Classical Guitar A Practical Guide Vol. 1

Happy 1st Birthday Classical Guitar – A Practical Guide Vol. 1

Craig SmithNews

Happy 1st Birthday – Classical Guitar – A Practical Guide Vol. 1! I released this book last year, this weekend. In fact the first hard copy went to my Dad for Father’s Day! I’m going a little crazy and doing my biggest sale ever…  Now thru Father’s Day at midnight ET, you can grab Classical Guitar – A Practical Guide …

Bologna Italy

Best Beef Bolognese Recipe

Craig SmithCooking

Marcella Hazan’s Beef Bolognese Recipe When famed Italian cook and author Marcella Hazan died in 2013, the New York Times asked readers which of her famous recipes were their favorites. Overwhelmingly the answer was the Bolognese Meat Sauce Recipe on page 203 of her bestselling cookbook: Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. This beef Ragú style sauce recipe has been a …

Star Wars Legion AT-RT

Painting Star Wars Legion AT-RT Miniature

Craig SmithGames and Hobbies

I’ve been having a blast painting Star Wars Legion miniatures this past month. This week I’ll be Painting my Star Wars Legion AT-RT Miniature. If you’ve read my previous post, Painting Miniatures for Beginners, you know I’ve been spending a lot of time trying different paints, techniques, brushes, and all of the other things involved in painting my growing collection …

Star Wars Legion Miniature Painting

Painting Miniatures for Beginners

Craig SmithGames and Hobbies

2020 was a weird year for hobbies; both new and rediscovered. Painting miniatures may have saved some of my sanity from the past year. Losing essentially all of my live performance guitar gigs at the end of March was quite a blow to my income and also my ego. I jumped in full-force in April completing my Classical Guitar – …