A rational person will not expect the world to conform around their ideas. They understand that they must conform to the conventions of the rational world. Therefore, all important breakthroughs are made by irrational people.
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Dream Logic #2 Solicitation
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DREAM LOGIC #2
Written by DAVID MACK
Art & Cover by DAVID MACK
This 48-page art book features story and art, a David Mack sketchbook, step-by-step art techniques with commentary, and loads of art and extras you've never seen before -- including figure drawings, a new tarot card set, new paintings, original scripts and more! Plus: art cut from the DVD documentary film on Mack's work, The Alchemy of Art: David Mack DVD, from HeroVideoProductions.com.
48 Pages / Explicit Content
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Iron Man II Sketch Cards
Images of the following Iron Man II sketch cards were posted to eBay:


Brussels and Paris Art Exhibits Press Release
David Mack has kindly shared the following press release for the Brussels and Paris art exhibits:
Tarot: An artists' vision of the future

An international group show in Brussels & Paris

Petits Papiers - Brussels: Thursday 27th of May - 18.00 hrs - Opening
Brüsel - Brussels: Friday 28th of May - 15.00 - 18.00 hrs - Signing
Petits Papiers - Paris: Saturday 29th of May - 18.00 hrs - Opening group exhibit personal work
Petits Papiers - Paris: Sunday 30th of May - 14.00 - 17.00 hrs - Signing

What happens when you ask 10 of the best international artists their own personal interpretation of a Tarot card? You get 10 visually stunning and emotionally challenging views on how each artist sees the future based on his interpretation of each card in combination with his creative association process.

Artists from all over the world participated in this project:

· Mike Dringenberg: Stood at the cradle of Neil Gaiman's the renowned Sandman series and made some superb paintings which might compete with the grand classics of Symbolism
· Jeff Faerber: Young illustration artist, student of Barron Storey, made 5 earthtoned cards combined with a very personal and lighthearted proza
· Joshua Hagler: Rising artistic San Fransisco talent, represented by art galleries in the US and Europe, made large oil paintings reflecting his philosophical views on the world we live in.
· Sam Kieth: With Mike Dringenberg, gave shape to the Sandman's world and wanted to step out of comics and illustration till this project came along (although he still wants us to burn his art at the opening of the show).
· Miran Kim: Only lady of the group, surprised the established comic world with her strong debut. Her cards lean towards the immensely popular low-brow trend in art; colorful and playful.
· David Mack: Changed the world of comics by completely changing the conventions of the medium by fully incorporating mixed media techniques into the story. World famous for his series, Kabuki, an atypical interpretation of the superhero, Daredevil.
· Barron Storey: Described by many as the only living genius of illustration. Inspiration for Bill Sienkiewicz and Dave McKean, teacher of giants like George Pratt and Kent Williams, and asked by Neil Gaiman to give his interpretation of Sandman character Despair. Barron created 20 stunning pieces of art for this show.
· Tin: Using his incredibly detailed steampunk creations as a backdrop, he paints women who find themselves interacting with beguiling machines and sometimes disturbingly adorable creatures, as if doing so is the most natural thing in the world.
· John Watkiss: Only UK resident participating; painter, illustrator, and comic artist, created 5 hyper-stylish cards resembling stained glass creations which can fit straight into any European historical building.
· Ashley Wood: The top talent from down-under. After more then 30 months working with Ash on this project, we finally managed to get one card created... But what a card !!! This large stunner reflects the best of Ash' art. Raw and dark, that's how we like it.

Brussels will host the full Tarot exhibition while we managed also to mount a group exhibition (non-Tarot) with the same artists in Paris.

Artists present during the openings and signing sessions: Mike Dringenberg, Jeff Faerber, Joshua Hagler, Miran Kim, David Mack, and Barron Storey

BRUSSELS: TAROT AN ARTISTS' VISION OF THE FUTURE (May 27th - August 21st)

Thursday 27th May - 18.00 hrs: Opening of Tarot art exhibition (including live Tarot reading performance and burning of Sam Kieth's art) Petits Papiers - 1 Place Fontainas - 1000 Brussels PetitsPapiers.be

Friday 28th May - 15.00 till 18.00: Signing session at Brüsel - Boulevard Anspach 100 - 1000 Brussels Brusel.com

PARIS: AMERICANS IN PARIS (May 29th - August 21st)

