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Forum: NON-SPORTS Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 130
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Posted By ashelton
Not sure if I should really post all 53 scans...

Not sure if I should really post all 53 scans here individually or not... but here's a link to all my Marvel 75th Anniversary cards on my FaceBook art page -...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-23-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,404
Posted By ashelton
Marvel 75th Anniversary previews :) ...

Marvel 75th Anniversary previews :)

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g214/perfectkismet/Cards/sets%20and%20set%20previews/75th%20Anniversary/ambershelton-9card_zps6afbd7c7.jpg...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-23-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By ashelton
They did move locations at one point, but I don't...

They did move locations at one point, but I don't remember whether it was before or after the Superman release. Seems likely that it was after, though.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By ashelton
As spider said, people start online early. I know...

As spider said, people start online early. I know a lot of people with 11-13 year old kids that have blogs. Personally, I started posting art online in highschool, back when webpages were covered in...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,553
Posted By ashelton
Don't know about boxes, but Cryptozoic doesn't...

Don't know about boxes, but Cryptozoic doesn't demand the higher numbers of cards and thusfar has had fairly reasonable deadlines, especially compared to some other companies. Their minimums on the...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By ashelton
Eh, it's poor form... but I wouldn't go anywhere...

Eh, it's poor form... but I wouldn't go anywhere near calling a little over a month turnaround a "worst experience" no matter the promises or expectation. Especially when it got done with a delay,...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,553
Posted By ashelton
Seriously? The art director personally mailed the...

Seriously? The art director personally mailed the artists (aka me, for one) just last week and said that the release date was Wednesday. Nothing has changed in the last 6 days, the release is...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By ashelton
Yeah, I wasn't really looking to rehash the...

Yeah, I wasn't really looking to rehash the oversaturation thing. It exists, everyone knows it and it's a problem... yet some people still buy some Marvel sets. I'm afraid this isn't going to be one...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By ashelton
Marvel 75th Anniversary - Rittenhouse

Soooo is it too much to hope that anyone will actually be buying this? It's such a shame it has nothing buzz-wise anywhere. I didn't even realize it was coming out this week since I haven't heard...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,173
Posted By ashelton
Just under a month, if you're referring to the...

Just under a month, if you're referring to the turn in the Roy's Social Skills Suck thread ;) ...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-20-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,553
Posted By ashelton
I think it's mostly to make it easy to tell the...

I think it's mostly to make it easy to tell the fan cards from the sketch cards... Because of the licensing issue, but possibly also to retain value for the sketch cards. For me, I've put some...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,553
Posted By ashelton
...That WAS to clear it up. Artists were mailed...

...That WAS to clear it up. Artists were mailed by Cryptozoic two days ago with the official release date and permission to preview our cards.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,553
Posted By ashelton
Late to this part of the discussion... but...

Late to this part of the discussion... but Cryptozoic's site prices have been significantly higher than other venues at least since New 52 when I started paying attention. I imagine they just have...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,553
Posted By ashelton
No problem. But I imagine any of the artists...

No problem.

But I imagine any of the artists should be happy to do commissions on any of the blank inserts collectors come across ;)
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,553
Posted By ashelton
Returns. We had to draw them with the rest of our...

Returns. We had to draw them with the rest of our cards and send them in.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-15-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,404
Posted By ashelton
Got the nod to post, so I guess it's Adventure...

Got the nod to post, so I guess it's Adventure Time! I only did 10 cards for this set so I figure I'll just post them all.
...
Forum: Off Topic 07-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,266
Posted By ashelton
^ You totally quoted 10 Things I Hate About You....

^ You totally quoted 10 Things I Hate About You. Awesome!

"You can't think I'm the only around here who likes to crack open a cold one." - CSI, repeat offender being accused of necrophilia

"I...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By ashelton
Mine's not a card either. My mom drew me fanart....

Mine's not a card either. My mom drew me fanart. It was just a doodle, but it was the only time she ever drew my characters. I misplaced it at some point along the way, and found it again when I was...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-14-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By ashelton
Ah, and that was my favorite card too!

Ah, and that was my favorite card too!
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-13-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By ashelton
Firebird, ??, Dove Jade, Dawnstar, Poison Ivy ...

Firebird, ??, Dove
Jade, Dawnstar, Poison Ivy
??, ??

