It’s been a very Chtulhu week, as I worked on pattern drafting and various iterations of a Cthulhu plushie, which I’m calling my Cthulhu D’awwwtagn doll. In keeping with the theme of elder gods and tentacled madness, I thought I’d like to come up with a Cthulhu greeting card. But this monster doesn’t just slip […]
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.
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’ve been making a lot of octopuses lately. No, not octopi, that’s something else – the correct plural is in fact octopuses, as my friend Leelee will adamantly explain if you doubt me. First I made little free standing octopuses for my store, because they are cute and fun and that is half the reason […]