Wow, looking at my last journal entry it’s been over four years since I last updated this!
To be honest, I haven’t really had much to say over the last few years, particularly on DeviantArt. I had reached a time in my life when I had changed careers into something I’m more happy doing, something I find very rewarding and interesting, and something I’ve (so far) been excelling at. My artwork very much got put on the back burner, and I’m sure for those of you who’ve been regular watchers of mine for some time now, you might have noticed that my new submissions are getting further apart.
Apologies for that
Greetings one and all and a happy new year to everyone. Though it's a shame my first journal entry of 2015 is not more positive...
As a cartoonist, the terrible news of the massacre in Paris has struck me on a personal level. Satirical and political cartoons speak far more truth than newspapers or the TV ever can. The truth is scary and the truth hurts, but if we can't admit the truth and poke fun at ourselves then we can't possibly expect to evolve as humans. Kudos to the Charlie Hebdo magazine for not being afraid to satirise a group of cowards who thrive on the idea that their distorted views are somehow untouchable. If people are af
I can't believe how long it's been since my last Journal update. Almost two years now! So, what's been going on…
Well, I've gotten over my issues with trolls. I realised life's too short to get caught up in that bullshit so now I try to either use negative comments by making fun of myself, or otherwise ignoring it. For better or worse I believe speech on the Internet should be free and uncensored and that not everyone is going to like my work. Fuck it. I'll just wash my hands of them.
Which leads me to my next point. 2013 was pretty shitty to me. Around my birthday my Nan had a heart attack following a bout of pneumonia.