Studio fun times and MoarWe've spend all week moving to and cleaning up the warehouse. It is almost done and ready for shooting moar RA!
Some cellular photography of sneak peaks:
Here's our most Fashionable skeleton Steve at the greenscreen:
And here's our delicious intern :iconStrawbery-Cheesecake:
As my internet is being restored, I will be drawing tings and joo can watch me draw on livestream here:
Another of my painting was just published as a sexy book cover. Check it out here:
THE CHURCH OF GOOGLISMSTEP 1: The problem.THE CHURCH OF GOOGLISM2 years ago in Personal More Like This
You have a problem.
Don't tell me you don't have problems.
Everyone has problems.
Determine what your biggest problem is.
Don't have a big problem? Too scared to admit it?
You can start smaller- How about a small problem?
How about something that concerns/bothers/confuses you today/this week/recently?
Come up with a bunch of keywords that describe your problem.
STEP 2: Ask google for solution to your problem.
Google your question using ALL the possible keyword combinations that your problem relates to or has in it.
See if anyone already has a similar problem or has already resolved it.
Take 3 hours if you must.
Finding correct information can get tough, especially if it is obscure, hidden, answered incorrectly or has conflicting answers.
Answers without proper sources or evidence are generally incorrect and should be disregarded.
If there are too many conflicting solutions and opposing answers and you're not sure which is correct,
Use the principle of
AMBER SNIPPY'S FATE?I've had that dream again.AMBER SNIPPY'S FATE?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
That strange place, so distant, yet so close to my heart. Buildings as tall as mountains.
Dead structures, watching with dead eyes. Empty, vast and endless honeycombs of stone and steel. Air filled with gray ashes, always fluttering from the cloudy sky.
The black vortex opens up in the sky, descending down to the city. The vortex spiral rips the city apart, bending the air itself, feasting on light, feasting on time.
There is a lonely figure standing in the street.
No matter how hard I try to make out his or her expression, I cannot. Is there no face there at all? Or perhaps there is a million human faces there, intertwined and flickering in unison, as bright as the light of ten thousand suns?
The being stares into the abyss of the vortex.
It takes another step towards it, into the horizon of nothingness, into a place where nothing can exist.
The stones of the roadway beneath its feet crumble and flutter in t
GOOD NEWS EVERYONE!ROMANTICALLY APOCALYPTIC production is moving to a new warehouse/studio/office next week.GOOD NEWS EVERYONE!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
In this sexy warehouse I will be making the comic, filming experimental youtube shorts for RA TV Live action and conducting general madness!
IF YOU LIVE IN TORONTO AREA and would like to be our INTERN / MINION / ACTOR, send me a note!
Due to requests for MOAR video stream tutorials I will be documenting the process of making RA from start to finish in the new warehouse.
Also, I will be teaching on how to become a freelance illustrator, how to work as photographer, and how to become a successful full-time webcomic artist.
Plus there will be lots of various Digital Painting and Photography workshops.
WHAT SHOULD THIS DOCUMENTARY BE CALLED? submit name ideas below!
Next RA LIVESTREAM is now online:
Feel free to register and join on the funtimes.
OH OHTHERE'S A VERY TALL AND GLOWING GUEST OCCUPYING OUR LIVING ROOM AND TURNING ALL THE THINGS INSIDE OUT.OH OH3 years ago in Personal More Like This
HOW DO I KICK IT OUT?
Small UpdateI've been gone from the internet for almost 2 1/2 months now, and chances are I won't be coming back for quite a while longer. Nevertheless I just wanted to give a quick update and thank all my fans who have been so supportive of me these past few weeks/months.Small Update2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've been amazed at the number of genuine well wishes that I've received. I think the vast majority of my fans genuinely do enjoy my doodles and cartoons and that the well organized and extremely vocal "haters" of me and my work make up a very very VERY small percentage of my watchers. There have been some absolutely wonderful comments and messages being sent my way, and several of you have even sent me links to advice sites or inspirational posts. I truly do appreciate it. Thank you so very much.
I don't say Thank You enough, I think. Because of my fans I've been able to do some amazing things and I owe you guys a lot. Because of you'all, I've been able to visit another country and make friends from all over the world, somethin
Thank You's and Printing HelpDebate Thank You'sThank You's and Printing Help2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Over the past couple of days I've posted either illustrations about controversial issues or made journal posts with potentially polarizing topics. But wonderfully, the vast majority of the responses to those have been overwhelmingly intellectual and well thought out discussions. I just wanted to thank everyone who participated in those discussions because I know how easily it all could've devolved into opinionated attacks, arguments, and "drama." It really makes me happy to see that I can put out a topic and people can discuss said topic without being a jerk about it. That's truly fantastic and I am very happy users proceeded with calm and collected responses. It's been a treat to read through them all.
Booklet Printing Help?
As I said before, during my time away from the internet I've been working on a bunch of illustrations that I am hoping to have printed into small booklets for conventions. The point of these booklets is to keep the costs down (maki
History Repeats ItselfLast week a Connecticut action group going by the name of SouthingtonSOS held a video game burning event where local citizens were encouraged to bring various forms of violent media to be burned in a dumpster, no doubt a reaction to the recent Connecticut shooting.History Repeats Itself2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I wish I could say I am surprised about this, but sadly the whole media frenzy surrounding violence in video games and movies reminds me of something that already happened once and profoundly affected the media it was accusing: Comic books.
During the early days of comic books, things occasionally got a little risqué. EC Horror comics in particular delighted in rendering extremely gruesome images and disturbing themes in their comics, which were being sold to children unbeknownst to their parents (because naive parents at the time had no reason to suspect comics might contain "inappropriate" material). However all that changed in 1954.
German-American psychiatrist Fredric Wertham was upset about how disturbing some of those
Booklets, Conventions, Livestreams?BookletsBooklets, Conventions, Livestreams?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I mentioned before that I was working on putting together art booklets to sell at conventions. I just got my proofs in and they're looking pretty darn good. The print quality is great and the price for me is reasonable. As of right now I have at least 6-7 booklets planned, with 1 that is finished, and one that is about 90% finished. I'm planning to sell these really cheaply at conventions ($3-$5 depending on how many pages) and possibly even open it up to online orders. They're gonna be full of entirely new artwork too. I've been spending a lot of time working on these so I hope they're worth the investment.
Speaking of conventions, I haven't heard back yet from several of them so I honestly don't know what my convention schedule looks like for 2013. I'm still not even sure if I should be attending conventions period, given the recent health issues I've been struggling with lately. I'd like to return for MCM London, but the airline fees are so expensi
SEND IN JOO MUG FOTOS!If you've acquired the mug from deviantart http://www.deviantart.com/print/30968406/ or from zee captain at conventions, send me your photos or zee mug or of you holding zee mug!SEND IN JOO MUG FOTOS!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I want to compare the deviantart mug to the one I've made here in Toronto (I hear the DA print is slightly off from mine)
and also feature your sexy photos on Captain's facebooks.