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The Week in Pictures: 7.31.09

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week in pictures nubby twiglet typography


Summer calls for striped socks paired with ridiculous shoes and new reading material.

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography


Sometimes inspiration shows up in very unlikely places (like J. Crew catalogs). I loved the colors and handwritten type treatment in these.

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography


Not that you can tell from these photos, but it was 106 degrees in Portland a few days ago. Totally unfathomable. My brother and I couldn’t take it any longer (I was sitting in my office trying to do freelance while dripping with sweat!) so we drove downtown and wandered through air conditioned stores.

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I was particularly impressed with the lighting set-up in Anthropologie.

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography


I’m on a major promo kick at the moment. These postcards just arrived and I just did a prototype of my media kit in a book format. Tune in on Monday for the outcome!

I don’t really know where this week went. Between juggling freelance and painting the dining room with my brother (cue disaster; it’s a good thing we’re ripping out the carpet because he kept dropping the roller and the floor is covered in paint!) the days have completely evaporated. I can’t believe it’s already August tomorrow….

How was your week?





What I Wore: 12.20.08

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I ventured out earlier today to take these pictures and it was painfully cold! We’re in the midst of a crazy storm here in Portland. These pictures don’t show the half of it, but there have been huge winds coming through with icy bits of snow blowing everywhere. I live on a busy road and there’s barely any traffic at all. Everything is so still right now.

nubby twiglet what i wore fashion style

nubby twiglet what i wore fashion style

nubby twiglet what i wore fashion style

nubby twiglet what i wore fashion style

nubby twiglet what i wore fashion style

What I wore:

Red coat, vintage
Dress (underneath), H&M
Wool beret, H&M
Tights, Nordstrom
Purse, Miu Miu
Gloves, GAP
Boots, Harley (with custom treads)

Enjoy the rest of your weekend (and stay warm)!




The Week in Pictures: 12.19.08

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week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

When it snows, I have the best footprints around! I got custom Vibram treads put on these boots back in 2005 by my favorite NYC cobbler and they have served me well!

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

ARCTIC BLAST 2008!!! (according to the local news stations) has been fun. Portland normally doesn’t get snow before Christmas. And, since I’ll be spending the holidays in Phoenix, it’s been nice enjoying the near constant dusting of white powder. The storm hit us hard this weekend and it was fun roaming through Downtown, which looked like a ghost town.

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

It’s been so consistently cold that I finally pulled out my red leather insulated gloves. They’re GAP circa 2004 and super cozy. There’s nothing like a burst of color to brighten boring black winter clothes up!

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

I’m still a bit obsessed with these oddly cool red glasses. Not obsessed enough to get lenses put in and wear them out in public, but you know…

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

week in pictures nubby twiglet typography

I’ve been working on my updated PDF portfolio over the last few weeks and my goal is to have it ready for download sometime in January. Productivity rules!

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It’s supposed to snow some more this weekend!!
How was your week?




What I Wore: Halloween 2008


This year, I went as Minnie Mouse for Halloween, partly because I already had everything (besides the headband, false eyelashes and black lipstick) in my possession! My outfit was a bit more schoolgirl Minnie / vintage Mouseketeer than the standard.

What I wore:

Dress with belt, vintage
Red bowtie, Loulou Loves You
Minnie Mouse headband, vintage
Wool jacket, Love & Glamour
Cotton crinoline, vintage
Knee highs, unknown
Bow wedges, Corsocomo
Patent Purse, Miu Miu

The party was insanely packed and the costumes were amazing! My favorite part every year is the ‘photo booth.’ There’s a real photographer that snaps your pictures against a backdrop and they print out for you to keep.


The first set was with Lee (he was a hippie burnout! SO FUNNY!), and Todd & Alex from the Nemo photo department.


In the second set, my brother jumped in, along with Axl Rose and a skeleton girl!


As the night goes on, the photos naturally get more crazy. This is pretty represenative of how the party was looking at midnight!

I hope you had a fantastic Halloween! I was warm, comfortable and people could actually tell who I was (unlike last year when I was Steve Perry) so all in all, it was a great night!




Nubbytwiglet.com Art Retrospective at Nemo Design: Recap


Fellow Nemoites (Austin & Alex) made this video of my art show! Talented boys!

On October 3rd, my solo art show opened at Nemo Design in Portland, Oregon. This was markedly different from previous ones in that it showcased 30 pieces from all three of my series.

Thank you to everyone who trekked through the rain to the show! Friends, ex-bosses, coworkers, family members, gallery curators and college chums all made appearances. It totally blew me away! Words cannot describe the feeling of being surrounded by so many people I care about on such an important night!

Nemo is seriously the best place ever to work at, but even better, they let me showcase my personal work in their long, pristine, white-walled hallway.

I also had a big ol’ merch table and Lee Z was nice enough to sell the wares. Awww!

Kaebel of Sequential Art Gallery also stopped by. He is the man that is responsible for me showing art in the first place!

Friends from the high school and college years also showed up. Dani (above right) has been one of my closest sidekicks for 10+ years, along with Erin (bottom center).

An extra special thank you goes out to the Nemo photo studio employees who tended bar for 4+ hours. I love you! Also, thanks to all the Nemo-ites who purchased work, to Auntie Nubs for taking photos, Lee for the hours he spent hanging my work and printing shirts, my two gallery curators Kaebel and Cathie Joy for stopping by, Austin for the video editing, the cute Portland girls who came up and told me that they faithfully read my blog(!), Tyler for helping with the show setup, the mysterious Big Gay Wizard for suddenly appearing, to Dani for entertaining Lee & I on our way home, to Erin for putting up with my antics since 1995, and to Nemo for giving me a chance to show my work!