Saturday, December 23, 2006

well, we're in guangzhou

okay, so we be in guangzhou now...we're in the final leg of the whole process. This is where we do the final paperwork and whatnots. She's getting happier by the day, but that smile is somewhat hard to capture on film for some reason. but there's a couple below...enjoy...

here we are, face to face, a couple of silver...nevermind...this is when we were waiting for our flight yesterday from nanning to guangzhou. we had like two hours to kill in the lobby of the hotel...yay...but we got that smile. man this photo makes me look like a bear...sigh...time for the full body wax again...

another smile in the carrier....there you can see the beginning of a zit, or "boil" on her nostril...don't worry, we're putting stuff on it....and it seems to be getting better...

here we is in our new apartment thing at the hotel...this place is freakin' huge. we're talking as big as my ego you know that's has a bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom, dining room, and den like this photo Esther is helping me air out my was that time of the day know how that goes.

insert jaws theme music here....

Here's Huddle and Esther in the massive living room...enjoying each other and stuff...

oooh...tonight we went to this japanese restaurant attached to the you can see me enjoying some really good can tell by the look on me face just how good it was...granted it was like four hundred chinese dollars, but it was worth it...okay, fine, that's equivilent to like 48 bucks american...but still pricy...but good.

and here we were earlier today at the doctor's office. She had to get all checked out and stuff...that's where we found out her zit is a boil...or something...anyway...huddle needs me to take over trying to get her to caio for to you later....

here's a couple of movies to watch instead of working...



Wednesday, December 20, 2006

some movies...

and some's being a stoopit won't let me enter my full login for the "new and improved" i can't easily embed my videos...but here are the video of her smiling yet...but soon. She is now legally our daughter, and she had her first poopy today...four times actually...first three were pretty painfull for her, she hasn't gone since we got it was a little hard for her, but it's amazing the change in her attitude after a good day of bowl movements.'s soo hard for me to post at night, i'm soo tired...but here's the links to tide you over...enjoy. you'd better enjoy. that's better.

Monday, December 18, 2006

Sunday, December 17, 2006

well, we are getting Esther tomorrow...


here's a photo of one of the many toys at the friendship store. I love how it's called the Super Guts Machine.

and since there's no scanner here, i had to take a photo of the drawring i did. Just to let some people know what happend when we left:
we get to the airport, pleanty of time...then we find out our flight has been delayed two hours. exactly the time of our layover in san Francisco...due to fog there. So, we get to SF, twenty minutes after our flight left, Air china is closed for the day, we don't know where our luggage is, and don't know what to go to united, after 'bout an hour we find out that we've been rebooked to beijing via LA. So we go to LA, then leave for Beijing at midnight...get to beijing 12 hours later, and our luggange is missing. so, by now, i've been in the same clothes for 'bout 36-42 deoderant is in the missing luggage. yay. So fill out the necessary forms, and meet our guy who takes us to our hotel, just in time to leave for the day's tiananmen square and the forbidden city...and it's really freaking cold here. like 28 degrees..then add a really nice wind...and it makes it feel like 12...and we didn't have our gloves and extra clothes and such...wee. all worked out, we got our luggage that night, and today were pleanty warm when we went to the grat wall...oh, and the food here is kick arse. Love the noodles...i suggest you try them.
oh, 'bout the drawring...before we got our luggage, we were feeling a little we went to the local store to purchase some warmer clothes and deoderant for smelly pits, but no one spoke english...not even a little. So I had to pantomime deoderant to a very confused young lady. Later we had to pantomime a headache for some advil. It was kinda fun. a couple of us from the group were going to make up a game, where you had to get items only via pantomime, no words. we'd pick like three things and whoever finished first won. Stuff like laxitives and the like. but we didn't...we decided to pack for tomorrow...which is the day i get my i'm kinda freaking out a i'm typing a with it.
see you tomorrow...g'night. I'll write more could check out huddle's blog if you want some more details...i'm tired, and we have to get up at five tomorrow morning to leave for the fly to nanning. g'night sweet prince.

Monday, December 11, 2006

well, we leave on Thursday.

so, i won't be posting much drawins...but you will be inundated with images of our daughter...tho', prolly most of those will go on my wife's...but don't'll get yours. Until then, i leave you with this possible painting idea. They're soooo in love. and yeah, i know their poses are the same...but that's what happens when you fall in love...i'll be tweeking it accordingly...don't worry. anyway...ttys, or swak, or rofl or whatever the kids say these days to say "bye".

