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Calcon Get!

Journal Entry: Tue Apr 27, 2010, 7:20 PM
Well that was a lot of fun. You guys never fail to make me feel welcome, and to add to the amusement i had my two long time friends Vedder and Vriens there with me.

The weekend went so quickly, and over all I drew about 20 commissions. i started to use red pencil now as it is nicer to work with and I am much more loose with it. Needless to say ALL 20 of the Lolibukis sold out in the first day!

I wonder if these Lolibuki prints will make it to SDCC. i was thinking about going to Anime North in Toronto (my backyard practically) and A con in Dallas as well. I might make another print run and change something about it so that its different. All the Karins are sold and I have to come up with another print for this summer.

It freaking snowed in Calgary while i was there, meanwhile my wife was telling me about 20°c sunny weather at home with cherry blossoms.


I am so slammed with work as I have to finish colouring Ibuki 3 before i leave for Istanbul in May.


I really do thank you guys and I hope I have been of some use to you.


Asalaamu Alaikum = Peace be upon you!



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  • Mood: Wow!
  • Reading: 1001 Arabian Nights (still)
  • Watching: K-on 1st season
  • Drinking: Kicking Horse Coffee
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MalGee64 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2010
Forget that, man - come down to Western Australia!!!
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Ruisufueripe Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I didn't know that your country have many events like this.
Mine country have only a few.
But it's nice to hear that people are that nice.
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Mauryv Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2010
Omar, please come to Dallas for A-kon! I would love to meet you and see more of your work. I read the latest SF Legends with Ibuki and I enjoyed it!

Peace and love!
Maury V.
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x-Beatrush-x Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
It was a pleasure seeing you at Calgary Omar. Thank you for all the hardwork that went into all the artwork I bought from you in Calgary.
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mariust2007 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2010
One of these days, hopefully you'll be able to attend an anime con in the Mid/Lower US. I would love to meet you.
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KuroiChoucho Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Good to hear about everything sellig so well. Thanks for signing my book. That freak snow storm came out of nowhere!
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senorfro Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2010
Red pencil, huh? Hmmm..I've actually started noticing some art in various areas being done in red pencil. Is there a no-photo red out there, or stick with non-photo blue for scans?

Counting the days till SDCC to see the whole Udon gang.
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Vagabond142 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2010
Next year, I will try again to be commission #1. It's kinda cool pulling out the commissioned piece and seeing the 1 - 100 at the top left hand corner :clap:

Overall, an awesome con, although I have heard some grumblings about the talent portion of the con being a bit unorganized. However, artists were well provided for and I love the fact that Udon always gets a massive booth so all the artists can get face time with their fans.

Keep up the good work, Omar! We, the fans, love you for it :D
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markerguru Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2010  Professional
that con was a blast. can't wait to do it again. now back to drawing robots. :)
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minionsultd Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2010
Yeah, that's why I hop from blue to red pencil and back. I think I spoiled myself with it though.

Glad ya did well, and I hope things go well for you as usual!
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