The Weird Animal Dropbox

Every now and then someone I know will say to me “I found out about this neat weird animal and immediately thought of you,” to which I’ll reply “cool, tell me about it.” So I thought to myself It might be a good idea to make a handy form...
What is a Runcible Owl?

What is a Runcible Owl?

Since the launch of the Runcible Owl, people have been asking me what “runcible” means. It’s a nonsense word that first appears in a poem by Edward Lear called “The Owl and the Pussycat,” who get married by a wild pig on a tropical...
Painting a Platypus

Painting a Platypus

A couple of weeks ago, I painted up some animals for my friend Garrett’s son’s nursery. I took a timelapse of the process: I actually designed the characters digitally, and applied a transfer to the plywood to paint over. It worked out pretty well. I want...