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.
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 [...]
Many of the things I make I show off while I’m creating them, via Twitter and Facebook. But there are usually a number of items I can’t post images of for a while, because they’re commissioned as gifts and I need to wait till they’ve actually been given to their intended recipient before scattering their [...]
Years ago, the first time we both flew halfway across the continent to visit my parents at Christmas, I told my boyfriend that my real reason for dating him was to ensure I’d have a human pillow on plane trips. I was kidding, of course. Mostly. Kind of. I mean, love and that stuff is [...]
I was a bad blogger and missed last week’s post. I failed to finish it before we left for a long-weekend vacation, and once away we didn’t have wireless, so it didn’t get posted from our vacation spot either. But that means that in place of what I was going to post last week (which [...]