I’ve just wrapped up the interior artwork for my upcoming book, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book, and now it’s time to decide on a cover. Let me know which design you like best by leaving a comment below–it just might be the cover that gets printed!
17 years ago, Doug TenNapel released The Neverhood, the point-and-click adventure game featuring claymation puzzles, characters and graphics. The game is a cult classic and was a complete game-changer for me in my visual artwork and storytelling. While we inhabitants of The Neverhood are still hoping for a tablet version of the game, Doug TenNapel has … Read more
The Rumpus has been making his way through the book, stopping briefly at the annual Snowman Parade, and now at the Future Circus! Here are a couple of teaser images from the Future Circus. Happy weekend!
Album Preview New song from my upcoming album with the New Utah Ramblers. The song is called “When the Dark Angel Comes”: When the Dark Angel Comes There’ll come a day, I’ll get old and gray and they won’t notice a thing. There’ll come a time when my body and my mind will go their … Read more
I’m deep in the drawing process for my look-n-find book and thought I’d mention that I’ve drawn over 1,000 monsters, goblins, snowmen and more for Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-N-Find Book–and I’m not even halfway through the drawing stage! Check out this section of the “Monster Art Show”:
Only 24 hours until my Monster Look-N-Find Book project ends! Be sure to let your family and friends know about the book before the project ends by making The Rumpus your profile pic and by sharing this tweet: CAN YOU SPOT THE RUMPUS on @Kickstarter? http://kck.st/15toJi5 by @jess_smiley
Check it out! Some previews of the Snowman Parade scene from my upcoming book “Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-N-Find Book“! KIND WORDS GO A LONG WAY And here are some kind words from a fellow artist, friend, and backer of the project, Rachael Moody: Jess I am not supposed to be on FB … Read more
INTERVIEW When About.com’s Aaron Albert found out about my Monster Look-N-Find Book on Kickstarter, he reached out to me to ask a few questions about the book and project. Check out the interview to learn more about the book, where it came from, how I’m making it, and why I decided to use Kickstarter. ONLY … Read more
Find out more and draw your own monster at http://kck.st/15toJi5!
The Snowman Parade has begun! I’ve spent the last several days drawing, drawing, drawing snowmen (and women), penguins, snow bears, and more for “The Snowman Parade”–one of the scenes in my upcoming Monster Look-N-Find book. I work full-time as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer, so it’s been fun taking breaks from my paying jobs … Read more