Category Archives: nice creatures

she asked him…

my best person is getting married!  i am so so excited to be involved, not just as a bridesmaid, but she trusted me to create her wedding invitations.  it was so much fun and something really different for me try my hand at – pixel art!

xanite and rob – i wish you two absolute awesomeness!  we are going to have such a party in december!

monster industry

mat cloud’s awesome monster industry!

coyote brigadiers, forest bandits, a dowager governess & helmeted hares!

i was lucky enough to get a copy of wildwood for christmas (secreted across from the US).  i am pages from finishing it: what a wonderfully engrossing adventure, brimming with enchanting characters and rich, glorious language – as one would expect from the lead singer of the decemberists and the book’s author, colin meloy.  well-known illustrator, carson ellis, and wife to meloy, is responsible for the book’s intricate imagery…oh to be the one half of such a creative duo!

{you can follow the wildwood chronicles on facebook too}

10 things

i was asked by the talented people at nicework to contribute to their magazine‘s 10 things feature.  since it was the last volume of the year my 10 things had to centre on christmas – such fun to share a little of what year-end festivities mean to me.  nice magazine is a wonderful design e-zine and well worth a read!

paper fox project

anyone who checks in regularly with the sometimes zoo will know how much i adore foxes!  so imagine how enchanted i was when i came across the storybook project of sydney-based artist, jeremy kool.  i have got to get my hands on one of his prints!

my mini treehouse

this is my new “artist crush”, australian illustrator charles santoso.  his harry potter interpretation and “monster noms” are just brilliant…

smarts

started as a way to use all the scraps of torn down sheets of project paper and morphed into something else; something grand.  each piece is between .5″ and 2″ wide and up to 5″ tall.  mostly on Rives BFK heavy stock cream paper.” this is the description of smarts a series of work by artist, eric hancock