Hi I’m Matt aka asylum5000

I became a slave to a Dungeon Master when my 11th level Thief character stole a Bukowski novel from a Cosmic Martian Karma Zombie. Making my escape by crawling out through a pile of pre-clone saga Amazing Spider-Man comics, I’ve never been the same since…

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  • Joined: November 2008

Journal

Making time for creative fun

OK, so we’re all busy and clearly I’ve been way too busy to add anything new with the exception of this entry. Well, when I say busy I mean there’s work and family and friends and the leftover stuff that I’ve probably squandered. / Which is regrettable. I’m no artist but hell this is fun. And I’ve sold like one t shirt a year (so 2 overall – aaaalriiiiiii…
Posted almost 7 years – Leave a comment

Finding a theme

I am finding in my eagerness to create something I try to keep to a theme or style then want to try something else but when I look at my designs, lament the fact that I don’t have some unifying thematic…um, thing. / I like the comic thing and the cartoon animal figures and then other odd things intrigue me and it ends up a mash of styles. Which is totally OK but probably looks messy o…
Posted almost 8 years – Leave a comment

Is it an obsession if you're productive?

OK, so I’m spending arguably too much time on redbubble looking at other people’s work, trying to come up with something that I like the look and sound of and beginning to wonder if this is an obsession. / I sold one of my shirt designs last Tues and one shirt isn’t much but man, was I ever a happy guy, so thanks muchly to the kind person who bought it! / But now I feel that I a…
Posted almost 8 years – Leave a comment

When desire isn't matched by talent

Just blown away by how much fantastic stuff is out there and how many talented people there are. Unfortunately in my case my talent doesn’t equal my ambition, but seeing what is out there does make you try harder and hope that you’re getting better or the ideas will start to gel into something distinct. / It better, ’cos at the moment it seems like firing randomly . Still hell o…
Posted almost 8 years – 2 comments
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