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
Help Make 2016 a Cartoony Year
I'm pursuing my most ambitious goal to date and I could really use your help. I'm going to spend 2016 creating my largest and most elaborate painting yet.... 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... Read more
New Project: A Gamified Cartoon Universe
Dearest Entire Cartoon Universe backers,
I hope your summers are off to a great start. I can't believe ten months have passed since launching this project on Kickstarter. The time... Read more
New Project: My all original comic for $1!
Dear Cartoon Universe backers!
I hope you are having a wonderful Spring. I am writing to tell you that today I am launching a new project: LYK and Bear!
This... Read more
New Project: Women Only
I hope you are enjoying your print of the Entire Cartoon Universe. This project remains the mark of the beginning of my work in New York and has... Read more
New Project: Just the Worst!
Hope you are enjoying your Characternity prints. This is just a quick note to let you know I have launched my second project of 2013. This will be... 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 up ONLY... Read more
New Year, New Ideas, New York Times
Happiest of New Years to you all! 2012 was an unbelievable journey and you contributed directly to my experience. Thank you so much. I am just amazed at what has... Read more
Well it has been a while. I survived Hurricane Sandy, though I am still waiting for the hot water to come back at my apartment building. It was... Read more
I'm still working to get the 60" prints juusssst right. Other than that, this project is looking pretty complete! I just sent each out you a .png of... Read more
To my lovely backers,
How long has it been? It feels like a year since I wrote.
Last Tuesday I got the 17" and 36" prints in the mail. On... Read more
Jump for Joy
Just a quick one.
I got my new business cards for Comic Con and I did a jump kick in front of my big print. Ta da!
Hope all is... Read more
New Website, Final Image Now Zoomable
I'm excited to say I have built a new website for the project and it has a fully zoomable image of the finalized piece! Feel free to share... Read more
One More Day
One more character and one more backer image are all I have left to add.
You're going to like this.
It's a big day. I sent the image to the printer to have the first proof made.
That means I have the weekend to keep working. Monday or... Read more
Very, very close. Last call for Characters.
I'm in the home stretch. Just the upper left corner to color, then I'll run through the whole picture adding details, hi-lites and a handful more characters. This is the... Read more
Interview with Bill Leff on WGN, Chicago
The hits keep on coming!
Tonight I did an interview with the amazing Bill Leff of Radio WGN, Chicago. Listen below.
This was after a full day of photographing, vectorizing,... Read more
I have drawn every character suggestion you sent (unless they were already in there) as well as all the characters you made me think of by association and random-cartoon-stream-of-consciousness.... Read more
The Great Character Slog
Since project's close I have drawn 328 characters into nine square drawings. Most of these are your suggestions or were inspired by those suggestions. I have 78 more characters to... Read more
Character Adding Rampage
Loving ALL of your suggestions.
Be sure to get those surveys in. And if you already got your survey in but thought of some more, add them as comments on... Read more
Holy Rusted Metal... Batman
I'm just waiting to hear back from about 45 more backers, but... wow. Between your suggestions and the crazy trains of thought they send me off on - I am... Read more
The Backer Surveys have been pouring in and I am so impressed with the amount of character suggestions that I not only missed, but that I had never even heard... Read more
Just One Person
I am unbelievably lucky.
Being alive in the first place is a testament to the sheer crazy luck of the universe. As if that weren't enough - I got to... Read more
My butt hurts from sitting so long, Color @ 99.9%
I am done reviewing all 2,928 original character images and have color-matched every reference therein. Just a handful of unspecified white blobs remain before the Characternity is fully... Read more
The project is closing in three days and I am racing to finish color work on the initial drawing before it does.
I have 200 more characters to color and... Read more
Sorry for the double post but I wanted to share this video from the process of drawing the image before I go into the final weekend push. This will give... Read more
Tweeted by Disney
Hello you 130 amazing backers!
I am working around the clock to finish coloring the initial drawing before the project closes, so that I can spend the last two weeks... Read more
Adult Swim Bump, A Dream Come True
I'm the first person to admit how lucky I am. I've been dealt a good hand in life and fortune seems to go with me - if not... Read more
$392. That's it. That's all that's left... and I'm pretty sure I can hit it in the next nine days... ;)
I'm so inspired. Today was amazing. A jump of... Read more
75%, New York Comic Con and... Farming!
75%!!! That's three-fourths of my goal with a third of my funding schedule remaining. I am so happy about the response I have received from you all. Thank you so... Read more
59% funded, 57 backers and 17 days to go! Wahoo! I am so grateful and feeling confident about getting where I want to go.
This year I took the... Read more
I have been sitting in the East Village's The Bean since yesterday afternoon. (Minus the hours they were closed.) I am going through my character list, one by one, and... Read more
Image Zoom, Character Suggestions
As part of circulating the project, I put up a zoomable image at
I'm getting close to having full color coverage on the drawing - so feel... Read more
Light and Shadow, Progress Imagery
Just $43 shy of 50%! Thank you everyone!
Been coloring maniacally - - full color coverage is in sight!
Started playing with shadows on the largest characters... See the Statue of Liberty.... Read more
Process, Press Release
Today marks the second phase in my reaching out for this project.
I thought I'd share the images and text I'll be sending to the folk who have written about... Read more
More Color, More Character
Just a quick note to thank the new backers and to show you some of my progress in coloring this crazy thing. Loving this section. Rampage, Iron Giant, Mickey, Goofy,... Read more