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Fashion Study: Menswear (Saibu no Akuma)

Geoff

Maleik


Howdy!  I had some left over cards from the Saibu no Akuma exhibition and I told them to send me pictures of their crew and I will make sure to draw them best I can.  I must say that I need to get better at drawing dudes and colouring in the complexions of non-Caucasians is hard!!!  It's a real challenge.  I struggled a lot getting the shades right.  I used like 10 different pens on Geoff's complexion until it came close.  I didn't have the markers to get it exact an afraid!  Still, am going to keep trying and practicing and I might get good at this too.  If you guys haven't checked them out yet, you should!  Incidentally, I will be getting a shirt from these guys too with my Rabbit Town logo.  Yay!!!  I picked a very stand out combination.  Can't wait!

Next, I have been dealing with copyright and trademark lawyers over the last few days for my Trademark name and logo (separate costs) and it has turned out to be much more costly when I realized that I had to file for another two classes.  Classes are sections of business which I do.  Like animation, illustration and selling of paper and print products and I have every intention of getting into clothing.  So instead of two classes (Illustration and Animation)  I had to file for another two.  Price has sky rocketed!  That said, I do have the rights and of course the ability to renew every 10 years...so really, it's worth it.  Still, that's going to sting the wallet a bit.  Better do more work and make this worth it!

Some news though, while dealing with copyright lawyers, I have been advised against selling any prints of the product drawings I've been doing in case I infringe copyright and trademark.  So no zines or compilations of my product drawings.  I can however make things up though!  I started drawing products for practice and not for selling purposes.  It only crossed my mind that people would want to buy it after folks mentioned it.  So now, I go back to practicing and will make up my own!

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