The Chowder Barge!

Sometime inspiration strikes in the strangest places. And this place, the Chowder Barge is in a really strange place. Since the Chowder Barge was built in 1934 (as a support ship for the movie Mutiny On The Bounty) a lot has changed around it. The entire port of Long Beach has been built, so this… Read More

photo CB

Clare Graham at the Craft & Folk Art Museum

One day about 3 years ago, my brother and I wondered into the MorYork Gallery in Highland Park. We were blown away. I would highly recommend going there and meeting Clare Graham and seeing his amazing work. Clare and his partner take a van to different Swap Meets in Los Angeles each day and Clare… Read More

photo CG

L.A. Times!

I had a lively chat with David Keeps who writes for the L.A. Times. He wrote a really great piece on me and my work. I am honored and inspired…. Read More

Otis College of Art & Design Studio Visit

I had a nice talk with the students from the product design department at Otis College of Art & Design on November 3rd, 2014. The whole thing was set up by the awesome Fatima Hoang. I told these students how to make crazy shit like me…. Read More

How the Sausage Is Made…

I got a pillow order from LA County Store, which is an awesome shop here in Silverlake. Here are some process shots of the 24 Hour Donut pillows coming together…… Read More

hourpillow process

Studio Visit: Jim Ovelman

Had a chance to stop by the studio of Jim Ovelman, who makes really cool art. His whole studio is painted Green Screen Green™ so anything shot in there can be keyed out later in post-production. I also really liked his paintings which are made from millions of little marker marks…. Read More

ovel

Craft Night at The Craft and Folk Art Museum

I had a great time leading a workshop at the Craft and Fold Art Museum last Thursday night. The workshop was outdoors in their gorgeous courtyard: I made templates for the patches that we made, but it was awesome how people freestyled and used the templates to make their own designs:… Read More

cafam