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...

In Which I am Emotionally Attached to Small Resin Animals

This week someone I know from Instagram adopted a pair of my little resin critters. Here they are in their new digs across the country: #toys #toy #love #cats #bunnies #resin #art #stickers #cute #new #handmade #buddies @sharptoothsnail A photo posted by Liz Barwick...
Wherefore Octopi?

Wherefore Octopi?

I think it’s safe to say at this point that octopi are officially a Thing: They’re just so tentacley and delightful! I don’t have quite as specific a reason for liking them as I do the owls. Something about the metaphor for multitasking, with all...
Happy Shark Week!

Happy Shark Week!

I used to love Shark Week when I was a kid, and lately I’ve been…disappointed with the official programming. But I still think it’s a good chance for people to learn about sharks, and for me to draw a bunch of sharks. Keep an eye on my tumblr for...