I am a colorblind, published, Design Illustrator with a BFA from UARTS in PHILADELPHIA PA.
I use mostly ink, watercolor and digital color to make stuff happen.
Here you will find WIP sketches, some funny quotes and inspirational links that fill my life when I am Illustrating, Screen printing, working at my Local Comic Shop, Pinstriping, playing with kitties, collecting, refurbishing and selling antique bikes and cars.
So excited to have gotten a chance to playtest the zombie themed tabletop game I am illustrating! I got together with the creators, a fellow artist working on the graphic design and had a good solid three hour sit-in-and-learn. I haven’t played a tabletop game in a few years, but by the end of the game (and my first try) I had amassed a score of only five points lower than one of the creators (putting me in second place!) It was a little tough at first being we have no physical game booklet and only operating by word of mouth, but by the end we’d gotten a hang of the game.
Here are two of the “squads” playable in the game.. Farmers and protectors. The colors are placeholders until I get a cumulative color pallet for each squad, I just didn’t want to post the line work sans color.
I shall commence sketching! Send proof of donation with your address to pompadorabletumblr (at) gmail.com and make sure to follow me here and on twitter @acomicshopgirl Thanks to YOU for making dreams come true!!!!!!
I’m not just drawing zombies though, its going to be a ton of pieces based loosely around the Goon universe. Some other pieces may include sideshow performers, gypsies, men in adult diapers, strange occult creatures, dangerous weapons, bottles of hooch, cars, pretty dames and anything else that can be tied into the comic series! Each will be accompanied by a message unique to the piece and a thank you.
Keep the pledges rolling in! Reblog, retweet, and SHARE your activity! Every dollar counts. We can do this, Eric had been drawing this comic for 12 years. That’s a long time. I know he’s got more than 4000 fans! I want to lose sleep over the amount of sketches I’ve got to do.
I dressed up as The Goon for a Halloween party and am still pushing my FREE incentive of sketches for any of my followers who donate $10 or more to the cause. ERIC POWELL HAS EVEN ACKNOWLEDGED ME IN HIS RECENT KICKSTARTER UPDATE VIDEO!
We are getting up there. You have one last work week to get your donations into the Goon kickstarter..I expect every single one of you to put in at least $1 by Friday. I am really pushing this and will be doing so until we reach and or surpass the intended goal for this kickstarter!
I expect to be SWAMPED with emails at Pompadorabletumblr(at)gmail.com upon the completion of this week. But not unlike kickstarter itself, I can’t make good on these sketches unless the project is fully funded. I’ve got a ton of interested followers so make sure to fund so I don’t have an angry mob come for you! I am going to see what I can do to give you a sneak peek of what I am planning for funders, so keep an eye out.
Until then I’ve got a few fun little projects in the works I can’t wait to share with you! Keep in touch! Donate! Be active! Make things happen.
If EVERYONE can do me a solid by REBLOGGING THIS POST and not just liking it, we could do a WORLD of good for this film. Please be a friend!
Q: So I've been following you for a short time and love, love, love your work! I think if I remember correctly I found your artwork on a rockabilly art appreciated tumblr account. Now after reading your post on NYCC I'm ready to donate to The Goon Kickstarter project but just wanted to know how to go about to get your awesome Eric Powell approved The Goon watercolor illustration? Thanks!
Oooo this message is all sorts of awesome! Yes, my work has been posted on both Rockabilly and Psychobilly art tumblrs! So that may have very well been the place you found me! I am sooooo glad you’re going to contribute, that means word is getting out.
I want to take a second though to remind everyone that the film is based off of a comic book published by DarkHorse- so after you contribute and you feel like you just can’t wait to see whats next I urge you to visit your LCS (local comic shop) or Darkhorse.com to pick up the comics!
THERE’S a GREAT question though…
When you donate to kickstarter, they give you the option to “share” your pledge with the world! There are so many ways you can share! Do so, and tweet me @acomicshopgirl so everyone else can jump on board, or leave a comment on the page after donating saying “Pompadorable sent me!”, take a screenshot or some sort of proof to my email! If you have any problem getting in touch with me, send me something to my ask!
Make sure to send your name, your kickstarter user name, and current address to pompadorabletumblr (at) gmail.com so I can send you the art!
Going to take a second to plug the new Laika moving that is in current production: ParaNorman!
I am experienced in stop motion fabrication (about 4 years worth before I was decided to be an illustrator. I had DREAMS root back to my early childhood of fabricating and animating stop motion films) and EVERYTHING Laika does brings me to tears; they’ve adapted this home cooked aura of GOODNESS around their work since Coraline (the whole basis around that film was it wasn’t computer animated and stop motion was the first 3D animation! A close to almost long lost art) which ‘I find it absolutley FANTASTIC! More people need to know that stop motion isnt just playing with toys- its ART! And MATH! And ENGINEERING! And TIME! And LOVE! And TEDIOUS AMOUNTS OF NITPICKING! (which is something I personally enjoy!) So donate a few minutes of your time to watch this amazing advert for the film and the loving hands that CREATED this film, a few times over. I promise, you’ll be floored!
I asked Eric Powell a question on Twitter about the animated GOON project, I get answer in blog post form! ( Coincidence? I feel like the straw that broke the camel’s back, but that’s OK! I got my answer and I can share it with all of you so we can stop buggin’ him!)
I still want there to be a kickstarter/indiegogo to raise funds. I want to give them ALL my money. I really feel with his fanbase, we could fund the whole thing in a matter of a month with rewards like prints, tshirts, signed issues, signed posters, buttons, thank you cards ect… but he’s a busy man and I respect his desicion, specially since the rewards would only take MORE time away from his projects.
But not unlike anything else Mr. Powell creates, its gonna take time. He’s gonna do it right… and I’m gonna be pissed as hell for waiting 7 years but when its in my hands I’ll be EXCITED AS HELL AND IT WILL BE DAMNED WORTH IT!
He’s a sweety too; a few years back, he sent out thank you to mom and pop comic shops in lue of a debackle that took place virally… about how comic shops don’t cater to the indie scene. Some fans defended their LCS.. FatJacks was one of them. Because one of our customers was kind enough to mention us by name he sent us a hand written thank you and a signed litho print. I was beeming when my boss gave it to me, being the indie girl who always made sure to bother him when we didn’t get in enough Goon books (we have no room on the walls in our shop for ‘finer’ things, all covered in higher priced bagged books and all..) and it is proudly hung in my house to this day.
So I got my answer. I will wait patiently, and I will forever be gifting Goon trades to people who I know will enjoy it (IE: EVERYONE)