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As the title says, my plan for 2013 is to start off strong. And what better way to start off a new year strong than by making sure the last weeks in 2012 help build that up? Exactly.
This year has been a great year of opportunities. Sure, there have been some ups and downs, but I couldn't have asked for better. I got my first chance to work for hire doing a comic (though the company didn't follow through). I got a chance to go to not only one, but TWO, conventions and show off my work. I made some great connections there and lot more chances as a result. Met up with some local guys, who I'm still working with and planning on dropping something great next year. The year 2012 has even lit a fire under me to go after something I've been putting on hold for a long time, self-publishing Tesla. On the road to a new baby with my wife (five more weeks!). All around, it's been a pretty decent year. I've had some tough breaks and found myself lost along the way, but it could have been worse.
Looking back at my goals I set for myself this year, I think I've done a pretty decent job. Things are not EXACTLY where I want them, but small goals/accomplishments make a bigger impact than huge goals that can seem unobtainable. So I guess I get a gold star for the effort. I couldn't have done it without all the support I've had over the year, through friends, family and you followers here. Here's what you can look forward to from me in 2013:
Got the edited script back in its final state, and Tesla is looking good. So far, this is just a taste of things I have in mind for Tesla, but I think you'll all love it. Got some rough layouts waiting for me and I will get working as soon as I have the time.
Firefly is still underway, but the creator is taking some time to get this project refocused and headed in the right direction. The Kickstarter failure set us all back a bit, and left a bad taste for some. Still plan to drop this, but just need time to pinpoint the goals we all have in mind. I'll keep you posted
The decision earlier this month to end my commissions was a hard one, but was needed. The above mentioned items are something I REALLY need to focus on. It was great getting all the requests that I did get, but it wasn't consistent enough to keep open. And overall, I'm not happy with having to lowball myself just to get a few bucks on something that I take hours to do. I'm not at my best mentally when I do that, and my art suffers as a result. Does this mean I'll never open commissions again? No. Just not right now, is what I'm getting at. I want to give everyone my best, and my best is yet to come. You'll see.
So that's all from me for now. There's still so much to talk about, but I'll save it for 2013 with proper updates. Big thanks for all you, old and new, who follow my work. I can't wait to show you all what this new year will bring.