I recently got an email from a student who needed to know 16 facts about me for a school project. He said the facts could be anything, so here is what I gave him, in case you find yourself faced with a similar project. Erik P. Kraft . . . 1. Has 6 pet chickens [...]
Category Archives: Books
My friend Nicolle and I are working on a graphic novel/webcomic type thing. We have finally decided on how the characters should look. So, presenting Tabs and Dizzy. We’re not quite there yet, but when we are, the comics will be posted at The Cats In The Alley Tumblr.
When I was in grad school, people were very big into Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. So much so, that it made a little resistant to it. I am of the belief that the more people gush about something, the less likely I am to enjoy it (mainly because nothing, however good, lives up to [...]
I’m not 100% sure what this page is all about (though Google Translate is fun as found poetry, if nothing else), but the pictures in the books they feature are beautiful.
Here’s a post over on Brain Pickings about my favorite kid’s book of all time, Ounce Dice Trice. I absolutely love everything about this book. It’s essentially nothing but word play inside with illustrations by Ben Shahn. If you just like the sounds of certain words, or thinking about silly names for things, this is [...]