“The SMART exhibition is a collection of clever, thoughtful, and whimsical artwork made by 35 international artists. SMART showcases the artist’s quick wit and subtle sense of humor through their use visual puns, ingenuity, guile, and seamless presentations of ideas.” The exhibit opens Friday, May 17 and those of you in Minneapolis, MN can RSVP via the SMART Facebook event page! My … 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!
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”:
RUMPUS ON THE RUN To celebrate this last week of my kickstarter project, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-N-Find Book, I thought we could try something fun. Pick an avatar that works for you and upload it to your Facebook & Twitter account with the caption: Help! It’s Where’s Waldo with Monsters! http://kck.st/15toJi5 via @jess_smiley … Read more
Find out more and draw your own monster at http://kck.st/15toJi5!
Aside from making my own Monster Look-N-Find book on Kickstarter, I’ll be making a special community look-n-find with YOUR monster drawings! Email your colored monster drawing to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, so that I can include your monster in the picture. Files should be a 300ppi jpg in rgb. (If this frightens you, then get … Read more
HOORAY! We did it! Last weekend we gained over 100 backers and surpassed our funding goal. Thanks to you, the Monster Look-N-Find book is happening! STRETCH GOALS $3000 is the bare minimum needed to make the softcover book, but let’s make this thing in hardcover! Check out these bonus rewards for funding past our goal: $4000: … Read more
INDEPENDENTLY AWESOME It’s true! The Strange Kids Club is “a daily dose of adolescent enthusiasm for your inner child” featuring comics, video games, cool toys and all things geek! Remember Beetlejuice, the Toxic Avenger, Garbage Pail Kids and Alf? Strange Kids Club does, too. They also remember books like I Spy and Where’s Waldo? and waxed nostalgic over my … Read more
THE BOOK Did you know that I’m making a Monster Look-N-Find book? It’s Kickstarter’s first Look-N-Find book, packed with exciting full-color imaginative scenes, characters and surprises! Watch this video to learn more and find the book on Kickstarter. WEEK ONE It’s hard to believe that it’s been a full week since I launched my book … Read more
WEEKEND MONSTERING Me? Oh, just drawing a bunch of monsters for my Monster Look-N-Find book on Kickstarter. This is how I’ll be spending my weekend. PASS IT ON The search is over! Help your friends find my Monster Look-N-Find by sharing, tweeting or pinning this little teaser along with the link (http://kck.st/15toJi5).