you might have problems publishing it if you are editing pictures that other people have taken.
's all my own photos or creative commons.
I'm afraid I don't realy understand what you're saying cs3ink. What do you mean by thumbs? As in thumb nails? If you want to see an earlier WiP shot that's easy, but it's just gonna look like a wireframe, or carboard cutouts in a... what do you call those little shoebox scenes we made in school? Wanna say "mobile" but I know thats not right... Can't remember... Anyway, Do you mean, like, a pencil draft? I don't have any. I either start by picking the photo I'm going to use and extrapolating the envirnoment(CG or photo) based on the angle, or I'm rendering the pannel straight out of Maya.
My aliens are all the same. It's a costume, and as it took me more than a month to make, I only have one. However, I put different people in the costume, so there are male and female aliens (though I call theme elves :p)
As far as self promotion- I'm always self promoting, but in this case the emphasis was on voiceing my frustration and hearing what outher people do what they feel this way.
As for the 180 rule- I'm operating under film rules, so as long as I don't break the 4th wall I'll be okay ;P