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Jun 6 '13

exquisitebeast:

Making an Exquisite Corpse, by Evan and Yuko

Here’s how we made the exquisite beast corpse!  Check the captions for commentary.

There are only a few hours left to preorder the Exquisite Beast book!!  Please take a gander!  We all worked really hard to make these look as good as possible!

Exquisite corpses are super fun to do!  I think Evan and I made a pretty solid critter, ha ha.

OH GOSH, only 4 hours left in the Kickstarter!!!!  Thank you again to everyone who has supported this project!

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May 16 '13

benignkingdom:

Benign Kingdom presents their first collection of themed titles - Capture Creatures, the Exquisite Beast, and Midnite Surprise.

 Capture Creatures - by Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson
Inspired by Ken Sugimori’s feat of designing the original 151 Pokemon in a single year Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson have created 151 unique creatures, relations, and descriptors. 

The Exquisite Beast - by Evan Dahm and Yuko Ota
A series of illustrations of a monster evolving traded between Yuko and Evan. All illustrations were done with ink and inkwash. 

Midnite Surprise V2 - by KC Green
A collection of material from KC Green’s art blog - midnitesurprise.tumblr.com this collection features a new collection of work featuring original illustrations, comics, and more. 

If you were not previously aware, these fine books are now available for preorder!  Including-but-not-limited-to my and Evan’s collected Exquisite Beast project!

We worked really hard on designing these books and the Exquisite Beast book is hopefully gonna be really lovely, especially the deluxe edition.  We’re shooting for the deluxe cover to be a three-piece done with black faux leather binding over a cloth cover with a screenprinted design, debossed title area, a pasted-on title card.  With a ribbon bookmark.  I’m ridiculously excited. 8D

And it’s gonna be full of weird monsters and that is cool, too!

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Feb 26 '13
We’re at Emerald City Comic Con!
Ananth and I will be attending ECCC in Seattle this weekend!  Stop by the Benign Kingdom booth at tables F12-F16, there’ll be all sortsa great people hangin’ out there.

We’re at Emerald City Comic Con!

Ananth and I will be attending ECCC in Seattle this weekend!  Stop by the Benign Kingdom booth at tables F12-F16, there’ll be all sortsa great people hangin’ out there.

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Aug 8 '12
Benign King Portrait - Andrew.  Ink wash, acrylic wash, watercolor, photoshop noodling
The Benign Kingdom Spring 2012 Ruler was Andrew Duff!  He’s a lovely guy and I’ve worked with him in the past — he’s one of the masterminds behind Printsess.com, HeyChickadee.com, and Pusheen the cat.  Instead of doing a portrait of just him, I decided to do him, Claire, Stormy, Carmen, and Pusheen together as the Benign Royal Family.  You’re the best, Andrew!
The Benign Kingdom Fall 2012 kickstarter is now over!  Thank you to everyone who backed and promoted it!

Benign King Portrait - Andrew.  Ink wash, acrylic wash, watercolor, photoshop noodling

The Benign Kingdom Spring 2012 Ruler was Andrew Duff!  He’s a lovely guy and I’ve worked with him in the past — he’s one of the masterminds behind Printsess.com, HeyChickadee.com, and Pusheen the cat.  Instead of doing a portrait of just him, I decided to do him, Claire, Stormy, Carmen, and Pusheen together as the Benign Royal Family.  You’re the best, Andrew!

The Benign Kingdom Fall 2012 kickstarter is now over!  Thank you to everyone who backed and promoted it!

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Aug 5 '12
Benign Kingdom Dog Painting, Shiba Inu. Ink wash, some photoshop colors.
The last dog portrait from the 2012 Spring Benign Kingdom kickstarter!  This contributor requested a shiba inu, which are also coincidentally my favorite dogs.  Here’re the first and second dog portraits if you missed them.
The Fall 2012 Benign Kingdom kickstarter is still going for another day!  Give it a look-see, this collection is highlighting Emmy, Anthony, Aaron, and Danielle!  They will also paint some dogs for you! 

Benign Kingdom Dog Painting, Shiba Inu. Ink wash, some photoshop colors.

The last dog portrait from the 2012 Spring Benign Kingdom kickstarter!  This contributor requested a shiba inu, which are also coincidentally my favorite dogs.  Here’re the first and second dog portraits if you missed them.

The Fall 2012 Benign Kingdom kickstarter is still going for another day!  Give it a look-see, this collection is highlighting Emmy, Anthony, Aaron, and Danielle!  They will also paint some dogs for you! 

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Jul 23 '12
Benign Kingdom Dog Painting, Red Panda. Ink wash, some photoshop colors
The second of the Kickstarter Benign Kingdom paintings!  Instead of a dog, we were requested to do a red panda, which was great because red pandas are great.  Here’s my first painting if you missed it!
The Fall 2012 Benign Kingdom Kickstarter is still goin’!  Check it out if you haven’t yet, you should seriously watch the video if anything.  To be honest, I’m pretty surprised no one has pledged for the dog paintings yet!

Benign Kingdom Dog Painting, Red Panda. Ink wash, some photoshop colors

The second of the Kickstarter Benign Kingdom paintings!  Instead of a dog, we were requested to do a red panda, which was great because red pandas are great.  Here’s my first painting if you missed it!

The Fall 2012 Benign Kingdom Kickstarter is still goin’!  Check it out if you haven’t yet, you should seriously watch the video if anything.  To be honest, I’m pretty surprised no one has pledged for the dog paintings yet!

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Jul 11 '12
Benign Kingdom Dog Painting, Farrie. Ink wash, some photoshop colors
I’m pretty sure all the backers of the Spring B9 Kingdom got their paintings, so I’m going to start posting them over here!  One of the top tier rewards was “every artist does a painting of the same dog,” and this backer requested portraits of their keeshond, Farrie.  I put a little color on her for the heck of it.
AND HEY, did you know there’s a NEW Benign Kingdom kickstarter now?  The Fall 2012 collection is up, highlighting the works of Emmy, Anthony, Aaron, and Danielle!  You can get each of them to do a painting of the same dog if you felt so inclined!

Benign Kingdom Dog Painting, Farrie. Ink wash, some photoshop colors

I’m pretty sure all the backers of the Spring B9 Kingdom got their paintings, so I’m going to start posting them over here!  One of the top tier rewards was “every artist does a painting of the same dog,” and this backer requested portraits of their keeshond, Farrie.  I put a little color on her for the heck of it.

AND HEY, did you know there’s a NEW Benign Kingdom kickstarter now?  The Fall 2012 collection is up, highlighting the works of Emmy, Anthony, Aaron, and Danielle!  You can get each of them to do a painting of the same dog if you felt so inclined!

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