Deana just sent me a photo of her heart family’s comic all framed up. I feel all proud and appreciative and some other feels also.
For the curious/nosy, and were I not the creator I would be among you, here’s a screen grab of the search terms used to find Poly in Pictures since midnight (ie: the last 6.5 hours).
It is an entertaining list just because of one or two that I’ll mention in a mo. I’d type them out for accessibility but most of them are quite dull.
Cartoon fools – Wow, don’t hold back or anything there.
Mofos chris – I don’t know Chris, but I’m sure they’re lovely.
Poly sex photo – See 37. Striptease.
Rough sex – For some reason, when I hear this phrase I can’t help but picture a pair of people having sex while falling down a gravelly mountainside. That sounds pretty rough, you’ve got to admit.
Aspie porn stars – I am genuinely quite pleased that someone is putting this into a search engine. (I imagine they found 151. Aspie Porn.)
Would you like to donate if it meant you got a little portrait of you (or someone else) in PiP style based on a photograph or description or something, d’you think?
I’ve just been and watched Amanda Palmer’s TED talk, which was very inspiring. I’d recommend it for any artists or anyone trying to sell things, really.
I love to do things in return for donation, just because it’s so interesting to say to someone “I spent 6.5 hours on this and £6 on materials; what if anything would you like to give me?” and then see what happens. I find that in this way my hobby pays for itself, more or less. For example, hosting of this site is (mostly) paid for by advertising and donations. For some reason I don’t often knit for myself, so donations for knitted stuff covers material costs and there’s usually yarn left over for gifts. The Poly in Postcards were paid for by crowdsource, and they remain for sale for those who want to donate and get something out of it, pretty much.
But the fact remains that I’m all disabled and in a pretty rough place, financially and practically speaking, and I hope that this is temporary and will improve. I love making comics but I sometimes lack inspiration. My comic-rate is starting to rise a little as my stress levels fall some days. This is hard to articulate, but: I deserve good things, and I would like to give to you. I guess I just don’t know how.
What would you pay for?
Today I woke up with this thought in my mind for the nth time, and found out how to do it, and I figured some of you might like it too.
I really like Adblock and Adblock Plus. But I also really like Project Wonderful, and if I find out that a site I like runs ads with PW I tend to unblock ads on that page. I just saved about 5 and a half minutes of the rest of my life with this handy advice. I don’t know if I’m the only one, but if I’m not, viola: