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 [...]
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 [...]
Do you guys recall that Zergling doll I made a couple years ago? That was one of my first “uhhhh” commissions, as in “Uhhhh, sure I can make that into a plush. I think. Probably? Well let’s find out!” The commissioner (right word? Seems weird. Well her name wasn’t Gordon, but she did commission something cool) [...]
If you haven’t seen it already, you should go check out the Kobolds Ate My Baby Kickstarter that’s currently running. The folks at 9th Level Games, along with artist John Kovalic, are crowdfunding a special deluxe, full-colour reprint of their popular game Kobolds Ate My Baby. It’s been a fantastically successful Kickstarter, and with just [...]
Today is Pi Day. It’s Pi Day because of today’s date. Just think about it for a sec. I admit, I’m about as skilled at math as beavers are at tree-planting, but I like a good excuse for some thematic crafting, and I’m an amused fan of all the specially themed days that pop up [...]
Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been cultivating a lovely little indoor garden of long-stem Piranha Plants. Today I thought I’d let you see a little of what goes into “growing” a long-stem Piranha Plant. They spring up quickly, but they do require a fair bit of development! All those teeth don’t just appear out [...]