Saturday 29th May - 18.00 hrs: Opening of Group exhibition at Petits Papiers - Village Saint-Honoré, 91 Rue Saint Honoré - 75001 Paris PetitsPapiers.be

Sunday 30th May - 14.00 - 17.00 hrs: Signing session at Petits Papiers - Village Saint-Honoré, 91 Rue Saint Honoré - 75001 Paris PetitsPapiers.be

Exhibition organized by Graphicnovelart & Petits Papiers


Death Artwork, Reflections Sketches & More
From David Mack:
#1: RT @braddunc: @davidmackkabuki received my birthday gift to myself today and it is a thing of beauty http://twitpic.com/1onoe7 [Happy Bday}
#2: Mike, that's great! RT @Oeming: Powers guys chilling out- http://bit.ly/bJ44aW
#3: Well said, Scott RT @nametagscott: LET ME SUGGEST THIS: The problem with being rational is that it takes too damn long.
#4: A site about legendary Jim Steranko's work http://bit.ly/bXBfld A friend & mentor
#5: Glad to hear it RT @Primewax: @Chris_TOMP @GameTavernNews yeah I jumped in on Parts of a Hole by @davidmackkabuki and had no problems.
#6: was for a CBLDF charity auctio RT @Birdg33k: This is beautiful -> Sandman's Death by David Mack: http://tinyurl.com/d9hrwb [via @picocool]
#7: RT @neilhimself: RT -- amazing art donated! @sketchseven www.pres-aid.com Art auction to benefit an animator suffering from leukaemia. ...
: Mika, did yours arrive yet? RT @mika_tan: Gasp. RT @davidmackkabuki http://bit.ly/amp1fy REFLECTIONS HARDCOVER ART BOOK
#9: You are in DREAM LOGIC #1 too :) Ships in June RT @shubbykins: @davidmackkabuki #425! Thanks so much for printing my letter.
#10: http://bit.ly/amp1fy REFLECTIONS HARDCOVER ART BOOK
#11: RT @AnimeHot: read the Reflections book, by David Mack, that came in the mail today instead of sewing. I am punishing myself...
#12: @mouseguard That's a good look for you
#13: RT @ALEC_EMPIRE: ¦¦¦? Atari Teenage Riot ? Rome, Italy?2night! at Init Club? stagetime: 11:30!!!?¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
#14: RT @BRIANMBENDIS: The Bendis tapes Q&A thread is rocking but will be locked this p.m. 606Studios.com
#15: Banksy! pics RT @jengrunwald: New blog post! My New Love: Banksy http://bit.ly/9K6bMG
#16: Go Scott! RT @heroesonline: Yessiree! RT @adhousebooks: Scott Morse comes to HeroesCon! http://is.gd/c7Mih @heroesonline @crazymorse
#17: Haha RT @mattfraction: journey makes white people crazy
#18: RT @CBCebulski: If you tell me "I don't have previously published work becuase I ONLY want to write for Marvel!", while I appreciate the sentiment (cont.)
#19: CB advice RT @ivanbrandon: if you'd like to write for marvel, you should follow @CBCebulskim today, he's gonna splain some stuff to you.
#20: Pic RT @innerturmoil: @davidmackkabuki got my copy (141) of Reflections...beautiful book!blog post & sketch scan here: http://bit.ly/9RW1cX
#21: @BRIANMBENDIS What should they have called the Anne Heche Joan Chen Christopher Walken film?
#22: @BRIANMBENDIS Temple of Doom outtakes
#23: http://bit.ly/9ekhYs on ebay here RT @Girvan0 online retailer u would recomend to buy Japanese spiderman series so I can get a spidey print?
#24: http://bit.ly/cqmlf1 2 more pics of Tarot Cards from the Brussels show & Tarot Card set
#25: RT @CrimsonDevices: Bookstore find- The Alchemy Vol.7 by @davidmackkabuki He was polite & generous @ wondercon. Next step, DD covers http://twitpic.com/1nkzjy
#26: Hpy Bd! RT @braddunc: just purchased the limited edition as a gift for myself for my birthday..i can't wait to see my face when i receive it


MOB News Bytes
Mike Oeming recently posted artwork to his message board and website.


Auction Spotlight
The Kabuki German Portfolio (SRP: $110.00) is available on eBay ($40.00 - Buy it Now: $45.00).



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