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Do I just say, hey I will pencil people character requests for 10 bucks?  If so, I gotcha, I need extra cash to feed my kids, lol.  No... Really, I have 3 sons and a daughter. :)
  • Listening to: Rocks roll around in my head
  • Reading: The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale
  • Watching: Legend of Kora
  • Playing: Kingdoms of Amular: Reckoning
  • Eating: Eating, what's that?!
  • Drinking: Kool-Aid
I really need to update my stuff more often.  I think was depressed, but onward and upwards!
  • Listening to: Crazy - Gnarles Barkley
  • Reading: The Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
  • Watching: My Little Poney with my Daughter
  • Playing: Dragon Age 2 / 2nd Playthrough
  • Eating: Kale with Cranberries and Pine Nuts
  • Drinking: Coconut Water
Wow a year later and raising four children, working full time, and going to school is tough.  I shall prevail, but who knows what my mental state will be!  lol
  • Listening to: Made you Look - Nas
  • Reading: Kingdom Come - Alex Ross
  • Watching: Strawberry Shortcake with my Daughter
  • Playing: Super Street Fighter IV
  • Eating: STAAARVING!!!
  • Drinking: THIRSTY!!
I'm drawing like a maniac.  Each piece is better than the one before.  If only I can get to draw everyday, not sketch but really draw. This weekend I'm working on "Gatman" and Appleseed pages, see if I can't get some real work.  
AppleSeed_Fan1 by Izryell AppleSeed_Fan_ BK2_pg3 by Izryell
  • Listening to: Heart shape box
  • Reading: Appleseed, again for the 100th time
  • Watching: True Blood
  • Playing: Peggle
  • Eating: Peach Cobbler
  • Drinking: Kool Aid
Just updating, still poor, but more optimistic. :thumb125600365:
  • Listening to: Goapele: Change It All
  • Reading: A bunch of forms for Financial Aid
  • Watching: Kekko Kamen
  • Playing: Mirror's Edge
  • Eating: Waffles
  • Drinking: Kool Aid
Word, I'm Broke.  I have a job, so far at least.  Its an administrative job, project coordination to be exact, long hours but salary, so NO OT.  I need to get back to my artistic roots, so I'm drawing like a flaming werewolf during a full moon.  Anybody need artwork, sketches, doodles, art trades, I don't care, I need to draw and draw and draw until the madness is silenced or my right arm needs amputation.  
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  • Listening to: Goapele: Change It All
  • Reading: Bat Man and Robin
  • Watching: Godannar
  • Playing: Gears of War
  • Eating: Hapless victems
  • Drinking: Moonlit Water
Okay I always needed to tryout for a comic job.  I think I'm ready, someone said they wondered what a Bat-Man comic by me would look like, so I'm going to draw one.  I am going to make it my own, since I'm not getting paid for it, and redesign some of the characters. Instead of Bruce, I'm going to use Jason Todd (AKA Robin II).  Stay tuned for concepts and eventually panels.
  • Listening to: Nirvana: Heart Shaped Box
  • Reading: No more reading, just drawing.
  • Watching: My pencil mark the paper.
  • Playing: Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe
  • Eating: Black beans and rice
  • Drinking: Capri Sun, I stole one from my kids
Finally, I think I'm almost at a skill level that I should be, for a pro...

Note to all illustrators, don't stop drawing, ever, for any reason.  I stopped because I had to feed 4 babies.  Got a job as a graphic designer, then account management for a graphics company.  Trust me graphic design is not a lot of drawing, and account management...  Well let me say, you see a lot of art.  Now I just need to work on backgrounds and in animate objects.
  • Listening to: Mos Def - Black on Both Sides
  • Reading: No more reading, just drawing.
  • Watching: My pencil mark the paper.
  • Playing: Street Fighter 4, Okay I took a break
  • Eating: Shavings from my pencil sharpener
  • Drinking: Protein shakes, need energy to draw
NEED MASTERS DEGREE! Why? Because, I need to take my talent more seriously.  I feel like I am really good artist, but not great.  The only thing holding me back is discipline and hard work.  Am I lazy, or just American?  May be its my support system or lack there of...
  • Listening to: Mos Def - Black on Both Sides
  • Reading: The articles on our economy - its sad.
  • Watching: Iron Man Animated Series - Tony and Rhody as kids
  • Playing: Street Fighter 4
  • Eating: Pancakes and sausage - Vegan of course
  • Drinking: From the cup of Vorador
I'm Trying this journal thingy.  Do I just Babble, or say something meaningful?  Well, I need to create more color artwork.  I have noticed that my messenger piece has the most views, I would like to know why.  I would like people to comment more on my page, that would help a lot.
  • Listening to: The mystery of chess boxing
  • Reading: Battle for the Cowl
  • Watching: Abbot and Costello Meets Frankinstein
  • Playing: Fable II
  • Eating: Scrambled Tofu
  • Drinking: Spirutein, blended with fruit in soy milk