(Feature in Bizarre Magazine UK)
The process of creating a book that catalogs your work for the last decade is not an easy feat. (I'm not complaining one bit ~ I'm so over the moon that I have this opportunity it's ridiculous!)
(Feature in 944 Magazine, photo by Mark Sacro)
When Bob Self (Baby Tattoo Books) asked me if I wanted to publish my first art book with him three years ago, I was STOKED and immediately made plans for it's release the following Comic Con (giving us a year and a half). But as time went by, the release date was pushed back and pushed back (as I'm sure is pretty normal when creating a book).
(Feature in X Funs Magazine)
And at this point, three years later, I'm so glad it did get pushed back as much as it has. Just yesterday the designer asked me for my final push - the final sending of material to feature alongside all the paintings and illustrations I've selected. I had the idea to use some shots of my published features I've had over the years in books and magazines ~ which I'm super stoked on and the designer was as well. :)
(Feature in American Art Collector)
So what I'm saying is that sometimes when you give yourself time - in art or work or life - the outcome can be 100 times better than you imagined. I can be very impatient to say the least and especially when it comes to working with someone elses work schedule as opposed to working on my own. But when I can give myself a little MORE time, there are perspectives I maybe wouldn't have normally seen.