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The Tea House: Bizarre the Art

Today is brought to you by Mexican hot chocolate from San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood.

photoLately we’ve been talking about rocking it as a professional here at The Tea House, but today we’re going to take a brief break from this series and focus on having fun and making some art.

I don’t know about you all, but I love the weird news posts here on Bizarro Central. Not only is the news entertaining in oh-so-many ways, it’s also fabulous inspiration for making art.

For this week’s exercise, I encourage you to check out some of the weird news recently posted on Bizarro Central, and use it as inspiration for making some art: write a song or a poem, illustrate a story or write your own based on the news. Maybe even write a series of your own weird news entries.

And as always, please feel free to share your art in the comments.
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Spike Marlowe has held a number of odd jobs, including working as a detective, a Bigfoot researcher, a writer for an internet content farm, a busker and as a performer in a wild west show. These days she’s a writer, blogger and bizarro editor for Eraserhead Press, with a focus on the New Bizarro Author Series. Her first book, Placenta of Love, is available at all the usual locations. You can stalk her online at her website or on Twitter at @spikemarlowe.

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