art projects, Artists

received my Coraline box!

You know how every time you see a box on the doorstep you have that instant where you think in the back of your mind that maybe, just this once, it's not going to be something like new filters for the vacuum cleaner or a car part or whatever, but instead a mysterious present from… Continue reading received my Coraline box!

art projects, work in progress

Stuff for Coraline box swap (in progress)

Just thought I'd post some photos of what I've done so far for the Coraline mystery box swap that my little mochi organized. I just got my cigar box today, and it's so much cooler than the photos on eBay made it look! I was really nervous after I ordered it that it was not… Continue reading Stuff for Coraline box swap (in progress)

art projects

Coraline box swap–I’m in!

Yay!! I'm so excited about it...I've already got stuff planned and sketches going. I just need to find a box & some red velvet, but I have everything else I'll need. That's what I'll be working on for the next few weeks because it has to get in the mail on March 16th and that… Continue reading Coraline box swap–I’m in!


Coraline box swap

I was looking around some more at the Coraline movie website and came across Bobinsky's blog, which I hadn't read before (really funny!). Anyway, it looks like I'm not the only one still wishing I'd gotten a Coraline box...(Even Bobinsky wishes he had--poor guy, you'd think he'd have been a sure thing!) Some bloggers are… Continue reading Coraline box swap


interview with Henry Selick

Just wanted to post a link to an interesting interview with the director of Coraline (you remember, I was raving about his cool movies in anĀ  earlier entry), Henry Selick... very fun read! I love this part where he's talking about what he loves about stop-motion--this is exactly what's so magical about it: "Stop-motion is… Continue reading interview with Henry Selick


oog, major unreasonable fit of envy

I've just been looking around at all the mysterious boxes various super-special bloggers have been getting from the people making the Coraline movie and I am so excessively green with envy right now, I can't even tell you! And then Billy insists on being all reasonable and junk, telling me things like "Well, since you've… Continue reading oog, major unreasonable fit of envy