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[Dragonmun Studios] It's Festival Season!

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and everyone is having them! It's festival season and because all walks of life had paused their events until now, there are just… so many! I've gotta say, going full-on back to in-person conventions has been a weird experience. To keep things short, Rose City Comic Con was so vigilant with making sure attendees had been vaccinated and wore masks, that it felt completely safe to be in that big hall, even with the huge crowds. Necronomicon , on the other hand, said that it was unreasonable to expect them to enforce any such policy, and as such, the convention was empty. I know that correlation does not equal causation, but numerous people replied to Necronomicon's facebook group, saying that they didn't feel safe to go because of health concerns... so they didn't. I guess the TLDR of this is that making the public feel safe seems to be a good business move. It's certainly becoming a factor in my decisions on which events I want to attend in the future. Yes, I kn

[Dragonmun Studios] September me, my love...

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As I'm typing this, I'm preparing to leave for Rose City Comic Con , in Portland, OR with my BFF, The White Elk ! This is the first convention I've ever attended on that side of the country and I'm excited to see, like, s o many online friends ! Then two weeks after that I get to see even more at Necronomicon over here in Tampa, where I will be vending . I really kind of need this after last month. August was very rough for me with the kiddo starting school back up (in Florida, where everything is insane) and the passing of Jarvis , my (but then Daniel's ) cat. She meant a lot to me. More than I think I'll ever be able to explain. I did manage to get some art done though! Two children's book pages, a Sivoa illustration (with another coming out on Tuesday!), and two Sivoa sketches! All of which can be found on the Patreon member Discord channel ! I also got a ton of writing done. 😁 If you already follow me on Patreon (it's free!), these monthly emails

[Dragonmun Studios] Big Moves and Displaying Art

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Yes. All of August. I don't think that I mentioned it much in emails because the process has been a long-running background thing, but on July 2nd my husband and I closed on a house! We're homeowners(!) and every waking moment since then has been busy busy busy! I won't go into detail, but there's a lot of remodeling that needs to be done before we're comfortable with moving in and getting that all in line has been remarkably tedious. Then, just two weeks after that I managed to catch some sort of bacterial sinusitis, which floored me for another week. Tests and whatnot proved it wasn't Covid and antibiotics helped me recover pretty quickly, but I still wound up being behind on a lot of things because of it. Trying to catch up on everything led to the decision to cut back on some of the less essential business things - such as my Twitch stream , which simply just did not happen last month due to the aforementioned and a fluke involving lightning . Until I'm

[Dragonmun Studios] Juggling July

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This month is like a carnival over here! Happy 5th of July! I'm beyond pleased to say that my favorite charity, Mel's Bad Girls Club , is hosting their annual Sensory Overload art show again this year! It'll be featuring some of my hand-embellished Sivoa prints and a couple of watercolor dragon originals . I'll also be recording a walk-through of the opening for the Twitch channel . To join me in this very fun evening, head over to the City Arts Factory in downtown Orlando this July 15th! To catch the Twitch stream about it, go to http://twitch.tv/dragonmun on July 21st at 8pm EDT. This will likely be my big public event for the next couple of months or so… because I bought a house! Holy moly! I'm a homeowner! Ahhhhhhh!!!! Getting everything ready to move in and then actually moving in is going to eat up the rest of my summer, which is fine. My next set of live events won't start until the fall - when I'll be traveling the furthest away from home I have e

[Dragonmun Studios] Books, teas, and a kitten...

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Awwww!!! The kitten is mauling me! Awwww!!! The kitten is mauling me! Dear Reader, If you are reading this, then I'm at Tampa Indie Author Book Convention! This is the first convention that I've done in over a year and I AM STOKED! Since I'm knees deep in my inventory, I am also fulfilling online orders while at the show. Check out my wares at http://shop.dragonmun.com ! Orders will go out in the mail on Monday. :) Today is also the day that the Auset Gypsy tarot deck - that illustrated the minor arcana for - comes out! For more information on that, check out here . That's not the only collaboration I've participated in to release around now. Too Late to Pray, by T. W. Lofgren (which I illustrated the cover for) was released and can be found here , and Sivoa got a tea set! Since the last email, I was contacted by my friend, Captain.Dee on TikTok , about making a fandom set of teas inspired by Sivoa … and so we did! Y'all, they're so good! Descriptions and b