Scarlet Tentacle Winter Craft Show announcements

Big news, everybody! I’ve mostly finished moving into my new place, whose bathroom has now been fixed in such a way that the toilet is no longer in danger of falling through the floor into the basement. The place I now live still lacks functional hot water, but toilet-related bodily functions can now be performed […]

Renegade SF & Scarlet Tentacle on Sale!

Did I mention that Scarlet Tentacle would be at Renegade Handmade last weekend? As always, the show was great — the atmosphere is lots of fun, and it’s really inspiring to be among so many other incredible creative folks. Also: thanks to all the lovely people who came out to say hi — it’s so […]

SF Rengade Handmade is this weekend!

Last reminder, I swear! This Saturday & Sunday from 11am to 7pm Scarlet Tentacle will be at booth 25 in Fort Mason Center at San Francisco’s Renegade Handmade. I’ll have new, not-yet-released-on-the-internet coloring books for adults, greeting cards, posters, art prints and more. In addition to my coloring books for adults & other naughty sundries, […]

Scarlet Tentacle at Renegade Handmade

I know, I know, I’ve beaten you over the head with reminders about this. But just in case you’ve forgotten, I’m going to be vending at Renegade Handmade this weekend at Fort Mason in San Francisco. I’ll be at booth 25 with a huge selection of new & fan-favorite coloring books, greeting cards and other […]

Renegade Handmade sneak peek!

I’m in the middle of preparing to vend at Renegade Handmade on July 27th & 28th — here are a few shots of my preparation! This is the stack of coloring book pages I need to fold and assemble. This stack iss somewhere between 700 and 800 pages of paper and is not the end […]

Scarlet Tentacle at SF Renegade Handmade July 27-28th

It’s that time of year again: Scarlet Tentacle will be at the San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair at Fort Mason this July 27th & 28th. I’ll be at booth 25 with my just-under-6-feet-tall wooden pin-up sign both days & will have oodles of brand new merchandise debuting at the fair; there will also be 249 other […]

Pontification on Wooden Pin-Up Work in Progress

Hello and welcome to this edition of Scarlet Tentacle’s Ye Olde Pin-Upe Woodshoppe, in which I will share in exhaustive detail how to construct a nearly 6 foot tall wooden automaton constructed out of plywood, ink, sweat, tears, acetone and unicorn hairs. I know! It’s everything you never knew you wanted! Step one, not pictured: […]

Scarlet Tentacle at Renegade Handmade in San Francisco!

It’s that time of year again — the Renegade Handmade craft fair in San Francisco! Scarlet Tentacle, my lovely shop full of audacious handmade goodness, will indeed at this year’s show — I’ll be in booth 42 with a ton of new work, a smile and, most likely, a cup of coffee and a daydream […]

It’s never too early to plan ahead.

1. Are you in the Bay Area and do you or someone(s) you know like crafts, locally produced gifts and hipsters? Of course you do! Get out your calendars & mark off December 15th and 16th for the annual Renegade Handmade Holiday Fair at the San Francisco Concourse. Though it might be a bit early […]

Scarlet Tentacle at San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair

Hey folks, Just a quick reminder — if you’re in the Bay Area this weekend and you love pin-up girls/coloring books/stickers/bikes/hipsters on bikes/swear words, you should come and visit me at Renegade Handmade! Scarlet Tentacle will be at Booth #15 at the show, which is at the Festival Pavilion of Fort Mason. Come say hello […]

Renegade Handmade Plus Words to Live By

Words to live by, yes? I first saw this phrase as part of a graffiti stencil; the words ‘Fuck Shit Up’ were accompanying a portrait of Frida Kahlo, a personal hero of mine, and I was so taken by the combination of the two that I started sketching my ideas for turning the motif into […]

Happy December! Lots of New Pin Up Art and Naughty Embroidery

Why hello there and happy December! It’s good to be back after my unexpectedly long hiatus (hello there concussion and appendix removal, you both suck and I miss derby). I’ve got a bunch of new, exciting pieces up in ye old Scarlet Tentacle shop, so if you want some sexy handmade goodness in your stocking […]