Haleakala mini poster

This week on Low-Commitment Projects, Part 2 of my National Park Mini Posters.  Go there and print them out for yourself.


matisse centerfold

I made cut-outs inspired by Matisse’s, but based on Playboy and Playgirl images.  Warning:  awkwardly cut and lumpy paper nudes on Low-Commitment Projects in Matisse Centerfolds.


Low-Commitment Projects: Specials Board

April 25, 2016

Three Specials Boards for this week’s Low-Commitment Projects.  Yum.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Local Ads

March 14, 2016

This week’s Low-Commitment Projects:  Local Ads.  These are 18″ x 24″ watercolor and ink paintings based on local ads from my childhood.  I mean, who was more famous than Tom Peterson?

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Lavender Shortbread Cookies with Strawberry Dust

March 10, 2016

These were over-the-top delicious.  You wouldn’t (or I wouldn’t) think the non-chocolate cookies would steal the show, but these do, both for eating and looking.  Rich, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread spiked with aromatic lavender is finished off with a dusting of intensely tangy and fruity strawberry powder.  That all adds up to Lavender Shortbread Cookies with […]

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Low-Commitment Projects: Tae’s “Drip drip drip”

March 8, 2016

Tae’s Drip drip drip project is up on the site this week and it is pretty great.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Tiny Gretta Portraits

February 29, 2016

Just like NKOTB, I have a favorite girl.  Her name is Gretta, and I think she’s the prettiest.  For this week’s Low-Commitment Projects, I made Tiny Gretta Portraits.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Crumple Paintings

February 15, 2016

This week’s Low-Commitment Project was an experiment for me.  I painted compositions based on crumpled paper and fabric.  Patterns, shadows, and color theory.  They’re called Crumple Paintings.

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Coconut Rose Marshmallows

February 11, 2016

I had no idea marshmallows could taste exotic and mysterious.  Well, more exotic than mysterious, but these Coconut Rose Marshmallows do just that.  They are creamy and coconutty, sweet and fragrant. The rose subtly complements the coconut rather than tasting like you’re eating perfume.

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Little Cardamom Cookies

February 5, 2016

I don’t know how these are so good.  The recipe only has 9 ingredients and these come together like any other rolled-out cookie, but they’re fantastic.  Little Cardamom Cookies are fragrant, exotic, buttery, and “get more of these in my mouth”-ish all at once.

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