Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Artist: Melody Seal of The Dark Tree






I saw these little guys over on the decor8 blog yesterday and I just loved them so much that I couldn't resist posting them too. These adorable paintings were created by Melody Seal of The Dark Tree. Purchase prints, originals, or commission your very own piece over at The Dark Tree etsy store. Also check out the Melody Seal Illustration etsy store and The Dark Tree blog. Too cute!

Monday, June 29, 2009

Firekites, Autumn Story - chalk animation


This animated music video is so beautiful I can hardly stand it. It's from Firekites' album 'The Bowery'. The music video is co-directed by Yanni Kronenberg and Lucinda Schreiber. Check it out, I bet you'll love it just as much as I do. Found via Free People.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Artist: Jenny Meilihove






I'm loving these one of a kind painted bags by Jenny Meilihove. These ones are in her Be Happy Now Too store. That little sleeping kitty is so darling. Check out more of Jenny's work in Be Happy Now, Be Happy Now Too, her flickr, and her website.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Artist: Tanya of AppleSass Studio






My friend Tanya just launched her website for her new design licensing company AppleSass Studio. Check out all of these adorable patterns that she created! I just love the baby one and the toothpaste one. SO CUTE! See tons more over on her website.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Artist: Good Egg






I just love these! Check out the first sweater, it has robots all over it! All of these items were designed and hand knit by Good Egg. She says a knit stitch is like a pixel, what a great description. The last item is a pattern available in the Good Egg store (and I just bought it, YAY). The hubs suggested that for my colors I should do some sort of pretty white on white version of it which I think would be pretty awesome. Although I'm going to have a hard time being pulled away from the bright pinks and greys in the yarn store. I'll be in Wisconsin in a week or so to see the fam and celebrate my bday, I can't wait to use this project as an excuse to buy soft expensive yarn. Woo Hoo!

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Artist: Madeleine Floyd






I am in love with these paintings by Madeleine Floyd. I used to live by a park that had a duck that would stand up super straight just like the one in the first image. How darling! I love the name of the painting in the third image: "Ode to Jam". To see more fantastic pieces of art check out Madeleine's website here.

Monday, June 22, 2009

New embroidery patterns: hedgehog, cat and jellyfish







I finished a few more patterns last week. A Hedgehog, Cat and Jellyfish. Only 10 more letters to go. Yay! I also now have a listing in the store for 5 patterns for $20 (you save $2 on each pattern). Check out all my patterns up in the store. Thanks for looking!

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Terrible Yellow Eyes






Where The Wild Things Are!!! Yay! I can't wait till the movie comes out in a few months (view the awesome trailer here). You can imagine how excited I was to find this blog, Terrible Yellow Eyes. It was started by artist Cory Godbey as a place to celebrate Maurice Sendak's masterpiece. Terrible Yellow Eyes is collection of works created by Corey and invited contributing artists. Check out the site here.

1.
Ana GalvaƱ
2. Shannon Bonatakis
3. Meg Hunt
4. Cedar Leidigh
5. Ruel Pascual

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Artist: America Blasco






There's something about these drawings by America Blasco that I really like. I just love the sketchy free feeling of the lines and the pop of neon color. To see more check out America's blog and flickr site (where you can also see some cool photography).

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Artist: Gaia Bordicchia of Piccolini






I was browsing through the Illustration Friday Flickr Group and saw these super cute illustrations. They are by Gaia Bordicchia of Piccolini. I just love that little bunny in the fourth pic. See lot's more on Gaia's flickr page and blog.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Artist: Sarah Ogren






I love these beautiful collages by Sarah Ogren. She uses collage to explore the layers that make up the human experience of an individual. You can definitely tell that there's a history and story behind each of her characters. To see more check out Sarah's etsy store and blog.

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