Hey Ego Death backers! My friends Damien Echols, David Stoupakis and Menton3 have an amazing Kickstarter project that just started. This is going to be a historic show/book so get... Read more
GEHENNA link correction
Sorry, the last link I sent was broken! Here is the right one: http://kck.st/1BQw9PM
GEHENNA: Where Death Lives
Hey everybody. I'm posting this to help out a friend of mine with a really cool project you might dig.
Hiroshi Katagiri is an extremely talented makeup and effects artist... Read more
The end is REALLY near
Well, I'm down to my last 40 rewards! That may sound like a lot but believe me, it's nothing compared to the 400 I already shipped! Since my... Read more
The home stretch
So I got the funeral armbands silk screened and ready to assemble. You name it sketches are also happening this week as well as any other final order... Read more
Ego Death catalogs are finally finished!
While I am still behind in getting the "you name it" sketches finished and out the door, I am happy yo announce that the Ego Death catalogs have... Read more
The End is Near!
First off, I want to thank you all for your patience with getting your rewards. While I have shipped out most of them, there is still a chunk... Read more
Poison bottles have shipped!
Just wanted to let you know that the Poison Bottles have all shipped (except for one for somebody who has not gotten me their shipping address).
Planchettes are... Read more
I got the glow lids for the poison bottles! I'm painting them now so for those who pledged for one, they will be shipping out next week.
I... Read more
Last Day For "I Like To Paint Monsters"- Post Production Kickstarter.....Ego Death Shipping Update!
Mike Correll's 2nd Kickstarter project to fund post production and film festival costs ends in 24 hours! I have created lots of new collectable items for him- many you... Read more
First books have shipped! Also- ILTPM Kickstarter part II!
I just wanted to let you know that the first of the Black Magick books with detailed Sharpie sketch have started shipping! I will get more out at... Read more
So close...and yet so far.
I just wanted to give you all a heads up on what has been going on. I am technically about 2 weeks behind on many rewards (and more... Read more
Change your password!
This is not an update for Ego Death (that will be coming soon). But a friend of mine just sent me this article about Kickstarter being hacked. It's... Read more
Shipping rewards- approaching the half way point!
Just a little note to let you know that while I am almost half way through with shipping of rewards that I am still a bit behind. Next... Read more
I just wanted to say happy new year and update you on shipping and stuff.
So first off: Happy new year!!!
Ok, so I got most of the... Read more
I have finally started the ball rolling on getting rewards shipments out! I am a little behind (but not too badly). I have already placed the order with... Read more
Started sending out the first of the reward surveys!
Just sent out the first of the surveys to get the rewards out. This is a daunting task so please bare with me on this! I will do... Read more
Ego Death Post Mortem
Well, the Ego Death show went off without a hitch and was more fantastic than even I had imagined. Not only were there a TON of people (one... Read more
Ego Death tonight!!!
I just wanted to send a quick update before the show tonight. I can't believe it is finally time!
I was just at the gallery last night. Everything... Read more
Ego Death- the big funeral show this Saturday Oct 26th 2013 at Copro gallery!
Hi, Ego Death backers! Here is the email I sent to my mailing list:
Well, it looks like the time is almost near- Ego Death is upon us!
We... Read more
Ego Death at Beyond Eden- a huge success!
The first roll out of the Ego Death show was a huge hit! TONS of people showed up as well as a lot of press! I got many... Read more
Ego death at Beyond Eden this weekend
It seems like only yesterday that I was launching the Kickstarter campaign for Ego Death. Well, the time has come for the FIRST Ego Death opening! This debut... Read more
I finally finished all of the paintings for the show and I am really happy with them! Being able to focus 100% on a show really makes all the... Read more
I know I said I would be sending out surveys by this point but in all honesty I have not had time. All of my energy has been... Read more
Hello, my friends.
I just wanted to check in since I haven't posted an update since the big day. I still don't think it has sunk in all the way!... Read more
FUNDED! Ego Death goes over 70K!!!
Well, this has been one of the craziest things I have ever experienced. That last 5 minutes just about gave me a heart attack!
Thanks to all of your generous... Read more
2 hours to go!
Hey, everybody! The Ego Death Kickstarter project ends in 2 hours!
Your continued support and shares are allowing me to take this thing through the roof! I will give more... Read more
New Stretch Goal!
New Stretch Goal! If we hit $70,000 within the next 24 hours, everybody who donates $100 or more will get a FREE signed, limited edition 8x10'"mini print of the centerpiece... Read more
Ego Death Hits $60,000! 25 hours to go!
Well, Ego Death hit it's first stretch goal- thanks to you! Now EVERYBODY who has donated will get a secret link to a compilation video of both Ego Death openings... Read more
If we reach $60,000, EVERYBODY who donated in any amount gets a secret link to a compilation video of both Ego Death openings (shot and edited by Mike Correll) and... Read more
Ego Death Hits It's Goal!
WOW!!! Thanks so much for everybody's support, donations and shares! You made it happen! I am really touched.
I was not sure I would be able to raise this much... Read more
Over 50 G's! Stretch goal ideas?
Ego Death has hit over $50,000!!! Still about $5,000 to go but I think we can do it!
Since it is close enough to look like I may... Read more
Wowee! Ego Death hits $49,000!
I am beyond blown away at the support you have all given this project. THANK YOU!!!
I wanted to mention something that a lot of people have been... Read more
8 days to go, $17,075 more to raise and lots of new rewards!
The Ego Death Kickstarter project is 69% funded with only 8 days to go! Thanks so much for your pledges and shares. You are making this project happen!
I... Read more
63% funded, 11 days to go and killer new rewards!
Ego Death has now gone over the $35,000 point! That is 63% funded! Please continue to spread the word to your social media friends and anybody you think might be... Read more
New Rewards! Dan Henk tattoo!
Ego Death is 61% funded!
Master tattoo artist Dan Henk has agreed to donate an 8 hours tattoo session to the project as a reward! He's only charging $800 for... Read more
Ego Death is now 58% funded! This is the stressful part- the plateau after the initial rush I keep hearing about. As a way to try and keep... Read more
New reward! Tommy Lee Wendtner/Chet Zar collaborative painting!
World renowned tattoo artist Tommy Lee Wendtner has graciously agreed to collaborate with me on three 8x10" monster paintings for the Ego Death Kickstarter project! Tommy is a... Read more
Ego Death breaks $30,000, new under painting.
Thanks to all of you who have supported this project, the Ego Death project has hit just over $30,000- that means it is 54% funded!
But now comes the hard... Read more
Ego Death is 51% funded!
The Ego Death project has passed the 50% mark. Thank you, everybody!
To celebrate the occasion, I would like to share a pic of this study for a painting that... Read more
Ego Death under painting
I started the centerpiece painting for the show last night. This is the under painting. The canvas is 36x48".
The show is still developing. New ideas are happening every day.... Read more
"Ego Death" study
Here is a 5x7" rough study for the painting that will be the centerpiece of the show. I will paint it 36x48" and it will have lots more creepy guys... Read more
We hit the $10,000 mark!!!
Thanks to everybody who has donated, the Ego Death project has just reached over $10,000! I am truly honored by the outpouring of support.
Please continue to spread the word.... Read more
New Reward- ORIGINAL PAINTING FROM THE SHOW
Pledge $5000 or more and get an original painting from the show priced $5,000 or under. Also includes GLOW IN THE DARK EGO DEATH TALKING BOARD PLANCHETTE+LILY+ARMBAND+CATALOG