Tuesday, December 23, 2008

merry christmas to all

and to all a good bunch-o-drinks.
happy holidays, and much love from your friendly neighbourhood pervert.

gift wrapping is fun

Saturday, December 20, 2008

t-minus 5 days...

and another one is finished.

acrylic on canvas


Monday, December 15, 2008

10 days till xmas

and i have one gift finished...
someone is screwed. i wont tell you who, but i can give you a hint.

that person... is me.

24"x 36"
acrylic on canvas

Thursday, December 11, 2008

late night sessions are the best sessions

so what happens to vicki when she stays up until 4am, and then paints for 5 minutes?

this does.

i should be nocturnal.
it might prove to be more productive.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

back to the drawing. bored.

so the craft sale was a complete bust, but that just means i have a shit ton of stuff to bring to the rage on thursday, when i'll be doing a drop off of stock, and pick up of cheque from last months successes.

since i'm so finished and sick of sewing for a while, it's back to what i have missed for so long: my sketchbook and scraggle pens.

here's some fanart for the hilarious toronto duo nirvana the band.

and this. THIS. is a pony.

Friday, November 28, 2008

holy crap, more.

elephants are cute, and i have an obsession with tentacles.
lets hope that other people share my interests and take these pals home with them at the craft sale...
*hope hope hope*

Thursday, November 27, 2008

christmas cards for saaaale

come see me at the craft show next sat, dec.6th. at thomas street middle school, 2640 thomas street in mississauga. sale is from 10-3, so come one, come all, to a land of wonder, crafts, and old people.
prints, plush, pins, and puppies for sale! minus the puppies...
buy some cards for your family and friends, for a reasonable price*.

* while supplies last
(i must be kidding myself)

Monday, November 24, 2008


i'm quickly running out of time before the craft sale on the 6th, and should be spending every waking moment at my machine, but alas, i suck at life.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

b-cards and re-tail

last sunday, i placed an order with overnightprints for some business cards that i can use for the regular, pretentious, cocky means of handing out to people, but it doubles as a backing to attach my pins, and make them look somewhat legit.

they arrived at my doorstep today, and delivered by one smoking hot ups guy, no less... but i digress..
they look marvelous, and vicki is pleased.

and so, the dual purpose of b-card/pinback works wonders, and i look somewhat like a mature, reasonable "artist"

as you may know, i have a craft sale coming up on december 6th in missisauga, so horray!

and on top of that, the wonderful people at the rage have been so kind as to take some of my hideous items and sell them in their kensington market shop. i'll be dropping by on thursday to hand over my children, (pins, tote bags, uglyfaced cubes) and hope for the best, so you should perhaps take a gander if you're in the neighbourhood.

do it. please?

Saturday, November 8, 2008

this is what i do on my weekends

i dont go out.
i sew.
day one:

Monday, November 3, 2008

sacks, please.

totes are in, gloves are off, balls are out.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Friday, October 24, 2008

zoo date

hit up the ol' toronto zoo yesterday, and left with more photos than drawings.
photo count: 186
drawing count: 1
shame on me.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

byebye sanity

hello slob town.

lots of sewing, lots of product, not enough cleanliness...

Friday, October 17, 2008

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

more crafts

well, i signed up for a christmas craft show on Dec.6th at thomas street middle school in missisauga. the sweet-as-pie grade 8 teacher who arranged it found me on etsy and asked if i would be interested in joining, in which i responded HECK YES.
so here's one of the many items i am going to be selling:

i figured since it was a christmas sale, it would be in my best interests to make some christmas items. hence, the plush tree ornaments that i whipped up tonight, amongst other things (holy productive moly)

i will also be making holiday cards, more pins, more plush, more purses, some prints, some original artwork, and more (i hope).
i will post more progress soon.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

what an industry of dicks.

My name is *** and I am inquiring about licensing your work for a new iphone application. We would like to use some your designs if possible for the project.

Your works along with other artists would be used for a new art play game. The game would be a mix of slot machine meets exquisite corpse and we would love to have you part of the project.

If this sounds interesting to you or would like more information please contact me at ***




Hey there ***!

