Chainsmoke

Art & Progress work for Chainsmoke and other projects by Kate McElroy
Jul 7 '14

Ah, what the hell? More oldies! Pencil sketches this time.

The drawing of Mercury getting hit by the rock is an outdated design for him, but I still kinda like the drawing.

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Jul 6 '14

Posting some pretty old stuff so that I’ll feel bad and eventually take the time to make new stand-alone art that A) isn’t comic pages I can’t show yet, and B) doesn’t have a white background.

Sorry for the lull!

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Jun 23 '14

reincar asked:

Can you give an approximate release date for your Chainsmoke comic? The last one you gave (end of 2012) seems kind of irrelevant now. I am just curious, so please take your time.

goddamnitkate:

Hi. I decided to stop posting deadlines and release plans a while back. Over the past couple years, I ended up getting into different projects with others and it fell by the wayside as a result. That’s finally coming to an end over the summer, but the most I’m willing to give anyone about plans for it right now is “it’ll pop up eventually”. I’d just like to have fun and take my time on it for the next few months, stress free, after everything with Vertebrae is all set.

Thanks for the interest. I actually can’t believe anyone asked about it.

Reblogging in case anyone only watches this account.

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Jun 8 '14

Took a nice break to draw pokemon today! I’ve been chomping at the bit to do it since X & Y came out. Mamoswine is for Shenanigan, and Magmar is for Rachel!

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Jun 6 '14
Here’s a design I made for a Kickstarter incentive that we didn’t use. He’s so cute!

Here’s a design I made for a Kickstarter incentive that we didn’t use. He’s so cute!

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Jun 5 '14
vertebraeanthology:

Vertebrae Anthology is now fully funded!!!
We’re at $12,091.
And it couldn’t have happened without the efforts and support of our amazing contributing artists, friends and family, as well as everyone who shared our page and contributed! To say that we’re happy and proud of the accomplishment is an understatement and we can’t thank all of you enough!
We can’t wait to update you all on the schedule for incentives and printing of the book, and upcoming events so stay tuned!
With that said, the Kickstarter has 24 hours left if you know someone who wanted to contribute to get a copy of the book, get some of our incentives, or just support it further!
Thank you all again for helping us all make this happen!
Best, Ash & Kate.
Kickstarter | Tumblr | Twitter | Facebook

vertebraeanthology:

Vertebrae Anthology is now fully funded!!!

We’re at $12,091.

And it couldn’t have happened without the efforts and support of our amazing contributing artists, friends and family, as well as everyone who shared our page and contributed! To say that we’re happy and proud of the accomplishment is an understatement and we can’t thank all of you enough!

We can’t wait to update you all on the schedule for incentives and printing of the book, and upcoming events so stay tuned!

With that said, the Kickstarter has 24 hours left if you know someone who wanted to contribute to get a copy of the book, get some of our incentives, or just support it further!

Thank you all again for helping us all make this happen!

Best, Ash & Kate.

Kickstarter | Tumblr | Twitter | Facebook

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Jun 4 '14
vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

We’re officially at 87% funded, with $10,506 of our $12,000 goal backed. Thank you all so much for your encouragement and contributions thus far! To show our thanks we’ve included another sneak-peak of the artwork from the book. If you haven’t already, please do share the kickstarter with friends and family—signal boosting goes a long way. We have 37 hours left to reach our goal on June 6th at 1:54 AM EDT.
All 100 of the Self-portrait sketches have been filled.
The tumblr raffle is officially over, AND THE WINNER IS: 404fucknotfound. I want to thank you all for your participation and let you know there will be raffles in the future (so don’t fret!) 
In these last few hours we have a bit of a climb, but we can make it! We have just $1,494 left to reach our goal. That’s just another 33 backers pledging $45 or more. If YOU want to see this book published, and support these amazing artists, please do contribute. Tell your friends, tell your family. If each of our followers backed $2.20—we can reach our goal. If each backer just got ONE friend to back $10—we can reach our goal. Or if each contributing artist just got ONE friend to back $50—we can reach our goal. 
Kickstarter | Twitter | Facebook | Tumblr | Signalboost

$723 to go and our goal is reached!

$214 to go and this majestic beast is free to roam the waste lands.

