Moggie

I'm Going To Miss Pixton For Fun.

by Moggie

Creative Commons Thursday July 2, 2020

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I truly am going to miss this office.....

...and going to miss Pixton for Fun.

You've no doubt heard the news. Pixton for Fun, per the Community Update, will be sunsetted.

I honestly never thought I'd be doing this sort of thing. Making comics. Making art.

How does someone who prides himself on being a left-brained thinker end up here?

I mean....art was my worst class in junior high school.

I was actually looking for a free digital comic READER since I couldn't afford the stuff I did before.

Well, after the Great Recession of 2008-2009, I was out of work, and needed something to pass the time in-between job interviews.

Like I said, I'm not an artistic type. What could I possible do with a comic maker?

I did a Google search and stumbled on Pixton and checked it out.

All the Archer City spinoffs comics, like Crimson Claw, United We Stand.

Questing Class, Mogworks. The list goes on.

Vera Chang Show.

I'm really upset.

It's going to come to an end. I thought Pixton was going to survive the Flash de-support like they said.

I'm 56 years old as of last June 9th, and yet I'm in tears as I make this comic.

I would not blame you if some of you made comics that were less than complimentary towards Pixton.

I'm sure a lot of you feel the same way. Upset, possibly angry.

It was a business decision Pixton made, nothing personal. That's how businesses work. Sometimes change is necessary in order for a business to survive.

That's not the way to handle this.

Like my job I once had.

Like Pixton For Fun.

Even if it means losing something you once loved dearly.

Cherish the memories and friends made.

Start saving your comics. Now.

I want all of you to take the high road on this.

If you have any series that you want to wrap up, Pixton will offer full free access to Fun in October.

Use that time and free access to wrap things up.

Just don't go away angry.

We're a good community. Each of you are better than that.

Thanks for reading.

The announcement of Pixton For Fun's sunset is in the link below. If you have any questions, ask Clive and Co in the comments section of that comic as I have.

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Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
I truly am going to miss this office..... | ...and going to miss Pixton for Fun.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
You've no doubt heard the news. Pixton for Fun, per the Community Update, will be sunsetted.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
I honestly never thought I'd be doing this sort of thing. Making comics. Making art.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
How does someone who prides himself on being a left-brained thinker end up here? | I mean....art was my worst class in junior high school.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
I was actually looking for a free digital comic READER since I couldn't afford the stuff I did before. | Well, after the Great Recession of 2008-2009, I was out of work, and needed something to pass the time in-between job interviews.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
Like I said, I'm not an artistic type. What could I possible do with a comic maker? | I did a Google search and stumbled on Pixton and checked it out.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
All the Archer City spinoffs comics, like Crimson Claw, United We Stand. | Questing Class, Mogworks. The list goes on. | Vera Chang Show.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
I'm really upset. | It's going to come to an end. I thought Pixton was going to survive the Flash de-support like they said. | I'm 56 years old as of last June 9th, and yet I'm in tears as I make this comic.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
I would not blame you if some of you made comics that were less than complimentary towards Pixton. | I'm sure a lot of you feel the same way. Upset, possibly angry.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
It was a business decision Pixton made, nothing personal. That's how businesses work. Sometimes change is necessary in order for a business to survive. | That's not the way to handle this.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
Like my job I once had. | Like Pixton For Fun. | Even if it means losing something you once loved dearly.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
Cherish the memories and friends made. | Start saving your comics. Now. | I want all of you to take the high road on this.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
If you have any series that you want to wrap up, Pixton will offer full free access to Fun in October. | Use that time and free access to wrap things up.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
Just don't go away angry. | We're a good community. Each of you are better than that.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
Thanks for reading.Image source(s)Kitchener Ontario Victoria Park 007.jpgPanel-01.png / CreativeArtsFictional Location Of Town Of Tabor Lake.png / Location Of Fictional Town Of Tabor Lake
The announcement of Pixton For Fun's sunset is in the link below. If you have any questions, ask Clive and Co in the comments section of that comic as I have.

