It seems this holiday season is dinosaur season, because I’ve had quite a few custom commissions for them. I’m thrilled to see people so excited for my little prehistoric murderbirds. I always enjoy custom color commissions because my customers almost always come up with such interesting color combinations or patterns. They’re a lot of fun. So here are some photos of the fluffy theropod babies I got to make for the 2018 holiday season.
My favorite movie and book of all-time are both Jurassic Park, so I was pretty pumped for the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom this summer. I knew there would be many raptor aficionados who would be falling in love with the sole remaining member of Chris Pratt’s raptor squad once again after the movie hit, so I planned on making some raptors inspired by Blue in time for the holidays. But to my surprise, one big Blue fan couldn’t …Continue reading →
Despite Anime Boston being over, I’ve been super busy forging creatures! I had quite a few people at the con ask for custom creatures and other commissions, so I’ve been working hard to make these folks’ wishes into fluffy creature companions. Like this custom Microraptor art doll! This is a character that has a lot of meaning to their creator, and I was so excited to get to bring them to life! This has to be one of the most …Continue reading →
Whiew! It’s been a crazy time preparing for Anime Boston 2018 and then navigating the inevitable chaos that is selling in an Artist Alley, but it was a whole lot of fun. I got to meet and chat with some really fantastic artists this year, as well as say hello to some old friends. And the folks who visited my booth were awesome! I’m so grateful to have the chance to meet so many wonderful people.
When I attended Anime Boston 2017 last year as part of Artist Alley, I only brought along a handful of my Baby Raptor poseable art dolls, as I wasn’t sure if anyone attending the show was going to want to buy larger, more expensive plushies. To my shock, all of the raptors I brought were sold out during the first hour of the show! Many con-goers saw the raptors on my business cards and were disappointed that none were left for the majority of the convention, so I tripled my efforts to hopefully make enough to last a bit longer this year…