That sounds interesting, how did you find my artwork, and which designs do you like?
Also, what kind of compensation do you give the artists for licensing of artwork?
And tell me more about this exquisite corpse project, you've peaked my interest...

Thanks for the email!
Take care!!



I found your artwork on illustration mundo, and really liked your sketch work. The budget is 50 dollars for the rights to use the work in the iphone project.

The applicatiton is an interactive art gallery on the iphone. Artists submit a single character design that is divided into 3 regions. Users then take artists designs and mash them up to create new creatures. It's a fun casual experience that promotes the artists at the same time.

We have a template and can work with existing designs.

Hope this clarifies the project. Let me know if this will work for you or if you have anymore questions.



...are you serious?

Monday, September 29, 2008

pigs on the wing

so i never knew it would be this difficult to get back into the swing of things after starting a shitty part time job, but i think i'm getting there. in my dry spell, i looked to my past sketchbooks for inspiration, and i remembered how much i liked pigs. SO:

here's a snippet of what i'm working on, more and more littles piggies to come.
acrylic and pencil crayon on wood panel from someone's basement.
approx 26x42

also, here's a giant toad i found in my window well the other day. he was peering in at me, so i saved him and brought him out to the ravine.
his name is henry.

Monday, September 22, 2008

more listings, more ugliness

Please excuse my absence, part time jobs can be a she-dog to get used to, but more work coming soon, i promise.

I have just listed a bunch of Fuglies on my etsy site, so take a gander! they need homes...

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

here's to personal work

please excuse the horrible photography, but here he is, in all his splendour:

chick dick
acrylic on canvas

Monday, September 8, 2008

going once... going twice...

to the gentleman in the red dress.

so i went to AWOL today to pick up my artwork, but to my surprise, i was handed a check instead. i suppose that means someone enjoys old people in bathing suits enough to fork out $400 for the pair.

go figure. i guess that means i'm not alone...

does it... guys?

Saturday, September 6, 2008

getting back to my soiled roots

that's enough cute felt plush for now, it's time for a mud bath.

coming soon to a 16x36 canvas near you, the new, the improved:
chick dick
because why the hell not.
and because i said so.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

makin' love to the CTV

you know those times when you're super bored, and think it's a good idea to google your own name?
well, i reached that point, and found THIS ARTICLE!

Here's my excerpt:

Vicki Nerino's Fuglies
Demonstrating that there is definitely a cute side to the attractively-challenged, Vicki Nerino's Fuglies are little plush creatures you can pin on your shirt or purse or carry around simply for comfort. Vicki has a vivacious sense of child's play to her work. She handed me her card, which declared "The Pants Have Come Off"!

i like it when random people ask you questions and turn out to be writers for CTV.

jumping on the etsy-mobile

well, i've gone and done it.

so there.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

volume order

time + patience + felt - blood = fuglies for sale! this weekend at FANEXPO!

here's the final product, what you can expect from me at the convention so come on down, pick one up and give him a loving home.

fuglies for the people.

traveling salesman, i am.

nothing short of an army.

a sea, one might even say.

complete with hand stamped cards.

not only do i have a massive stock of pins, i have a box of 8.5x11 prints for sale, just a few of my favourites. a certain bee may or may not be making another appearance...
AND a free gift with purchase, just cus im SUCH a nice guy.

so come one, come all! and you can meet the fonz and data from star trek with me, and touch their bums.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

back home, and ready to rumble

last night, i arrived at my doorstep at 6pm from my 5 week adventure in italy, and was awake for about 26 hours, trying to beat the jetlag, before i decided to call it quits and go to bed.
this morning, i was up at 6am, and now, i'm ready to conquer the world... or just a small uninhabited piece of land would do too i guess...

i would like to start working on some personal work now, some individual pieces, editorial, book covers, and the like. fun stuff, no massive projects, seeing as i had just finished a 16 page comic for chaos.

also, i have about 90 plush pins almost ready to go for fanexpo in a couple of weeks, so that's exciting also. i will take a photo upon their completion and post it soontime.

more to come from me soon, so keep posted.
or else.

anywho, here are a few more pages out of my italy sketchbook, hope you like.