They are my favorites, dang it! The message of being true

There is a program on Instagram that will pick out your best posts of 2017. I fiddled around with it and it worked once. The second time it looped over and over saying my images were very large and to wait a moment. After waiting too many moments, I took the hint and walked away…

Gallery of Cupcakes

Care to join the virtual designers with your own cupcake design to the Gallery of Cupcakes? Fun Activity: Help Design Some Cupcakes Enter the Cupcake Room, and design a cupcake, but don’t be afraid of making mistakes (see reject cupcakes). Print out and download the sheet below to play. Send me your pics and I…

Trick or Treating

The crows often sneak out of the Idea Emporium on Halloween to go trick or treating in the human world. They figure no one would know and think they are very small children. Lucille goes for the Milky Ways and has the best mask.

Flight

I’ve been obsessed lately with Flight and Movement. Starts with doodling. Add color. Animate next. Birds inspired by Alexander Calder exhibit. Animate these guys next. My Fly mug available here. One of my Comfort Cards. The movement of the balloons. More movement  

Field trip to a Pumpkin Patch

Time for a Field Trip! I don’t know about you but I need some light, some fun, some Nature! I need…a pumpkin patch. And Reg has a delivery over there. Oh there are the Monster Twins from the Invention Room. We can follow them. Oh there’s Reg. He’s making the delivery for Mr. Scarecrow. Interesting…

Playing with Alien Botany

The Nursery Department grows and sells Alien Botany from seeds from all over the planets. I bet you didn’t know that. I’m developing the pages for the book and here’s a sneak peek for all you readers. What started out as a sketch… Before clean-up and for the coloring page. Creating a planet for the…

Creative Prompt of the Week: Talk Two-Headed Giraffe

I met a two-headed giraffe today. He was buried in a rummage sale. Must have gotten lost somewhere along the way, most likely because he was missing two ears. As boss of the Idea Emporium Mall, I am in charge of hiring. This guy seriously needs a job. So, help me out. What department should…