Tag: art

Lights… Camera… Claymation! MOCHA Summer Art Camp 2016

Brandy Gardner directed the kids to make 20 pieces of magic, in 5 workshop sessions at the Museum of Children’s Arts in Oakland in July 2016. When you watch these, you should know that an awful lot of work was done behind the scene to polish them.  Imagine seeing these with no pauses in the




Frankenstein, goblins, and roller coasters share an important day.

The day is: June 16! Every day of the year has an anniversary for Important Things in history. June 16, 1816, was an important day for the British poet Lord Byron.  He gathered some friends to share ghost stories, and then they wrote their own. That’s how Mary Shelley was inspired to write Frankenstein.  It




Kid’s art is heating up with MOCHA summer camp and O.Y.A. workshops.

What’s hot this summer? Goblinarium has the scoop!  Brandy serves it up with sprinkles on top: Oakland’s Museum of Children’s Art has summer camp activities from June 15 – August 21, 2015. They include three awesome camps with Brandy: Art Mechanics: When science and art meet. Animate, Illustrate, Create: The basic fundamentals of cartooning, illustration




Goblinarium app out now. Dragons on the loose – go play with them!

These dragons are too hot to handle, whether they breathe fire or just blow bubbles. June 1, 2015, in the Apple App Store:  “Goblinarium” is the first app from our studio, Goblinarium.com.  Our creatures were on display for two months at Google in San Francisco, and now you can download them for free. Morti is




Liam from Hawaii loves his Goblin house!

Once in a while, we get the joy of sending a magical experience to a kid far away.  Here’s Liam’s Goblin House – “A kit to make a magical house for your favorite fairy, dragon or goblin:” Hi – thought you’d enjoy these photos of my 7 year old grandson and his delight with the




Google show news, Joel’s music, and more.

“It makes me want to dance!”  That’s what Brandy said.  One listen to Joel St. Julien’s demo music made the decision… we couldn’t imagine publishing without him. Our ad for a composer got tremendous response. Tons of talented musicians applied.  We narrowed them down to a dozen with the best skills.  6 were contacted, and




A home for a Goblin – a light, fun christmas project for Brandy.

Brandy’s nephew got a cool hand made present for christmas.  It matches her nieces’ Fairy house – but it’s a pretty good bet this house is going to host lego men and army men as much as goblins or other magical creatures of the woods. You could call it mixed media.  It has wood and