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5-25-09

Day 1018 of 365 Again. I love freshly cut grass. Well, really, I love my freshly cut grass. I don’t know why, I guess it’s just a sense of accomplishment. Today was Memorial Day, so I had the day off. I celebrated in the age-old manner. I mowed the lawn. My lawn mower is broken…

6-1-08

6-1-08

Day 660 of 365 More.

Hey look, I’m outside again.

After filming today’s podcast, I had a photoshoot with the lovely Leia. It’s always fun working with a new girl for the first time. Had a blast. Now comes the long, drawn out process of trying to get them all processed. I don’t know when I’ll them all done. We shot a tarot card, which is cool, but sadly I’m still two cards behind that I haven’t processed yet. Geeze. I really need more hours in the day.

Anyway, Steph was nice enough to come out and pose with us for my 365 at the end. We only took a couple shots, and sadly she was squinting in both of them since she was looking right into the sun. But I don’t care, I still think she looks hot.

Stephen and I talked about using curves instead of levels for photo processing today on the show, and since I almost never do that, I decided to play with it today. That will be up in a day or two I’m sure. In the meantime, if you’re into the show, be thinking about your collaboration mini-challenge. And hey, I don’t have an idea yet, so if anyone wants to do one with me speak up. Mostly I’m talking about people who have won before, because if you do it with me or Stephen you’re DQ’d from the contest.

Speaking of podcasts, the most recent episode of the Half-show went up tonight. Featuring an interview with yours truly. It’s actually the second half of my interview. The first half having been on the previous show they posted. Anyway, check them both out on their site.

And speaking of things just posted, it’s Sunday night (well, now Monday morning) which means a new Cosmic Hellcats is up. So if you’ve been following along, go over there and check it out, and if you haven’t been checking out, well, what the hell is wrong with you. Go over there right now.

365 days

5-27-08

5-27-08

Day 655 of 365 More.

People always tell me that I never use enough color in my self-portraits. I take the vast majority of them in my darkened studio, just because its easy for me. I decided last night that today I’d take something more colorful. Only after a day at work, it becomes evident that I really don’t go all that many colorful places on a regular day. So I did all I could do, when I got home from work, I took a shot in my front yard. I actually have some really pretty bushes in my yard, so it kind of worked out.

And look, I’m not even wearing black today. Aren’t you impressed.

Wanted to make sure I got this shot done and posted early tonight so I could work on Thursday’s Cosmic Hellcats comic. If you’re not reading it, you should, I think the story is moving along nicely, and I’m rather proud of it.

Also, Stephen was nice enough to draw some Hellcats fan art" which I’ve posted to the site. If you can draw or even if you can’t, I’d love it if you sent us some Hellcats fan art to add to the collection too. Either post it to flickr and tell me here(I miss a lot of what gets posted to flickr, even by my contacts, sadly) or email it to us at feedback@cosmichellcats.com and I’ll toss it up on the website too.

And tell all your friends to read the comic too. The more people reading it, the sooner I can be a fulltime cartoonist, and when i am, that will give me more time for photography too, and you’ll be able to enjoy my art all the more, and you can say "I knew him when…"

See, everybody wins.

365 days

12-1-07

Day 477 of 365 More. Oh what a difference a day makes. Well, a week, anyway. 1 week ago, I was sitting on the ground in my backyard. Now, I’m sitting on the ground in the mountains of Virginia. That’s called vacation. Actually, it’s been a good day. Steph, Max (our host) and I got…

4-23-07

Day 255 of 365 days. Most people hate the winter, I’m now missing it. Today was the first day this spring that I had to mow the lawn. The last couple years, I haven’t had to mow my own lawn because I used to pay the guy who lived across the street (a professional gardner/landscaper)…