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26 comments | 12 people | 6 countries

Dougefresh 07

Dougefresh 07 15 days ago from United States

You will be missed, Moggie, you did amazing work and I wish you well!

Moggie

Moggie 15 days ago from Canada

Thank you for your kind words. I wish you well :)

siregalahad

siregalahad 23 days ago from United States

Thank you for the memories, Moggie! It was great collaborating with you!

Moggie

Moggie 15 days ago from Canada

The honor was mine. I have one more team comic to work on with you :)

After Death

After Death 1 mo ago from United States

I am truly sad to hear the news, but rather than use the remaining time to revel in that. I am gonna reminisce and be thankful for what Pixton allowed the many of us to do. It is really incredible what pixton helped us fill in our lives! Personally, for me, it was a way to let me fulfill my creative outlets that enjoyed writing and art. It was also a great way to distract and fill my time when I was a teen.

Moggie

Moggie 30 days ago from Canada

A great attitude to have :)

nonesuch

nonesuch 1 mo ago from Canada

I also came to Pixton because I could not draw, but needed to get my words attached to graphics. Have learned so much in the past couple of years. Thanks for this comic, asking us to take the high road! We will all feel better if we do.

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

You are most welcome. :)

I.C.

I.C. 1 mo ago from United States

Oh, no.

I.C.

I.C. 1 mo ago from United States

WHAT DOES EVERYONE MEAN BY "PIXTON IS DYING"????????????????????????

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

It means that Pixton for Fun will be sunsetted gradually when Flash support from Adobe ends after December 2020.

Flash is what allows you to manipulate the characters, backgrounds and props in your comic. Once Flash support drops, it becomes both a security risk and a maintenance nightmare for Pixton. Clive initially reported efforts were underway to transition from Flash to another medium, possibly HTML5, but as just reported in the Community Update comic, that effort did not bear success.

As a result, Pixton made a business decision to shut down this service at a set time, perhaps far enough in the future for us to download our comics.

Georgy Girl

Georgy Girl 1 mo ago from United Kingdom

You have contributed a wonderfully positive attitude to Pixton over the years, Moggie. Massive thanks from a fan!

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

Well, I'm a fan of your work as well, so welcome to the mutual admiration club!

Thanks for this! :)

Purnie

Purnie 1 mo ago from Canada

We still skype and meet when I am in your area but I am going to miss your comix. make sure you save them all before the site goes down!

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

I'm working on that now Purnie. Since Fun will be running on October, maybe we can do one last Vonda the Vamp?

toadwashington

toadwashington 1 mo ago from United States

I just joined today, but I hope I'll enjoy pixton and make comics until it ends :(

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

May your stay be enjoyable and long as possible :)

toadwashington

toadwashington 1 mo ago from United States

Thank you :)

Nemipiu83

Nemipiu83 1 mo ago from Spain

I guess it's time to grow beyond Pixton... Maybe learn how to properly do a comic using Photoshop! I'm gonna miss you Moggie. You were a real help when I took up pixtoning almost 2 years ago.

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

I was happy to help in any way possible. Thanks for taking part in one of Vera Chang's comics.

I wasn't aware Photoshop allowed for comic making! I noticed in another Pixoner's comic something called Pixelart. It might not work for comics but maybe if I feel like being creative again I can use it to make art.

Nemipiu83

Nemipiu83 1 mo ago from Spain

Many have told me that "If someone claims they know how to use all of photoshop: they're lying!"

In photoshop, you can actually create stuff!

I'll look into Pixelart, thanks for mentioning it

mr.Trouble

mr.Trouble 1 mo ago from Europe

It's really sad :( I hope you will continue to pursue this hobby after Pixton is gone

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

Thanks! There are always possibilities out there.

Fox

Fox 1 mo ago from New Zealand

Lovely message :)

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

Thank you :)

Moggie

Moggie 1 mo ago from Canada

As discussed, keep checking out this community update comic, post any questions you have there.

https://www.pixton.com/comic-strip/fds4dm37

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