Friday, December 01, 2006

Travel dates

okay, sorry it's been a little while since my last post, but it's been pretty hectic here at work. Oh, and the wife and I finally got our travel authorization...We leave for China on the 14th of December, get our daughter on the 18th, then come home on the 28th....So...That's like two weeks away and stuff....So, I'm freaking out again.

oh, the drawings are just some crap that I drew whilst the computer was a'renderin', and the last little animated GIF was made by Joel to commemorate my run cycle I animated for his commercial. If you haven't seen it..You should. It's awesome. He let me animate a bunch on this one. Here's the link:
Joel's commercial. I tried to use the other link he gave me, but it's not working right now...So there's that...So for this one you have to wait for a bit...Then a bunch of beasties will appear above the persons heed...Wait for the words to go away and choose one...joel's is the second from the right on top. werd up.

Monday, November 20, 2006


just something I drew whilst my computer was exporting...He's basically evil eye, but taller and with more detail...But same basic nipples. But his favorite color is green. I didn't have any pink colored pencils...But I'm thinking if I do anything with him, his speedos will be pink, and his boots and gloves will be a red to pink gradient. Or something. Maybe white...For lactation...Or something. Anyway...Feel free to judge it harshly...Just keep in mind that I'm in a fragile state of mind at the moment....And a really harsh criticism of this might send me over the edge. I might snap and start killing people with my tongue hair. So be careful.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

still no travel date

so quit asking...sheesh. well, you can still ask...didn't mean to snap at you..but i've been under a lot of pressure at work, you know how it goes baby, wait...don't leave...anyway, while you're out don't forget the creamed corn. Daddy likes.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Georgetown artjam was awesome!!!

awwwwww yeah....Augie and his friend Corrie Greening put together an awesome thang this past Saturday. It was an live artjam! A bunch of artists getting together at the 9lb hammer, and painting in front of drinking customers! It was bitchin'! It was a bit nerve wracking to say the least. When my turn came I didn't realize that I was nervous, but my hand was shaking..Odd...Anyway...The art was then put up for sale in an adjacent room, and the art couldn't be priced for over fifty bucks!! So, people got some great art for cheap prices! I'm totally going to do it again, but this time, I'll stay later...Here's some photos of the evening stolen from Augie's blog. Enjoy.

you can just make out my shoulder on the right here...The only way I could tell it was me is by my hawt new red and white sneakers, and my buff butt.

Karin rocked it with a chicken/jawa painting. This guy bought it. He doesn't really know how lucky he is. Next time, I wanna collaborate with Karin...She totally rocks.

Here's a colab piece betwixt Joe Kresoja and Shane white. Awesomeness.

Here's Bart's piece! He's awesome as fact, if you kids have any hot sisters for him to date, feel free to email me or him and hook him up. He's nice to the ladies.

and here's an image of my and Corrie's pieces. Photo's not the best quality, but it's me pregnant. That's kinda on my mind at the moment. my piece was mostly sharpie, and it sold!! Oh my goodness! My first sell! Apparently achohol inhibits some peoples ability to reason. Mainly the guy who bought that piece. Anyway...It was fun. You should try it, I highly recommend it.

oh, and sorry it's been a while since my last post...I've been kinda freaking out 'bout how cute my future daughter is. I'll let you all know once we get a travel date and such. As for now, keep your head held high, and your hands in your pockets, but always keep your wallet in your front pocket when in large crowds. And don't forget to brush.

Friday, November 03, 2006

Here she is....

so all you boys back off!! Here is Esther Xiao Pan Blakefield (still debating on combining them to form the giant crimefighting mega space robot: Xiaopan). She's gorgeous, and already a super model. Awesome!! Look at that punum. Fierce!!!! So far her health looks good. I mean, look at those cheeks.

So, I'm going to freak out now, so I'll talk at you later. Peas out.

Monday, October 30, 2006

For all hallow's eve.

Portland was fun!! I got my butt caressed by some drunk girl. Well, she could've been feeling for my wallet, but I'll just pretend that it was my awesome butt flexing abilities that drew her over. Have a happy Halloween and stuff.

