movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade,  movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade,  movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade,  movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade,  movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade,  movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade,  movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade,  movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade, 

movietography:

Adapt or die. / Think on your feet. / Even when I’m sleeping.

One of my favs from the last decade, 

Silly doodle I did in class. #doodle #sketchbook #sketch #art #inking #ink #cartooning #cartoon #silly #stupid

Some life drawing from last week. #sketch #sketchbook #art #doodle #lifedrawing #gesturedrawing

asherpowell:

henryjbarajas:

This project took some time to create. I wanted to do it right. Life got in the way. I became a full time journalist and comedian. Comic books took a back seat in my life, but I never strayed too far away. I’m glad to be back, and with something to show for it.Asher Powell created the Kickstarter and images for the project. She’s hired someone to put the book 60+ page anthology, and it wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for the 20 artist and writers.I hope you find it in your heart to pledge your support and make this comic book a reality. BTW, there’s a special $15 deal!
Here’s the fancy press release:
Here’s the link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/asherpowell/countdown-until-now-comic-anthology?ref=nav_search
For Immediate Release


Media Contacts—Henry Barajas: 1-520-405-0637
Email: HenryJBarajas@gmail.com or Ashlie.Fairless@gmail.com
Comic Book Anthology Created by Morrison Con Attendees, Launch Kickstarter To Fund Print Run
Tucson, AZ., Sept. 15, 2014 — 400 people from all over the world came together for an intimate three day weekend famously known as Morrison Con at the Hard Rock Café in Sin City. Life long friendships were formed, and a couple have since gotten married. A group of comic writers, artists, and fans were inspired by three days of art, story, and talk of achieving other planes of existence, a small group decided to come together to produce an anthology like no other.
 
The past, the present, the future bleed into one singular moment. Genres of every stripe, art styles of every mark. Dimension jumpers, convention attendees, crime fighting crusaders, little Vikings, and, even little old ladies converge into one comic anthology.
 
Countdown Until Now is a thrilling, eclectic mix of talent, genres and stories. Our team of nearly twenty creators from all walks of life have a tale to tell. Some of us wrote about our time together, others had their own worlds that needed exploring. We’re bound by the madness we experienced together, and let us share it with you with our collection of 11 stories.
 
Here are some of the following reasons we are trying crowdfund $4,500:
·       *  A print run of 500 of our 11 story, 63 page book (printed in the USA on premium paper)
·      *   Rewards (bookmarks, postcards, posters, bookplates)
·      *  Shipping+Handling
·      *   Amazon/Kickstarter’s fees
·       *  Pay our lovely production artist
·       *  Promotional material and costs
Comic anthology comic writers and artist include: Alex Chung, Chuck Kelly, Katie Longua, Patrick Meaney, Bryan West, Henry Barajas, Asher Powell and many more. This creator owned comic was made by an eclectic group from all over the world. Click here to visit our Kickstarter page.


So proud of this.
asherpowell:

henryjbarajas:

This project took some time to create. I wanted to do it right. Life got in the way. I became a full time journalist and comedian. Comic books took a back seat in my life, but I never strayed too far away. I’m glad to be back, and with something to show for it.Asher Powell created the Kickstarter and images for the project. She’s hired someone to put the book 60+ page anthology, and it wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for the 20 artist and writers.I hope you find it in your heart to pledge your support and make this comic book a reality. BTW, there’s a special $15 deal!
Here’s the fancy press release:
Here’s the link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/asherpowell/countdown-until-now-comic-anthology?ref=nav_search
For Immediate Release


Media Contacts—Henry Barajas: 1-520-405-0637
Email: HenryJBarajas@gmail.com or Ashlie.Fairless@gmail.com
Comic Book Anthology Created by Morrison Con Attendees, Launch Kickstarter To Fund Print Run
Tucson, AZ., Sept. 15, 2014 — 400 people from all over the world came together for an intimate three day weekend famously known as Morrison Con at the Hard Rock Café in Sin City. Life long friendships were formed, and a couple have since gotten married. A group of comic writers, artists, and fans were inspired by three days of art, story, and talk of achieving other planes of existence, a small group decided to come together to produce an anthology like no other.
 
The past, the present, the future bleed into one singular moment. Genres of every stripe, art styles of every mark. Dimension jumpers, convention attendees, crime fighting crusaders, little Vikings, and, even little old ladies converge into one comic anthology.
 
Countdown Until Now is a thrilling, eclectic mix of talent, genres and stories. Our team of nearly twenty creators from all walks of life have a tale to tell. Some of us wrote about our time together, others had their own worlds that needed exploring. We’re bound by the madness we experienced together, and let us share it with you with our collection of 11 stories.
 
