What a long strange trip it's been...

on Wednesday, June 11, 2008
HammersonLand is 2 years old now! You don't believe me? Jump into the time-machine and witness the birth of HammersonLand. Then proceed carefully through the whole archive.

Or you can take a shortcut, and check some of my favorite stuff posted here so far:

Click on the thumbnails to see the large versions. I sneaked among them one drawing that haven't been posted yet. Can you spot it?

Also, don't miss to check my learning & practice blog. It is updated quite regularly, and I'm currently learning to draw the characters from John Kricfalusi's George Liquor cartoon universe. John has been my hero and a great source of inspiration for the last 13 years, and he's right now hiring people for his new project.
Here are few of the recent entries from my practice blog:

Some additional news and curiosities:

• My illustration is going to be published in one of the upcoming issues of the acclaimed Witch Hunter comic . My artwork has also been featured in the promotional postcards offered on the Monarch Comics (the publisher of Witch Hunter) booth at the NY Comic Con.

• Another news... I've been attending the filmmaking class since the end of January, and last month our group has made a short live action movie (an 8-minute trash horror comedy). I was the assistant director, also involved in storyboarding, editing and sound design. It's been a great experience and lot of fun, and there are plans for some new projects and adventures in the world of cinema.

• A great new web site was launched last month:

Six extraordinary artists have united together, with a mission to entertain the world every working day of the week. Visit Dumm Comics web site for your daily dose of Dumm. You'll be a better, happier and healthier person.

• And speaking of comics... take a look at this amazing Fearless Fosdick story by Al Capp , posted at the wonderful ASIFA Hollywood archive web site. It's the greatest comic I've seen for this whole year (and longer).

That's all for today. Next update: who knows when?!?


Hryma said...

Shortcuts are cool!
I like seeing peoples preffered older works. It's nice to see the cream of the crop from the eyes of the creator.
I'd spend to long going through your blog looking at all the marvels.
Good stuff as always.

Hammerson said...

Thanks, man! I tried to make a fun and different way to showcase the artwork in this post. Hope these shortcuts are functioning well.
It's just a narrow selection of my favorites. There are other good pictures I forgot to mention, so maybe I'll expand this list with few more shortcuts.
But there's a definitive reason why I included most of these images. I like some drawings because they represent various artistic breakthroughs (in a way of stretching beyond the limits of my drawing abilities at that time). Some other drawings have plenty of emotional significance to me. I guess somebody else would prefer the other stuff from my portfolio.

trevor said...

I haven't seen the Manson one before. Is that the new one? Do I win a toaster?

I love your color choices, individual style and flawless line work, Hamm. I wish I had your steady hand.

Yr. buddy,

- trevor.

Hammerson said...

>> I haven't seen the Manson one before. Is that the new one? Do I win a toaster? <<

Sorry, no toaster this time :)
Manson was posted in January. Try again. And thanks!!

Sean Worsham said...

Yay!!! ;D