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

We’re officially at 87% funded, with $10,506 of our $12,000 goal backed. Thank you all so much for your encouragement and contributions thus far! To show our thanks we’ve included another sneak-peak of the artwork from the book. If you haven’t already, please do share the kickstarter with friends and family—signal boosting goes a long way. We have 37 hours left to reach our goal on June 6th at 1:54 AM EDT.

All 100 of the Self-portrait sketches have been filled.

The tumblr raffle is officially over, AND THE WINNER IS: 404fucknotfound. I want to thank you all for your participation and let you know there will be raffles in the future (so don’t fret!) 

In these last few hours we have a bit of a climb, but we can make it! We have just $1,494 left to reach our goal. That’s just another 33 backers pledging $45 or more. If YOU want to see this book published, and support these amazing artists, please do contribute. Tell your friends, tell your family. If each of our followers backed $2.20—we can reach our goal. If each backer just got ONE friend to back $10—we can reach our goal. Or if each contributing artist just got ONE friend to back $50—we can reach our goal. 

Kickstarter | Twitter | Facebook | Tumblr | Signalboost

$723 to go and our goal is reached!

$214 to go and this majestic beast is free to roam the waste lands.

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Jun 4 '14
vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

We’re officially at 87% funded, with $10,506 of our $12,000 goal backed. Thank you all so much for your encouragement and contributions thus far! To show our thanks we’ve included another sneak-peak of the artwork from the book. If you haven’t already, please do share the kickstarter with friends and family—signal boosting goes a long way. We have 37 hours left to reach our goal on June 6th at 1:54 AM EDT.
All 100 of the Self-portrait sketches have been filled.
The tumblr raffle is officially over, AND THE WINNER IS: 404fucknotfound. I want to thank you all for your participation and let you know there will be raffles in the future (so don’t fret!) 
In these last few hours we have a bit of a climb, but we can make it! We have just $1,494 left to reach our goal. That’s just another 33 backers pledging $45 or more. If YOU want to see this book published, and support these amazing artists, please do contribute. Tell your friends, tell your family. If each of our followers backed $2.20—we can reach our goal. If each backer just got ONE friend to back $10—we can reach our goal. Or if each contributing artist just got ONE friend to back $50—we can reach our goal. 
Kickstarter | Twitter | Facebook | Tumblr | Signalboost

$723 to go and our goal is reached!

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

We’re officially at 87% funded, with $10,506 of our $12,000 goal backed. Thank you all so much for your encouragement and contributions thus far! To show our thanks we’ve included another sneak-peak of the artwork from the book. If you haven’t already, please do share the kickstarter with friends and family—signal boosting goes a long way. We have 37 hours left to reach our goal on June 6th at 1:54 AM EDT.

All 100 of the Self-portrait sketches have been filled.

The tumblr raffle is officially over, AND THE WINNER IS: 404fucknotfound. I want to thank you all for your participation and let you know there will be raffles in the future (so don’t fret!) 

In these last few hours we have a bit of a climb, but we can make it! We have just $1,494 left to reach our goal. That’s just another 33 backers pledging $45 or more. If YOU want to see this book published, and support these amazing artists, please do contribute. Tell your friends, tell your family. If each of our followers backed $2.20—we can reach our goal. If each backer just got ONE friend to back $10—we can reach our goal. Or if each contributing artist just got ONE friend to back $50—we can reach our goal. 

Kickstarter | Twitter | Facebook | Tumblr | Signalboost

$723 to go and our goal is reached!

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Jun 3 '14

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

We’re officially at 62% funded, with $7,396 of our $12,000 goal backed. Thank you all so much for your encouragement and contributions thus far! If you haven’t already, please do share the kickstarter with friends and family—signal boosting goes a long way. We have 3 days left to reach our goal on June 6th at 2AM.

Self-portrait sketches are almost completely gone with 14 of the 100 slots still open—so if you’d like a personal guro sketch of yourself (or a friend) be one of the next 14 next backers to back $45 or more for incentives.

We’re also currently running a tumblr raffle, if you’d like to participate check it out: Here. The Raffle ends on June 4th at 1:00 AM EDT. You have the potential to win a custom poster AND a copy of the book if our kickstarter is funded. So share, share share.

In the these final days we have a bit of a climb, but we can make it! We have just $4,604 left to reach our goal. That’s just another 102 backers pledging $45 or more. If YOU want to see this book published, and support these amazing artists, please do contribute. Tell your friends, tell your family. If each of our followers backed $7—we can reach our goal. If each backer just got ONE friend to back $35—we can reach our goal. Or if each contributing artist just got THREE TO FOUR friends to back $45—we can reach our goal. 

