Well, now that we're back in Beastie Towers, suitably rested and relaxed from our little holiday, it's business as usual here on the BeastieBlog! I've some new Beasties to introduce, and they're super-excited to meet you all. So, without further ado, here they are... a whole FAMILY of Beasties! These were made as a very … Continue reading Happy Families at Beastie Towers!
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Change." Sometimes, you only notice how much something has changed when you take the time to look back at how it used to be. To me, it feels like I'm making Beasties the same way I always have... But the end result has changed a bit! Click … Continue reading Beasties Grow Up
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "From Every Angle." For this week's Weekly Photo Challenge, I thought I would revisit a Beastie I made at around this time last year... Indie Rock Beastie! Once he was ready, I took photos of him from a couple of different perspectives, to showcase his handsome smile... … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – From Every Angle
Yes, I know Indie Rock Beastie already got a good bit of airtime in my post last week. But I figured that since he is currently involved in helping out with some fundraising, that more than justified giving him a second guest appearance on the BeastieBlog. Plus, we really didn't get a chance to talk … Continue reading Making Sweet Beastie Music!
A UK-based Beastie enthusiast contacted me recently to ask if the Beasties and I would like to help her out with a little fundraising. She'd already done all the hard work, by taking part in this year's RideLondon, an 86-mile long road cycle through London and Surrey, to raise money for three charities that are … Continue reading Sweet Charideeee…
My first encounter with The Cure didn't go so well. It was 1990, they'd just released the remixed version of "Close to Me", and the video for the song was played over the closing credits of Top of the Pops that week. And it FREAKED ME OUT. The wobbly camera work, the whole band trapped … Continue reading Beasties Don’t Cry…
When I started making this beastie, I planned to give him a pink book to hold. But, as sometimes happens, when I'd finished putting him together, he just didn't look like a bookish kinda guy. The obvious solution? Pink flying V guitar!