Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Hanging her out to dry

Hanging up

I did this drawing for the NYT column 'Townies' last week. It's on the website, and was in the Sunday Review last weekend. It never ceases to be incredibly exciting to have work in print, let alone in print on the scale of the New York Times - I took cheesy photos of myself with the paper but I'll spare you. Probably better suited for my private collection.

You can read the article and see the drawing in situ here.

Saturday, November 19, 2011
Kaye x Leah

Over the summer I worked on a collaboration with illustrator/designer/woman extraordinaire, Leah Goren. We wanted to make a couple products that would combine our processes, and allow us to share skills with each other. We're both illustrators, but Leah has taken her drawings to textile designs and is a whiz at pattern making. And I'm pretty addicted to making metal pieces. So we got to learn each other's ways! Here's what we came up with. We went in a moody floral direction (I think the floral was Leah's influence, the moodiness I probably need to answer for).

tote prints

Tote - as part of my collaboration with Leah Goren

Tote - as part of my collaboration with Leah Goren

A two-sided tote, with an ink blot test inspired bouquet. You can see on it the pin that we designed: a big spiky sunflower.

Clutch - as part of my collaboration with Leah Goren

Clutch - as part of my collaboration with Leah Goren

An allover-patterned clutch. It's hard to tell scale in these pictures but it is a pretty large pouch - 11" x 8.25".

They're finally up on my etsy, should you wish to see more photos: clutch and tote.

Sunday, November 6, 2011




Keepin' herself in good condition.

Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Master & Margarita

Damn, what a book. A couple of drawings inspired by it.



Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Bleach shirts

Just before I returned to NYC from London in September, my brother and I made cat tshirts for each other. We're both cat fans. We just painted 'em with bleach.

Basic photos but here they is.

(my brother wearing totally inexcusable trousers he had just bought in Thailand)

the cat tshirt I made for my bro

My cat & crossed paws drawing.

Monday, October 3, 2011
Leather medals

Playing around with scraps of leather. Awards for those who behave themselves.

They're all in my jewelry etsy, should you be interested in owning one. I'm hoping people order custom ones to be relevant to friends who've achieved something: a drawing of a carrot to someone who just finished chef school, etc. But so far people seem pretty happy with just cats and thumbs up (and why shouldn't they be?) so I'm goin' with that.

Friday, September 23, 2011


150 followers! Hi everyone. It's lovely to have you along.

Monday, September 12, 2011
crown & lantern

A couple of drawings inspired by Crown's Clothing's spring/summer line.



Tuesday, August 23, 2011
drawings from Ontario

I just got back from ten days on Raven Lake in Ontario. No internet or cell phone! I made a couple of drawings with things found on our island.

birch bark drawing

leaf head

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Lucky magazine shoot

It's out! The shoot I posted behind-the-scenes shots from a couple months back is now revealed in Lucky magazine. There's a Lucky Kids mag pullout in the back of the mag, and in there you will find my work! Life-sized cardboard cutouts, and illustrations. I'm so thrilled with how nicely it came out. Still remains the most fun gig I've ever had.

my work in Lucky magazine

Lion roar

avian mischief

zoom zoom

tiger nap

cast photo

Friday, August 5, 2011
Prize rosettes


1st place: THUMBS THE HELL UP 2nd place: thumbs up
3rd place: ehhh, so so last place got a ribbon of burlap and cardboard

I made prize ribbons for the Brooklyn Brainery's trivia event. 1st place: Mega thumbs up. 2nd place: Thumbs up. 3rd place: Ehh, you did so so. Last place: Enjoy your ribbon of burlap and cardboard.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
etsy redux

I managed to work out a way to reduce my jewellery prices a lot, for now at least. They're now much more affordable and I'm much more comfortable selling them at this level - I want things to be available to people in a similar budget-bracket to me. And now they are. If you're interested, check out the new niceness of price.

Do I post about all the things I make and sell enough? Dayumm. It's almost as though I don't do anything else.

Monday, July 18, 2011
sacred objects



Some drawings for the sake of drawing.

Also, I was delighted to be featured by the magnificent Ventricular Projects recently, you can see my little interview here.

Friday, July 8, 2011

and here's why I am unproductive

Sometimes it is hard to get any work done.

Thursday, June 30, 2011
Cat face killer

Made a new banner of my happy cat faces.

cat face banner

cat face banner

Also made some simple packaging for the banners because shipping them off just in plain envelopes was bumming me outtt. Much better now.

packaging for banners

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Makin' metal

I've been meaning to photograph the waxes that get turned into jewellery for a while now. Finally remembered to do it. Here is a fox stole in original carved wax form:

the original wax for the fox necklace

And here it is in final brass form. Also, you can get pretty well acquainted with my chest, neck, and bra straps here. Sorry about that.

fox necklace finished

fox necklace

I also made a ring of skulls that I haven't stopped wearing since I got it cast. It reminds me of a misspent youth in Camden town. You might need to click to view it a little bigger, their faces are pretty teeny.

wearing the skull ring

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