I think the last two are Phantom Lady and Powergirl, but I'm not positive. The rest are sure things.
The possible characters can be found...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-13-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By ashelton
Haha, thanks! I know the border was a huge issue...

Haha, thanks! I know the border was a huge issue for most collectors and artists, but I had a lot of fun finding different ways to incorporate it into the art.

I still feel badly that Miss Lizzy's...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-11-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,404
Posted By ashelton
Two more commissions delivered! Plus four I can't...

Two more commissions delivered! Plus four I can't show and one I'll show after the commissioner receives it. I've finished all my BO commissions, but am still chugging away at my list :)!
...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-09-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By ashelton
No way, best break would've had one of my cards...

No way, best break would've had one of my cards in it...! Okay, not really. Crazy break is crazy.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By ashelton
Not to be completely ironic, but these threads...

Not to be completely ironic, but these threads are starting to put me off commissions.

They always end up the equivalent of #yesallcollectors and #notallartists with, honestly, a lot less dire...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-07-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By ashelton
Think you want offtopic or member feedback......

Think you want offtopic or member feedback... nonsports is for cards, just, yanno, ones that aren't sports.
Forum: Toys, Action Figures, Consoles 07-06-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By ashelton
Your first picture, minus the snake guy, is of DC...

Your first picture, minus the snake guy, is of DC characters Iron of the Metal Men, Dr. Mid-Night, Eclipso and Mary Marvel.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-02-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,404
Posted By ashelton
That's some odds you beat :D I'm glad you're...

That's some odds you beat :D I'm glad you're happy with it! Not posting your break(s)?
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-30-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By ashelton
In Non-Sports Update... it was announced in the...

In Non-Sports Update... it was announced in the article in the first post :)
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-30-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,404
Posted By ashelton
I am finally making progress into the land of...

I am finally making progress into the land of backed up commissions. I'm sure it seems like forever to everyone waiting (it certainly does to me) but I was surprised to find that I'm actually right...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-28-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By ashelton
Nah... I just randomly got it in my head very...

Nah... I just randomly got it in my head very early on that I wanted to depict a more guardian roll with one of my cards. Eventually my brain led me around to the composition - where I think having a...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-28-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By ashelton
Ooooooookaaaaaaay. Yeah, that's totally what I...

Ooooooookaaaaaaay. Yeah, that's totally what I said. Good thing, too, otherwise someone would've had to completely overreact to innocuous comments in order to inject some drama into a thread that's...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-28-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By ashelton
I don't disagree... As Roy has been saying in...

I don't disagree... As Roy has been saying in another thread, the sellers aren't the only ones cringing. There are a whole variety of reasons I, as an artist, cringe at all the crazy low sales... And...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-28-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By ashelton
Hah. I was pleased to get priced with the...

Hah. I was pleased to get priced with the incentives, I won't lie. Especially considering the subjectmatter of that particular card. It was one of those self-indulgent things where I really wanted to...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-27-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By ashelton
Well, someone in Australia apparently got their...

Well, someone in Australia apparently got their cards today. Just popped up in my eBay vanity search ;)
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-26-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,345
Posted By ashelton
Would you believe I'm making almost as much money...

Would you believe I'm making almost as much money flipping left over pieces from my Barbie customizing hobby? It's pretty sad when you consider I'm not even selling the customized stuff (yet).

I...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-26-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,345
Posted By ashelton
Psh. I'm usually the one who people find...

Psh. I'm usually the one who people find offensive when none is intended.
I've gone here with these conversations before and a lot of artists won't cop to the outside influence, but people taking...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-26-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,345
Posted By ashelton
:)! Yep, civil conversation... with actual...

:)! Yep, civil conversation... with actual friendly overtones ;)
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-26-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,345
Posted By ashelton
You just gave the response to your argument - the...

You just gave the response to your argument - the Glebes are a high end reference. Almost no one gets there. For comic cards, and I have to use that example because I've never done Star Wars, high...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-26-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,345
Posted By ashelton
He's saying not to blame the artists for the way...

He's saying not to blame the artists for the way the sketch industry is set up. Artists decide for themselves what standard they're willing to work to, but in the end, the companies approved all the...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-22-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By ashelton
You're going to need to give it more than an hour...

You're going to need to give it more than an hour and a half in the middle of the night on a Saturday. Barely anyone posts here on the weekends during daylight hours.
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