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My friend, Liz, recently asked me to explain why I love working in comics, and the answer I came up with seemed like the sort of thing I should post here, too. My schooling and my first job focused on animation, but over the years I’ve found myself more and more compelled by comics as a medium and as a career. With animation, you need an enormous amount of money and manpower to create...
I don't normally make text posts here, but I just...
…I cannot believe how long I have been working on this book. Like, I understand intellectually that various personal and professional matters have derailed it for months (years?) at a time, and that it’s only recently that I finally knuckled down and started prioritizing it over pretty much everything else. But I started working on this book in earnest in 2008. Maybe even 2007? So...
There's a reason I draw my comics digitally!
I generally try to avoid messing with my pagecount during revisions — I draw my comic in two-page spreads, so I either have to add new pages two at a time or rejigger the rest of the chapter, which I’d rather not do. With that in mind, it’s nice when fixing an overcrowded page can be accomplished just by moving things around a little. Case in point! Old page: New page: ...
Illustration prompts anyone?
I’ve been meaning to try my hand at a proper Chronin illustration from time to time, but I’m having a devil of a time coming up with anything interesting in terms of content or concept. So: Hey, handful of awesome people watching this Tumblr! Any suggestions?