Thursday, September 27, 2007


Ok. I'm not doing an IF work this week. Mostly because I am actually juggling. Day job, Sweet Enemy's portfolio, and a comic I'm working on with Andre Zero. I'm in the scanning and coloring phase (woo hoo!). Here is a test of the coloring. This is page 2/4:

comments very, very welcome.

Listening to while posting: "Man in a Suitcase" by The Police from 'Zenyatta Mondatta'. (to quote Atom : "Sting cannot possibly be the same guy who was in The Police)

Tuesday, September 18, 2007


I almost didn't do this one as I didn't care for the topic. I cared for last week's topic, but the irony was I was just getting momentum on a comic written by Andre Zero . It was actually written by him for me last year, and the recent momentum was great. Four pages pencilled, three pages inked. Yee ha.

Anyway, Sweet Enemy bought me The Crane Wife by the Decemberists and I seem to have been listening the hell out of it. Not to always good effect: it is hard to have a really good, fast mountain bike ride with the plodding, depressing Shank Hill Butchers echoing around your head.

However, it did inspire this little piece (and I mean little, the sketch wasn't even six inches high). I dragged out an old Adobe Illustrator (9) technique that is very time consuming, but yields pretty good results. So, here it is:

listening to while posting: The Crane Wife by The Decemberists. All of it. I must stop listening to it. Now.

Tuesday, September 4, 2007


This is a marvel of obscurity. Not only did I turn the title into a pun, it is a pun on a relatively obscure '70s sci-fi TV show!

Oh the horror...

If you figure out the pun and can stop groaning enough to reveal the name of the show, you win a No-Prize.

This was an attempt at digital inking with a low-end Wacom (a Sapphire rather than an Intuos). So, without all of the bells and whistles like pressure sensitivity, I did not like the result at all. The background was done in Adobe Illustrator and turned out okay.

Here you go:

Listening to while posting:
"Crane Wive 1 & 2" by The Decemberists from 'the Crane Wife"