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So in while I was in high school, Warren Ellis started up a thing called the Warren Ellis Forum. It was a Delphi Message Board with a low barrier of entry and a high level of engagement. It had an excellent sense of community, and most importantly, was a destination. We went there to talk. We…
Slacked yesterday. Here’s an image for a collage I’ve been working on today. Johnny Comrade.
Newer stuff with particularly good covers get the spotlight for a bit. The black book is Spies, Vixens and Masters of Kung Fu: The Art of Paul Gulacy.
Today I did more brainstorming for Seven Sins, and played with some ideas for video stuff. Now it’s off for some day drinking, justified as research.
Bunch of Moleskins. Today I brainstormed/researched for the 7 Sins project.
Here’s a rock my grandmother put in my Christmas stocking. Today I did more brainstorming for Wrath and Sloth. Wet, warm, brainstorms.
Behold my development binder (not full of women). This thing’s been at my side for well over 20. This is where the work’s done in between brainstorming & the “finished” work.
Today I worked on scripts for my audio show dealing with karma and the 7 Deadly Sins. Wrath was brainstormed, and I just finished outlining Lust.
Brand new hardon (Sharpie) purchased for crossing destinations off of the Map. Today I put an X to the script for a long gestating Howard the Duck audio piece.
Today I drew the map of my mission: self-employment. It’s Trader Joe’s bag, tacked to my wall. Between social media, POD, crowdsourcing, a couple of profound eurekas, and Austin Kleon’s excellent “Steal Like an Artist”, I’ve run out of reasons to fuck myself. Expect a daily status update.
Doing a shot every $100 bucks till the end of the campaign, which is midnight tonight EST. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/plasticfarm/plastic-farm-seasons-of-growth-in-the-fields-of-de