11Mar
This is it! We almost have a game!

Good morning. Well this is it. This is the last chance to be a part of this project and get a copy of the game before everyone else does. I am really excited about this project. It’s a new venue, yet, the process is the same. As people who have backed me in the past, […]




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29Aug
The Imagination Gap

Growing up I can remember playing  in my imagination. It was an adventure everyday. Adventures that took me places and help me figure out what direction I wanted to go in life. My imagination gives me hope and allows me to dream big… Our imagination is a gift, a very precious gift one that when […]




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4Nov
Shop Talk: the Exhibitor – making your show a success

For many years I have been an exhibitor and guest to comic conventions, book fairs and other adventures. I have had some incredible experiences and very blessed opportunities to allow the shows to help keep my career afloat. Many of you have seen my reviews about several of the cons I have exhibited at. These […]




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11Oct
Tanner Jones and the Quest for the Monkey Stone –

Missed the Kickstarter- just click the picture and pre-order this incredible adventure by Catherine and Travis Hanson. Now what’s this about Pre-ordering the book We will be mailing these books right after the kickstarter reward go out. This means you should also get these books before christmas. Also books with the maps are going fast- […]




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30Sep
Long Beach Comic Con Review- the little engine that is really working on it –

It’s been a long year of shows and I have 3 left before the year runs out. Each show is unique. Some are really well run, some are struggling with finding their identity and some are just plain greedy with the focus of “it’s all about them” (you know who you are). Each show creates […]




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18Sep
This Months art giveaway on Patreon

This is this months art give away. The collector, the evil – red rock troll that captures our hero the bean. One lucky person at the $20 level or higher will get this piece. If you want to be in the running- Just change your reward level and you will have an opportunity. Remember you […]




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8Sep
Salt Lake Comic Con… Oh how I want to love you…. the show review.

Salt Lake City’s 2nd Annual Comic Con has come and gone.   As I decompress and enjoy a quiet moment eating macaroni salad and hanging out with my family, who really just want to sit next me, I find myself thinking about our incredible adventure. There were a lot of things that were enjoyable about the show, […]




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30Aug

Hello my friends- there is a lot going on right now. It has been 10 weeks since I found myself completely on my own as a professional illustrator. I have found that this has really been a test of faith, a test of skill, and a test of discipline.  To see what I am involved […]




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18Aug
Win original art from Travis Hanson

Each month I create an opportunity for someone to win original art from the Bean series. These are unique character pieces made especially for my patreon campaign. They are not small either. I wanted to reward those on the higher tiers with a special gift.  This original art is part of that reward system. What […]




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19Jul
Shop talk: What makes a webcomic work?

I was asked the other day on why I offer “the Bean” as both a webcomic and a printed piece. In fact the question was if I thought I was sinking my own ship by offering it up for free. Yet in a time when Indy comics are getting harder and harder to produce and […]




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