills: Making Do
Skills: Making Do
  Skills: Making Do This SKILL post is all about improvising and throwing something together out of whatever you have at your disposal. Many times I find myself in need of a prop for...
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Dumbledore’s Podium
Dumbledore’s Podium
  Dumbledore’s Owl Podium  During my dorm years in college I organized an annual Harry Potter Trivia Night. It worked just like Jeopardy! At any given point there were four representatives from each house...
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Custom T-shirts
Custom T-shirts
Custom T-Shirts Ever come up with a quote or a graphic that you thought was just begging to be put on a t-shirt? Or want to make your team or group seem official without spending a few...
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Piñatas
Piñatas
 Piñata Tutorial Nothing livens up a party like violence and candy. All the better when it’s impeccably thematic. Paper mâché and cardboard are cheap and easy to work with. Master a few basic skills and...
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MTG Card Case
MTG Card Case
  MTG Card Case  Over one summer, a lot of my friends started playing Magic: the Gathering. It’s a good way to pass a few hours, make some new friends, or piss off the...
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MAKE.  LEARN.  SHARE

Welcome to Brain Venom Studio! Everyone needs a creative outlet. We are all makers of some kind and, regardless of the objective quality, making something you’re proud of feels good. 

BVS is my creative outlet. It is a blog where I’ll be posting about all my favorite past and current projects. I like to dabble in almost every kind of making, from electronics and knitting to woodwork and lost-wax casting.

I’m a jack of all trades and master of none, so while I can’t offer much in the way of top-notch expertise, I can provide links to the information I used for my crash course into each subject. I’ll let you know what brick walls and pitfalls I found and do my best to help you avoid them.

It seems a shame how much knowledge is lost because it’s difficult to find the audience/outlet to share, or worse, because we get possessive of our skills and methods, wanting to keep them secret. This blog is my effort to share what I know. I hope it’s helpful, inspiring or interesting. Enjoy and good luck on whatever projects you sink your teeth into!

 

 

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WHAT’S HERE?

The GALLERY showcases the finished product of some of my best projects. These may be mentioned or broken down start to finish in future blog posts.

The BLOG section is a chronological list of posts. The most recent posts are also linked on the home page. 

You can SUPPORT BVS by making a pledge to my Patreon