YEAR IN REVIEW

2011 was pretty effing rad.  let’s look back at some good times: – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

I never finished the Part 2011 page...

We got Winston!

I finished the Paper Doll series

We put dinosaurs on our windows

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SNOWPOCOLYPSE

attended my first hardcore show @ Thunderdome in Grand Rapids

Lykke Li released Wounded Rhymes

This is what i was drawing. This is what I was eating.

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I received the best letter of my adult life

I listened to this song non-stop

  who am i foolin, i still can’t get enough of it

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I discovered Dudes with Beards Eating Cupcakes

I started saying goodbye to Grand Rapids by making a GR Bucket list

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I drew my first Haiku Comic

Fleet Foxes realease Helplessness Blues

I saw Welcome Home Roxy Carmichael for the first time

I made a pretty cake

i made a mini-comic

I drew my super-hero power

we made an anthology!

and then we for saled some

i started listening to The Cults and feeling happier inside

This teenage photographer rocked my world

We had a beautiful picnic

I was 10 inches away from Demetri Martin

i met the two most babe-a-liscious comedians in the country

I said goodbye to my lovely city

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  POTTER

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I moved

I turned 26

I started drawing a book

I made new friends

I drew a lot

I met Craig Thompson

I had the privilege to hang out with comic legend Bob Sikoryak

CALL THE DOCTOR! cause halloween was way too much fun to handle

I finished my first chapter

I learned loads from comic babe Jason Lutes

I got a new nephew :)

had a lovely VEGAN thanksgiving with great people :)

I watched Alec Longstreth cut his hair

I got to hear *****ing Jules Feiffer speak for like TWO HOURS!!!!

I got some awesome sht done

I drank a lot of Vegan Egg Nog

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THANKS 2011 – YOU WERE AMAZING

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BRING IT ON TWENTYTWELVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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ORPHANS, LEGENDS and BEARD TRIMMING

After weeks of doing… little to nothing (emphasis on the nothing) I finally had an event filled week, and boioboi, has it been fun

On Tuesday I and a few other cartoonists had the privilege to be in the audience for the final dress rehearsal of ANNIE , which was fun and fantastic, and was able to enter for free in exchange for sketches from the nights show:

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Wednesday was historic night number 1, when i was honored to see and hear the legendary JULES FEIFFER !!!

coolest guy ever – 83 and still LIVIN IT UP – AND still working on his graphic novel, seriously, this was the best two hours ive spent in a looooong time.

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And last but not least, Friday night was historic event number 2!

THE BEARD SHAVING OF ALEC LONGSTRETH

to understand the significance please watch this amazing video!

and read about it here:

http://www.alec-longstreth.com/blog/

and check out Alec’s amazing series – DO IT!

http://www.alec-longstreth.com/comics/

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and the weekend isnt over!!!

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