Friday, October 27, 2006

Off to Portland this weekend

with the wife to go to Stumptown Comic Fest. Yay!! So, I decided that to commemorate the occasion by leaving you with an image of Ben Franklin bowling. And yes, I drew Ben because I visited Gabe Swarr's blog. Ben is such an interesting character...I wanted to try him....So there you goes. I give you the before crappy photoshop coloring so's you can enjoy my poor inking skills. Feel free to send me money. I just wanted to say that. You can always feel free to send me money. I'm not against charity. 'Specially the monetary kind. And just in case you were wondering, no photo yet...No call 'bout the photo yet...So yeah...Still waiting on the whole photo of our daughter thing. Sigh. Yay.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Illustration Friday: Ghost

That darn Scooby. He's always leaving some sort of mess. Anyway...No news yet for the whole adoption thing. We think we might be getting our photo sometime this week...or possibly next week...and then I'll post it here, and we can all go "awwwww" together as a collective. Then, you can come over, once we get her of course, and you can change some poopy diapers. Wait...where are you going? Come back. that never did care for me. Just leave. You're good at that...I'm sorry...why do we scream at each other...this is what it sounds like when the doves cry..."boohooohooohoooohoo". Just thought you should know.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

New Trussell Video


Sorry it's been a while since I've last posted, but to make up for it here's Joel's new video that he let me work on. His designs are awesome!!!

Hooah! Please enjoy this tasty treat of goodness. It's full of fiber and calcium. And butter. Butter is good.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006


for illustration friday. when grandma gets that look, you know you're in trouble.
and here's one just for fun. yay. I hope fun enjoys this picture I drew just for her.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Just some random sketches

anyway...So, it's officially October. And that means that the photo of Esther should be arriving this month...Later this month we'll have a photo of our little girl. I think I just soiled myself. Both with glee and fear. But I digress. I'm going to go eat my lasagna now. by myself. Apparently, the fish I had for lunch yesterday stunk up the microwave and everyone's annoyed at me. So, think happy thoughts for me, as I weep uncontrollably from my lonely, lonely little island of desperate loneliness, while I throw a pity party rave of epic proportions. Complete with e and the whistles and glow necklaces and cat in the hat hats and stuff. Well, maybe not the e. But still...Oh, maybe some black lights. Yeah, that'll show off my Hendrix poster. Cool. See you there.

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Some more goodies from the trashcan...

so anyway...Just to type it so it sinks in...Huddle found out that the two groups ahead of us in the adoption roster have received referrals. So that means that, barring China taking the whole month of October off, or if I die in a horrible tragic tractor accident involving a cow, some feta cheese and a plunger, we'll be receiving our photo next month...Which is kinda scary yet exciting at the same time. So, uh, yeah.

enjoy your day, and don't eat the sandwich in the fridge. It may look good, but it's been in there for like a month, and that's not lettuce...I think that's the cheese.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

forget what I said about talking on the bus...

This lady talked to me yesterday...So I was all excited...But then I found out that she didn't want me to answer any of her questions. She just wanted to talk...And me to bounce the sound waves off of my face back at her or something. So, yeah, don't talk on the bus. Unless you actually want to engage in some small talk. cuz, really, the bus isn't the place for deep philosophical discussions...

and here's some crap that I'll be throwing out soon. Enjoy.

Friday, September 15, 2006

Two posts in two days??!!???

I know, it's a miracle. Anyway...I saw this guy on the bus today, on my way to work, and I had to draw him when I was supposed to be working. he was this big guy, with an overbite and had a really flat back of the head with just a hint of flesh bump. I might have made some other people on the bus uncomfortable with my staring. I just love how we're all on the bus together, going to various places, and no one is happy. Or if they are, they're not sharing it with anyone. We all just endure the bus ride in silence. It struck me as funny today. I see these people almost everyday, and I haven't talked to a single one. I don't want to come off as some sort of perv/freak anymore than I do normally, I guess. Would it be so bad if people actually talked on the bus, with other people I mean. There's those people who talk to themselves, of course, but that doesn't count. I guess the world would end.

I also drew myself as a youngling with three of my favorite possessions I had as a five year old. My shogun Godzilla, my pudding pops (which I just found at safeway, and they taste just as good as I remember them), and my mork glittery ironed on picture/saying shirts. I had like five of them or something. Along with the suspenders. I was sooooo stylin.

anyway. If you ride the bus, try talking to people, or at least smile. You can get arrested and have an interesting story to tell your grandkids.

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Some painting ideas....

I wanted to do some painting again, so I came up with a few ideas, some of which are too stoopit to post. These are the least stoopit, so, uh, yeah. I'm thinking of doing a bunch of wonder woman in many different moods. Anyway...I like Lynda Carter. Well, a young Lynda Carter. She was vury hot. I also have a thing for a young Erin Grey. And your mom. Your mom is hot.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Illustration Friday: safe

I decided to go on the cute side to show the ladies just how sensitive I am. But remember, I'm also extremely macho and manly. I have the chest hair to prove it. And my official Man club card, where you get 50% off manly purchases such as hair grease, and nose hair trimmers. Enjoy.