Herding cats and gearing up around them

I don’t really know how to herd cats. I do know that doing what we do is challenging when you have…..studio cats! Nothing quite like trying to take photos with a feline photobombing your product photography. Or trying to get your attention by hiding the keyboard… Like so:   Or stealing your chair: Or getting … Continue reading “Herding cats and gearing up around them”

Terrifying Clowns and Magnolias the size of dinner plates.

Holy Cow! It’s been crazy the last several weeks! At the end of May we did Phoenix Comic Fest now Phoenix Fan Fusion. Say what you want, but we always have a great time! Lots of people to talk to and make stuff for. I think it’s a well organized Con. You can actually talk … Continue reading “Terrifying Clowns and Magnolias the size of dinner plates.”

Raw Material Origin Story #1

My raw materials come to me in lots of different ways.  I have friends that save me parts and pieces of things, people bring me things they found on vacation or on a walk. Most recently we were over at our friends house for the weekly “stuff our face and dungeon crawl Sunday”. There was … Continue reading “Raw Material Origin Story #1”

Raw Material Origin Story #1

My raw materials come to me in lots of different ways.  I have friends that save me parts and pieces of things, people bring me things they found on vacation or on a walk. Most recently we were over at our friends house for the weekly “stuff our face and dungeon crawl Sunday”. There was … Continue reading “Raw Material Origin Story #1”

Buckle up, buttercup.

I’ve been with Etsy for a long time. I should have opened my shop when I first heard about them back in ’08. Hindsight and all that. At the time I was still working a “day job” (40+ hours a week in retail…ooof) and I wasn’t really sold on the fact that someone might just … Continue reading “Buckle up, buttercup.”

Many Thanks!

First, we would like to thank everyone who has supported our business; whether by purchasing a piece of art, taking time out of their busy schedules to come and see us at an event, or sharing our posts. Everything you do support independent artists like us is greatly appreciated. We’ve listed these (and other) fun, handmade resin pendants on our Etsy site! We’ve added a couple of new shows to our schedule! We’ve been incredibly busy creating new art to bring to you; whether it’s in person or online. Here’s where you can come see us: December 1st, Thieves Market

New art Thursday…on a Friday!

Thank you for coming to see us and support local art at Phoenix Fan Fest this past weekend! We had a gas! We met so many cool folks! I swear, it seems that every time we do an event, we meet the some of the best people. We really love talking about art and what makes people interested in what we do. If you signed up for our mailing list, either online, or at the event don’t forget to use your coupon code here! We’re in the process of setting up a youtube channel. We’ll be posting videos of works

What’s on Thursday?

New Etsy listings and new events, that’s what! My cute Wee Owl Pins are going live this morning! We also have Phoenix Fan Fest this weekend! We’ll be set up in Artist Alley booth 318. Come by and see us! Sign up for our mailing list and receive 15% off your purchase of $25 or more! We’re debuting our slider-top boxes this weekend! Here’s a little preview of one: They will hold a full set of polyhedron dice, pens, jewelry, or whatever else you might want to store. The dimensions are 7″ L X 1.25 W X 1.25″ D. We’ve

Making some changes…..

Good Morning! We’ve been really busy updating our Etsy site: adding new pieces and photos! Next up is a website update! Spiffy new photos and pieces along with announcements for upcoming shows! First up: GameOnExpo August 11th-13th at the Phoenix Convention Center, South Building 33 S. 3rd St. Come see us and keep checking back for new updates and pieces! Cheers!   FacebookTwitterGoogle+BufferPin ItEmail

Are you bothered?

When one works for themselves, you look to those who came before you. There are lots of artists that offer us inspiration. The ones who succeed, we take what they have learned and try to apply those lessons to what we are doing. The ones who aren’t, well, we take that experience and tuck it away to remember and also remember a good idea, poorly done, is just as bad. There is so much to juggle. Not only making the art you want to sell, but also the booking of shows, the advertising, marketing, promotions, blogging, emails, etc. We’ve been doing this full time for