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Speaking at Design Week Portland

Hey friends! Just a heads up that I'll be giving a talk as part of Design Week Portland this Thursday evening at Figure Plant, a local design and fabrication studio. Design•Build•Business•You explores the unexpected benefits of collaboration, curiosity, and niche passions in a series of brief presentations. I'll be joined by artist and wilderness guide Hannes Wingate and creative strategy … Continue reading Speaking at Design Week Portland

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How to Kick Ass at Kickstarter (Video)

Last month I had the good fortune to return to The Animation Workshop in Denmark to teach a week-long course in their Graphic Storytelling department. You might remember the talk I gave two years ago, The View from Aloft, where I distilled my foundational philosophy about social media, online communities, and gratitude economies. This presentation … Continue reading How to Kick Ass at Kickstarter (Video)

Catch “100 Demon Dialogues” at Emerald City Comic Con

It's finally here! Emerald City Comic Con is upon us and there's lots to share about the show. First up: the raw details. You can find me in Artist Alley on WSCC Level 6 this year from Thursday through Sunday, tabling alongside many of my good pals from Helioscope. I'll also be appearing on two THREE … Continue reading Catch “100 Demon Dialogues” at Emerald City Comic Con

Ocean Sciences Meeting ’18

Hello everybody, I've got an amazing opportunity to exhibit at the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting here in Portland this week (AKA the most impressive gathering of marine science folks in the country) and I wanted to invite you all to come along. I'll be displaying original pages from (and giving away copies of) Mappin' the Floor, the … Continue reading Ocean Sciences Meeting ’18

Something Huge (Hourly Comic Day 2018)

It’s time for another installment of my favorite comics holiday: Hourly Comic Day! Every year on February 1st, creators around the world draw a panel (or panels) for every hour they’re awake. This is my eighth year participating, and I love it more and more each time around. It’s a great opportunity to reflect on where I’m … Continue reading Something Huge (Hourly Comic Day 2018)

To Feel Strong

I've been thinking a lot about bodies and strength and power and how we look vs. how we feel and what it means to love yourself, so I distilled all that thinking into a little autobio comic. It's been a slow, fascinating journey to where I'm at now, and I'm far from finished. It's just … Continue reading To Feel Strong

Inktober 2017 Skyline Watercolors

If you follow me elsewhere on social media, you know I've got a massive penchant for drawing challenges. Inktober is a perennial favorite, so this year I tackled 31 6x6" watercolor paintings of sunrises and sunsets. Each image was painted from life wherever I happened to be on each day of the month, starting with … Continue reading Inktober 2017 Skyline Watercolors