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KICKSTARTER TO PRINT VOLUME 1 OF TODD & PETUNIA JUST LAUNCHED!!!!!!!!!!

Yes… this is the thing I’ve been working on secretly for the last little while… I’m biting my nails like nuts…

This is a Kickstarter to fund the printing for volume 1 of Todd Allison & the Petunia Violet. It’s an approximately 176 pages full-colour book with a dust jacket and a pull-out poster. The book will be 7 by 9 inches. It’s basically my dream book.

If you go to the Kickstarter page, you can watch a video where I talk about my comic in a fragile voice. PLEASE… ENJOY… (OR NOT…) 

EVEN IF YOU CAN’T CONTRIBUTE, I’D REALLY APPRECIATE REBLOGS TO HELP SPREAD THE WORD… THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH!!! HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!!!!!


I’m so excited for this! Check out the rewards such as the keychains and t-shirt too!!! <3

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I never cried so much drawing one panel.  I am debating whether to post this or not.  I don&#8217;t know if I&#8217;m ready or if I ever will be.  I might just send it to one or two people to read.Working on other things too.  TCAF doesn&#8217;t seem like a reality to me.  I have no sense of time.  Lots to do in the coming days&#8230;

I never cried so much drawing one panel.  I am debating whether to post this or not.  I don’t know if I’m ready or if I ever will be.  I might just send it to one or two people to read.

Working on other things too.  TCAF doesn’t seem like a reality to me.  I have no sense of time.  Lots to do in the coming days…

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yes! do come back to montreal! i remember seeing you at otakuthon and ahhhHHH itd be great

Ahhh thank you—  I love Montreal and my friends there. I want to come back soon!!! I’m not sure if Otakuthon is going to be on my schedule this year, but I want to try to make it. :-)

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I&#8217;m feeling really melancholy tonight so posting this here to feel less lonely with myself.  This is from one of the chapters which will be mostly drawn in pencil to reflect the dream-like narrative.  I need to rescan all the pages I&#8217;ve drawn for this as I saved in the wrong setting. :-(OSCP6 won&#8217;t be ready in time for TCAF because of real life things that have to take precedent (as you noticed I haven&#8217;t had regular updates for several months).  I will be taking preorders at the show and will be giving away a special TCAF-exclusive print with each order (while supplies last).I feel like a failure, but the extra time will produce a better book, and I want to do it right.  I&#8217;ll be taking online preorders as well in the next couple weeks.  More information as it comes.Object Memory, the print version with renewed colours, will be debuting at the show.  In addition I will be producing a collab mini with my tablemate Nozmo.  I&#8217;m really excited but also worried as there&#8217;s much to do but I haven&#8217;t made much headway on a lot of it.Kim suggested that I could do a mini book tour in Toronto and Montreal (or maybe even New York) when OSCP6 finally debuts in the summer.  I honestly don&#8217;t know if it even makes sense considering the size of my audience - but the few fans I have are precious to me, and it would be a nice way to say goodbye.  If you live in or near those cities and would be interested in a casual event such as this, please let me know?

I’m feeling really melancholy tonight so posting this here to feel less lonely with myself.  This is from one of the chapters which will be mostly drawn in pencil to reflect the dream-like narrative.  I need to rescan all the pages I’ve drawn for this as I saved in the wrong setting. :-(

OSCP6 won’t be ready in time for TCAF because of real life things that have to take precedent (as you noticed I haven’t had regular updates for several months).  I will be taking preorders at the show and will be giving away a special TCAF-exclusive print with each order (while supplies last).

I feel like a failure, but the extra time will produce a better book, and I want to do it right.  I’ll be taking online preorders as well in the next couple weeks.  More information as it comes.

Object Memory, the print version with renewed colours, will be debuting at the show.  In addition I will be producing a collab mini with my tablemate Nozmo.  I’m really excited but also worried as there’s much to do but I haven’t made much headway on a lot of it.

Kim suggested that I could do a mini book tour in Toronto and Montreal (or maybe even New York) when OSCP6 finally debuts in the summer.  I honestly don’t know if it even makes sense considering the size of my audience - but the few fans I have are precious to me, and it would be a nice way to say goodbye.  If you live in or near those cities and would be interested in a casual event such as this, please let me know?

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Hello all- long time no write here on Tumblr. It’s been a rocky couple of months.  I went on a long long long trip.  It was rather interesting but stressful, and I learned a lot of things.  Despite all that was going on I managed to find time in pencil OSCP6, the final book in the OSCP series.  It will be about 120 pages!

Originally I was planning on having the work debut at TCAF but that looks more and more impossible with each passing day as there are circumstances that make it difficult for me to find time to draw on a more rigorous schedule..  It should be done by the summer though, and I will most likely be taking preorders at TCAF and offering a special print or goods for those who preorder at the event.  Or you know, maybe a miracle happens and I am able to find time and I somehow manage to finish it all in time… That is still a possibility at this point since March is not yet over…;;;.  I don’t know what will happen, but I will keep working with the time I manage to scrape up.

