Cassie Does Art

I am an artist who loves all things whimsical, lovely, and slightly bizarre. Here you will find both the art I love and the art I make.
A little doodle to cool down after working hard all day. Marceline the Vampire Queen is a pretty rad lady, and crazy fun to draw to boot!

A little doodle to cool down after working hard all day. Marceline the Vampire Queen is a pretty rad lady, and crazy fun to draw to boot!

In case you missed it, the latest page of An Ordinary Princess is online!
Also, the latest Harvey Award nominations have been announced! You should scroll through the list (and vote!). There are some awesome creators and comics up for nomination.

In case you missed it, the latest page of An Ordinary Princess is online!

Also, the latest Harvey Award nominations have been announced! You should scroll through the list (and vote!). There are some awesome creators and comics up for nomination.

So if you’re wondering why my posts have been pretty infrequent here, this is why! I’m knee deep in a very exciting comic project right now and it’s been consuming a lot of art-time during the week. This is the main character of the story, Cleo, a sassy 6th grader who fights aliens. 
There’s now a website up with some info about the story. There will be more as time goes on, but for now, get excited. :)

So if you’re wondering why my posts have been pretty infrequent here, this is why! I’m knee deep in a very exciting comic project right now and it’s been consuming a lot of art-time during the week. This is the main character of the story, Cleo, a sassy 6th grader who fights aliens.

There’s now a website up with some info about the story. There will be more as time goes on, but for now, get excited. :)

Quick little doodly doo.

Quick little doodly doo.

Korra warm-up sketch. I’m so excited for the season premiere tonight!

Korra warm-up sketch. I’m so excited for the season premiere tonight!

I’ve been doing some research on deep sea creatures and I found this little guy in one of my books. Naturally, I had to take  a moment to draw him. He reminds me of something Lisa would draw.

I’ve been doing some research on deep sea creatures and I found this little guy in one of my books. Naturally, I had to take  a moment to draw him. He reminds me of something Lisa would draw.

I’ve been wanting to do a redo of one of my old art pieces for a while now. So I went through my old (OLD) DeviantArt account. I’m so ashamed. Not only was my art bad, but my online personality was kind of…not good. I’m happy to say I’ve grown a lot since then both as an artist and a person. Feeling pretty good about myself now.

The picture on the bottom is from 2007. Also, if you know what’s good for you, don’t try to find my old account. It’s not pretty.

Super super quick sketch of a character from a book series I’m rereading. (The Claidi journals) Not as good of a book as I remember when I first read it in middle school, but it’s still enjoyable.

Super super quick sketch of a character from a book series I’m rereading. (The Claidi journals) Not as good of a book as I remember when I first read it in middle school, but it’s still enjoyable.

Diabolical biscuits! What crazy scheme has the queen of Florim cooked up?! Find out on a new page of An Ordinary Princess!

Diabolical biscuits! What crazy scheme has the queen of Florim cooked up?! Find out on a new page of An Ordinary Princess!

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Today’s the day!
Since January of this year, I’ve been putting together a sad little comic called Petrichor. This marks the official release date— the full 10-page prologue is already waiting for you to read! 
Head on over HERE to check it out. From here on out, a new page will be up every Tuesday.
So go ahead and scope out the SCAD Senior Thesis that I’ve kept in secret for so long. Find out how a fallen doctor seeks to win back the affection of his ex-girlfriend by curing her of cancer. Come back on Tuesday for the beginning of chapter 1!

My wonderfully talented friend Lisa just launched her webcomic! Go read it! Bookmark it! Follow it!

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Today’s the day!

Since January of this year, I’ve been putting together a sad little comic called Petrichor. This marks the official release date— the full 10-page prologue is already waiting for you to read! 

Head on over HERE to check it out. From here on out, a new page will be up every Tuesday.

So go ahead and scope out the SCAD Senior Thesis that I’ve kept in secret for so long. Find out how a fallen doctor seeks to win back the affection of his ex-girlfriend by curing her of cancer. Come back on Tuesday for the beginning of chapter 1!

My wonderfully talented friend Lisa just launched her webcomic! Go read it! Bookmark it! Follow it!

I finally got around to reading Lumberjanes! It’s so fantastic! The ladies who worked on it truly did a wonderful job. These two are probably my favorite characters so far. If you haven’t read it yet what are you waiting around for?! Go pick up a copy!

I finally got around to reading Lumberjanes! It’s so fantastic! The ladies who worked on it truly did a wonderful job. These two are probably my favorite characters so far. If you haven’t read it yet what are you waiting around for?! Go pick up a copy!

Lady of the Lake. 
Ooo! Creeepy! I remember in high school (back when I was considered queen bee of drawing among my peers) I had this friend who hated it when I drew stuff that was anything other than happy rainbows. I would draw someone angry or sad and she would say, “Ewww! Why would you draw that?” It hurt then, because it can be fun drawing that kind of stuff. But now I just think, hey, if you’re going to be a well-rounded artist, you’re going to need to draw more than just the cutesy stuff. Anyways. I was just thinking about her as I worked on this.

Lady of the Lake.

Ooo! Creeepy! I remember in high school (back when I was considered queen bee of drawing among my peers) I had this friend who hated it when I drew stuff that was anything other than happy rainbows. I would draw someone angry or sad and she would say, “Ewww! Why would you draw that?” It hurt then, because it can be fun drawing that kind of stuff. But now I just think, hey, if you’re going to be a well-rounded artist, you’re going to need to draw more than just the cutesy stuff. Anyways. I was just thinking about her as I worked on this.

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Candy Capers thumbnails, inspiration, and final covers.

Word on the street is that the Adventure Time: Candy Capers trade paperback is now available everywhere!  Ananth and I had a few early copies for TCAF and let-me-tell-you, the book looks A M A Z I N G !  In celebration, here’s all my covers, their thumbnails, and their respective mystery/thriller/action inspirations!

You should be following the rad people who made this book possible!  Artist Ian McGinty, letterer/designer Hannah Nance Partlow, colorist Maarta Laiho, and of course my co-writer Ananth.  Super extra special thanks to our amazing editor Shannon Watters!  It was so wonderful working with all you guys, yer all tops!!

And since I’m here, the new Johnny Wander collection CUTTINGS is still available for preorder on Kickstarter!  Thank you so so so much to everyone who’s supported/shared it!!

(via anniewu)

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As the month of May comes to a close, keep an eye out for the official launch of my webcomic, Petrichor.
Head over to Inkblazers.com on Friday, May 30th to read about how a fallen doctor seeks to win back the affection of his ex-girlfriend by curing her of cancer. After this special 10-page release, the comic will update once a week.
Links will be posted later. I’m pretty stoked!

Y’all better go read this when it starts up. It’s gonna be great.

rugops:

As the month of May comes to a close, keep an eye out for the official launch of my webcomic, Petrichor.

Head over to Inkblazers.com on Friday, May 30th to read about how a fallen doctor seeks to win back the affection of his ex-girlfriend by curing her of cancer. After this special 10-page release, the comic will update once a week.

Links will be posted later. I’m pretty stoked!

Y’all better go read this when it starts up. It’s gonna be great.