It all began this morning when I woke up to discover that a blog I love anyway, Chromatomic, got a lot more lovable by posting a book in the shape of a Swiss cross and mentioning me in the caption:
Then, a couple months after submitting to Eat, Sleep, Draw, they reblogged this Robin Hood sketch I did:
The exposure to Eat, Sleep, Draw’s vast follower-base triggered a landslide of new followers to my own blog:
(An extra-large thank-you/introduction post is forthcoming)
And to cap it off, street artist and blogger Doppelgangr did a drawing for a free t-shirt among their first 100 followers (among which I am proud to count myself), and I won!! As if winning the t-shirt weren’t cool enough, they gave Design Intervention a very generous plug, which I think is also responsible for the nine-or-so new followers I need to thank:
Those are just the highlights. Throughout the day, there were also “likes,” “reblogs,” and replies to various other posts of mine, which all makes me very happy, too. All of this leaves me feeling pretty stoked about the community I’ve been able to connect to here at Tumblr. Thanks, everyone!