Either way, I will have a short mini comic and a special collaboration with Nozmo, who I am tabling with, by the time TCAF rolls around though!!

My progress so far:
Chapter 9 - Picture book format - about 10 pages. - pencils but requires edits for two more pages.
Chapter 10 - 28 pages - 24 inked so far. 7 require additional edits & BG.
Chapter 11 - 33 pages 
Chapter 12 - 27 pages
Chapter 13 - 21 pages but only 7 penciled so far.  I have a direction for this, but I can only finish the rest when I have inked more pages.

This has been a rather intense book to work on.  It is also worthy to note that unlike the previous books I have thrown out very little pages.  Actually I don’t think I really threw out any page I have pencilled thus far - only cut them up but this is rather different than chucking 30 or 50 pages just because they did not seem right…

Thanks for your patience!!! And sorry for disappearing for so long;;;  I will try to post more… Disappearing some more for now…

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romanshoubu ⇢

On a whim running a short Livestream right now until who knows… see you there!!! ????

edit: Taking a lunch break.  Returning at around 2pm-ish EST

final edit: Livestream over- thanks to all those who stopped by.

I worked on some pages from OSCP6. I think you can watch the recorded broadcasts on the LS site?

I’ll try to post an update about my life soon.  Sorry for not posting on here for three months.  A lot has happened during that time but OSCP6 is currently in the inking stage. <3

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ヤン・スギョン - いつかきっと微笑みへ

HELLO! do you still have prints of post/69290406802/ ? :-3 thankyou for your time! AND HAPPY NEW YEARS

Hi! - Do you mean this painting? Unfortunately I never made prints for this painting. I have never made prints before so I need to research the production and prices but it is something I hope to prepare in the coming months. I will of course post about it here when I figure it all out! In the meantime, the original painting is for sale though! Thanks again for the message! :-)

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Soon it will be good-bye to 2013 and hello 2014.Things I did in 2013
Comics and zines:- Finished inking and released OSCP5 in time for TCAF- finally a new volume after 3 years hiatus! (Buy a copy here or read for free here).  I couldn&#8217;t have done it without my friend Linda working as an assistant helping me draw backgrounds. - Drew a short comic called Object Memory for a Comics Workbook competition in 48 hours. I&#8217;m really happy with how it turned out and will go back and recolour in grey or duotone for an eventual print version with other comics featuring Mother Koala and Mi the Yellow Dolphin.- Sold out of End Days of Our Youth&#8230; or so I thought - the other day I found B&amp;W interiors for 5 more copies. Ask if you want a copy for $7 bucks if not I might just never get around to binding them. It&#8217;s a real pain.- Put together a colour &amp; b&amp;w mini called Metamorphosis about people turning into bird people. It was a way to experiment with watercolour and get over my anxiety about working non-digitally. Some pieces from the book here (1 / 2 / 3). Other projects:- Contributed an illustration and free talk to Love Love Hill&#8217;s Love Lens that also debut at TCAF. The book is really wonderful - grab a copy if you haven&#8217;t already. I regret not being able to contribute more.- Helped Lawn with the book design and printing the bug-themed anthology PUPA. The first edition was handbound in time for TCAF and we ran preorders later in the fall for a larger print run in Taiwan. BTW, if you are waiting for your books, Lawn completed her surgery last week and has started to ship orders out starting with addresses in North America. We&#8217;re sorry for the delay and thank you for your patience. m(_ _)m- Over the summer, I put together a pitch for SparklerMag but because of various circumstances was unable to ink many pages despite finishing the pencils for the first chapter! It is my first pitch ever so I feel it probably isn&#8217;t very strong especially because I was unable to complete  enough inked pages to my own satisfaction, but I will most likely work on this project after OSCP is completed. In November I did something else&#8230; I won&#8217;t get my hopes up about it so I won&#8217;t give more details but I&#8217;m terrified regardless of what happens.Not so cool stuff:- I kept getting sick this year. :-( Two summer colds in June and then July. Weird air pressure and ear problems right after TCAF made it impossible for me to draw and work on the things I wanted to do - I had to drop a couple projects unfortunately.- Many other things in real life that are stressful and anxiety inducing.- I don&#8217;t have a clear life goal at the moment.Cool stuff that offset the shitty stuff:- Managed to table at TCAF (May) and Otakuthon (August), volunteered at FanExpo (August) and hung out with model Aoki Misako and all the beautiful sparkling Lolitas, and took a trip down to New York to meet friends and attend CAB - was refreshing not to have to table at an event for once. Also - was able to attend the Otsuka Eiji 2-day workshop on manga - many thanks to Kim for helping me sign up for this (also sorry I got really sick on the 2nd day :-( ). Of course all of these travels and events were made cool because of the awesome people I got to meet and hang out with. *crying forever because of feelings*- Also getting mad hang out times with Pop Kakumei and Pinku Project back in January and meeting for a bit again in March and August. *crying*
I still need to write a proper report about TCAF and CAB but I don&#8217;t know if I ever will but there were a lot of really wonderful moments this year thanks to my friends. Actually I can walk into the sunset now and disappear forever because I have been acknowledged by extremely cool people for my karaoke skills - this is all that matters.
&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;-I&#8217;ve been feeling an intense sense of wistfulness and melancholy over the past couple weeks - is it connected to recently become one more year older or it is because this year is soon ending? I will try to feel less like an imposter in 2014. I want to feel more satisfied about myself and though I love it so dearly I am so ready for OSCP to be my old work. It&#8217;s been 7 years of my life - I want to move on.  Thanks to everyone who has been watching me and supporting me and believing in me and caring for me even when I was unable to do the same for myself. Those reading this, I hope you have a good 2014 and that you will remember the good things and lessons learned in 2013 as you walk towards the coming new year. As with most things - in the end it will be okay somehow mostly eventually きっと、ぜったい大丈夫。

