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Jekyll and Hyde-ish

I’m going to be honest with this. It might come back to bite me, but that’s okay. I’m going to try to describe the frustration of being a creative fellow (former multimedia designer) working at building a career in the

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Special Reserve Paper

My last couple of posts (here’s one and here’s another) have explained how I’m blending previously illustrated graphics with new pencil drawings. I’ll take the illustration, print it out on paper, then draw over top. Good times. What matters is

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Making Sense of the Unpredictable

One thing I’ve learned during my journey with Crock of Shirt is how nothing seems to make sense. Perhaps things make sense, but are more unpredictable. Unpredictable might be more accurate. Does that make sense? Check this out: I’d make

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Something Old is Something New!

Something old is something new! Uhh … some things! We have a new design that will look familiar to many of you. In fact, if you look closely, this new design has two “borrowed” elements from two previous designs and

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Two Sides to Every Story

I (Kurt) have a new appreciation for the printing end of Crock of Shirt. Silkscreen printing is not easy. The concept is pretty simple but, like anything else, there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes stuff that goes on. (I wanted to

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Drifting: Part 2

As I mentioned in Part 1, my bike rides have recently given me time to brainstorm new ideas for drawings and writings. The uphill grind tends to let the mind wander, and I welcome whatever creative thoughts come in. On

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Drifting: Part 1

I have been riding my bike quite a bit this season. I haven’t been as consistent as I’d like during the past few years, but life has ups and downs – mine’s just mentally more down than up, but that’s

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