Wednesday, March 9, 2011

One Year!

One year ago I was in an artistic funk. I had been freelancing like crazy - adapting my drawing/storytelling style every couple of months - but I needed a creative outlet that was I wanted to give myself the chance to explore and experiment with my own asthetic preferences without committing to one visual style.

As I scribbled bunny ears on some crappy drawings in my sketchbook, I brainstormed the possibilities... "Should I illustrate a book? Animate a short? Paint the bathroom? Hey...wait a minute! This horrible drawing of a girl looks kinda appealing in those ears. And that dinosaur sucked ass before, but now he looks like he's got some personality." The rest of the day I rode an obsessive, bipolar wave of adrenalin...signing up for a new blog, buying the domain name "Cuter in Bunny Ears," brainstorming concepts and scribbling sketches.

It's one year later and I'm a little surprised that I was able to post every day (FINE PRINT: Minus weekends and Union holidays). Thank you to everyone who submitted a bunny ears image. I love seeing how other people approach this concept in their own bizarre ways. Keep the submissions coming and I'll keep posting.

In honor of Cuter in Bunny Ears' first birthday, my talented wife, Fawn Veerasunthorn, made this plushy of CiBE (pronounced SEE-be), the little logo/mascot I have been scribbling lately.

Also, I've created a Facebook page for Cuter in Bunny Ears. I plan on posting photos, drawings, and other info that doesn't have a place on the daily blog. If you enjoy the blog, please sign up for the Facebook page.

Thanks for reading and see you tomorrow!


  1. Happy Birthday, CiBe!! :D Live long and prosper!

  2. That plushy is too cool :D Happy birthday Cuter in Bunny Ears!

  3. CiBE is trying to make that Star Trek hand back to you. But sadly, CiBE can't coz I sew the hands onto the body, Bwahahahaha!

  4. You had me at "that dinosaur sucked ass" lolz. Congrats man, you are a machine! Tell me where you got your discipline so I can go get some too :)

  5. If you do the Vulcan sign behind someone's head, does that count as bunny ears?

    This CiBE design is an early prototype. Later designs will be able to give the Vulcan greeting while peeing.

    Thanks, Stu! It's a bit hard when you're juggling 3 comics and day job, isn't it?

    oneswellfoop: That clears up half of the mystery. I saw metafilter appear in my tracker. The article looked hand-written (not just pulled by a bot). I'm not sure exactly what's going on, but assuming this huge flow of traffic consists of human and not bots, THANK YOU!! It's crazy!

  6. MetaFilter is 100% organic linkbait and I had too much time on my hands and too much fun making links to several dozen of my favorite bunny-ears (and retitling half of them).