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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Bike Carnival

Last summer,  I did a couple of bike related watercolors to decorate the awards at a benefit carnival for Spokeland that took place in my back yard.  Spokeland is an awesome Oakland, CA based bike co-op.

The first one was for a balance event.  Each competitor had to successfully ride a tiny child's bike on a narrow plank of wood,  it sounds easy but was not.
The next event was a frame lifting event,  I think you had to hold up a bike frame in each hand for as long as you could.

The last event was a tire changing competition,  I'm pretty slow at this so it was awesome watching some pros going super fast.


Friday, July 22, 2011

Georgie the Green Monster

I made a cute green monster this week.  It's part of a concept that I'm continuing to work on. Georgie is a helpful monster with hidden wings that unfold when he raises his arms. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Tweedy kitty

I'm working on several projects that are all in various states of completion,  so I haven't had much to share lately.  Here's a tweed kitty plush that I made today.  It's fun experimenting with different fabrics,  like wool tweed,  to make stuffed animals.  I've got the pattern finished,  so all I have to do is work on the instructions then I can make it available to everyone.