Hey blog friends. Just wanted to check in and let you know I've released two new panel recordings on my SoundCloud page! The Modern Realities of Fundraising for Artists ran at Linework NW here in Portland this month. Tristan J. Tarwater led a great discussion on modern techniques for funding creative projects and careers through the Internet, … Continue reading New Recordings: Crowdfunding & All-Ages Comics!
So some of you may have heard of this fancy new service called... In a nutshell, Patreon is a platform that allows fans to directly support creators they love on an ongoing basis. As a full-time freelancer, a ton of my time and energy goes into taking client work that will help me pay my bills and … Continue reading Patreon is Here!
The semester is almost over, which means it's time to throw the fruits of my classtime labor up on the Internet for all to see. I was feeling frustrated with my ability to capture good likenesses of people, so for the last three months I've been drawing students from two of my conferences at Reed. … Continue reading Portrait Sketches – Spring 2012
Ladies and Gents, the True Believer Kickstarter Page is Officially LIVE! I have been overwhelmed by the support and enthusiasm I've received from you all so far, and now it's time to translate that hype into action. Check out the campaign, make a pledge (even $1 helps, and nets you a shoutout right here on … Continue reading Off to the Races!
Prepare Yourselves At 8am on Monday, April 23rd, the True Believer Kickstarter Campaign goes live. I know the video says Friday, but we were alerted to the fact that people have these things called "weekends" where they're generally off enjoying the sunshine rather than trawling the web for worthy new projects to back. This makes … Continue reading True Believer Kickstarter
More arts! A while back I did an illustration for folks over at the Reed College Annual Fund. They've just launched a fundraising campaign to get recently-graduated alumni to donate to the college. This is what I came up with for their branding: If you look closely in there you can spot a number of … Continue reading Owl Dollars