“I’LL SEE YOU IN THE NIGHTOSPHERE YOU SICK FREAK” - by Cameron Garland of cameron+whitney
Adventure Time fanart piece hand-drawn, hand-painted, and hand-cut by me (Cameron Garland), entirely with paper.
It is unfortunately not for sale…..yet. The big news is that I’ll be attempting to get a table with a friend at Emerald City Comic Con ‘14 next March!!! And well, since it’ll be my first time exhibiting my junk at a con, I’d like to make a good impression and have a full body of work to show off…….so piece #1 down, 5 more to go!
This is piece #2 in my “items” series (click the picture below or click HERE for piece #1 “IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE, TAKE THESE!” featuring the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
So despite nearly cutting my thumb off with my x-acto knife last month, piece #3 in my items series is well underway! If you haven’t guessed that it’s Sailor Moon yet, then I’ll help you out: it’s a Sailor Moon piece! Lots of symmetry so far which is not very fun at all and getting a crystalline effect isn’t exactly my favorite thing to do either since it weakens the paper a bit, but so far so good! More items to come!
In other news, I’m really really REEEAAAAALLLLLYYY starting to hate my day job and contemplating giving the full-time freelance thing a try again, beginning with taking some small commissions. Would anyone be interested in that???
One of my favorite backgrounds from Adventure Time (as seen in the Fionna and Cake episode), originally done by Ghostshrimp, Santino Lascano, Martin Ansolabehere, Sandra Calleros, and Ron Russell. Thought it would look even better in 3-D and with a tiny Beemo.
Here’s a little behind the scenes look of the otter pieces I did. Link’s keys are to give you some idea of the scale of everything else…..nothing terribly tiny this time around, but still pretty small. The otter that I had the most difficulty with was by far the Metroid one. SO MANY LAYERS ON THAT DAMN HELMET, but I was very happy with how it came out!
This is a tiny piece I did for Whitney’s mom as a gift for Mother’s Day yesterday, in loving memory of a wonderful little lady named Ivy, who recently left us. I only knew Ivy for about 4-5 short years, but I made sure to show her how much I loved her every time I saw her. The year I spent working from home would’ve drove me to madness if not for her, as she always kept me company and every day would let me know when it was time to take a break (which coincidentally was also when she needed to go poop). What I’ll always remember and look fondly on is how she always had a smile on her face and the many days we lounged on the bed for 7-9 straight hours watching cartoons until someone came home from work. We love and miss you little Ivy!!!!
Did I mention I participated in an art show to celebrate the opening of the new otter exhibit at the Woodland Park Zoo here in Seattle? I didn’t? Well then, I participated in an art show to celebrate the opening of the new otter exhibit at the Woodland Park Zoo here in Seattle. The zoo will be simultaneously opening a new children’s playground as well, so the theme of the show was “PLAY” and all I could come up with was otters dressed up as video game characters (pictures of the pieces coming soon). If you can’t tell from the picture above, I was barely coherent and not entirely sure how I was even able to dress myself, I was so out of it……the reason being that I was up for nearly 4 straight days trying to get those pieces done. I’m sure I reeked of b.o. and coffee, not to mention I had a bad case of the grumpies.
But I got a ton of good feedback on my work and even got a couple of invites to participate in future shows (including possibly my own solo show!!!! WAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!). The day got even better when I found out that my Adventure Time piece was on the front page of Buzzfeed.com!!! Check it out by clicking HERE or clicking on the picture below:
A work in progress…..Original Silver Age X-Men along with Magneto
I imagined them more like a bunch of rambunctious teens, like Scooby and the gang. They go out looking for trouble even after old man Xavier explicitly tells them to stay out of trouble. Mutant shenanigans then ensue.
I wasn’t too sure what to do with Bobby, since I wanted to stay true to the original Iceman look…..how does he do anything in that form? He’s the Helen Keller of the team.