This entry is part 4 of 15 in the series Journey to Nowhere

by Judson AKA GUDoug

GUDougHas it already been two weeks?  Time sure seems to fly by.  Let me find where I left off on Next Level Sharpie Alters Part 1.  Ah yes, here we go.  Our brave intrepid protagonist, myself, had journeyed to the depths of the Magic the Gathering  internet alteration cache and emerged triumphant schlepping a style of hodgepodge techniques cobbled together with bits and pieces of eraser crumbs, tape, and markers.  Unscathed and unfaltered by an onslaught of “Sexy Anime Chicks Presenting” on basic lands, I have returned to channel this amalgamated knowledge on to you like a conduit of the oracles.  What the hell am I talking about?  I am clearly a little too full of myself.  So enough of this BS mumbo jumbo nonsense,  let’s walk you through  how I alter a card and show you that ANYONE can do it.
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This entry is part 3 of 15 in the series Journey to Nowhere

Posted by Judson AKA GUDoug
GUDougRight around the time that I started playing EDH it seemed like the mesmerizing craft of card altering was starting to really take off.  It was either that or it was around this general point in time that I really started taking notice of the phenomenon.  Regardless, it was there and I was looking like a creepy Peeping Tom hanging out in trees waiting to catch a forbidden peek into another world.  Cards with the most amazing pictures on them were popping up all over the internet and two of my personally most watched venues were on the forums of MTGSalvation and MTGCommander (then just called Elder Dragon Highlander).  I was enamored by the artistry, cleverness, and pun-ish/inside humor of the art and I just wished that there was someway that I too could participate in it.  Eventually I found a way and I would like to make everyone feel like they can too by passing on my story as well as very accessible altering style. Read the rest of this entry »