Tag Archives: the creative process

bottlecaps! design work in progress

Hard at work on, among other things, a minicomic about bottlecaps.  In this comic, I am going to have to draw a lot of bottlecaps. Not wanting to get into weird copyright issues, and because it is more fun to … Continue reading

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baffled jack

In the last of this series of snippets from the new story, have baffled!Jack, standing behind Josef and Iowa with an oddly familiar expression on his face. Jack Swann is also Foursquare,  Kekionga’s hometown superhero. Foursquare has a white streak … Continue reading

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ink snippets

A couple of inked snippets to go with yesterday’s penciled ones. Above, the Black Chicken.  Below, a very small drawing of Iowa being enthusiastic about a new book.

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pencil snippets

With the new story in the final stages, here are a couple of snippets from the pencils. Above, Pounce and the Black Chicken. Below, Jessie.

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a superhero hard at work

The new story is almost finished, and a lot of its progress is due to the major contributions of Drawing Table Vision. Not only do I always know what time it is, but I waste a lot less time looking … Continue reading

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the red gmc panel van of hand lettering

It’s a visit from the bright red GMC panel van of hand lettering!  Spotted this beauty at lunch time at our usual place. Beautiful letter forms and traditional brushwork, not easily captured with a phone camera.  Oh, the things you … Continue reading

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long lost mystery art from the center of a pile

Knocked over a big pile of “miscellaneous”  in the corner of the studio today, and found this almost finished page of inked Sparky the Dog pencils.  It’s a splash from a minicomic, but I honestly don’t remember the project, the … Continue reading

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a scribble day

A scribble day being a day off for necessary maintainance, both mental and artistic.  Regular programming will return. Heads down, work hard, tell the truth to power.

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what a character *she* is

Drawing in my lap: the final design for the Monster Hunter character in my current story. The regular cast are looking pretty chibi, but she is the chibi-est.

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the drawing of the day– last and first

The last drawing of the day of 2016, and the first of 2017.  The drawing of the day project started out as a New Year’s resolution I made in the last hours of 2007, to make a finished inked drawing … Continue reading

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