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Scraping Away the Skin on Skull Nickels

Scraping Away the Skin on Skull Nickels
By James on September 28th, 2011 at 3:07 pm Art, Picture Pages Welcome Stumblers! If you think this post is cool, you can find more of our latest and more popular posts in the sidebar to the right. If you want to receive updates from us in the future you can follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or sign up for updates via email (we’ll never send you any spam, we promise!). Help We Are Atomik grow! The term “Hobo Nickel” describes any small-denomination coin (though, normally soft nickels) that people carve to create miniature reliefs of…well, all sorts of things. This all sounds stimulating, I know, but have a little faith. Source – Colossal Art & Design Other Things You Might Find Interesting {*style:<ul>*}{*style:<li>*}{*style:<a href=' Adventure Time{*style:</a>*} My son knows that I’m an artist and he understands I draw comics but when I told him I was drawing Finn and Jake he looked at me like I was a movie star.

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