RuPaul’s DragCon Recap

It wasn’t difficult to pull together a little entourage for DragCon and together, we topped up with champagne before stepping into wonderland. The West Hall was packed with members and supporters of the… Continue reading

RuPaul’s DragCon

Oh my god, I am going to lose my mind! This weekend marks the first, EVER drag convention! I don’t know why RuPaul didn’t think of it sooner but thank goodness it’s here… Continue reading

Dunbar + Daughter : Brown Bomber Belgian Ale

Now that I have a break in between projects, I’m so happy to be able to brew again with my father! This isn’t our first Brown Bomber ale but it’s definitely improved with… Continue reading

Hello Kitty Con : Lovely Kitty Wonder

Thanks to the steady flow of work, it’s been a while since I’ve put up a post and sadly I’d forgotten to post the fashion pics from Hello Kitty Con! That being said,… Continue reading

Hello Kitty : 40th Anniversary at JANM

Here in Los Angeles, Sanrio celebrates the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty with an exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo. Looking at Kitty through a historical and sociological lens,… Continue reading

Alta Cocina : The Pop Up Feast

  After a year in the planning, my dear friends, Erin-Lee and Darren Skilton, have finally pulled off their first pop up dinner, Alta Cocina! Erin, a successful casting agent/producer and Darren, a… Continue reading

MOO For You

Not too long ago, a woman from one of my LinkedIn groups asked a question regarding business cards namely whether or not anyone still used them and if they were truly effective. My… Continue reading

Dunbar + Daughter : The Bee Keep

Nothing says summer like home brewed beer and my father and I have been as busy as bees so to speak. When I was in London, I sampled a tasty honey beer and… Continue reading

The Honey Eaters

  While in London, I got completely carried away with all of the toile I saw visiting the Victoria and Albert (V&A). They were very complex and oh so whimsical. I wanted to… Continue reading

Ariel Beauty Packaging Elements for Walgreens

Originally posted on janene dunbar portfolio:
I was asked to create sophisticated packaging elements for Disney’s Little Mermaid adult beauty rangeĀ  for Walgreens. What I didn’t know was that my Ariel character illustrations…

Barbara Schuppe’s Wearable Icons

Every year my mother and I make a pilgrimage to one of the most underrated California events, The Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach. A carefully curated collection of artists and craftspeople nestled in… Continue reading

Art Masters Jewelry

When I first saw Art Masters rings on Etsy, I was only focusing on the beautiful Modern Vintage Black Gold and Diamond Solitaire Ring. After checking out the rest of their store, I… Continue reading

Adventures in Brewing.

When I was a little girl, my dad was always brewing or fermenting something; beer, wine, champagne, etc. Thanks to him, I got a pretty refined palate for the varietals and a penchant… Continue reading

You Say Hello And I Say Goodbye

Sad to say, this will be my last post regarding London as I’ve finally made my way back to the states. I’ve got to give it up to the people of the UK… Continue reading

Rural Marrakech + Jardin Issil

The last two days of my journey took me to Yves Saint Laurent’s Jardin Marjorelle, five star camping at the Jardin Issil and a day long excursion into the Berber populated mountains of… Continue reading