Thursday, September 17, 2009

Stuff and Nonsense

Ever found yourself working on something and not even sure why?

The other night when I was aimlessly wandering the internet, I stumbled across this cute little advertising gimmick that Lay's has come up with here.

Webisode #11 is my favorite.

They also offer you the fun little time waster of creating your own avatar. I created several. This one is one of my favorites.

A little while back I discovered this amazing website called This wonderful lady offers all kinds of little free goodies and kick butt fonts and so forth and so on. Among these fonts are incredible little doodles that people draw and submit for her to make them into fonts.

Yep, I am a sucker for fonts and doodles so I downloaded several sets of them...and wasted quite a bit of time playing with them as can be seen from the evidence below:
So what do these two things have to do with each other?

Well, I got into my head that I wanted to create a lovely little world for my cute little avatar. So this evening, instead of doing anything useful...I did this:
Needless to say I was unable to concentrate on anything actually worthwhile. What can I say, it was fun and I think it turned out rather cute.


  1. haha this is exactly the sort of thing that I do when I'm supposed to be writing a paper or doing homework! its so hard to stop once you start...I swear.

    I love your name by the way...I was always a huge fan of East of Eden and for the longest time wanted to name my first daughter Abra! I've never actually met anyone with the name tho.