A small request
Your book has shipped and has already began reaching some of you. If it hasn't reached it, it should do so this week or the next.
May I... Read more
The End of Winter is Shipping
Today is Kickstarter fulfillment day, #Jörgits & The End of Winter is shipping to you. The new binding is beautiful.
If you want a copy but didn't back for book,... Read more
Packing & Shipping
I'm happy to announce that we're preparing to ship the books out on Friday. They have been delivered to John DeMerrit for rebinding and are scheduled to be done by... Read more
The Book Doctor
I traveled to meet with John DeMerritt last week. He's a bookbinder located here locally in Emeryville. His workshop does beautiful work. John has agreed to work with... Read more
Houston, We Have a Problem
The books arrived yesterday as scheduled from India. I was hoping to announce that we would begin shipping them out to you next week as planned. Unfortunately, when we began... Read more
Jörgits Dancing, Rewards & Japan
Introducing Jörgits Dancing!!! I'm excited to preview one of the new Jörgits projects that we've been working on. It's a dancing game in the tradition of Dance Dance Revolution, but for... Read more
The past couple of weeks I've been zipping back and forth through Bangalore traffic to work with KolorKode, the printer I chose to print the book. I've read through copy... Read more
Reward Surveys & Chapter Headings
I just sent out the reward surveys this morning. Please fill them out and get them back to me as soon as possible. It will assist me in keeping the... Read more
New Illustrations & A Real World Adventure
It's March and it's illustration month in the offices of TANK & BEAR. I've been having a wonderful time completing the new illustrations for the book. I've been experimenting with... Read more
Process and Travel – The Jörgits in Nepal
I've been been in Nepal for the past month half conducting research for the next Jörgits Novel while working on the new illustrations for book 1. Here is one the underlays... Read more
Level Up: Kickstarter 2 Complete
Thank you everyone for backing.
It was a long month but I made it through thanks to your support.
Week three was the hardest when the ticker was stuck... Read more
Two hours to go!
We have just two hours left of the Kickstarter. Please share the project on Facebook and Tweet. We're funded but it would be great to reach a few more people. We're... Read more
Thank You everyone for your pledges, as of half an hour ago we reached our minimum funding goal.
In the 40 hours remaining I'll keep pushing. Let's see how far... Read more
49 hours to go.
I woke up at three in the afternoon today. I'm still tired but it's time to get back on the horse. We're still a few 600 dollars short... Read more
The Christmas-Card-a-thon has ended.
24 hours of drawing completed. 90% funded and too many cards to count in my delirious state. Thanks Everyone for pledging and for coming along for the ride. Here are... Read more
Last Four Hours of the Christmas-card-a-thon
We're in the last four hours of the Christmas Card-a-thon. The last hours have been long. I got very tired around 12.00 P.M, but I've caught a second wind, after... Read more
15 Hours in! Still Kicking Strong
I'm continuing to average one card an hour and I get re-fueled each time a new backer pledges. Thanks Everyone. I really appreciate all the cheering on that's happening on... Read more
10 hours down. 14 More to go
Here are the cards from the last four hours. Things are heating up a bit. We're 75% funded. I'd like to get to a 100% today, let's we can make... Read more
The First Six Hours
The Jörgits Christmas Card-a-thon is in full swing. Here are the first six Christmas cards. I've been drawing non-stop for the past six hours. My shoulders are getting a little... Read more
Christmas-Card-a-thon Preparations & 4 days left
Synchronize your watches! Today at 8.30 P.M Eastern Standard Time, 5.30 Pacific Time (December 17, 6.00 A.M India time) the Jörgits Christmas Card-a-thon begins. I will be drawing Christmas... Read more
The Christmas Card-a-thon
On Tuesday, December the 17th, for 24 hours straight (or until I collapse) I will be designing Christmas cards to raise pledges for the campaign.
People who pledge to the... Read more
Yikes! Now what do I do?
I've written a part two to my earlier Kickstarter Article. This one is about the lessons I learned from producing my first Kickstarter project. I've included an excerpt below. You... Read more
The Jörgits on Medium
If you don't have an iPad, you probably haven't had an opportunity to read any of the story. To change that I've published the first two chapters on Medium.
Chapter... Read more
The Pop-Up Exhibition
We had a little Pop-Up exhibition and book preview today in our apartment in Mysore. My wife Michelle is painter. Though we don't work together creatively most of the time, we... Read more
Advent Calendar Wallpaper
Growing up one of my favorite parts of Christmas was the Advent Calendar. Each year we would get a new one at the start of the holiday season. Sometimes they... Read more
Ready, Set, Go!
I just wrote an article about my experiences of running a Kickstarter. I thought I would share it with you. If you're ever thinking of running one of... Read more
Anyone can draw!
I stopped drawing somewhere around the age of seven or eight. It's around the time when we begin to look around and notice that some our classmates are "talented" and... Read more
Work in Progress – The Whirl Pool
I wasn't kidding when I said the I would spend the day drawing for the next 30 days. Here's an illustration that I'm currently working on. It's a scene from... Read more
30 Days of Creativity
It's going to be a creative month. During my first Kickstarter I spent all my waking time glued to Facebook and frantically writing emails and updates. This time around things... Read more