happy holidays! love oddfauna

 this is edwin. he loves snow. happy holidays everyone!

nightlife at the academy

my last show of the holidays! come on out to the academy this thursday, have a drink, see some leafy sea dragons (amongst many other amazing creatures) and get your shopping done with a fine selection of art and craft vendors.

la renegade craft fair, dec 8-9

if you're in la this weekend, come and check out this fantastic holiday market full of super cool handmade goodies. your friends and family will think that you're the coolest for finding such unique handmade gifts this season:) i'll be at booth #127, be sure to come by and say hi!

bazaar bizarre holiday show!

bazaar bizarre has quickly become one of my favorite craft shows to participate in. there is always such a wide selection of talented artists and makers that together make this show unique. if you're in san francisco this weekend, be sure to come and check out this free event, not only is it a great place to shop for the holidays, but they also have lots of free workshops where you can get your craft on!
come on out to support local handmade goods, buy something unique straight from the creator.
i'll be at booth #120, here's some of my favorites that you should check out (and who will be taking quite a bit of my money from me:)
binary winter 
bug under glass
by nieves

yeti snovoks are here!

some arctic beasts just in time for the holidays. I'll have some of these guys at bazaar bizarre and will be posting them in my shop at the end of the week!

deep sea ovok creature customs

 i've been thinking of lots of new custom ovok ideas to try out. here are the first two since all of the commissioned customs. i think of them as being deep sea creatures, something you might find roaming around in the bottom of an oddfauna ocean. these guys will be available for sale at designercon.

oddfauna zombies are back, happy halloween!

these little guys will be searching for brains at designercon this weekend. come and pick one up at booth #213

Designer Con!

just a few weeks away! i'll be at booth # 213 with some new goodies:)

an ovok for the sophisticated collector

i'm really excited about this new ovok cast! he is cold cast in bronze (a mixture of resin and real bronze powder) and can be polished up like a real little bronze statue.
i'll have them at designercon, which is only a few weeks away! soooo shiny

new mini book for ape!

here's a panel from my new mini accordion book that i will have at ape! you'll have to come by table 202 to see the whole thing:)

beastie wedding cake toppers

i was commissioned to do some custom oddfauna beasties as wedding cake toppers, what a cute idea!

woodland ovoks

the woodland ovok orders are finished, hooray! here's some painting process pics
the mold release is cleaned off
 they're primed
 hand painted
 and sealed with a clear matte varnish. then signed, stamped and numbered on the bottom
and packaged in their fancy pants display box before being shipped out to their new homes.

The Alternative Press Expo, Hooray!

o my, i nearly forgot that ape is 1 mere week away! don't worry your pretty little heads, in spite of being up to my eyeballs in kickstarter ovoks for the last little while i will have some new goodies for your perusal pleasure. i'll be at table 202, right front and center, i do hope to see you there.

custom #10

last but not least, a fox like ovok for cliff!

custom ovok #9

one tropical tree dwelling amphibian for david.

custom #8

a little brown ovok for max! this guy loves to go on adventures

ovok custom 6 and 7

a pair in red and blue for vivian! i see the beginning of a new ovok army...

custom ovok #5 zombie ovok!

zombie ovok for arienne! being a vegetarian, zombie-vok scours the woods for the brains of plants and trees.

custom ovok #4

water bound ovok for lauren! he likes to roll around in the mud of his forest creek home.

custom ovok #3

marie's custom forest ovok, with foliage like fur covering his body.

Custom Ovok #1

i'm currently finishing up all of my kickstarter woodland ovoks and custom ovoks, which will be ready to ship at the end of the month, hooray! you guys came up with some great ideas for the customs, some even had full on character concepts, which i love! I'll be posting them all as they get finished, and will ship them all out at the end of the month so that i can get a group shot of them together. first up is craig's sno-vok, who is based on my winter ovok illustration.

1 beast, 2 beast, cute beast, new beast

2 new little beast sculptures, i'll have some at zine fest...

sf zine fest!

after an awesome vacation visiting friends and family back home in ontario canada, i'm back in the studio working away! first up is sf zine fest, which will take place in golden gate park sept 1-2.

renegade craft fair los angeles

thanks to everyone who came out to the sf renegade last weekend! up next, la road trip! if you're in los angeles be sure to come and check out this weekends renegade craft fair. i'll be sharing booth #4 with the fabulous beastwares and we'll have plenty of goodies for you to get your hot little hands on.

new tiny sproutling specimens

i've got lots of new goodies to share at the upcoming renegade craft fairs in San Francisco and LA, including these tiny 1" oddflora sproutlings.

botanical garden oddflora

i recently went on an amazing trip to hawaii, and was completely blown away by a visit to a beautiful botanical garden on the big island. i finally got a chance to do some paintings inspired by the strange and lovely tropical plants. i forgot how much fun it can be to just sit down a paint pretty flowers, i'll post more soon!

go laser cutter!

o laser cutter, how do i love thee? let me count the ways....