Thursday, June 9, 2011

A new Wall

This month I was due to have an art show at Verite Coffee in my own Madrona neighborhood, however the show was cancelled due to a double-booking with a school group. Sad news, considering I had just spent the last two weeks furiously completing and framing pictures, several of which featured somewhat twisted versions of Madrona houses and buildings.

To make up for, they offered me an October show at their Capitol Hill Location: the one with the huge walls. The one where you can see the art blazing out across Pike Street when you walk by. The one that's a favorite stop on the Capitol Hill Art Walk (though, perhaps more due to the cupcakes than the art). Seduced by walls, i said yes.

Life has a weird way of closing doors and opening doors at the same time.

So my existing art will be horribly swallowed by the giant walls at the store. I can probably fit my whole existing inventory on the back wall alone. The plan is, over the next four months, to make at least 5 huge dungeons, 24'x28' or bigger. So I'm going to be pretty busy.

Another consequence of this change is that I realize it's time to finally let the Year of the Dungeon come to and end. I don't mean this blog, which will continue to have a trickle of activity. Rather I'm letting myself off the hook for posting microdungeons to the blog in any kind of regular schedule.

So that's the story. I'm not quite sure what any of this means except that I really hope there will some extremely cool dungeon art showing up on this blog pretty soon. Fingers crossed.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Chris Bennett said...

Well think of it this way...it's not like you called your blog "Microdungeons" or "Dungeon of the Month". No reason why you can't keep using this blog to post the pieces you are excited about. We are still going to enjoy them:)

June 10, 2011 at 3:28 PM

 
Blogger mylescorcoran said...

I've greatly enjoyed the art you've shared so far, and will doubtless continue to do so as and when you post it. Thanks for sharing and best wishes for a tip-top show in October.

June 14, 2011 at 8:25 AM

 
Blogger Doc said...

Nice. Will the show still be up in November? I am in Seattle Nov 6-9 and would love to see it.

September 1, 2011 at 3:29 PM

 

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