My name is Monica Escobar Allen. I'm a lifelong doodler, songwriter and teller of silly stories in random rhymes. This enthusiasm for silly was always pretty random and useless but it all started falling into place after I had a baby girl. The MoMeMans is a project I started actively dreaming about in 2015 after the second time I went freelance and sort of* had some time on my hands.
Over the last two years, I've been drawing, designing, making things, changing things and making more things. I've learned nine different web platforms, researched vendors and manufacturers. I’ve waited patiently – but not so patiently – to get good samples, bad samples and super amazing samples of potential products. I've written, re-written, re-positioned. Made dinner, packed lunches, taught myself how to edit and animate. Written songs with my husband, Ryan, and my musical guru, Donny Dykowsky to give these MoMeMans some life. I've stayed up late, reworked art before the family woke up, freelanced 12-hour days, potty-trained my kid and worked during her [successful] weekend naps. I've shot and reshot product in different light. I've second-guessed everything and started again. And right now, I'm pretty ecstatic to have gotten to this point. So, thank you for being there. Thank you for being here. Thank you for your interest. I've enjoyed creating these characters and giving them lives and it’d be pretty cool if you liked them too. I have so many more videos and stories in-the-works and things I want to create. But it's one thing at a time, right? Thank you for visiting. Thank you for coming with me!
This is just the beginning…
*I'd gone freelance three years before to start figuring out this very thing but then realized I had no money in savings and so I took a freelance job a week after I quit my job and that freelance job turned into eight-months permalance that turned into three years full-time. So, let's try this again folks.