Monthly Archives: January 2016

Project Perdido (working title) is a visual novel style game made in collaboration with Josh Mccoy and Mike Treanor at American University, and the ETS. The game uses Ensemble for deep social simulation and WebStory for the visual novel engine. The project aims to assess cross-cultural competency in the players interacting with the system. Status: Initial […]

Project Perdido

This quilt is the March 2016 Quilt of the Month for the Modern Quilt Guild. The design is based on a Quilt Design of the Day (QDAD). The inspiration came from city streets after a rain, where the lights of cars and lamps reflect along the puddles of water. The […]

City Lights

Sonder is an early stage project in collaboration with Josh McCoy and Mike Treanor. As role-playing game (RPG) fans, we are all interested in creating an RPG in which the social interactions make a difference in the world. To do this, we are leveraging the work we have done on the […]


Addie’s Patchwork Playground is a grant-funded game being created in collaboration with Christopher Totten at American University. The game is part of a series of games that each study an artist or artists and assets are created in the same style using the same method as the featured artist(s). Addie’s Patchwork Playground looks […]

Addie’s Patchwork Playground

These blocks were created for the BeeSewcial group. January’s inspiration was linear improvisational form. The color direction we were given were deep yellow/golds, light to medium greys, warm whites, and a pop of pink, red, or orange.

Inspired by Cafe Terrace at Night by Van Gogh, the warp is a hand-dyed yarn by Haute Knit Yarns (Signature of the Season), and the weft is by Kismet Fiber Works (Blue Ridge Banjo).

Cafe Terrace

I’m learning mixed media, and this was the warm up exercise. Watercolor crayon, watercolor pens, ink, collage, acrylic paint, paint pen, stamps. Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Warm Up

A Christmas present for a truly inspirational friend. Her motto for 2016 is Dream It & Do It. She is inspired by the ocean, and the colors were chosen based on that. Letters created using the paper-piecing pattern by From Blank Pages. Dimensions: ~17″ x 18″

2016 Motto

I enjoyed how the colors of the weft yarn went through the colors of a sunset into twilight. Afterwards I saw the yarn was titled “Sand painting” which I thought was also fitting.