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#kitsunekon, #artour, character creation, & other suspects

hi, y’all, it’s been forever and ever and ever, but it has not all be for naught!  because i’ve been doing things like restructuring my patreon, formalizing my commissions, preparing for cons, and doing the writing thing (with potential ‘zines in the offing) bc i WILL have a completed a glittering venery novel-thing at some point, i swear.

(if you’re interested in reading some of what i’ve already written with deeply questionable editing, check the writing & books menu, or y’all could just click here.)

so–FIRST THING THE FIRST!

kitsune kon is this weekend in green bay, and i will be there, my intrepid cephalopods.  so, if you’re gonna be there, come by and see me!

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#AMKE is a week away, or i multi-classed in panicking

so, yeah, anime milwaukee is literally seven days away, and i am in an epic panic because, ya know, i’m a panicky little squid.

(some of this might be because matt mercer, marisha ray, laura bailey, and travis willingham from critical role are guesting at AMKE?  so, i might get to meet them?)

*INKS*

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it’s time for another gallery nite (with a side of st. norbert’s art and craft show)

it is.  it’s totally that time for gallery nite, and as usual, i’m going to be at the ARTgarage from 5-9pm, and then–because my life is all sorts of exciting–i’m going to be at st. norbert’s art and craft show on saturday from 10am-5pm.

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it’s time for another gallery nite

tomorrow is gallery nite at the ARTgarage (and, like, 14 other galleries/places that show art) from 5-9pm, and i have new things to offer–like the little mermaid pen bags.

and, the rest of these things.

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*finally emerges from post-con convalescing*

it’s being extremely long and lacking in productivity–okay, not really, i’m mostly unpacked and reorganized now, and my redbubble’s been being updated.

but, minnesota wizard world was kinda disappointing, but then again, it was mother’s day weekend, free comics day, and there was another con going on in the city.

*tra lala la la*

and, hopefully, in the next week, i’ll have things back up in my storenvy and etsy.  (unpacking and reorganization were kinda important to these eventualities.)

and, if that’s not enough excitement, i have the beginnings of my summer/fall art walk/con schedule:

  • affair of art at the ARTgarage–TONIGHT from 5-8 (i’m going to paint and draw)
  • depere art walk, june 10th at xo fitness
  • downtown green bay farmers market, june 25th (pending)
  • downtown green bay farmers market, july 2 (pending)
  • depere art walk, july 8th at balance in bloom
  • kitsune kon green bay, july 22nd-24th
  • depere art walk, august 12th at selah theraputic wellness, reavive
  • chicago wizard world, august 19th-22nd (pending)
  • st. cloud lion con, august 27th (pending)
  • st. norbert art and craft show, august 17th (pending)
  • downtown green bay farmers market, september 24th (pending)
  • nerdcon:  stories minneapolis, october 14th-16th (pending)

and, then, we’re back into holiday shows.  and, there are some gallery nites in there too somewhere and, probably, miles of art.

*boggles*

okay, i need to get ready for the shindig at the ARTgarage tonight.

courage.

minneapolis comic con is coming

and, it’s coming on may 6-8th.

THAT’S VERY SOON.

although–RIGHT NOW–i’m on-hold on a live chat with overnight prints WAITING TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED TO TWO SETS OF MY PRINTS.  there is no chill, and i’m lowkey murderous because i’ve been on-hold a weirdly long time.  okay, so they were printing when i finally got a hold of someone.  (let’s hope that what i was told was accurate.)

and, this week–on thursday the 21st–i have gallery nite where i’ll be all tucked in at the ARTgarage.  i’ll have an abbreviated selection with me at gallery nite.

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giveaways, new quarter, and general shenanigans

first thing the first:  i’m having a giveaway over on my tumblr.  fantastic prizes await the winner!  (or, something?)

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a new year at tentacle-made studios!

potentially exciting things are happening here at tentacle-made studios in the new year!

(and, a freshly minted blog layout that only caused marginal annoyance–okay, a lot of freakin’ annoyance.)

exciting things!!!

because there needs to be some consolation this week.

thing the first:  MY PROFILE IS UP ON THE MINNEAPOLIS COMIC CON SITE!!!

comic con capture

(i’ve honestly given up on anyone spelling my anything correctly–even when it’s in print in front of them.  c’est la vie.)

and, thing the second:  THE ARTGARAGE IS GOING TO BE IN A COMMERCIAL!!!

so, american express (and nbc?  i’m kinda hazy on the specifics of how everything happened) wanted to use a local business for the thanksgiving day/game day commercial about small business, and the artgarage was chosen.

evidently, they also took shots of the gallery in addition to the holiday shop, so there is a chance that my art is going to be in this commercial?!?!?!?!

so, for those of you who watch football and have, ya know, a tv that y’all watch things live (unlike me), the commercial is set to air during the third quarter of the packers/bears game.

and, that is our excitement.

also, friendly reminder that my kickstarter is still kickstartering.  it’s now up to $256/$3000, so we have a ways to go before we sleep.

kickstarter illustration book

additionally, my redbubble and my storenvy are here for all of your holiday shopping needs, so take a look and maybe a buy a thing, yeah?

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(both will be updated throughout the holiday shopping so check back, and if you’ve seen something from my sketch-a-day 2015 or on my instagram, let me know, and i’ll do everything that i can do to make it available.)

(totally a slideshow.  there’s a way to put slideshows into wordpress now sans plug-ins!)

and, of course, there’s always the option of a commission (or two).

just things to consider.

courage.