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inks from my new story!

In a previous post, I showed you the pencils from the title page/mock cover of my new story “Theme Song”, and I thought you might want to see the finished inks. The concept is that this is the cover for … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday: little dancing gods

  Somewhere out in the reaches of the internet is the tumblr of a cartoonist who goes by the handle “Inonibird”.  And Inonibird makes these amazing semi-stick figure drawings of characters based on the Ancient Egyptian pantheon: the Stick-Gods. Some … Continue reading

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iowa’s birthday present, part 4

Jack couldn’t stretch his errands in town much further.  He probably should get back to the junkyard; no job =  no money to buy the present once he finally figured out what to get.  On his way back to the … Continue reading

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minicomic weekend 5– the first pencils

This project has experienced its share of snags, but it is back on the front burner.  There are several more pages of pencils started, but here are the two that are finished.  First, we have the cover, which is a … Continue reading

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mushawasing: a new story on “read a comic”

Go down to The Woods at night.  Down by the creek, without even a flashlight, you may see something … mysterious.  And maybe it will change your whole life. Even if it doesn’t, it makes a rather sweet but slightly … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 22 (page 12 pencils, and questions)

Here’s a page that raises more questions than it answers, not a good trait in the last page of a story.  My original story concept had the moose being left alone in the courtyard, then transforming.  But once again, Gideon … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 21 (page 11 pencils)

Scroll down and check how closely this penciled page corresponds to the scribble layout.  Some, I guess, but nothing faithful.  The big change is in the lower tier, where it’s has clearly become a succession from closeup, to “normal” distance, … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 19 (page 10 pencils)

The last three pages of this story are evolving rapidly.  It’s the nature of this particular little beast to switch back and forth between wordy pages and silent ones (or between Iowa and Suki?), and in this mime page I … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 18 (page 9 pencils)

Not much to say about this page except it was really really hard to draw.  I think I may have succeeded in capturing the feeling of a lot of people and boxes in a conventional six door, which is not … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 17 (page 8 pencils)

Back from our little weather-related break (I shut down the ancient desktop during thunderstorms) with page 8.  I had to go deep into photo references to get the proportions of people to car close to right.  It was very poor … Continue reading

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