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Friday, November 18, 2011

Sketchbook 2011 Shipping Out

Today I am shipping out the first batch of sketchbook orders! 
The response has been amazing. We sold through the first 50 in 3 hours! Of the original 250, we are down to about 45 left. 

The first 50 drawings are individually numbered (using fancy roman numerals) and I will be shipping them out in the order received.  So Fernando from Spain, (who somehow managed to order before the blog link was even up), you will be getting numeral I. Congratulations!

If you came in just after 50 don't give up hope. Thanks to my somewhat curious numbering system (pictured above), there are a number of extras who numerals aren't *exactly* standard that will be shipped out as well.

The sketches feature a lot of dragons, dwarves, elves and vikings.  Why?  Partially because all of these characters are interesting to draw. But also because I was watching Day[9] livestream Skyrim while I was drawing these.  You heard it right, the future is now; I don't even have to play video games anymore.  I can just watch other kids playing video games while I work.

Along with the fantasy creatures, there were also a fair number of monsters that managed to creep in as well.  

Like the were-rabbit.  
Note: XXXX is not a real roman numeral. Someone will be getting this as a bonus...

 And some old friends from previous Quickhidehere posts.

Thanks again for all the orders and support! You guys are all awesome. I look forward to getting the books in the mail and I hope you enjoy them as much as I've enjoyed making them. 


  1. It´s Fernando, from Spain. I´m the first! great! I love your work.

    I discovered your art in my researchs about Tolkien illustrations a few years ago. I must say that your illustrations about The Hobbit are awesome. Your Smaug is the best Smaug ever! It´s one of my favourite.

    Recently I discovered the art of Cory Godbey, another great illustrator and better person. This is the reason how I found your blog and your shop. My rss feed reader notified me about your recent sketchbook on your Etsy shop before the blog link was even up. ^_^ Mistery solved!

    Congratulations for your work.

    Kind regards from Spain.

  2. You know I'm going to require one for myself! Looks awesome!

  3. So excited about getting mine. I am glad to hear that you are doing well with this one :) Congratulations!

  4. me encanta tus valores en lápiz, con buenos valores todo es mas fácil, sea digital o tradicional todo anda mejor,

  5. Where did you go to college?

  6. I'm number six!! Got a sweet orc. Thanks Justin!

  7. Queria muito um Sketchbook 2011 Frete Out para mim... seus trabalhos são bem expressivos!!! gostei muito mesmo você está de parabéns!!