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Hey all!

Everyone that donated to the Kickstarter, thanks for being patient. We hit a few delays due to the loss of our dog, Red, and my broken collar bone/shoulder which delayed The Wake. But me, my wife, and my students are almost done making the final touches, and we hope to have digital and hardcover editions available soon.

I'm thrilled to say that 3 out of 5 of my students have landed work with major publishers--two with Marvel and one with Boom! Studios...and Cafe Racer isn't even out yet. I'd love to think that the Apprenticeship had a hand in their success, but the truth is that each artist got work based on the caliber of the talent they possessed long before I got my hands on them. I did what I could for them on my end, which included sharing all my editorial contacts, vouching for their professionalism with publishers, and advising with contracts where I could. When Cafe Racer is published, I plan on handing out copies to every editor I can while visiting the Marvel and DC offices until I get 100% placement for all my students.

If you're interested in attending, the next session will be in summer 2015 (we'll make plenty of announcements before then to take applications). Not only is summer a better time to be in Maine, but I find this will open it up to college students. The Apprenticeship works best for students who've attended art college in some form--whether you're a graduate or soon-to-be (but it's not required).

A focused class like mine can take the cream of the crop and give them the next steps toward being a professional:
1) a pro work environment with a consistent, repetitive 9-5 schedule to work out your kinks
2) inside knowledge I've collected from friends and colleagues at the top of the biz (as well as one in-person guest speaker and other personal Skype sessions)
3) access to any networking connection I have

Thanks again for all the support, and spread the word!


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luke-crowe Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
I just heard about the Dodge Viper story. Apparently you have deleted it from your Deviantart page. Still think Rob is getting what he deserves in 2014? Have you completely avoided the Prophet and Glory relaunches? Will you not be reading Supreme Blue Rose? If he offered you a ton of cash to revamp one of his properties, would you say no? :iconrob-liefeld:
Leancosta Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Hi Sean, I've come, though late, to congratulate you on the Jesus Punk Rock Jesus series, that's epic. Through it I became a great fan of your work. Unfortunately I had to download the series because not all of them arrived here.
seangordonmurphy Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Thanks! Glad you finally got your hands on it. :)
Leancosta Featured By Owner 1 day ago
AviKishundat Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional General Artist
I'm a big fan of your artwork and it's inspired me to take a break from working digitally and going back to paper and inks!

I have a quick question.  I like to go to cafe shops or bars to draw and hang with my friends.  Do you have a relatively easy way to carry your inks and brushes with you?  I've tried using Koi Waterbrushes but that experience has ended up sucking hard.

seangordonmurphy Featured By Owner 5 days ago
I used to use pentel pocket brushes, but they're only OK.
AviKishundat Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional General Artist
I have one and I'm not crazy about it either.  Thanks for getting back to me!
roshy-g Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just wanted to ask, is it possible to obtain a copy of the Cafe Racer Anthology anymore?
seangordonmurphy Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Yup! Available soon.
roshy-g Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great! Thanks!
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