Tag Archives: digital art

the kid

This little guy has been trotting around Kekionga for the last few days.   Just for fun, I edited and colored the drawing of the day sketch I did to get his character design down on paper.  He’s one of those … Continue reading

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minicomic cover no longer in progress (probably)

Is anything ever finished?  Well, it darn well better be, if any comics are ever going to actually be published anywhere in the world, much less here in Kekionga.  Here’s  the probably finished cover you saw in a partially inked … Continue reading

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portraits of edison

Minicomics out of nowhere!  I wrote maybe 70-75% of a super short today, with no help, prompts, random words out the the dictionary or anything.  This is a rarity.  Not that I haven’t been writing minicomics scripts unassisted all along, … Continue reading

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martial arts 2– bud fu

Last Sunday’s Tumblr treat was this classic panel from an as yet unidentified comic:Scroll down to read what I wrote about it, mostly how it reminded me immediately of Bud and Jack.  Never let it be said that I know … Continue reading

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digital fun with bud

Found this large quick gesture drawing of Bud while I was looking for something else in the still-pretty-messy studio.  It’s on a 14 x 17 sheet and the loose, loopy unstructured brushwork suggests that it’s one of the drawings I … Continue reading

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my sketchbooks do not work (an experiment)

(Someday I want to learn to make animated gifs.  If I do, I wonder if I can post them to my blog and have them work …  Let’s conduct an experiment.) This little animation proves that my sketchbooks do not … Continue reading

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apples and oranges cover

Spent an absurd amount of time over the last couple of days composing and coloring the cover for Apples and Oranges.  As always, it looks a bit silly in the flat, but the test folds look pretty good.  A little … Continue reading

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a surprising new font

I bought a new set of fonts over the weekend: HWT Slab from the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry.  Slab is based on classic Clarendon extra bold wooden types commonly used in the late 19th century, and the Slab set includes … Continue reading

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spirit rocks

Just finished cleaning up, scanning and sorting twenty seven new drawings of spirit rocks. They’re destined to serve as spot illustrations for Junkyard Moon, where they’ll mark the ends of the individual stories, and probably show up in other places. … Continue reading

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in praise of the lowly ebook reader

My faithful Nook Simple Touch ebook reader gave up the ghost last weekend.  I don’t know what exactly can happen to an e ink display to make the lower half of it go all dark and smeary, but I know … Continue reading

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