Jerrod Maruyama “World of Evil”


Even evil has its cute side. I believe it!! Jerrod Maruyama‘s “World of Evil” is simply glorious. This piece will be available at Disney’s WonderGround Gallery on Saturday, October 11. Jerrod will be at the gallery from 11am – 1pm along with fellow artists Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Bryan Fyffe, Jeff Granito and Sydney Hanson.

For more details on the signing and participating artists, visit the event page.

Tonight! Jerrod Maruyama Artist Signing at WonderGround Gallery


On Friday, September 12 (5-7pm), Jerrod Maruyama returns to WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District for the release of his new piece ‘Date Night.’ The image will be available in a variety of different formats and offerings including limited edition 13″ x 15″ giclee’s, a deluxe print, postcard, magnet and compact.


You can also look for his new WonderGround Mickey and WonderGround Minnie pins! Jerrod notes that the pins are now available at World of Disney and Pin Traders in Downtown Disney.

100% Soft “Lil MacGuffins” at Bottleneck Gallery


Mac·Guf·fin: An object or device in a movie or a book that serves merely as a trigger for the plot

On September 12, 100% Soft‘s newest exhibition “Lil MacGuffins” opens at Bottleneck Gallery. “Lil MacGuffins” features pieces inspired by his favorite cinematic objects of desire, like the orb in Guardians of the Galaxy.


Or the $2 Million Dollars in No Country for Old Men.


Nathan Junior from Raising Arizona


The statue in The Maltese Falcon


The NOC List in Mission Impossible

100% Soft will have 10 new pieces in this exhibition; each 6″ x 6″ piece comes in an edition of 25. The opening reception takes place Friday, September 12 (7-10pm EST), and online sales begin on Saturday, September 13 (12pm EST).

Sneak Preview “Hello Kitty Crochet” by Mei Li Lee

Hello Kitty Crochet cover

Love Hello Kitty and cute amigurumi? Learn how to make your own Sanrio amigurumi friends with the new book Hello Kitty Crochet. Written by Mei Li Lee of the popular blog amiguruMEI, Hello Kitty Crochet features 25 cute and easy-to-make projects.

Hello Kitty Crochet Book Inside Page

Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or have never used a needle, you’ll find tons of helpful tips and tricks for creating kawaii handmade dolls.

Badtz Maru Hello Kitty Crochet

Here’s a sneak preview of a few of the character patterns that you’ll find in the book. Learn how to create your own Bad Badtz Maru and his friend Hana-Maru.

Pochacco Hello Kitty Crochet

Fans of old school characters will be pleased to see Pochacco is in there!

My Melody Hello Kitty Crochet

My Melody has always been one of my favorites.

Hello Kitty Crochet

Hello Kitty is looking cuter than ever! Hello Kitty Crochet will be available on September 16, but you can pre-order it from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. See where else the book is available at this link.