Let’s get weird

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Hello! Welcome to MonsterBrainSoup. I’m Lukas, and this is my corner of the internet to talk about things that matter to me and share my art and creations.

I want to use this space to talk about alternative identities, self-expression, and ways to live in this world happily and healthily while still finding ways to be who you really want to be, even while that changes and evolves with you.…

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Dream Journal: Guiding the Light

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When I wake up from one of these vivid, detailed, all-night-long dreams, I usually open my phone immediately and start typing up the details before they fade. Often dreams that compel me to document them are powerfully emotional or feel like they are of enormous significance.



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Dream Journal: Too Many Reptiles!

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I’ve been wanting to start this series of posts for a while called “Dream Journal” where I detail and illustrate some of the more interesting things that I dream about. I’m someone with possible narcolepsy and a generally weird relationship with sleep, and I often have extremely vivid, night-long dreams with extremely specific and detailed events.



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Hello from ColossalCon East

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Published: September 10th, 2022
Last modified: September 11th, 2022


Hi all! I’m making this post on mobile so it probably looks pretty yucky!

My partner Dan and I are at ColossalCon East in the Market room (Kilimanjaro 3) selling merch!

Thank you so much to everyone who stopped by our table and looked at our stuff!



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New Kickstarter Project: Poketype Badges

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I’m proud to be launching a NEW Kickstarter campaign to produce hard enamel dyed metal pins inspired by the Pokémon elemental types.

The main goal unlocks the 3 start elements – Grass, Fire, and Water. The remaining 15 types are unlocked in groups of 3 as stretch goals.



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Notebook Pre-Orders, Dragon Pins on Etsy

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It’s been a while since I’ve made any new merchandise to sell!

During my summer silence, here are some things I’ve been working on:

Seeker Saga, a Kingdom Hearts tarot deckOrdered a custom candy bag charm which should be arriving soonDragons of Teyvat enamel pins Kickstarter which was successfully funded and delivered to all backers, with leftovers now available on my Etsy shopMoon Prism Tarot, a Sailor Moon tarot deckDesigning custom plush toys with CatStealersCollaborating with CuriousFawn to create fandom-inspired apparel art assetsJoining the fantastic group orders that CatStealers hosts to make these beautiful Rex Lapis gold foil notebooks:

These are not yet made and should be delivered to you sometime in early November..



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Favorite “Dragon City” Dragons

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Published: October 21st, 2021
Last modified: October 21st, 2021


Dragon City is a popular mobile phone game that features most of the classic tropes: resource collecting, daily login bonuses, cooldown times, crafting times, and of course, tons of micro-transactions to speed all of those things up.



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