Embroidered (3) different colorways of an octopus design to decide which I prefer and found I love each equally so! As I decide my future plans for these flower holding octopuses, I finished another piece for a completely different series in which I am working. It’s a portrait of my fibroid; originally a photo fromContinue reading “Embroidery Designing”
Riding the wave of #NaNoWriMo I have resurrected a writing project I started in 2013 here in Japan. My non-fiction recipe book doesn’t exactly qualify but enough is the same to keep me encouraged each day. Evernote has kept all of my notes safe, all 78 of them, exactly as I left them! Found theContinue reading “What’s Next after Ark of the Unicorns Residency”
This adorable Octopus was designed by me last fall but I just couldn’t decide which expression she wanted to wear. Yesterday I finally embroidered her face and hope she likes it. She will be available as a pattern this summer along with several other Octopus-themed stitch designs.
Who knew I’d need a color scheme for my Tako Life Cookbook? Fun Tako sketch and colors jotted down in my trusty Evernote Moleskin: Burgundy/Dk Pink, Burnt Sienna, Mustard and warm yellow. Now back to NaNonFiWriMo…
The amazing selection of delicious seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood in even the most mundane grocery store here in Japan has really peaked my interest in cooking. Of all the ingredients readily available, my respect for Octopus has continued to increase as I explore all the options available for cooking this nutrition packed Mollusk.Continue reading “Creativity Powered by Tako 蛸”