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Sorry for the lack of updates guys, I keep hitting these creative slumps and I'm not sure why. Got some more projects I'm going to aim to accomplish this month but I won't promise when I'll post them (they will be done when they are done) but I'll stay active on DA and Tumbler as I have been.

I was also planning to start writing short stories again to help improve my story telling skills but write now it's doubtful I'll have the time. There is one IIRC game I may join (want a good writing exercise, join a forum/chat based RPG) but I'm having a hard time just finishing the damn character sheet. Finding time to do these things is still a challenge but that will be my number one goal this year; make more time for a god damn life!     
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Sorry guys, have some work to upload but my wi-fi is still haveing trouble connecting and public work centers browers wont allow me to upload on to Deviant Art. I'll upload as soon as I can.
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Internet is down, updates after problem is resolved.
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Been busy, got a couple of commissions coming up after I finish a problem with my old employer.
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My new been keeping me busy thought the Holidays but this month has been god to me. Looking forward to the Underfiend Radio Christmas Special, may even have time to stop by and hang with the DJs this year. 

That's it for now, I'm off to beat up a mall Santa!
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Happy Thanksgiving, have some wild turkey on me! :drunk:
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Had a few things projects planed for for the season but been busy. Got a good job offer, put in my two weeks and started training for my new gig. Tacking up all my time for the time being but it will mean better hours, better pay and more time to work on my art. After that, got some more zombie work planed with news of Zombie Squad co staring in Dead Snow 2 Red vs Dead along with a few other things. More shortly, till then.
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You run into allot of good people at Project Comic Con, like the C4: Comic Creators Coffee Club :iconc4comicclub: who happen to be a great goup of fellow artist, writers and comic book fans.
One recently posted from recent post from Black Arrow Workshop posted a list of local webcomic creators in St. Louis
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I may have ran into a few of these guys at Project Comic Con but I really didn't know how many talented people happened to be based in my own city until someone made this list.  

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Photos from the Pro Am Sketch Jam are now posted on the PCC Facebook page
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Finally got most of my technical problems behind me, now for the report 

This year Project Comic Con was great, the small Con grows by leaps and bounds each year.

Pro Am Sketch Jam had a small change of plans as the professional models/cosplayers, Taffeta Darling, Danny & Heather Kelley got held up at the airport after a Con at Texas. Lucky had a three volunteers from the St. Louis Super Friends to take there place. Oh yeah, Angus Oblong was there... and ran up to the guy dressed as Ezio and gave him a lap dance... and this was before he started drinking. 

Spent most of my time sitting at my table during the actual Con but I did stop by a few tables, wish I had spent more time at Lion Forge Studios and Comic Creator Coffee Club. Great people, spend more time following them online. A friend got some great prints from Amber Stone which was cool.

After Party was packed, in part due to the Underfiend Radios Post Apocalypse Party being closed and folded into the main After party with the Mahfood brothers. Sunder provided the lights and the speaker system for the show, booze provided by the hotel. It was one hell of party though Sunder was surprised that DJ Mahfood didn't blow out his speakers. 

Did some sketching on Sunday;
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My Internet connection is out so I'll be updating later this week (hopfully within 48 hours)

Project Comic Con was great but I didn't sell many prints or sketchews so I'll be back to commissions soon.  

More later, stayed tuned.
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Con is a week away, time to start drawing again
www.projectcomiccon.com/

Haven't had much time to talk or work on this but I'm happy it's finally here.
Ton of cool people visiting for this con plus two bad ass after parties. 

Visit the site, check out the Facebook, tune in to Underfiend Radio for all the goodies

And know for the unofficial soundtrack 
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Bad News: Been the worst month of my job I have ever worked
Good News: Looks like I'll be starting a new job in a couple of weeks.

Here are some great webcomics I've been reading to make up for the lack of updates

Blade Bunny- www.bladebunny.com/ -Dimension hoping ninja girl with bunny ears, great humor and plenty of action. The story is in a temporary hols at the moment as the main artist Erwin finishes another project so it's a great time to get cough up. 

