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xXA Rosa Acosta x Desmond New Years EveXx

Oh baby, I ain't forgotten about you. Not at all. And to celebrate the closing of 2009 and the beginning of 2010, why not bring in the new year with Joe Foo's Desmond and the oh so spicy Rosa Acosta? If only...if only...

And yes, this was made to be a wallpaper. Go ahead and Smack up your desktop! (yeah, that was lame. I know...I know)

Happy New Years (Eve) people!

BONUS:
As a New Years bonus here's the awesome Desmond wallpaper Joe did for the holidays featuring Smack and Chris Houghton's Reed Gunther!

xXNew Sh!t Newsday - No. 36 x Day 002 + 003Xx

Let's take a gander, my artistic followers. This is probably the last post of 2009. Let's think how I evolved as a person and an artist this entire year....
You don't wanna do that either? Whew, good. I thought I had to force it. Anyways, hey look it's a comic!

The Revolutionary Times - No. 36 "Sweet Brother Numsie"

"Ah-ah-ah-I waaant the kniiiife....pleeeease"
'Nuff said.

And also new sketches for the "50 ways To Being A Revolutionary" series...

xXDetroit CYDI - The Rhyming ThesaurusXx

Now I'm a bit late but those boys from Detroit CYDI blessed the world with great music on Christmas Day in the anniversary of their first offering The Rhyming Dictionary. The Rhyming Thesaurus is a remix project of TRD with collaborations from different producers to bring about a whole new batch of great music.
01 Ju-C Juice Intro (Bredd Lurseoaf) 00:37
02 It's Nothin' (Bob Stoopz Remix) 03:32
03 Show 'N' Improve (Jaye Burough Remix) 05:06
04 Too Cool (DJ Tay Remix) 03:30
05 Based On A True Story (Black Millhouse Remix) 03:34
06 NASCAR (DJ Elite Remix) 03:29
07 Front Back (L05 Remix) 03:32
08 We Go (Ritchcraft Remix) 04:31
09 Roll (Marc Byrd Remix) 05:32
10 The Rhyming Dictionary Outro (Bredd Loaf Remix) 02:11So head over to their BandCamp and purchase yourself a copy RIGHT NOW. It's only $5. Do you really need that value meal from Wendy's? I thought not.

And yes, I made the cover. ZING!

xXRT Presents 50 Ways Of Being A Revolutionary - Day 001Xx

So a while ago, during a class I talked with fellow artist Chris Houghton while he was making mini zines to promote his Reed Gunther series. He told me how he did and then said (in the wholesome Chris Houghton way) "Hey man, you should do these for your comic." I nodded and proceeded to say "Why yes Chris Houghton, I SHOULD!"

So Brandon and I started cooking up a sort of "guide" to be a revolutionary for a simple four page mini zine. But during that brainstorming, I was also following comic artist Skottie Young as he was starting his daily sketches series "The Adventures of Benard The World Destroyer" and it hie me - why can't we do that for this project? Besides we started coming up with so many that it couldn't fit one pamphlet. So that's what brings us here. Here's the rundown for those people who love to read rundowns...

50 days, 50 ways and tips on being a revolutionary or just all in all being a good person in this world. 50 …

xXNew Sh!t Newsday - No. 35Xx

What's good, people? I know it's been a while. There was that whole graduating thing going on so...yeah...that's coming along. But anyways, I'm trying to get back on track with the posts and more work on here.

The Revolutionary Times - No. 35 "More Air Support, Please"

Even the Government has seen a few cutbacks with in the Recession...but that also brings some great endorsement deals!

Also starting Monday, over at the R. Times blog, we're going to start a daily sketch series called "50 Ways of Being A Revolutionary" some of which I will post over here as well so stay tuned for that!

xXAlmost There x Warning Xx

"I'm just drilling holes. Last two weeks, @#!% it!"


...and always a new addition to the "Art of Noise" series based on Biggie's "Warning"

xXNew Sh!t Newsday - No. 34Xx

The Revolutionary Times - No. 34 "Smack 'Em With A Stack Or Something"

The foolishness of Facebook becomes the Revolutionary Duo’s government issued downfall…

xXShowin' Love - All I Need Is Kicks, Kicks...Xx

xXShowin Love - Leaky Faucet of Hip-HopXx

I Can't Hear Myself ThinkWalking AwayN.O.D.Pokerface [Cover] - f. Comedian Josh AdamsSuperstar [Cover] - f. Young MacsStr8 Outta The Kitchen - f. Sheefy McFlySo the chill quartet of Cold Men Young (Mic Write, Blaksmith, Kopelli, Phenom) decided to "leak" the songs that have been on heavy rotation into one nice neat package for the CMY followers and new recruits alike. And because they're apart of the iV family, when they asked me to whip up something for the cover I of course obliged. So here's the complete package available for download. Click on the cover to head to download page.

xXNew Sh!t Newsday - 33Xx

Even with the demise of the laptop, I won't let it keep a good "Revolutionary Times" down!
The Revolutionary Times - No. 33 "Silly Rabbit"

Fidel's been keeping wizards in his arsenal just in case of a World War III.

xXI Think They Call This Venting x Golden DreamsXx

With three weeks left before I take that epic step of graduation, a plethora of thoughts fell on my noggin - unwanted, depressing, stress inducing thoughts. So in order to calm the nerves down (and to have a piece ready for my senior studio critique), I decided to cook this up after listening to Drake's "Fear"  (which is where the "I think they call this venting" came from). 

This was an assignment from my Book Cover Illustration course that dealt with the aspect of dreams. In MY dreams, there's always that one girl that you can't get a hold of no matter of how long you traveled (in this case a bridge o' pillows). It's basically my "dreamsical" ("dream" and "whimsical")  take on the the cat and mouse game that is played when relationships are pursued.  Shout out to my girl Yessica for being a reference (nah, nudity wasn't actually involved in the process though). 
And for those wondering why there hasn't been …