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Vertebrae is 73% funded, at $8,805 out of 12K. WE’RE IN THE HOME STRETCH - 64 HOURS LEFT TO GO!!

Also, I shortened the post.

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Jun 2 '14

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

vertebraeanthology:

katyamola:

katyamola:

vertebraeanthology:

HELLO EVERYONE. GUESS WHAT. 

Our kickstarter has launched.

We’ve got some killer artwork, created by killer artists whose work will thrill (but not kill) you. We’ve got a goal of $12,000. 

The book itself not only features dozens of illustrations, but several comic shorts by our talented artists—as well as a personal bio pages with illustrated portraits! In total there are 148 pages of art work. The illustrations will all be printed in color on a coated, heavy weight matte paper. The book will be 8.5 x 11 and perfect bound with a gloss varnished soft cover. All this from 32 amazing artists.

So please check out our project. If you like gore, horror, the weird or the unusual, we would be grateful for your support!

We have until Sat, Jun 6 2014 1:54 AM EDT to make our goal.

Support our project here: Kickstarter 
Follow our blog & updates here:  Tumblr

I am glad to be a participant of this anthology! (my art is not displayed as a sample unu oh well) but i submitted 3 watercolor pieces to the anthology. (if i can get permission i will post them)

but if you enjoy gore, horror or just some really amazing surreal images of the body fantastic, you should consider backing us! the artists included are all stellar with major names like doxolove, stephanie pepper and muura!!!

plus really awesome incentive swag C: including one for a custom framed original watercolor by me!

i will be reblobbing this semi-frequently as time progresses just as a heads up!

SOMEONE BOUGHT MY PAINTING YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ;w;

THIS STILL HAS OVER A MONTH LEFT SO CONSIDER CONTRIBUTING IF YOU LOVE GURO/GORE AND AMAZING ARTISTS

A reminder that we’re a third of the way to our goal, and have 15 days (untilSat, Jun 6$12,000 goal!

We’re officially at 37% funded, with $4,391 of our $12,000 goal backed. Thank you all so much for your encouragement and contributions thus far! If you haven’t already, please do share the kickstarter with friends and family—signal boosting goes a long way. We’re at the end of day 10 and have 9 days left to reach our goal on June 6th.

As a reminder we 44 of the 100 self-portrait sketches open—so if you’d like a personal guro sketch of yourself (or a friend) be one of the next 44 next backers to back $45 or more for incentives.

We’re also currently running a tumblr raffle, if you’d like to participate check it out: Here

Keep your eyes open for some additional updates on both tumblr and the kickstarter!

KickstarterTwitter | Facebook | Tumblr | Signalboost

We’re officially at 39% funded, with $4,726 of our $12,000 goal backed. Let’s keep it up!

FOUR DAYS TO GO AND COUNTING! Reblogs, contributions, etc. are all greatly appreciated!

We’re officially at 62% funded, with $7,396 of our $12,000 goal backed. Thank you all so much for your encouragement and contributions thus far! If you haven’t already, please do share the kickstarter with friends and family—signal boosting goes a long way. We have 3 days left to reach our goal on June 6th at 2AM.

Self-portrait sketches are almost completely gone with 14 of the 100 slots still open—so if you’d like a personal guro sketch of yourself (or a friend) be one of the next 14 next backers to back $45 or more for incentives.

We’re also currently running a tumblr raffle, if you’d like to participate check it out: Here. The Raffle ends on June 4th at 1:00 AM EDT. You have the potential to win a custom poster AND a copy of the book if our kickstarter is funded. So share, share share.

In the these final days we have a bit of a climb, but we can make it! We have just $4,604 left to reach our goal. That’s just another 102 backers pledging $45 or more. If YOU want to see this book published, and support these amazing artists, please do contribute. Tell your friends, tell your family. If each of our followers backed $7—we can reach our goal. If each backer just got ONE friend to back $35—we can reach our goal. Or if each contributing artist just got THREE TO FOUR friends to back $45—we can reach our goal. 

Kickstarter | Twitter | Facebook | Tumblr | Signalboost

70% FUNDED AT $8,463! THREE DAYS LEFT TO MAKE THE GOAL! LET’S KEEP IT UP!

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