I just wanted to make a quick post to wish everyone a Happy Halloween—even though it’s a little late. Also, I made a video as a thank you to everyone who helped me celebrate my first annual NERDIWEEN event. Right as I was posting the last NERDIWEEN tutorial, I learned that Nerd•ily has 50 WordPress […]Read more "HAPPY HALLOWEEN! "
Can you believe that tomorrow is Halloween?? I’m astonished myself! We’ve come a long way since Week 1, and now it’s time to put all of that celebrating together to make All Hallow’s Eve delightfully devilish. Since this week’s theme is Hocus Pocus, I stuck with all things Salem, since the movie takes place there. […]Read more "NERDIWEEN Week 4: Wicked Good Treats"
Here we are: at the end of all things. This season has just flown by, and I can’t wait for the new one to premier. What a crazy ride it has been! In Part 1 of “Movie Magic,” each artist was given a script and a storyboard created by director and Face Off, Patrick Tatopolis. […]Read more "Face Off Digest: Ep. 14–Movie Magic Parts 1 & 2"
Here we are: the week of Halloween. Can you believe it? Well, I have definitely saved the best for last, because this week we are celebrating the ultimate Halloween film: Hocus Pocus. Since the movie takes place on Halloween night, I thought it was only appropriate to wait until this particular week. But Hocus Pocus […]Read more "NERDIWEEN Week 4: It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus!"
We all want to honor our dead, especially our favorite pop culture figures. From Snape to Sam Winchester (season 5), the death of a beloved fictional character can be hard. But hey, that’s what Day of the Dead is for: it’s a time for rememberance. In this tutorial, I’ll show you a great way to […]Read more "NERDIWEEN Week 3: Ofrenda de Nerd•ily"
Since I was a kid, I have always been fascinated with El Día de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead. This Mexican celebration doesn’t really need an introduction nowadays, but when I was younger, it was just a footnote in the history books when we discussed Halloween traditions. But honestly, El Día de […]Read more "NERDIWEEN Week 3: ¡Feliz El Día de los Muertos!"
Picture it: Halloween, 2015. You’re coming home late from work, and you’re even more late to your friend’s Halloween party. You’re gearing up to head out, except you don’t have a costume. You would stop off at one of those pop-up Halloween shops, but you’re strapped for cash, and the party is in 15 minutes. […]Read more "NERDIWEEN Week 2: Simply Magical Costumes"