Geo Brawn IV (@Geo_Brawn) shot me with a silver bullet…but first he did this drawing of Wolfman Jon!
Wandering through Artist Alley at San Diego Comic Con can be a bit of a slog at times. Don’t get me wrong, it is my absolute favorite part of the con but when you are looking for an artist to sketch something other than Captain America or Batman it can get a little awkward. I hear a lot of “No”s when I ask artists if they would be willing to do a portrait of me. I also get a lot of strange looks. It makes it that much easier when an artist posts a sign saying that they will not only do a portrait…but one of you AS something. I saw such a sign on Geo Brawn IV’s table stating that he would make me into a monster or zombie. I am a huge fan of the Invisible Man but I came to my senses and figured my beard would be a great start on being a wolfman. So here I am! My daughter does not like this one. Not one bit.
Check out Mr. the IV’s webpage at: Brawn Graphics
Today’s my birthday and what better way to celebrate than to post a couple recent drawings by the family? This whole project started with wanting to watch the development of my sister’s drawing so its always great to get a couple new ones. These ones were drawn while taking a break at San Diego Comic Con. The top pictures were drawn by my sister, 8, and features me as a robot and me as an orange. The other by my son, 9, features me trying to recover from all the craziness of SDCC.
I love seeing the inspiration in the kids after a convention. There is so much amazing art and talent flying around that it is impossible not to get jazzed about it. Thanks for following this feed and spread it around. Hopefully we can get some amazing new Celebs in my 29th year.
Creator of ZombieBomb (@terminalpress), Adam Miller, answered the question: What would I look like as a Zombie? Answer, just as dang sexy as I do as a normie. (<—- I just coined that phrase for non-zombie). Imagine all the undead gals that would be clawing at clothes trying to get a peek at what was in my head. Instead of getting always getting asked “What are you thinking” they might be able to just look and say, “I see what you’re thinking”. A man can dream, can’t he?
Check out ZombieBomb and other stuff at http://www.terminalpress.com
Scott C. (@scottlava) did this awesome portrait of me at Comic-Con and even wrote that I was pleasant. He was quite pleasant, too. The “<3 Scott C.” concerns me a bit. I was definitely making sexy eyes at him but that is what I always do when people draw my portrait. I want these portraits to capture my inner-sex machine and by george, I think he nailed it.
I bought THIS awesome Paperboy 1884 print. Check out his blog at http://www.pyramidcar.com
The amazingly talented Katie Cook ( @katiecandraw ) did this ridiculously small and totally awesome picture of Jon! I’ve been waiting since last year’s SDCC to ask her to do a portrait of me and, I’ll be honest, it was well worth the wait. In under 60 seconds she knocked this wee-watercolor out and it ended up in my grubby little hands. It is hard to tell from the scan but the painting itself is at most 2 inches in height and it is just plain marvelous. The little heart most certainly represents my love for my wife who bought this for me. Or maybe my love of burritos.
Check out her webpage, Katie Can Draw and pick up a Gronk book or something.
I just returned from a fabulous trip to San Diego Comic Con and Tr!ckster. Wandered the streets, saw giant smurfs and got a whole bunch of amazing art. On top of the amazing prints I found I also got five new interpretations of me and will post them shortly.
The convention floor opens to attendees in 34 minutes. I turned on my twitter so as to live vicariously through the twitternation. Good god, I was inundated with so many messages at such a rapid pace that I turned them off until Friday. At this rate I would owe Verizon the GDP of a small nation after this weekend. The con hasn’t even opened and the world is a buzz.
“Jon As…” a Comic-Con Challenge
I have many drawings of me. I hope to continue receiving many more drawings of me from the amazing celebrities whom are participating in Project:Jonimate. I have decided to celebrate the big two-eight by asking for drawings of “Jon as…”. Katie drew me as a muscley sex-machine. Ashly drew me as the Paleman from Pan’s Labyrinth (scan coming soon) but what else can Jon be?
Jon as a money?
Jon as Frankenstein’s monster?
I am thinking about taking advantage of Comic-con by asking some of the artists in Artist’s Alley to draw me as something. Any ideas?
Countdown to Comic-Con!
Come next Friday morning I will be in a car with Ashly and Bonnie to the mecca of geekdom that is Comic-Con. It is Christmas and my birthday with a little 4th of July and (for some) a lot of Halloween. I get giddy just thinking about it.
I can’t afford this item but it is a thing of beauty. For $70 you can take home your very own Faun! Well, not a real faun, but a damn good facsimile. Imagine how it would look on your window sill or above your toilet. Take that picture of the kids off your mantle because you now have a faun to take their place! I printed this picture out and put it in my wallet for when the folks at work ask about my kids. This sucker is the kid I always wanted. Those folks at Gentle Giant do incredible work.
Vlog 12: Jon & Ashly Go to Awesomecon
August 26, 2007
On an expedition to San Diego Comic Con Jon and Ashly find Awesomecon and its hosts Tim and Eric.