I’m not a big fan of wedding favours, to be honest. On all these bridal sites they list ideas like commemorative keychains and magnets with the happy couple’s names and image emblazoned upon them like some bizarre “I was there” wedding tourist trophy. Plus getting all that stuff manufactured somewhere is going to be some [...]
Leelee Scaldaferri, one of the talented artists behind Extra Credits, once drew an adorable little octopus into her webcomic, NameGame. The adorably oozing creature was named Podipus, and though he sometimes just sits around looking cute, he’s also been known to show superhero aspirations and political savvy.
I had a wonderful childhood, full of many great adventures and privileges. Yet in one way I found I was deprived: I missed out on most of the world of 80s and 90s TV programming. We didn’t have cable, and my parents weren’t down with a lot of TV watching (this was before my mom [...]
On last week’s Strip Search (a reality TV series about webcomics), the elimination comic challenge required the artists to make use of the themes “mystery” and “naughty.” I decided to try the challenge at home with jointed paper dolls. Long before I ever had sex myself, I saw it in movies and read about it in books. In [...]
A little while ago I was asked to make a Fblthp plush, and I happily agreed. Thankfully, the request came via email, so neither of us had to worry about saying the name out loud, though I did experience difficulty while actually making the plushie and trying to answer my fiancé’s question of “So, what [...]
I have a special bonus post for you today – a picture post detailing the process of making a lampshade out of a bunch of paper circles! The reason: For almost two years now, our living room lamp has been hanging bare, like a warehouse light, in desperate need of a lampshade. I’ve been meaning [...]
I used to draw a lot. Like, a lot a lot. I filled several note books in high school, and just about every night when my homework was done you could find me either reading a book or drawing a picture. Now I don’t draw much, except to doodle craft ideas and draft patterns. Instead, [...]