Category Archives: hitRECord

The Giant in the Dream (Originally for hitRECord)

dreamgiant

The giant bent down 
and spoke softly to the girl,

“If this is but your dream little one, then please sleep a while longer. 
There is so much more I wish to see.” 

I just had to illustrate this lovely tiny story on hitRECord, and download the full-size illustration here.

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First Place Goes To (Originally for hitRECord.org)

poet_tragedy_tinystorySo I don’t know if you know this, but 2,012 December 24ths ago, Baby Jesus sat in Mary’s stomach, drawing illustrations to sad tiny stories and then posting them to hitRECord.

True story.

The Weather Outside is Frightful (Originally for hitRECord.org)

coldmonstersGet it? Because it’s a pun?

Whatever, these guys were some prototypes for my holiday card this year, and while they didn’t make the cut, I couldn’t leave them out in the cold.

Should I stop typing before I make more bad puns? I think  I should. You can find these dudes here on hitRECord.

Monster Doodles (Originally for hitRECord.org)

 

Some days, you just gotta clean out the scrap folder. And on those days, I usually like to post the less terrible scraps to hitRECord, which is what I did with these three little monsters.

Squidcognito (Originally for hitRECord)

I’m just going to go ahead and assume I’m not the only person who thinks about how different animals would look wearing Groucho Marx glasses.

Here on hitRECord.

The Forgotten (Originally for hitRECord.org)

The Forgotten are spirits of abandoned hopes and dreams that wrap around your eyes until all you can see is what could have been.

Find him here on hitRECord.

Ladies and Gentlemen, I have been published

So remember when I wrote this piece a while back? It was intended as a submission to the hitRECorderly (which is something cool you should all check out) which just got published and the first batch of pre-orders got sent out. I was not among the pre-orders, but my friend Maura was, and she immediately e-mailed me this picture and IMed me “LOOK, YOU’RE PUBLISHED!!!!!” And yes, indeedy, there is an excerpt of my piece, printed in black and white! Or, well, red and white.

So yes, I’ve been published! And that honestly is not something I was expecting at all, which makes today officially count as A Good Day.