Patreon + Products Announcement!

Hello! I’ve been working steadily for the past few months on some big steps for my art and at last I’m ready to make the announcement.

First, I have a Patreon! If you like my work and are interested in supporting me you can do so there. If you like my work and aren’t able to contribute to my Patreon then sharing it with others still makes a huge difference and is greatly appreciated.

Supporting me on Patreon means you’ll see all of my comics a day earlier than the rest of the internet – so exciting – and you can do this for only $1 a month! In addition to early access you’ll get insight on other projects that I’m working on such as commission illustrations, ideas I have planned, and more. If you support at a $5 or higher tier then you’ll also get access to bonus comics 😮 ! These bonus comics will be more mature and/or absurd content, stuff that leans toward the personal side that I don’t want to post on the internet for free ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Currently I plan on one bonus comic a month, but I haven’t done any yet since I’m working on getting ahead on regular Tuesday/Friday comics. I have a lot of great ideas written down and waiting for me, though. Thanks for your patience and understanding!

(Each tier also comes with a reward – check them out!)

Secondly, I’ve put a number of my designs and illustrations on Redbubble! I’ve shopped at Redbubble for years and I find their products to be of good quality and I feel comfortable selling my designs there 🙂 I’m working on adding new items, so check back every so often. The majority of my creations work best on totes, pillows, and phone cases, and I’m still working on adequate shirt designs.

Someday I’d like to be creating/printing/packing/shipping my own products, but until I have the time and resources I’ll be going through services such as Redbubble!

I would be most grateful if you would check out my Patreon and Redbubble pages, and if you like what you see please consider sharing it around with your friends! I’ve set an ambitious goal of getting 100 individual contributors to my Patreon by the end of the year, and I can’t do it without your help! Thanks for your time and attention 😀

-Miranda

Private Tour

For a long time now I’ve wanted to see bioluminescence in person. I assumed it would take years and years until I could travel someplace exotic and warm to be able to witness them, but this summer I learned that they can be found in the waters of the Puget Sound (which is the closest body of water to where I live). I tried to arrange my own viewing party by approaching the water’s edge at night and stomping about in the shore, but didn’t have any luck.

Cut to my mom’s boyfriend learning that I wanted to see this natural phenomenon, and he immediately offered to take me out on his boat at night to try and find them in the open water. I excitedly accepted, and just a few nights later we were cruising around in the dark, peering into the depths, squinting against the splash of the propeller, hoping that we’d see something. As time passed that evening I was feeling pretty certain that we wouldn’t find any bioluminescence, but I was still enjoying the dark, quiet moments on the water, admiring the starry view above during breaks from scanning below.

Suddenly, the water was scattered with firefly-like glowing specks. Just a few, maybe three to five tossing about in the wake of the boat. It. was. AWESOME. And really exciting! I don’t know how long we were out, exactly, but I could have stayed for a very long time. We drove in circles, agitated the water with a stick, and gleefully pointed out clumps of brightly glowing bioluminescence as it floated by. We didn’t find any big enough patches to cause the water to truly light up, but the fact that we found any is amazing. And they were so bright! It was incredible.

This is a Thank You gift for him for the private nighttime tour, to memorialize the event and remember how freakin’ cool it was 🙂

My Body is Ready

MY FAVORITE SEASON APPROACHES but I am not thrilled about all of the leaves that’ll need to be raked in our front yard.

Please consider checking out my Patreon! You can join starting at a $1 tier and your support goes toward me being able to make more comics and illustrations! As a thank you you’ll gain access to my comics a day before they go live, plus other perks! 😀

And Repeat

I love having a day off in the house to myself because I can get so much done. Except sometimes this happens and then nothing gets accomplished -_-

Want to see my comics before they get posted here? Interested in supporting a small artist and encouraging time for more projects? You can do that and more by joining my Patreon! Just $1 a month 🙂

PAX West 2019 – sketch log

I went to PAX West for one day only this year and made terrible, rapid sketches to document the great time I had. I’m really nervous about posting these because then everyone will see how bad my stuff is without the Undo features of digital art 😐 and then I remind myself that I will never improve at fast sketching unless I JUST DO IT. So here’s me. Just doing it.

P.S. meeting Kari Fry was an amazing highlight and I’m so happy about all the chickens she drew for me!!

Want to see more of my nonsense? Support me on Patreon! You’ll get all of my comics a day early plus see other projects I’m working on :v

New in Twitch Town

I decided against introducing myself, and only aimed questions at the streamers. Someone please help, what is good Twitch etiquette?!!

To all who see this: thanks for checking out my comics! If you like what you see, please consider supporting me on Patreon or buying me a coffee with Ko-fi 😀 these avenues will allow me to dedicate more time to art, which would mean bumping up to three comics a week! Follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Ko-Fi if you prefer!