Here are some of the following reasons we are trying crowdfund $4,500:
·       *  A print run of 500 of our 11 story, 63 page book (printed in the USA on premium paper)
·      *   Rewards (bookmarks, postcards, posters, bookplates)
·      *  Shipping+Handling
·      *   Amazon/Kickstarter’s fees
·       *  Pay our lovely production artist
·       *  Promotional material and costs
Comic anthology comic writers and artist include: Alex Chung, Chuck Kelly, Katie Longua, Patrick Meaney, Bryan West, Henry Barajas, Asher Powell and many more. This creator owned comic was made by an eclectic group from all over the world. Click here to visit our Kickstarter page.


So proud of this.
asherpowell:

henryjbarajas:

This project took some time to create. I wanted to do it right. Life got in the way. I became a full time journalist and comedian. Comic books took a back seat in my life, but I never strayed too far away. I’m glad to be back, and with something to show for it.Asher Powell created the Kickstarter and images for the project. She’s hired someone to put the book 60+ page anthology, and it wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for the 20 artist and writers.I hope you find it in your heart to pledge your support and make this comic book a reality. BTW, there’s a special $15 deal!
Here’s the fancy press release:
Here’s the link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/asherpowell/countdown-until-now-comic-anthology?ref=nav_search
For Immediate Release


Media Contacts—Henry Barajas: 1-520-405-0637
Email: HenryJBarajas@gmail.com or Ashlie.Fairless@gmail.com
Comic Book Anthology Created by Morrison Con Attendees, Launch Kickstarter To Fund Print Run
Tucson, AZ., Sept. 15, 2014 — 400 people from all over the world came together for an intimate three day weekend famously known as Morrison Con at the Hard Rock Café in Sin City. Life long friendships were formed, and a couple have since gotten married. A group of comic writers, artists, and fans were inspired by three days of art, story, and talk of achieving other planes of existence, a small group decided to come together to produce an anthology like no other.
 
The past, the present, the future bleed into one singular moment. Genres of every stripe, art styles of every mark. Dimension jumpers, convention attendees, crime fighting crusaders, little Vikings, and, even little old ladies converge into one comic anthology.
 
Countdown Until Now is a thrilling, eclectic mix of talent, genres and stories. Our team of nearly twenty creators from all walks of life have a tale to tell. Some of us wrote about our time together, others had their own worlds that needed exploring. We’re bound by the madness we experienced together, and let us share it with you with our collection of 11 stories.
 
Here are some of the following reasons we are trying crowdfund $4,500:
·       *  A print run of 500 of our 11 story, 63 page book (printed in the USA on premium paper)
·      *   Rewards (bookmarks, postcards, posters, bookplates)
·      *  Shipping+Handling
·      *   Amazon/Kickstarter’s fees
·       *  Pay our lovely production artist
·       *  Promotional material and costs
Comic anthology comic writers and artist include: Alex Chung, Chuck Kelly, Katie Longua, Patrick Meaney, Bryan West, Henry Barajas, Asher Powell and many more. This creator owned comic was made by an eclectic group from all over the world. Click here to visit our Kickstarter page.


So proud of this.

asherpowell:

henryjbarajas:

This project took some time to create. I wanted to do it right. Life got in the way. I became a full time journalist and comedian. Comic books took a back seat in my life, but I never strayed too far away. I’m glad to be back, and with something to show for it.

Asher Powell created the Kickstarter and images for the project. She’s hired someone to put the book 60+ page anthology, and it wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for the 20 artist and writers.

I hope you find it in your heart to pledge your support and make this comic book a reality. BTW, there’s a special $15 deal!

Here’s the fancy press release:

Here’s the link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/asherpowell/countdown-until-now-comic-anthology?ref=nav_search

For Immediate Release


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Media Contacts—Henry Barajas: 1-520-405-0637

Email: HenryJBarajas@gmail.com or Ashlie.Fairless@gmail.com

Comic Book Anthology Created by Morrison Con Attendees, Launch Kickstarter To Fund Print Run

Tucson, AZ., Sept. 15, 2014 — 400 people from all over the world came together for an intimate three day weekend famously known as Morrison Con at the Hard Rock Café in Sin City. Life long friendships were formed, and a couple have since gotten married. A group of comic writers, artists, and fans were inspired by three days of art, story, and talk of achieving other planes of existence, a small group decided to come together to produce an anthology like no other.

 

The past, the present, the future bleed into one singular moment. Genres of every stripe, art styles of every mark. Dimension jumpers, convention attendees, crime fighting crusaders, little Vikings, and, even little old ladies converge into one comic anthology.

 

Countdown Until Now is a thrilling, eclectic mix of talent, genres and stories. Our team of nearly twenty creators from all walks of life have a tale to tell. Some of us wrote about our time together, others had their own worlds that needed exploring. We’re bound by the madness we experienced together, and let us share it with you with our collection of 11 stories.

 

Here are some of the following reasons we are trying crowdfund $4,500:

·       *  A print run of 500 of our 11 story, 63 page book (printed in the USA on premium paper)

·      *   Rewards (bookmarks, postcards, posters, bookplates)

·      *  Shipping+Handling

·      *   Amazon/Kickstarter’s fees

·       *  Pay our lovely production artist

·       *  Promotional material and costs

Comic anthology comic writers and artist include: Alex Chung, Chuck Kelly, Katie Longua, Patrick Meaney, Bryan West, Henry Barajas, Asher Powell and many more. This creator owned comic was made by an eclectic group from all over the world. Click here to visit our Kickstarter page.

So proud of this.

MorrisonCon, two years later and the comic anthology that it inspired.

“September 29th 2012, 2:30 am - I was using a rag to wipe blood off my chin. The wound was small but the amount of blood coming out of it was almost fascinating. With no impulsive Tattoo to commemorate the weekend, I began to wish that this embarrassing abrasion would leave me with a nasty scar.”

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The above quote is from an article I wrote about attending MorrisonCon nearly 2 years ago. I am pleased to say that I do still have the scar on the underside of my chin, but I don’t think that I would need it to remember MorrsionCon. Some of the memories are bit misty; desaturated by sleep deprivation and alcohol, but one thing is certain…

…MorrisonCon had a profound impact on my life.

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MorrisonCon was a lot of fun, I danced, drank, bummed smokes from Frank Quietly, and talked music J.H. William III. But even more important than my various brief encounters with comicbook rockstars, was the interaction that I had with other attendees. There were so many positive, creative, and wonderful people at MorrisonCon. The entire weekend was electric, and I can’t think of a single negative interaction. Attendees would go to lunch together, sit at the bar, sketch in the lobby, and discus each other’s creative aspirations.

Like most artists, I am very insecure about my art, and before MorrisonCon I had never shown my art to strangers or sketched in public. MorrisonCon was the first time that people who were not my friends or family told me that my work showed real promise. When one of the other attendees, Henry Barajas asked me if I wanted to be apart of a comic anthology I was as confused as I was excited. At this point in my life I had already decided that I wasn’t good enough to be an artist…I had already given up and began pursuing another career in the non-profit sector. I though I was content. MorrisonCon made me question my decisions, goals, and what I really wanted out of life.

MorrisonCon had a profound impact on my life.

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Flash forward nearly two years and I have quit my job, moved across the country, and have returned to school to study digital art and design. More importantly, after nearly 2 years of insane schedules, potential publishing deals, and severe anxiety the MorrisonCon Comic Anthology has launched as a Kickstareter Project. I can not express how excited I am to see this comic in print. Many artists and writers have contributed to this fine tome, and I had the distinct honor of contributing a short story and drawing the cover art for the anthology.

If this project is successful it will represent my first published comic work, and I ask that you check out the Kickstarter page and consider throwing a few dollars our way. Thanks so much for your support!

Click on the text above to check out the Kickstarter page.

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I would also like to extend an extra-big thank you to the staff, guests, and attendees of MorrsionCon 2012. Take a bow…

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Happy Birthday AmeriCorps! Thanks for 20 years of #GettingThingsDone. #AmeriCorps20 http://thndr.it/1vdaYk8

New sketchbook. #sketch #sketchbook #doodle #art #inking #inksketch #inkwash #cartooning #cartoon #makeart #artistsoninstagram

Cool announcements are coming tomorrow! #makecomics

Great mail day! Lovely comics and artwork from @jenskstyve . Get your copy of Cabin Fever at www.jensk.no

Mobster that I drew, kind of ended up looking like Jack Kirby. #sketch #sketchbook #doodle #cartoon #cartooning

Episode 3: No Man’s Land

View this comic on my website.

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Damn! This comic was just a few hours late. My commitment to posting one entry per month is already slipping. I am truly the worst kind of bastard….

…Happy Labor Day! This month’s entry is something that I have had sitting around for at least 3 years. When I feel a strong attraction to someone I become a nervous gibbering wreck and I wanted to write something that illustrated those feelings. I hadn’t originally intended for the comic to contain a WWI scene. Honestly, I had completely forgotten about this piece, but I was flipping through one of my old journals and found it among the feverishly scrawled notes and doodles. It is certainly very “emo”, but I like to think that it has a youthful tone which actually captures my feelings quite well. Once I had the idea of playing out the romantic drama with a WWI scene it all flowed very quickly.

I tried to loosen up a bit this month, and went back to inking with my Winsor & Newton brush. Despite a few wonky panels, I’m really quite happy with this. I’ve been studying a lot of Darwyn Cooke, Bruce Timm, and Chris Samnee. My influences may be resting awkwardly on the surface, but I really feel like I’m beginning to develop a style that I am comfortable with. I used my Pentel Auquah pen for the ink washes. Still getting used to this process, but I really like the look and feel of ink washes. I would have liked to add more value in photoshop, but this was a very busy month, and I only had a couple dyas to get this written, draw, and posted.

That’s all for now, enjoy the long weekend, and please share my comic with your friends!


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Like a bird on a wire. Fav think I’ve inked today. #makecomics #art #comicart #inking #comics #sosuperfluous #wwi #barbedwire #brushesonly #whiteout #ink #artistsoninstagram #instart #inkwash #war