Cooperator- www.corporateskull.com/ -Hate your job? So did Button, at least until he got his face ripped off by a copier. Turns out he is damn near unkillable for whatever reason so he can do whatever he wants now... hopefully that includes saving the world, turns out his company may or may trying to destroy humanity... or save it... oh, just read it already!

Dead Winter- deadwinter.cc/ -If your not already reading one of the best zombie apocalypse comics on the web as of yet, start now before I slap your mom for raising you wrong.

Derelict- derelictcomic.com/ -Honest one of the best and most original post apocalypse comics I can remember reading. Follow Mai as she sails the high seas, scavenges through the remnants of human civilization and struggles with loneliness when not struggling to stay alive.

Free Mars- www.freemarscomic.com/ - After war and greed leave Earth a toxic planet, much of humanity find themselves now living on Mars ruled by under oppressive corporations. A underground rockband sparks a revolution and soon find themselves fighting in the war. Great cyberpunk Sci-fi comic. 

Guided Age- guildedage.net/ -one of the most engaging and entertaining Fantasy comics on the web. The story takes allot of twist and turns so just start reading, great art.

My Life At War- www.mylifeatwar.com/ Great mecha story following the 1st Investment Recovery Battalion security firm as their colorful cast om LIMB pilots find their security job turn into a full blown war.  

No Guns in the Kitchen- ngitk.smackjeeves.com/ -action adventure mystery comedy by the guy who brought you SDXF   

Paradigm Shift- www.paradigmshiftmanga.com/ -A Chicago detective investigates a series a murders only to find a unexpected link to medical test she took in the past. Great werewolf with allot of effort put into into it.

Ronin Galaxy- www.roningalaxy.com/ -Story of two clumsy down on their luck Ronin (mercenaries) searching solar system odd jobs while hiding from enemies from their sorted past. Funny sci-fi comic with great art and well thought out concept.  

The Zombie Hunters- www.paradigmshiftmanga.com/ -Again, must read zombie comic. The art and story have evolved 10 fold over the years. 

The Punchline is Machismo- thepunchlineismachismo.com/ -one of smartest and funnest gag-a-week comics you can read taking pot shots at movies, video games, comics and reminding us how badass' characters should act. 

Tamuran- www.tamurancomic.com/ -surprisingly entertaining fantasy story with great art.

6-Commando- www.viciousprint.com/6commando… -Red Alert fans will did this alternate timeline comic where the where the United Nations Alliance and the Federative Socialist Republic have been locked in a global geopolitical power struggle for over 60 years. When a recon mission in former Congo goes horrible wrong, UNA and FSR forces inevitably start a chain of events that ends in cataclysm. And thats only the beginning of the story. 

Zombie Ranch- www.zombieranchcomic.com/  -One of the most original zombie comics you will ever read     
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Yeah, my job just got a little less easy. Two of my coworkers just got fired, one a manager like myself. So until we get another associate caught up and trained as a manager, I'll be covering half his shifts which leaves me with even less time to draw. Time to play my song
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Been catching up on a few movies and shows that I have missed over the last year. A quick run down;

Dark Knight Rises: Yeah, it took me a little while to finally watch this and it was worth the wait. The Dark Knight is still the best of the series but Christopher Nolan did a great job with this as well. We see both the physical and psychological drain of being the goddamn Batman, Tom Hardy giving Bane the theatrical portrayal the character deserves. The only part of the movie that pissed me off was Alfred trying to convince Wayne not to be the goddamn Batman. Shut up Alfred, this is a goddamn Batman movie that needs a goddamn Batman! Serious, that was the worst pep talk ever.

Prometheus- Well, I'm not disappointed that I didn't see it in theatesr. As a stand alone movie, not bad at all. Great visuals that bring back allot of the old school Sci-fi feel but the story was all over the place and in some part very shallow. As a prequel, it was shit. I know Ridley Scott was shouting at the top of lungs that it wasn't a Aliens prequel but as soon as you saw the alien ship and the other hints in the trailer, it's hard to say that it wasn't. Allot of stuff in the end of Prometheus contradicts the beginning of Aliens big time and the 'oh yeah, xenomorph' tease at the end is kinda BS.

