My Pic is on an Album Cover!

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  1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
    Mark Ewbieposted 11 years ago

    My little pic is the stickman gunslinger...

    On a real CD!

    I have had a very good day.

    No.  I'm not suddenly rich or famous.  But I remember what "happy" feels like.

    The CD is by someone called Clay Harper (of the Coolies) - he's on Wiki! 


    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/7142870_f248.jpg

    Oh yeah.  He did ask me to draw it for him so it wasn't even nicked! Gave me a credit too on the back "Stick drawing by Mark Ewbie". I'm in heaven.

    1. Denise Handlon profile image86
      Denise Handlonposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      That is too cool, Mark!   Congratulations!   I share in your happiness and excitement.   smile   Good going.    cool

    2. MarleneB profile image92
      MarleneBposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      This is so cool, Mark. You deserve the fame. Congratulations.

    3. fpherj48 profile image62
      fpherj48posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      BRAVO, Mark!!    Very happy for you.  I'd be just as excited as you are!!  Hey, who knows....today a stick man gunslinger....tomorrow  a stick men duel in front of the Long Branch Saloon!  covering an entire ALBUM!!     Congratulations!

  2. Reality Bytes profile image77
    Reality Bytesposted 11 years ago

    Too cool Mark, you should definitely be proud of this!!!!  smile

    Fame and fortune is right around the corner for you, Congrats!

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks.  I did think maybe I was being a bit too easily pleased but to me it's a real step.

      1. Reality Bytes profile image77
        Reality Bytesposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        No, you are too humble.  I remember you had a "scream" pic that also gained you some notoriety.  Be proud!  I sure would be.

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
          Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks, and.. I had forgotten that.  I think more time drawing and less time worrying about bloody traffic would be good.

  3. Cardisa profile image90
    Cardisaposted 11 years ago

    I'll definitely hire you to do my book cover Mark! Congrats smile

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Cardisa... and.. well I'm getting there slowly in confidence terms.

  4. SimeyC profile image89
    SimeyCposted 11 years ago

    Great stuff! I hear Green Day have a new album coming out - stick figure Green Day has gotta be worth several thousand dollars!!

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      You know, that is a cool idea.  Maybe madness, but say someone offered these bands a design, and they thought "yeah" and then...

      Dreaming is fun.

      edit.  I'm getting carried away...

      1. SimeyC profile image89
        SimeyCposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Seriously - you never know. That's how Southpark started.....they drew some cartoons, marketed it and voila - they're millionaires!

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
          Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          I'm buying some new pens.

  5. WriteAngled profile image74
    WriteAngledposted 11 years ago

    Congratulations Mark, and may your stickmen proliferate over many other covers.

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks WA.  I felt very un British with my little triumph - but my pleasure overcame any embarassment.

  6. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 11 years ago

    I knew that Mark Ewbie stock I bought would finally pay off. big_smile

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Lol!

  7. Mighty Mom profile image77
    Mighty Momposted 11 years ago

    Years from now, when the Ewbie Stickman is as famous as Gumby and you're living large on royalties, you will look back on today and likely say two things:
    1. Thank you, Hub Pages, for always believing in me (even if my earnings did not always reflect your adoration), and
    2. F you, Google!

    smile

    Seriously. Big, big congrats to you!
    MM

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks MM smile

      edit.  and yeah.  F Google.

  8. profile image0
    Motown2Chitownposted 11 years ago

    Oh, wow!  And I can say I knew you 'when.'  How awesome that is, Mark!

    Congrats, friend.

    smile

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks u.

  9. 2uesday profile image67
    2uesdayposted 11 years ago

    Congratulations on this, it could lead to more people requesting your work in future.

    I like the new profile drawing,  I thought - someone with big cupcakes must have posed for that.

    Maybe you will start to get requests for E-book illustrations.

    You could have a go at selling cards, posters etc. with your stick people, on somewhere like Zazzle.

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Lol - at someone posing.  One day maybe.  "Oh yes, I'm an artist - now get your clothes off".

      As for Zazzle.  As always I have a mountain of work ahead of me and all I do is dream.

  10. profile image0
    summerberrieposted 11 years ago

    Really neat stuff!

  11. Rosie2010 profile image67
    Rosie2010posted 11 years ago

    I think that's the coolest stickman gunslinger ever!  Congrats Mark.  I'm thrilled for you.  Cheers! smile

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Rosie... let's have the full size one then.


      http://s1.hubimg.com/u/7147292_f248.jpg

  12. profile image0
    EmpressFelicityposted 11 years ago

    Congratulations Mark!

  13. TToombs08 profile image78
    TToombs08posted 11 years ago

    Well, EW, now that you are pleasantly semi-famous, I must now unfollow you. smile Seriously though, congratulations, you deserve it. Now you just need to make it just as big or bigger as a writer. smile

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I have a suspicion that my stickmen will do better than my writing.

      1. LeanMan profile image80
        LeanManposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        You write?? lol

  14. UnnamedHarald profile image95
    UnnamedHaraldposted 11 years ago

    Kuhl, Mark! And now I know someone whose art graces a CD cover!

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
      Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Lol, we can spread this thing as thin as it will go.

      1. UnnamedHarald profile image95
        UnnamedHaraldposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Mark, I hope you didn't take my "funny" remark to be sarcastic or that I think getting your stuff on a CD wasn't a big deal. If it was me, I would feel AWESOME.

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image82
          Mark Ewbieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          Hey, no.. it's fine.  Words without expressions... a mine field.

  15. Healthy Pursuits profile image80
    Healthy Pursuitsposted 11 years ago

    FANtastic! Congratulations, stick man!

  16. rebekahELLE profile image85
    rebekahELLEposted 11 years ago

    Very cool!  I love your stickmen.  And your hubs.  Congrats!

  17. profile image0
    writeronlineposted 11 years ago

    That's fantastick! This music thing could take you a long way, Mark. Maybe all the way to the cover of The Rolling Stone!! Like everyone else here, I look forward to one day saying, "I knew him when..". Seriously.

  18. mistyhorizon2003 profile image89
    mistyhorizon2003posted 11 years ago

    Major congrats Mark, you so deserve this. I am really happy for you big_smile

  19. Mark Ewbie profile image82
    Mark Ewbieposted 11 years ago

    Hey thanks all - much appreciated!

  20. DzyMsLizzy profile image85
    DzyMsLizzyposted 11 years ago

    Awesome!!  You are now on your way to being a famous stick artist, no longer starving.  ;-)
    Congratulations!  That is way cool!

  21. fastfreta profile image76
    fastfretaposted 11 years ago

    This is great, Congrats Mark!  Just as I said HubPages is great for discovering people!

  22. LeanMan profile image80
    LeanManposted 11 years ago

    Mark's Stickman for president......

    I would vote for him!!

  23. CMHypno profile image83
    CMHypnoposted 11 years ago

    Congratulations Mark smile

  24. Astra Nomik profile image64
    Astra Nomikposted 11 years ago

    Well done Mark. You are now truly famous. smile

  25. Hollie Thomas profile image62
    Hollie Thomasposted 11 years ago

    Congratulations, Mark. May your stick men reign supreme  forever and a day. smile

  26. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 11 years ago

    Mark, that's awesome! Kudos!

 
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