art

fan-art, of a sort

5 June 2011 - 2:50pm

as some of you know, i work with kids in my secret identity. all last month, i was privileged to read aaron renier's the unsinkable walker bean to about half-a-dozen kindergarteners, reading a section every day until we finished the whole 200-page book. they went *nuts* over it & i'm looking out for another graphic novel that will be as perfect for this group.

jobnik 9 is go!

30 May 2011 - 4:45pm

i know, waaaay seriously long time. popping my head up to say that a new issue of jobnik is scheduled to come out in time for san diego, & to prove it/hold me to my word, woo!

first holiday commission completed!

9 December 2010 - 7:42pm

i have just finished my first holiday portrait commission!nu, so get your own! what are you waiting for? are you in some kind of cult that forbids graven images??

holiday commission sale!

7 December 2010 - 12:08pm

finding myself underemployed for the holidays, i'm jumping on the bandwagon of special deals on commissions for the month of december!over the years, i've enjoyed doing portraits from photos for family & friends, & now is your chance to get one of your very own! my standard paper size is 11"x14", & at that size, i'm selling inkwashes or graphite drawings for $75 (usually $100) , & watercolours for $150 (usually $200).

more snail-like progress

11 April 2010 - 2:34pm

i'm having a lot of fun this con season, but at the same time it's getting me down, because jobnik! 8 is still going so, so, slowly.so in the interests of keeping me motivated, & you all not forgetting i'm here, have

the sweet smell of contempt

27 January 2010 - 12:25am

hey guess what! no, it's not my graphic memoir class going forward. my publicity push seems to have been too little, too late, & not enough students signed up for the school to offer it. hopefully i'll get another chance in the summer.but! i actually finished a page of jobnik! yes! a new one! granted, it looks to be the second-easiest page this issue, & this issue keeps adding pages... but i soooo needed this.

non art stardom

4 October 2009 - 6:33pm

firstly: new essay, (barely) finished for spx! & here's the link to buy/preview it.

living with terror

3 March 2009 - 3:52pm

maybe this will make jobnik 7 more real & motivate me to freaking finish it already:it's from fairly late in the issue, as you see, but not spoilery.

goldfish shirt revisited

16 October 2008 - 5:20pm

between one thing & another, i never moved forward on the new t-shirt design idea i posted here two months ago. but last night while i was trying to get to sleep, i had a sudden idea of how to make it jewy-but-aesthetic-but-it's-ok-if-you-don't-get-it, like my most successful shirts.under here is

born at the right time

3 October 2008 - 12:54am

jeez. off to spx in a few hours, i can't believe it. today has been so crazy, especially since, having totally wonked out my sleeping to try to finish the essay, my short-term memory is shot, & this whole week was pretty much one day for me.but i finished it! & my sainted printer got me a hundred beautiful copies of it in literally five hours.