Kumate Works Posts

When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss Art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss Money. – Oscar Wilde I have yet to meet an artist that doesn’t feel the need to do a better job organizing their finances. It’s important to keep track of your income and expenditures so you can identify issues, evaluate your product sales, and get your taxes straight. Over the last few years I’ve been putting together a set of spreadsheets to manage our studio finances. It occurred to me that this might be useful to other people, especially those starting out, so…

Blog Store Tips & Tricks

We haven’t given a con report on anything we’ve done recently, so we’re doing a super big con report for this year.  Cons visited this years include: Karoshi Con, Anime Central, the Hammond Art Tour, Elmhurst Public Library Comic Show, OPPL Con and Ramencon. What a schedule! Karoshi was fun as always and was a good start to the year, even though we forgot a part of our display. It was Jhim43’s birthday that day and Min brought mint meltaway cupcakes. Our friend Sara was exhibiting there for her first convention experience and made a big splash. Congratulations Sara!  …

Events & Event Reports

We’re back to conventioning again. Things got crazy with the day jobs for a while. We’re at table H03 in the artists alley with Apprentice 10.