Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Available for commissions

So a lovely colleague escaped left our company last week, and to commemorate the occasion another colleague asked me if I could put together a poster that we could all sign to bid her adieu. I liked this idea because a) it's a lot more personal than a shop bought card, and b) I'm running out of options in the lewd card department at the local branch of Scribbler.

Unfortunately, the commission came the evening before the day it was needed, just as I was considering having a shower and going to bed. Still, there's nothing I like more than a challenge (cash and boobs being notable exceptions), and ART THRIVES ON RESTRICTIONS!

Now, obviously when you take a commission from a client you have to cater the final product to their wishes, so there were a couple of things I was sorry to see go as the thing evolved over the course of about three hours, but really this wasn't about what I wanted and I was pretty darn pleased with the finished article anyway (about the only thing I was prepared to fight tooth and nail for was the inclusion of Lobster Dog, but she was approved with ease).

That being the case, the version I present here is my never-before-seen original incarnation.

Seriously, I'll do this shit for money if you want me to.


CyberPete said...

Looks awesome!

Would be delightful to have something like that. Although if one was to be made for me it would probably be all pink and text would be Kyliewood?

Inexplicable DeVice said...

I like it.

Although I was disappointed to learn that Lobster Dog is only wearing a costume, and isn't the result of a hideous genetic engineering experiment or a result of a radiation-addled pregnancy.

Tim said...

Cyberpete - When I get the time I shall make you one.

Inexplicable Device - But couldn't you just SNUGGLE UP Lobster Dog?!

CyberPete said...

YAY! Although don't spend too much time on it. You need to keep bathtime and bedtime sacred.

Princess said...

You Clever Clever you... you.

Lobster dog is a star...

Oh Hai IDV, Petra,

Tim said...

Cyberpete - Don't worry, it'll be a while before I get around to it. Probably 2013 at the earliest.

Princess - Why thank you! I *love* Lobster Dog.

WV: hoestret - where IDV lives.

Tara said...

We have a disturbingly generous amount of turnaround at our company. We lost someone last week and I just found out that someone else from another department is leaving us.

Tim said...

I do hope it's not something you said!