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter: It's like the film makers didn't know that the story was meant to be a parody. That said, the fact someone took make movie about Abraham Lincoln killing vampires seriously is all sorts of funny in it self. I should hate it but Benjamin Walker does such a great job killing vampires Mortal Kombat style as Honest Abe, you can't help but to have fun watching the movie despite all the flaws.

Red: Their is a reason why they made a squeal, the movie is great. Stays faithful to the Warren Ellis comic with a great cast. Right up their with The Losers and the Expendables as one of the better action movies of the past decade while inspiring you own crazy stories. 

Girls and Panzers: Something else I should hate but I don't. I've only been watching clips of the tank skirmishes mind you so I'm sure if I'm missing allot of BS that would otherwise kill a show but it's a entertaining concept: Tank Skirmishing is a high school sport so you get to see a bunch of tank battles without it becoming a bleak war story. The first time you see the cast of school girls trying to figure out how to drive a tank for the first time is funny as hell and the portrayal of the tanks and the tactics are reasonably grounded. If you miss stuff like Dominion: Tank Police and like playing World of Tanks, it's worth looking up (at least the good parts on You Tube) 

I would like to recommend something on the same level as Balsa: the Spear Wielder or Samurai Champloo but I haven't heard of much talk of other anime shows of that caliber. Damn shame really, I was really hoping someone would try to match Cowboy Bebop or GitS by this point. 

Other movie new, I haven't been looking forward to any movies except for Elysium but I may end up seeing Pacific Rim with a bunch friends if time allows. A honest to god Giant Mechs vs Giant Monster movie, what is their to say other than hell yeah!            
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My internet has went out on me so updates will have to wait untill my IP figures out what the problem is.
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Has it really been a month already? 

Got sum updates coming up guys but first things first; Got till the end of the month to decide what to get printed for Project Comic Con, what stuff from my profile would you guys like to see me put on the table?

Already have these printed for last year;
But going to need a few more and need some help deciding what to clean up now before I run out of time.
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Sorry, still no updates guys but got a few new things on my plate including a job interview, a new commission from Underfiend Radio and a booth at this years Project Comic Con.

That means I really need to update my portfolio, new art and finally updating so older work with my new software.

Three things I need help with:

1.) tips on muzzle flash

2.) best colors for swap lands

3.) Storm effects

Chances are I won't have enough time to make a entirely new portfolio so feel free to suggest what you think should go on the table.

More updates soon...ish
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Got tagged by :iconbrettsmith1106: so here we go!

10.) I was once a fan of Rob Liefeld. Liefeld's success convenes me that I could make it in the comic book industry. Few years and a few rejection letters later, I now just loathe the bastard.  Liefeld did create Deadpool, Cable and Domino so I still have to give him some props.

9.) I was nearly arrested by police on my lunch break 10 years ago because I matched the description of a man who just held up the Denny's up the street.

8.) I was put on Ritalin as a child for my 'hyperactive' nature, screwed up my metabolism and my head for years after. Meet allot of people in high school with similar stories and been very critical of Ritalin ever sense.

7.) I'm straight edge. Though I joke about it, I rarely drink and never smoke.  

6.) Once had a decent size collection of Battletech miniatures and books for the game, the box with that collection went 'missing' during a move to a new apartment along with a box with my comic book collection and my original portfolio.

5.) I had to sell most of my possessions during the recession after losings my job.

4.) I tried to learn Japaneses in collage, only remember sumimasen due to the multiple times I needed to apologize for my mistakes.  

3.) I once tried starting my own business after high school. Was going to give it another go after college but then the recession hit, c'est la vie.

2.) I own a Samurai sword. It's just a stainless steel replica but it's full tang and I enjoy having it hanging on my wall.

1.) So far, I have only attended one convention. This years Project Comic Con will make Con number 2 and this time, I'll have a booth!  

Now it's your turn. Yep, your tagged so go forth and spill your guts.
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