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Design

November Desktop Wallpaper – NaNoWriMo Theme

This month goes out to my loves who are doing NaNoWriMo! I have personally been attempting to do this since the year 2002 and have failed spectacularly every time, but I know several winners and am incredibly proud of all of them. So this…

November 2, 2015
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Crafts Nerddom

For Sale: Cross Stitch Inspired by Silicon Valley

A beautiful thing happened. And it goes a little something like this: That’s right: Martin Starr, all-around amazing human being likes my cross stitch patterns. And Thomas Middleditch retweeted it. Essentially, this was proof that I can die happy…but also inspiration to put the…

July 27, 2015
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Fandom

Meta Monday: Nerds Shipping Nerds

Previous Thoughts on fandom and how it relates to heteronormativity, homophobia, and queerbaiting. Today!: Thoughts on fandom, our personal sexuality and how we relate to characters (Finding a picture to use as the featured image was incredibly easy; I have an entire folder called…

May 4, 2015
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Design Fandom

May Wallpaper Series – May the 4th Be With You

Welcome to May (one day late)! For this month I’m introducing a fun new project. If you’re like me then you get really obsessive about what the background is for your phone, tablet, and laptop, and you like them all to match. I also…

May 2, 2015
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Religion

A Secular Easter

It’s been a few years now that I’ve been an atheist. Each year gets a little easier for everybody (not just for me; for all involved, for the religious family I come from and the religious family I married into) but there are, of…

April 4, 2015
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Art

Art Final: Mother Mindy, Me, Myself and I

My digital illustration class is (finally) done. It’s been a really interesting experience for me; before I was a designer I considered myself an artist primarily, and so I assumed that this would be my favorite class. It’s probably because of this that I…

March 25, 2015
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Art Fandom

Homework Time: Frodo and Sam Digital Paintings

Our assignment this time was to create a series of three paintings that illustrated the passage of time. As I am trying to avoid my work being used in the future for examples, I decided to use this opportunity to spend more time fangirling…

February 24, 2015