Soon it will be good-bye to 2013 and hello 2014.

Things I did in 2013

Comics and zines:
- Finished inking and released OSCP5 in time for TCAF- finally a new volume after 3 years hiatus! (Buy a copy here or read for free here).  I couldn’t have done it without my friend Linda working as an assistant helping me draw backgrounds.
- Drew a short comic called Object Memory for a Comics Workbook competition in 48 hours. I’m really happy with how it turned out and will go back and recolour in grey or duotone for an eventual print version with other comics featuring Mother Koala and Mi the Yellow Dolphin.
- Sold out of End Days of Our Youth… or so I thought - the other day I found B&W interiors for 5 more copies. Ask if you want a copy for $7 bucks if not I might just never get around to binding them. It’s a real pain.
- Put together a colour & b&w mini called Metamorphosis about people turning into bird people. It was a way to experiment with watercolour and get over my anxiety about working non-digitally. Some pieces from the book here (1 / 2 / 3).

Other projects:
- Contributed an illustration and free talk to Love Love Hill’s Love Lens that also debut at TCAF. The book is really wonderful - grab a copy if you haven’t already. I regret not being able to contribute more.
- Helped Lawn with the book design and printing the bug-themed anthology PUPA. The first edition was handbound in time for TCAF and we ran preorders later in the fall for a larger print run in Taiwan. BTW, if you are waiting for your books, Lawn completed her surgery last week and has started to ship orders out starting with addresses in North America. We’re sorry for the delay and thank you for your patience. m(_ _)m
- Over the summer, I put together a pitch for SparklerMag but because of various circumstances was unable to ink many pages despite finishing the pencils for the first chapter! It is my first pitch ever so I feel it probably isn’t very strong especially because I was unable to complete  enough inked pages to my own satisfaction, but I will most likely work on this project after OSCP is completed. In November I did something else… I won’t get my hopes up about it so I won’t give more details but I’m terrified regardless of what happens.

Not so cool stuff:
- I kept getting sick this year. :-( Two summer colds in June and then July. Weird air pressure and ear problems right after TCAF made it impossible for me to draw and work on the things I wanted to do - I had to drop a couple projects unfortunately.
- Many other things in real life that are stressful and anxiety inducing.
- I don’t have a clear life goal at the moment.

Cool stuff that offset the shitty stuff:
- Managed to table at TCAF (May) and Otakuthon (August), volunteered at FanExpo (August) and hung out with model Aoki Misako and all the beautiful sparkling Lolitas, and took a trip down to New York to meet friends and attend CAB - was refreshing not to have to table at an event for once. Also - was able to attend the Otsuka Eiji 2-day workshop on manga - many thanks to Kim for helping me sign up for this (also sorry I got really sick on the 2nd day :-( ). Of course all of these travels and events were made cool because of the awesome people I got to meet and hang out with. *crying forever because of feelings*
- Also getting mad hang out times with Pop Kakumei and Pinku Project back in January and meeting for a bit again in March and August. *crying*

I still need to write a proper report about TCAF and CAB but I don’t know if I ever will but there were a lot of really wonderful moments this year thanks to my friends. Actually I can walk into the sunset now and disappear forever because I have been acknowledged by extremely cool people for my karaoke skills - this is all that matters.

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I’ve been feeling an intense sense of wistfulness and melancholy over the past couple weeks - is it connected to recently become one more year older or it is because this year is soon ending?

I will try to feel less like an imposter in 2014. I want to feel more satisfied about myself and though I love it so dearly I am so ready for OSCP to be my old work. It’s been 7 years of my life - I want to move on. 

Thanks to everyone who has been watching me and supporting me and believing in me and caring for me even when I was unable to do the same for myself. Those reading this, I hope you have a good 2014 and that you will remember the good things and lessons learned in 2013 as you walk towards the coming new year. As with most things - in the end it will be okay somehow mostly eventually きっと、ぜったい大丈夫。

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having fun with tone

having fun with tone

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