Another Crossed Wires Volume 1 guest piece! This one is by Aramis September, longtime friend and MASTER INKER. Look at that beautiful linework!! AGH SCHIELE LOOKS SO COMPLETELY COOL.
Remember, you have only three weeks left to preorder a delightful physical printed copy of Crossed Wires Volume 1 (as well as any of our nifty campaign perks)! Currently we’re still stuck at juuuuuust under 30% funded, so please help if you can– even sharing with your friends would be super useful. Thanks!
Our first featured piece of guest art for Crossed Wires Volume 1! This one is by Talbert Johnson, whose work can be found at http://whatatinybug.tumblr.com. As seen here, his crisp, enticing cartooning skills are only matched by his twisted, sadistic mind. How COULD you, Talbert? First you bricked up all the bathrooms in the house, and now THIS?? (Seriously, though: Thank you so much!)
ALSO, UPDATE: We finally broke $1000, which means we’re 1/6th of the way there! YAY! Also, we’ve been chosen as a “PROJECTS WE LOVE” on Kickstarter, which means we’ll pop up on the front page every so often! There’s no such thing as bad publicity, but good publicity is preferable, and this is some great publicity.
Let’s keep up the pace! I’ll upload another guest piece when we hit $2K! Remember to keep an eye on my Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook accounts for more updates. I’ve kind of been trying to get #CrossedWires started as a hashtag, so if you want to talk about it with other XW fans that’s a good way to start! And if you think you know friends who are into webcomics, queer literature, hacking, cyberpunk stuff, or just a good-ass time, send them our way!
ONCE AGAIN, YOU CAN FIND THE CROSSED WIRES VOLUME 1 KICKSTARTER HERE: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/irisjay/crossed-wires-volume-1
An illustration done for the Crossed Wires Volume 1 Kickstarter campaign! This will be a campaign-exclusive 2-inch button for $55-tier backers and up. The piece is inspired by this t-shirt of Alan’s from Chapter 01— a little obscure, but something I’ve wanted to do a hi-res version of since forever. Alan probably owns at least more than one computer-related BAD DOGZ t-shirt.
Our Kickstarter campaign goes until November 9th! We’ve got plenty of cool perks up for grabs, as well as the printed books themselves! Please consider helping us birth our beautiful book baby by checking out the KS page HERE: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/irisjay/crossed-wires-volume-1
Client @smokedbottle wanted something with his character Eddie that was in a very Barbarella-y vein. I happily obliged! HIRE ME, DELAURENTIIS
Another VHS commission– this one’s for Ridley. THOU SHALT NOT KIIIIIIILL
Another ink piece done while camping in Oregon. REMEMBER THE ONE STORY by the guy where the dudes found the map to the made-up place and then everyone went nuts? No? Anyways, enjoy HORSE.
Another VHS commission! This one’s for everyone’s favorite online spouse Computer Husband. ARE YOU NOT EDUTAINED???
This is the first VHS commission completed from my most recent run, for Chaz! USAGE PROTIP ONE: do NOT touch those little bulb things on the terminal, they get really hot.
Another ink brush piece done while camping in Oregon last week! I was fixated on birds for some reason…
Gift art for bestest friend D.E. Belton, who has a birthday today! These two are from his ornately detailed military-occupation fantasy world of Kashmir– check it out if you want just one slice of his beautiful worldbuilding skills.
The gold ink on this doesn’t show up amazing due to the scanner washing it out, but trust me, it looks dope IRL!