I have six days left to fund my yearlong Cartoon Universe studio residency. I am over a third of the way to my goal, but I really need... Read more
New Project: A way to share your art!
I just launched a new project. This time, I'll be focusing less on my own creative effort and more on getting you (and everyone I can convince) to... Read more
Creation of Value
There's a line between getting your needs met and being able to give back. I think we're about to cross it with my current project.
Comicosm 2 is over 500%... Read more
New Project: A Gamified Cartoon Universe
Dearest Cartoonuum backers,
I hope your summers are off to a great start. I can't believe it has been almost two years since launching the Cartoonuum on Kickstarter. What a... Read more
New Project: My all original comic for $1!
Hello Cartoonuum backers!
You are the backers who started it all. Since this project closed, I have created four more variations on the Cartoon Universe theme. Today I am writing... Read more
New Project: Just the Favorites
Good news everyone!
I have launched a new project that will serve as the start of series of smaller, themed drawings. This first piece, "Just the Favorites," will be made... Read more
Gone Comic-Con (Read this one!)
Times are big in the art adventure that is my life.
On monday I fly to San Diego for my fourth year of Comic-Con! This year I am... Read more
Character Casting Call
Hey there beloved Backers!
I am working on my newest drawing, the Characternity. The goal is to create an even more detailed illustration of the [Complete Cartoon Universe!] By the... Read more
Feels like it took forever and ever - but the final rewards shipped this morning. The biggest prints are now working their way around the globe to my big backer's... Read more
Cartonuum II: The Characternity
Hello my lovely backers!
Work is progressing on my third encyclopedic pop art creation, the Characternity, and I am down to six days left to reach my funding goal.
Last... Read more
New website, zoomable image, prints ship next week.
I am writing to let you know that I have a new website. Go there to see a zoomable image of the completed Cartoonuum.
Last night I approved the final... Read more
Oh, Glorious Day
I am proud to say that the painting is finished and I am adjusting the image for print proofing. It has been a long, intense road and I... Read more
New Video and Project Update
Believe it or not, I'm still hard at work, finishing this painting. Over the past month and a half I've had a flu, two colds and a pulled... Read more
Incidentally, Update #13
The first of you should be receiving mail from me today. I've sent out postcards and envelops to all backers. I'm writing with some trepidation... I won't have the prints... Read more
I have 22 days to finish this piece.
That's very real. Today I drew 100 characters and then painted out all the parts of the picture that weren't working for... Read more
It's just now Tuesday. Since Saturday afternoon I have drawn 704 characters with a Sharpie, most of them attempted for the first time in my life. I'm watching characters come to life at... Read more
Set to work.
I spent the last day of my Kickstarter doing all the things I needed to do so that I can sleep deeply and wake up into full force work on... Read more
I can't express how amazing it is to feel this response to my work. I am flattered, honored and overall just blown away by your support and kindness. Thank you,... Read more
The work around the work.
Today I posted to calendar sites and emailed bloggers. I'm publicizing my show, which is Sunday October 23, at Treehouse Gallery, SF. I also decided to spend tonight creating a key for... Read more
Working in Fast Motion
Here's a short video of the Cartoonuum being painted. Thanks to Colin Reeves Fortney for shooting the footage. Thank you for all the pledges so far, I'm working hard to... Read more
My friend Colin Reeves-Fortney came over and shot some time lapse footage of the process today. Here's a still from the session. Thanks so much Colin!
I am elated with the support so far. Thank you all!
I went to San Francisco's Alternative Press Expo this weekend and got about 75 great Character Suggestions. I've been focusing on... Read more