Saturday, October 31, 2009

happy halloween :)


happy halloween :)
Originally uploaded by filthEdesign

Friday, October 30, 2009

happy halloween story!

my kid is now 13, so this was 10 years ago :)
he was 3 and it was his first halloween trick-or-treating where he dressed up and went from house to house. we went to oklahoma to visit my aunt and uncle and their kids who are only a few years older than my son. john was dressed as cat in the hat - with a hat that was as tall as he was :) adorable! and our cousin, alex, was dressed up as barbie princess. she was 7 i think. anyway, we got ready to hit the street and alex put her mask on and went over to john and he FAH-REAKED! OUT!

it was hilarious :) she'd take the mask off and he was fine, put it on and he was in the fetal position in tears! i'm sure he doesn't remember it, i'll have to remind him :) it was one of the best halloweens ever :)

he was always so friendly and comfortable, and my aunt was very familiar with her neighbors so that was cool because john would walk up to every door and just walk right inside :)

i tried looking for an image of the mask, can't find one, but it's basically barbie with the eyes cut out - one of those thin hard plastic airbrushed numbers you buy at the store with a thin string of elastic to hold it on :) so funny :)

the other best halloween was 2 years ago, 6th grade. we took john and his best friend at the time, fedor, out trick-or-treating in our old neighborhood. and when we dropped fedor back at home his parents invited us in and we had cranberry infused vodka, a spiced wine, and some wonderful candies and treats and sat and talked :) they are from russia, moved here 12 years ago now. great people...i wish the boys would have gone to the same junior high...but alas, new friends to be made...

Friday, October 23, 2009

G is for glasses


G is for glasses
Originally uploaded by filthEdesign

the first iteration

H is for house


H is for house
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I need to redo G is for glasses...I used a Warhol in glasses image at first but it's not right...so I'll redo it with an image of a broken pair of glasses...it's not slaughtered cows or prostitutes or anything but it has a twilight zone feel to it at the very least :)

F is for farm


F is for farm
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need to redo this with a reworked background image, I don't think it reads as disturbing as I wanted...

E is for egg


E is for egg
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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

C is for cat


C is for cat
Originally uploaded by filthEdesign

had to redo D is for doll - I accidentally applied the 2nd sheet upside down.

I'm pretty happy with E is for egg too...

sure wish I didn't feel like dukie...

B is for book


B is for book
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Sunday, October 11, 2009

A is for apple


A is for apple
Originally uploaded by filthEdesign

caulk xerox transfer - b&w image on the back, letter block and text on the front - great process! :)

I held it up to the window to photogragh :) you can see a tiny bit of my thumb in the upper left :)

Thursday, October 8, 2009

"WARhol & PEACE" at the Spencer TONIGHT! feat. Asteroid Head!

"WARhol & PEACE" at the Spencer TONIGHT! feat. Asteroid Head!

Wonder Fair will be co-sponsoring the "WARhol & Peace" event at the Spencer Museum of Art TONIGHT from 6-8pm.

This event will feature live screen printing on BYO Goods (T-shirts, Tote Bages, Sweatshirts, etc) for $5 a pop.

All designs created by Asteroid Head Art Club in conjunction with two of the current exhibits, "The Graphic Imperative" & "Big Shots: Andy Warhol, Celebrity Culture, and the 1980s"

This event takes place in the Spencer's Central Gallery.

A limited supply of T-shirts will be available for purchase.

***& Don't miss Aaron Storck's "Wizard Luncheon" artist talk at the Art & Design Gallery starting at 4pm.

Great day to grab an umbrella and hit the gallery scene!
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this is a message from the Wonderfair Gallery, reminds me of our trip to pittsburgh when we went to the warhol museum and got to silkscreen t-shirts :) good times :)

Swim A Thon | USA Swimming | 2009

if you'd like to make a pledge to my son's swim-a-thon for USA Swimming, you can use my paypal address at m_mle at yahoo dot com or contact me on here or if you buy a piece from my etsy store the proceeds will go towards his fundraising :)

if you have questions let me know...

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Rosanne Cash | The List

Did you hear the interview on Fresh Air? It was great!

What an amazing part of Americana, the Cash family. First of all Johnny Cash is her father, that must have been a bit nutty :). And then she, a singer songwriter in her own rite, couldn't sing for years because of nodes on her vocal chords and then she also had brain cancer! She admitted she didn't have the same considerations folks w/o insurance or with bad insurance had, but it's still a big deal no matter...

She also has a morbid sense of humor which I love :) And her appreciation for life post brain surgery is pretty awesome.

Here's a link to the interview: Rosanne Cash on NPR

Monday, October 5, 2009

and the fire


fire
Originally uploaded by filthEdesign

sandy and cameron use pinion wood in their fire - the aroma went between that of clove cigarettes and that catholic church ritual incense :) i have fond memories of both...

John - lover of fire


John - lover of fire
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parking garage


parking garage
Originally uploaded by filthEdesign

this is the part of the walk downtown where i start to embarrass my husband :) he's said, "you look like a tourist" which honestly, at this point i am a tourist in kansas city. i haven't lived there since 1999...

Costetino's - downtown KC


costetinos - downtown KC
Originally uploaded by filthEdesign

we went to kansas city on saturday to see the rivermarket art fair and to see a friend from college i haven't seen since college. had trouble with the math at the party, but soon realized when you have your kid senior year of college, the math is pretty easy :)

the boy is 13 years old and he was 1 when i graduated so 12 years ago!!

Costetino's is new with the Sprint Center though :)