Year of the Black Water Dragon!

© Images by Barkada(ko) Art + Design

Graphic by © Barkada(ko) Art + Design, 2012

This is an extra special year!  We’re hoping that it will be extra-lucky for us as Arlene is a Dragon!  Woohoo!

Wishing you all prosperity and fulfillment in the new year!  Here’s to 2012!

Interview with Ardith on “The Art Directed Life”

© Photo and Art by Ardith Ibañez Nishii

I am proud to be featured this week on the art blog, “The Art Directed Life.”

(The story behind the photo: Here’s a collage that I created with one of my illustrations.  I felt weird submitting a picture without my son, Cedro, so I included his sippy cup.  (a) He is obsessed with Lightning McQueen right now, and (b) I have been known to drink the rest of his drinks at the end of the day straight from his cup.)