This weekend I re-organized my studio. I never realized how much my half-finished projects were stressing me out until I finally tackled my bin of cut but un-sewn plush pieces. I thought that perhaps I could turn them into kits, like the ones I have for making mini hams, but it wasn’t worth the time to make detailed instruction booklets. Could I somehow turn them into simple, no-frills kits?
Inspired by the recession, the Helvetica movie, and the joy of … Read more »
It’s been a crazy week. After getting back from New York late Monday night it was a mad dash to finish two days worth of contract work and everything I needed to do for the Bazaar Bizarre and When Creativity Knocks (both at this past weekend’s Maker Faire). I only slept 5 hours each night, during which time I had several stress dreams, including having to perform a trapeze act in front of thousands of people with only ten minutes training by a hairy, naked French woman. … Read more »
Yesterday I did a short interview about Sweet Meats with Emily and Kyle of The Meat Show. They’re excellent hosts and interviewers and I was particularly excited to be a part of their “Meat Inventions” episode but I was also very unprepared.
They called at noon to confirm a 3pm broadcast (unnerving in and of itself) but our phone connection was not great and our conversation sounded weird and stilted. Was this how the interview would sound? I gave them my home studio number to … Read more »