One of the great things about my husband is that he is sort of a dandy; he can dress well and has an eye for design, generally speaking. He wouldn't be caught dead in cargo shorts (or any shorts for that matter) and he can't stand furniture that looks like it belongs in a dorm… Continue reading Sofa Problems
The next group show I'll be in takes place on May 31st @ Gauntlet Gallery in SF! I think I've been more of a fan of the aesthetic of Daft Punk and not the music so much (all those nights dancing at clubs in Hollywood, I got tired of it) but we'll see what… Continue reading Daft Punk art show in San Francisco
My cats are chewing the spines of my books -- uncle Milkshake (RIP) pre-chewed many and so they think this ok -- however, rather than deal with another book shelf that bows or is ugly, I'm trying to come up with some stacking solutions that look nice but are practical. And, you wouldn't believe how… Continue reading Chic, and Somewhat Literate
My "Blind Deviant" painting will be the artwork for the upcoming The Lucid Dream reissue/compilation put out on Elephant Stone! The CD called "Object of Reality" will be a limited edition of 200, so fans of original art, as well as fans of psychedelic/post-punk bands like Echo and The Bunnymen and Teardrop Explodes will want… Continue reading Object of Reality artwork
Art and design magazine + blog, Domestic Etch was kind enough to include me in the newest issue, I'm so honored to be among all of these amazing illustrators. This is my oil on paper piece, "Hot House Flower". Summer might be gone, but not forgotten here.... 8x1o"
I pull photos from magazines and books for various colors, textures, poses, inspiration, and such for my art -- I have for years. It has gotten to the point where the catalog of touchstones has gotten out of control. What I used to do was plaster said images over the walls of my studio so… Continue reading Sensory Overload Work Environment
For all you readers, you can use this code when you check-out for 15% off all my merchandise thru my ArtsProjekt store! This includes iPhone and iPad cases and is good through March 15th: APFRIENDGIFT I just did a few new iPhone cases, including "Duchess Varuca" and "The Immaculate and Fabulous Mary". I'm actually getting… Continue reading New iPhone Cases!
I've had my eye on this new puppy, being that fits in perfectly with my art and design coffee table book addiction in subject matter and so forth. But until I can thumb through it, I am wary. What if it doesn't live up to my standards? Granted my standards might not be everyone's, but… Continue reading Coffee Tables Books That Do and Don’t Deliver
When you've been banished to lounging in bed all day, you have a laptop, and you've nearly escaped a death sentence, getting bit by the shopping bug happens! Admittedly this whole chances of cancer coming back in my life are 50/50 thing has me mildly freaked out. Granted it may not be until I'm 64… Continue reading Coveting During Convalescence
The exciting news? I can now tell you that Shannon Okey and I will be taking our knitwear design and fashion illustration class to Chicago, IL on August 6th- 8th, for a weekend design retreat! If you are a member of Ravelry.com you can join the Hands-On Retreat group here and get all the info… Continue reading Designer Retreat Classes in Chicago