I suck at kickstarter
Lots of lessons learned this kickstarter. I am just not wired for this type of business model.
Maybe its a form of amateurishness or inexperience, who knows. I need... Read more
Printing Hardcover upgrade
I was originally going to go with a Sacramento printer but got a quote from a Chicago printer at a good savings. At the cost of a bit more time.... Read more
Print Set assembly
Hope everyone had a great Holiday.
Been assembling 500 print sets throughout Christmas break. Everyone with a physical copy gets a narrator head sketch with their print set and everyone... Read more
Another delay as Reza is unable to finish any pages
Waiting for the last 10 pages of ICHIDO from Reza on Friday I received the Facebook message that he would be unable to finish any of the book. I believe... Read more
Backgrounds, studies and 3D fan art.
One of my biggest problems with creating ICHIDO has been my ignorance of perspective. Been focusing on portraits for so long at the expense of any landscape work... Read more
3D ICHIDO Mecha
I forgot to include this in the last update. Please check out these 3D iterations of some of the ICHIDO mecha from artist Austin Bath. Really great stuff. His non... Read more
Movin' on up...
Finished moving yesterday and have had just enough time to unpack my artwork for a trip to Seattle and Emerald City Con. I will be at booth 604 all weekend along... Read more
Goodbye California, Questions and Acknowledgments.
GOODBYE CALIFORNIAThe last few weeks have seen some major life changes, I am moving to Astoria, Oregon (where I was born) in about two weeks. With my... Read more
Thank you all
Wow, 500 backers and 3 times my goal, Holy Smokes! Thank you everyone for helping to make ICHIDO BOOK ONE a reality. I am inspired by the response and enthusiasm for my... Read more
One Week Left
One week left and over $13,000. That is crazy. Thank you everyone for your support to the ICHIDO project. Only 1 week left and all the limited stuff is sold... Read more
Under the weather with a blind masseur.
I caught something at my last convention that has been battling for my health. Been drawing samurai's and armless girl feet when I can. Here is Zatoichi a blind masseur.... Read more
ICHIDO Page One
95% sure I'm gonna redraw this, for the 7th time. Did more digital mess about than I wanted, looks more painterly than I intended. My first comic page, more or... Read more
Page One Panel One
Thank you everyone for your patience while I figure out this sequential thing. I feel this really captures the look of ICHIDO on the first page. This was the 6th... Read more
inside front cover
Here is the inside front cover and a drawing of Jason Lee from my name is Earl. Page one is going up tonight. Thanks for pledging to the project. Here is... Read more
Television, Conventions and Sequential Anxiety
Hello and thank you everyone for your support of ICHIDO. I hope your thanksgiving's were wonderful and your Happy Holidays continue throughout the end of the year.
Last weekend I... Read more
Monday November 19th Update
Hello and thank you for all your support. This last week I have been introduced to an amazing group of people interested in becoming involved and taking ICHIDO in all kinds... Read more
Big Print International Shipping Update and Thank You.
Thank you everyone.I am awed by the support. It's great to see such a positive response to my ICHIDO project. Already half way to the goal in only three... Read more