Tag Archives: the creative process

the magenta ghost

Once again, a certain house I know and love (not my own residence, thank whatever) has made yet another of my cameras change its white balance without warning.  Today the camera was my faithful phone camera, and it happened in … Continue reading

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the concluding lines

Of my current minicomic. “Of course you didn’t, sweetheart,” replied Iowa, taking a serious look at the crazy getup.  “Having a second persona probably isn’t a bad idea, and silliness can be a good distraction. It’s not a terrible costume, … Continue reading

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first world (cartoonists’) problems

Cartoonist (to him or herself) : Draw fast!  All your references for the drawing of the antique skeleton key* are on your phone and you’re running out of juice! Cartoonist’s younger self (or, if the Cartoonist is already young, an … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 26: the last of the scribbles

These have actually been done for a while; I was just waiting to be home and at my desk at the same time the internet was working.  Go back to the script and see how I have added a tiny … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 24: back cover scribble

The end!  Of the scribbles, anyway.  This is the back cover, which I have decided to make into a sort of mini poster, with a psuedo scientific “illustration” of a brontosaurus, and the story of the comic in old fashioned … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 23: scribbles on the edge of a cliff

Here are the scribbles for the rest of the Cliffside scene. I didn’t realize until I made these scribbles that maybe Josef jumps over the cliff after the apple that Mr. Spit tosses to the dinosaurs.  I suppose that’s as … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 21: scribbles in red

Scribbles are almost done, and I am posting when I can: stay tuned.  This is page 9 of our more or less “live” minicomic, “Day of the Brontosaurus”.And if you think its odd how much Anpu and Josef look alike … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 19: a special double sized scribble

And one more set of scribbles, this one long delayed … but it’s a big one: a two page spread with a complex (for me) semi symmetrical composition and lots of weird notes and personal comments and whining. How exactly … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 18– another scribble for you

Another delayed post, this one from this afternoon.  I am writing them all day , honest I am, and posting them when I can. This is page 5, and we are already at the end of the first scene. (Things … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 17- more scribbles

Scribbling: going well.  Internet: not fixed.  But here it is, with a delayed post from earlier today.  Here are pages 2, 3, and 4.   Click on each image to see a larger version, and take a shot at reading … Continue reading

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