PRINT EDITION IS CAMPAIGN IS LIVE! YAY!! :)
I just launched the campaign for the print edition! Check it out here:
Thank you all so much for making The Magician's Cat a reality and for... Read more
ePub and Mobi downloads are here!! Also Silent Auction and Print Edition News!!
Hey all! At last at last at last! Here are the download links for ePub and Mobi files for all your iPad, Kindle and ebook readers! Yay!!!! Thank you all... Read more
iPad and Kindle formatting - still cranking! Print Edition update!
Thank you guys all again so much for your patience on the ebook roll out!
I am still working on finalizing the formatting for downloads for iPad, Kindle... Read more
Still formatting? Still formatting! Getting close!
So very close! Roll out should be the PDF first, then epub versions for tablets and what not. The PDF will definitely hit April 1st, but optimized text... Read more
Formatting is Underway! Donation Pieces are on their way!
So this week I'm a computer jockey working on book formatting -- which means not a lot to show just yet...
However, I did finalize with Central Texas SPCA the... Read more
Last Inking! Last coloring!
This week has been GREAT for taking care of the last black and white illustration and wrapping up the coloring! I am so close to starting formatting I can almost... Read more
Magician's Cat to help homeless cats! More colorin' done!
Still truckin' on the last few illustrations...
But in other news, remember how I said in the campaign that I would donate two of the original illustrations to the Central... Read more
Closing in on coloring! The FINISH LINE IS IN SIGHT!
So I am down to just TWO paintings to complete color work and two more black and white pages to ink! This puts wrapping up the artwork by... Read more
I'm grabbing Teddy and heading into the coloring jungle!
So this week I've been working on catching up with coloring! Somehow I've plowed ahead and have a back log of 5 pages awaiting paints -- how the... Read more
Pencils pencils pencils!
I'm closing in on the LAST of the pencils! Only two pages left to go and I'll be an inking and painting machine! :)
Still Coloring... and sneaking in a show
Happy almost February!
I am still coloring away, and getting ready for a show on Feb 8th! If you are in the Austin area, I'll be at the Austin Flea... Read more
Mystery Snippets and Exciting Hard Copy News!
I usually shoot for the weekly update posting on Tues or Wed, but I'm a little late this week because I was hoping to get estimate news back... Read more
The Backers have spoken -- also cedar makes me zzzzzzzzz
So it looks like from the messages and comments that you guys prefer to leave an aura of mystery around the final artwork, so while I'll still be... Read more
Ornaments! Questions! ...and vague sneak peeks are vague... :)
I've finished a number of the title and end page ornaments and a few more pencils for the remaining pages. Which brings me to a question... I could... Read more
Border Ornaments and Happy Holidays!
So this week I've started some concepts for border ornaments and partial page spot illustrations. Below are some snaps of an opening title border I'm inking on today.... Read more
Quickie Update and new Inks
So this week I completed the inks for the mouse juggling illustration. I'm closing in on blocking out the plan for the last 4-5 pages and then hopefully some title... Read more
Moon dancing and Mouse juggling!
So this week I wrapped up the previous underpainting colors and completed a new pencil. I've also been packing for the Violet Crown Arts Fest show this weekend... Read more
The Ghost Mice Wish You a Happy Thanksgiving!
This week I got several things done:
- Finished the inks for the tea leaf reading illustration
- Added the two new black and white ink to the coloring pages!... Read more
Two Pages Penciled! Bats! Tea leaves!
So I've completed pencils for two pages and got the inks wrapped up on one of them. The finals of both of these will be full color, but... Read more
Just finished up the color work on the Ouija board illustration, and this week I'm hoping to get cracking on some new pencils! More soon! :)
Is he feeding or seasoning the fish?
So this week I've been working on color work for all the inks, starting with the fireplace and fish tank page. :)
...Next up, the Ouija party! ... Read more
Siamese Color and Halloween Update
Thank you all so much for the kind notes about the coloring pages! I'm glad it was a hit. :) If anyone would like to share their coloring... Read more
Trick or Treat! Some Halloween Cheer!
Yay! I just finished the coloring booklet for download! Happy Halloween!
It includes 9 pages in black and white and a snippet of the beginning of the story! (The last... Read more
What's going on out there??
Just wanted to quickly post some new inks!
It's terrible to be stuck in the house when the cute Siamese is out there!
Let's head on over to the library...
Um, as soon as Yoyo takes her head off the keyboard! If you live with a cat, you never compute alone! :)
Here's a first peek of the Magician's Library,... Read more
A little non-Magician's Cat news!
I should have some more pencils up soon, but I wanted to give a quick update on one of my other illustration projects.
My campaign for completing... Read more
Griffins! Gryphons! New color illo done!
Here's the latest color illustration - my first two page spread! And the first My Monster Reward - I hope you like these guys Esther!
When I originally... Read more
More critters are coming!
This one's for Esther! I am almost done with the next color illustration - a two page spread. Here's a little peek at one of the pencils!
Kickstarter has probably... Read more
The Kingly Rat done!
And here's the finished inks for the kingly rat! (I promise this will all make sense when the book text is added!)
I am still working on the library pencils,... Read more
The Kingly Rat pencils!
I am *almost* done with the finished inks on the next black and white illustration, but in the meantime, here's a peek at the pencils!
The clock's run out and it's officially funded!!
Thank you guys so much for making this happen! The Magician's Cat campaign made it's goal with some to spare! I'll be putting together the backer reward surveys today and... Read more
Holy Halloween Batman! Goal reached!!!
It's official!! The Magician's Cat just hit it's goal with 17 hours to spare! THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH!!!! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! I gotta go snuggle some black cats!!!!
Witch Learning to Tat art CLAIMED! Original art rewards UPDATED!
Whoa! Busy morning! A backer has just claimed the Witch Learning to Tat original art. It was combined with another pledge, so the only way for me to mark it... Read more
57% funded and 3 days left! +New original art reward!
Thank you all so much for sharing and supporting The Magician's Cat! We're at 57% funding and there's just 3 days left!
I'll be hustling to see how many more... Read more
Grim and Grimalkin reward level added!
I just added another piece of orignal art as a reward - one of the color paintings from my series of Halloween cards!
The project is rapidly moving... Read more
New pencils! Goblins!
We're 38% funded and there's just under 2 weeks left! I'm crossing my fingers and toes and I've started composition work on two of the color illustrations... Read more
Up to 30% funded! +Peek at Ghost Mice pendant!
As of today, the Magician's Cat is up to 30% funded and still truckin'! Thank you so much again for pledging and sharing this project with friends! Kickstarter... Read more
21% funded and Ghost Mice are now in color!
Happy Thurs! Just a quick update so say thank you again and to let you see the color art for the Ghost Mice pendant. I hope you like it! I... Read more