Monday, November 30, 2009


Playing in South Carolina but not in Chicago?

Thanksgiving weekend through my phone:

I went to Columbus for Thanksgiving again this year to visit Meg and Doug. We had an awesome dinner and had a good rest of the week. Here's a few pics from my trip:
Pre-Thanksgiving snack before turkey
My apple crumble I made. YUM
Wandering around the OSU library...
View from the top of the library 
Wexner center: Politicians/news anchors etc. before their interviews. Each TV had at least 15 minutes of the interviewee sitting in silence waiting for questions. Haha.

Monday, November 23, 2009

I'm not sending out thanksgiving cards...

...but this is what it would look like if you were getting one.  More sewn cardstock.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Today's boredom produces...

...something kinda cool, I think.

Start of a thanksgiving card... add watercolor or not?

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

everyone is famous

Hey look, we got our picture taken back at "Witches aint shit 4" and I didn't even know. I look awesome. Haha.

Monday, November 16, 2009

New shews

These shoes make me feel like a little girl :) . 

1st blackhawks game

Went to my first Blackhawks game last night. They won against the San Jose Sharkies. At first we had "standing room only" seats which meant lean up against the rail by the bar on the top–which really wasn't that bad, but then we got to sit with a couple of guys Mickey know who had empty seats by them in the 9th row. UPGRADE.
Seats before:

Seats after:

dats me

Heyy I did this logo: 

Friday, November 13, 2009

Uhhh whatttt....

I kind of want to try this. Eric Daigh's pushpin art. Amazing. 

all black, blue, red, yellow and white pushpins.

Personally, I like the fx in the circle, and just the shape in general without "The Personal"...

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Movies by Mickey 2: The Proposal (it's a long one!)

From Guestblogger Mickey:
"I watched The Proposal last night starring Sandra Bullock and Van Wilder and it has completely confirmed two of my suspicions: First, This is the BEST Van Wilder sequel since 2008's Van Wilder: The Freshmen Year starring Kristen Cavallari (in what was her first of hopefully hundreds of films).  Second, Americans will watch absolutely ANYTHING with that old lady from Golden Girls. Seriously, look up this woman's profile at, She's been in every movie EVER since the dawn of cinema. She's pretty much been doing movies since they first started doing movies and they were black and white, silent and girls had armpit hair. ALL OF THEM. 

Anyway, this film (which obviously should have been called Van Wilder 3: The Proposal in order to avoid confusion) is pretty straightforward. While they don't tell us exactly how much time has passed since the end of the first Van Wilder film we can safely assume it's been at least long enough for Van to get his act together, break up with Tara Reid, graduate, and become some hot chicks secretary. Seeing as it took Van Wilder over seven years to graduate college, I've determined Van is no more than 38 years old but he's still that fun loving guy we remember from the first film. Except now he has a budding career as a secretary to a cold hearted, soul crushing, Canadian immigrant, power executive played by a super hot Sandra Bullock. In order to give this film some depth the director obviously has to involve some sort of topical social commentary. Instead of choosing the gay rights debate or possibly global warming he chooses immigration because nothing adds to the romantic tension like the threat of deportation! I'm sure Mexican families sit down and watch this film and they are all like "Oh yeah, I totally relate to this woman's experience."      
Anyway, these two have to act like they are getting married so Sandra doesn't get deported to Canada and Van Wilder can get promoted. Most of the film is spent with Van Wilder playing hard to get because YOU KNOW that's how Van Wilder does it, that's how he gets ALL the ladies!! They take a trip to Alaska because that's where Van Wilder's family lives. For those of you who have always wanted to know where Van came from and how became the most popular kid on campus this is where the movie gets really interesting. It's a lot of great Van Wilder family history. I mean, did you have ANY idea Van Wilder was from Alaska? Or that he has a crazy grandma from Golden Girls that mocks Native American traditions because she grew up in a time when native Americans were placed on reservations and given yellow fever blankets? Or that Van was once engaged to some blonde lady (who wasn't Tara Reid)? All this and more is revealed in some light hearted family banter and subtle racism. By the end of the movie Van Wilder and Sandra Bullock fall for each other. Sandra doesn't get deported and immigrant families everywhere breathe a collective sigh of relief and return this film to a blockbuster that let them open an account with a fake drivers license."

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


Don't mind the iphone bad quality of pics, but I got business cards yesterday. They look great. I ordered them for the many times when someone has seen my paintings, tshirts, posters, etc. that I have designed for friends and want to know if I have a card and I stare back blankly at them. Problem Solved! 
I love these little cards and am going to just start throwing them out at people on the street, haha. 
[front and back]

Mexico olympic bike print

Monday, November 9, 2009

Friday, November 6, 2009

Man I love Chevy...


this is taking foreverrr

... probably because I only work on it once every three weeks. I plan on finishing it this weekend. And I screwed up her arm and made it to small, it will be fixed. 

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Movies by Mickey 1: Marley and Me

"I accidently watched Marley and Me starring Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, a couple of babies, and a golden lab last night. Owen Wilson says some funny stuff and hooks up
 with Jennifer Aniston. They get a dog. Jennifer Aniston thinks shes pregnent and Owen Wilson does/says something funny/goofy. She's not pregnent - false alarm. Then the dog eats some shoes. They laugh. Then she finally gets knocked up. And Owen Wilson takes the dog for a walk and says something else thats funny. Then she gets knocked up A SECOND time. and then the dog licks her face, and owen wilson says something funny. and then they move to the suburbs and the dog knocks over a todler and wakes up the infant. Jennifer Aniston cries because its hard being a mom (TOTALLY post partum, I thought she was going to kill the baby) but she just kicks the dog out. and then owen wilson says something funny.Thats the whole movie. Oh and then the dog dies, something like that."

Anyone know... to fix this:
Sometimes my safari at work brings up italicized words like this. Any clue on how to fix it?

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Sewing + watercolor

Another one of these sewn illustrations, but this time with a  little bit of watercolors too. The sewing is a little sloppy because I did it on the plane (and had a conversation with an old lady who basically told me I was crazy...) but it is still really neat texturally. 

The package I sent to Sam:

Haha, blurred for your safety, in case of stalkers.... and sorry for making you look old. Ha.

Monday, November 2, 2009

I am way behind

No lie... I just figured out how to fill vectors with patterns.  Now I can do work like MORNING BREATH!

i am ALL EARS...

just messing around with type


Here's a pic of our costumes for Halloween: We were figure skaters. haha. They were a hit.