Last three dolls and the new website
I lost one of the doll jar bodies in the move, but only just discovered it a couple weeks ago. A tiny hairline crack:( So in addition to painting, I've... Read more
Ebook cover preview
Narciso just sent me the proof for the ebook cover. I was so pleased, I had to share it immediately! What do you think?
I should have one more preview... Read more
I'm still alive, and still working on rewards!
Sorry if I seemed to have disappeared off the face of the planet. I've been avoiding posting an update because a lot of things have taken waaaaay longer than I... Read more
A Flurry of Updates
There are a lot of exciting things to update you guys on! I'll try not to make this a novel.
The final Girl Stories art show was a huge success!... Read more
Big Car 5 x 5
I have an exciting announcement! I submitted a proposal to Big Car's 5 x 5 event.
My idea was to create a mobile Girl Stories art studio and storytelling workshop,... Read more
A video and a story for you.
I made you guys a timelapse video of the sculpting process for my Moon Monster/Horned Moon girl jar.
You can also see my Star Girl next to her at... Read more
The Girl Stories gallery show is a go!
I am excited to be able to announce that not one, but two gallery shows have been booked to showcase the Girl Stories project! First, we will have a showing... Read more
Seriously, holy crap.
I can't believe this is almost over, guys. I can't say enough what an incredible and life changing experience it was putting this together. Thank you all from the bottom... Read more
36 hours and counting...
I got out to the studio today and got three of my minis nearly finished. They should be done by tonight, and fired Friday morning. I'm so excited to be... Read more
Sixty sixty sixty four hours to goooooooooo...
It's down to the wire, everyone! I've been getting some tear-jerking messages of feedback and support from you all. It's hard not to live in a state of perpetual misty-eyedness!... Read more
I wrote a blog post today that is somewhat related to this project; namely, my thoughts about the words "girl" and "girly", and why I chose the name Girl Stories... Read more
Yesterday's update said that I was working out a budget, and I think that may have alarmed some of you. I am so sorry! That update was poorly worded. What... Read more
Progress blog updates
7 days to go, y'all! I've been working on a budget to figure out exactly what the money raised will fund. I'm not finished yet, but I'm hoping that I'll... Read more
New digital reward tier available!
After getting some welcome feedback from one of my backers, I've decided to update my rewards and offer a completely digital reward tier. For those of you who would like... Read more
My Girl Stories Pinterest board
Not only is Pinterest wonderfully addictive and fun, but it's useful too! I've been using it for a while to gather inspiration for my doll jars, but now I'm pulling... Read more
This weekend I had planned to promote my Kickstarter at both Gen Con, the Indianapolis gaming convention; and Feast of Lanterns, a craft fair that I participate in every year.... Read more
The Big Brothers Big Sisters workshop is on!
I met with Suzanne Lentz, one of the program coordinators for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Indianapolis yesterday, to discuss offering the workshop for girls. It went wonderfully, and she was incredibly... Read more
Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Feast of Lanterns, and Gen Con
Here's part two of my mini doll making video: http://youtu.be/OdXdFHRnNmU
I've got 16 days to go, guys. I would love to raise more money, but I gotta say, $2200 is... Read more
Throwing dolls on the wheel
I'm always hesitant to call myself a potter. That's no offense to potters; I love making functional work on the wheel. It just seems like telling people that's what you... Read more
Update 11: Grand schemes and machinations!
I made you guys a video today, but it's going to take ages to upload. I'll post an update with a link to it later today.
I've been brainstorming and... Read more
Waiting til' payday
I've had multiple people tell me they plan to make a pledge, but are waiting until payday to do it. I just wanted to give you all a heads up... Read more
New editorial is up on the Kickstarter blog
I wrote a guest post on my experience making a pitch video for the Kickstarter blog! Check it out here:
Sorry, I'm just in a state of shock. Hello awesome new backers! Cannot BELIEVE I'm at nearly $2000 dollars now. You guys are so awesome!
I just wanted to share... Read more
Day 4: new rewards, new goals
I am now more than 200% funded, with plenty of time remaining, and all my higher tier rewards are sold out. I've talked with the owner of the local... Read more
A quick shout out!
I just wanted to give a quick nod to Michelle Spitz of 2 Pedals Photography. You might have noticed the absolutely gorgeous shot of me and Maddy that I used... Read more
Fully funded in less than 24 hours! I am so amazed and humbled. What a thing to wake up to! Thank you again, all of you, for your support!
I've... Read more
Day 1, and many thanks!
I launched this project just over 12 hours ago. It's already 57% funded!
I can't even begin to find the words to say how thankful I am to all of... Read more