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Gah!

I can't believe how long it's been since I updated things here. Since I last added photos or wrote, I've provided illustrations for a reading of "Herbert West, Re-Animator" at Monster Island Resort Podcast. (You can look and listen here: http://0316bfc.netsolhost.com/blog/?p=923). I had some of them made into postcards, which I'm selling at my Etsy shop.

I'm hoping to be able to start making more Monstress again, now…

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Added by Monstress Zine on October 27, 2011 at 3:08pm — No Comments

365 Zines A Year Reviews Monstress 8

365 Zines a year did a very nice review of Monstress 8: Malfunction. (aka, The Robot Issue). Read it here:

http://365zines.blogspot.com/2010/09/monstress-00111000.html

Added by Monstress Zine on October 20, 2010 at 6:15pm — 2 Comments

H.P. Lovecraft Birthday Sale!

Today is H.P. Lovecraft's Birthday and I'm having a sale at my etsy shop! Today only (until 12am Eastern), Cthulhu-themed zines, prints postcards and even the Cthulhu Super Fun Pak are on sale! With prices this low I must be mad!



Items are already marked with their sale prices, so there's no PayPal refund back and forth, just click and go!



some sale items...



Cthulhu Super Fun Pak:…

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Added by Monstress Zine on August 20, 2010 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Moved!

I am back in the USA and have a new address. I also have some new ideas of the artsy-fartsy variety. Hopefully, I can get my studio set up and the, bam, ART!

Added by Monstress Zine on June 18, 2010 at 11:45am — 2 Comments

Bringing More Wrong

I can tell that somewhere deep inside me I've already begun "Good Night, Cephalopod." I've already got the text and have been kind of stuck on the drawings--and distracted by life. But I'm getting that drawing feeling. This will be my second zine done entirely in colored pencil.

Added by Monstress Zine on January 3, 2010 at 11:56pm — 2 Comments

Cthulhu Super Fun Pak!

i've just put together a Cthulhu Super Fun Pak! at my etsy shop. maximize your savings while minimizing your sanity! mine's pretty much gone, spelling "pak" like that has done me in. anyway, it includes monstress 10: the thing from another world II, a cthulhu linocut and a choice of cthulhu postcard. peer at the hideous wrongness here:

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=34616454



if you write me… Continue

Added by Monstress Zine on November 16, 2009 at 3:45pm — No Comments

on the cusp

i organize every monstress around a central monstrous theme and this time, i'm torn between two, "witchiness" and "ape attack!" i already have a bunch of reviews of movies where the horror is built around old women (bette davis' entire late career) but i'm having trouble with writing the other stuff. every issue also has chapters of a pulp fiction story in it and for "witchiness" i'd like to write something kind of agatha christie or dorothy sayers for the fiction. but writing in that style… Continue

Added by Monstress Zine on October 21, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

midnight madness blog

so i've started writing for the midnight madness blog. midnight madness is the program where most of the freaky and fun films at the toronto film festival play. i'm an audience blogger this year and i'm pretty pleased with this post about watching "faster, pussycat, kill! kill!" (one of the movies playing MM this year, bitch slap, is supposed to be a retread of… Continue

Added by Monstress Zine on September 4, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

4 Monsters Photo Album

so i deleted the blog post with the pictures of the monsters i drew for the Lucky Creature Attacks coloring book. the in process photos of all the drawings are in the 4 monsters photo album, including a couple of scans. i've sent all the images to scott. i'm at the part of the process where i do not like looking at my work, which is another reason to move it off my main page.

now i'm experimenting with digitally darkening the lines of the faun drawing using Gimp.

Added by Monstress Zine on August 5, 2009 at 10:22am — No Comments

2 Monsters

2 monsters of the 4 four i'm drawing for the Lucky Creature Attacks coloring book. (also, i've gotten the procrastination back on track--no more organizing the cleaning products. it's all movies and videogames and farting around).…





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Added by Monstress Zine on July 20, 2009 at 12:01pm — 3 Comments

Independence Day

I feel stupid for saying it--well, more for feeling it: I'm feeling homesick today and it's partly because it's the Fourth of July, a holiday I've always been kind of ambivalent about. Anyway, have some fun, some fireworks and watch the sunburn for me, while I celebrate my Independence. Maybe I can rustle up some Loyalists in downtown Toronto.



Wish I were there. (Martin Van Buren State Park, Lake Michigan).



Update: Independence… Continue

Added by Monstress Zine on July 4, 2009 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

Weird Procrastination Inversion

So yesterday I planned on working on the monster drawings I am going to submit to the coloring book issue of Lucky Creature Attacks. And instead of drawing, I procrastinated by doing actual boring work. I unpacked this box that's been sitting in my bedroom since I moved over a year ago. It's not like I needed anything in that box, either. I think it's just that I want to draw something different and I want the finished… Continue

Added by Monstress Zine on July 3, 2009 at 11:52am — 2 Comments

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