Monday, April 7, 2014

Jolly Winners and Troublesome Robots

It's been busy around here. Super busy. The Hatke House has been caught up in all kinds of organizational, bureaucratic grown-uppy stuff that's left me with very little time for making all the fun extra stuff, the journal comics, the short stories, the paintings and sketches of the people I love. The other day I realized that it's been over a year since I picked up my oil painting brushes.

It's a small tragedy because all that extra stuff, the art that comes out when I just mess around, that's mostly where the best work originates. The book I'm working on now, Little Robot, began life as a series of comics that were nearly stream-of-consciousness. Just me fooling around with some ideas in the spare moments. Now it's one of my favorite projects I've ever worked on.

All of this is a long preamble to saying that when I sat down to work today I thought "maybe I should announce the raffle winners with a comic." Then I thought "no I can't take the time." Then I stopped thinking and just got out some paper and pens.

I'm glad I did...

Congratulations to our winners!

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Cecile V. said...

Ooohhhh, lucky winners! Thanks for the opportunity, can't wait for Zita to come out!

SAC said...


cleo said...

Glad you decided to do the comic -- very fun. Looking forward to buying the book!

Cory Kemak said...

This was a brilliant idea for revealing the winners. I'm glad you went for it!

Aaron Klein said...

My daughter is going to FLIP!!!!