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Pause on Commissions

So a lot of life stuff has been happening lately. I haven’t been in the same groove as I was last year with doing commission work. I am going to take a break on accepting new commissions until my queue Read more…


Revamped Pricing

There have been threads going around the ‘Art Side’ about how to set your hourly rate to meet your realistic financial needs.


Holiday Season Rush

So, I just did my beginning of month queue update. I print it out on paper and add tallies to orders depending on how long I think they will take. I try to over estimate, because it’s better to deliver Read more…


SCG Pittsburgh playmat

So at SCG Pitt I forgot to bring the playmat that I usually work on. Instead of buying a new one, I just grabbed one of mine to use. I’ve been wanting to do more charity donations with my art. Read more…


Workflow update

I have been learning how to constantly change how my days go all the time as Nora grows and needs different things. I used be guaranteed a solid 2.5 hr nap at least twice a day and her being content Read more…


Alter Sleeves Kickstarter

Alright guy the Alter Sleeves Kickstarter has gone live! I was lucky enough to get some of the prototype printings. So at first glace you may say that the sleeve alter looks wrinkled. Well… yes it is. Nora decided to Read more…


Tuesday Tips

Working on alters shouldn’t be about getting everything right on the first time. When it comes to doing art, part of the fun, to me, is the learning process. When you find out why things aren’t working the way you Read more…


What Kind of alter do I want?

There are so many different types of card alters that you can choose from. Plus there are a ton of different names that they are called. Here is a short list of common terms used in the Mtg altering world. Read more…


Altered Sleeves

Earlier this week I was contacted by Alter Sleeves to see if I wanted to participate in their upcoming print run trail. Alter Sleeves is ran by the alters.reality owners. This is a brand new idea that I’m super excited to Read more…


Queue Update

My customers are seriously the best. I recently had a very large order placed. It made my queue basically 6 months long. I was going though my queue the fairest way, by ‘first in first out’. The customer who placed Read more…