The Box

I am terrible at self-discipline.  I can justify any sort of procrastination.  For instance, I spent my entire afternoon knitting a sleeve because I have a deadline, and the house was chilly, and there is plenty of time for cleaning and laundry and food later.

I really need to learn to suck it up and work.

This is inspired by the fact that I need to list my excess stock online and decide what needs to be sent out to various consignment shops.  This is, in otherwords, a very daunting and rather tedious task.

In an attempt to make it more interesting, I decided to write a tutorial for making a light box with which to photograph all of those lovely things.

Step 1: Gather materials

image

A nice sized box, scissors, ruler, paper, and tape or glue (not pictured).

Step 2: Remove the flapa from your box.

image

Step 3: Measure your paper for the inside.  I cut two long strips, which seemed much easier than doing individual sides.

image

Step 4: Beware boxnappers (This should really be a constant rule, but I personally did not consider it until I was a victim)

image

Step 5: Tape or glue your paper to the inside of the box.  Remove squatters first of course.

image

Step 6: Photograph.

image

With better light, a light box gives you that floating effect for your product.  Some people cut a hole in the side for a lamp.  I did not have a big box, so I wasn’t sure what my light situation would be.

image

image

I need to figure out a better light source, but I am overall pleased with my project.

Now, I just have to push myself to the next two phases: photographing and uploading everything.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

http://livesoftheaerialists.com/

Just a Crazy Fiber Fairy

Circus Smirkus official Blog: the Story of 1,000 Stories

Vermont's award-winning, international youth circus!

Pollyanna Rainbow Sunshine and the Needles of Doom

Fiber, craft, life, and random silliness

creativepixie.wordpress.com/

eat up some crafty goodness with a creative momma

My Tangled Yarn Knitting Adventures

Ramblings from an obsessed knitter

Funky Air Bear

Traditional & Modern Knits

The Circus Diaries

A Critical Exploration of The Circus World...

art predator

art predator )'( seek to engage the whole soul

This Is What it is

A topnotch WordPress.com site

she shoots sheep shots

Just a Crazy Fiber Fairy

Half Crunchy Mom

No Extremes, No Judgement

by Annie Claire

Just a Crazy Fiber Fairy

Belle Memorie

Providing advice and inspiration for your authentically you wedding do!

No Parachute Theatre

theatre.aerial.dance

From My Insides Out

My journey to save myself

%d bloggers like this: