Monthly Archives: March 2008

Tutorial on Henri the Hexapus

Enter the April Fool Contest! Just a few more days!! Finally! the ‘how to’ on how to create Henri! a fun little puppet made out of recycled sweater sleeves – more on Henri here.. I’ll post some pics of the finished Henri in action tomorrow. So, I promised instructions, hopefully these are understandable.… [ KEEP READING ]

Illustration Friday – "Pet Peeves" and "Heavy"

Illustration Friday - "Pet Peeves" and "Heavy"
Pet Peeves

The Pig is Peeved. My IF for this week is late, because I hadn’t finished last week’s, so I’m posting them together.
I decided to play off the theme I had started in Leap .. Mother Goose nursery rhymes– and to try to replicate the style.
So, what do you think?… [ KEEP READING ]

Henri, the Octo-puppet – prototype almost done!

Henri, the Octo-puppet - prototype almost done!
Don’t forget the April Fool contest — deadline extended to April 1! OK, he’s actually a hexapus, since he only has 6 legs. And he was named after the Hexapus discovered in Britain (Henry), except for some reason my hubby keeps calling him Henri, so that is his name. I guess he’s french ;) He’s entirely made out of two recycled sweater sleeves, a ton of buttons, and some scrap felt.… [ KEEP READING ]

Tornado/storm pictures

Tornado/storm pictures
Pictures of the storm clouds and the tornado in Atlanta over St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
This was on friday. Note the funnel cloud in the center and the sunlight on the ground.
I think this was the Saturday storms. Click through for full size..

Tornados, blackouts, and other points of interest

On Friday @ 11:00 a.m. my dear sweetie decided we were going to drive down to Savannah to party with several of our good friends for St Patricks Day. So we packed up the car and the 2 year old, and headed out on the 4 hour trip. Leaving behind a defenseless Atlanta to be attacked by a marauding tornado.… [ KEEP READING ]

Orange Infused Vodka and Apple Martini

Orange Infused Vodka and Apple Martini
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Orange , originally uploaded by griegatlanta.
Nope, this is not a how to make killer martinis post, just an appreciation of these very cool photographs by Grieg .flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; }

Apple Martini, originally uploaded by griegatlanta. [ KEEP READING ]