Tuesday, February 25, 2014

In a Clearing on a Grassy Knoll

In the countryside of a far and distant land there sat a young girl with time to bide.  She passed her days and counted each moon’s tide.  It seemed as though there was a thorn piercing her side!  Her peace of mind seemed out of reach no matter how she tried...

After many moons had waxed and waned along came strutting a young fellow.  He had grand notions and spoke of great deeds, but; the young girl suspected his heart hollow.  He said to her, “Come with me to walk freely through the mountains and trees and to breathe deep where the air is pure and clean.”  She could not refuse him for his eyes had a most beautiful gleam.  She had always wanted to travel and this was her chance.  So, it may seem!

Off they went and together they saw a great deal.  They only came to trouble when deciding their meal.  The girl loved animals and so since a young age abstained.  The man was worldly and thought the notion silly.  To himself he said, “Is this girl sane?”  The day came to an end and like a thief in the night he took everything from her he could steal without a care about how she would feel. 

The girl awoke the next morning alone and in a crunch.  She was worried, “How will I eat lunch?”  Then she recounted a story of a man who was called to a great task without food and so she decided to fast.  After forty days and forty nights, in a clearing on a grassy knoll, she beheld a wonderful sight!  There stood in a clearing on a knoll, a goat-like animal with a long horn and cloven hooves.  She walked towards the beast and told it of her woes and of the thorn in her side.  Suddenly she exclaimed, “My health, my health!  It improves!” Then the beast spoke:

"Bleep. Bloop. Baaaah.”

She left that place still unsure of what she saw and heard, but from that day on she did her best to live her life as free as a bird.



Friday, August 16, 2013

This Country's Got Seoul

“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.”


 Ernest Hemingway





Saturday, March 10, 2012

Plant a Potato on Patty's Day

So, while at home I've been trying to get a garden started.  And after some research, I found out on St. Patrick's Day all the farmers plant their potatoes!  So on March 17th, PLANT A POTATO!





Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Valentine's Day

Finished!








































































Hello world, I'd like to get this comic finished before the 15th so that it will be timely, but in case I don't make it I'd like to share with you, my Valentine's Day comic progress.  I just got it sketched out, and began experimenting with color.  Let me know what you think!

Also, I'd like to share with you the NPR article that inspired me to make the comic: http://www.npr.org/2011/02/14/133693152/the-dark-origins-of-valentines-day

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Stop-motion Short: Skeleton Showdown

Hey guys, just want to share with you some behind-the-scenes-never-before-seen/making-of shots of a short stop motion piece I did back in the sophomore year of my college days!!!