Suggested by Jennifer Meyer
I took the long way round to becoming an freelance, actually-working-from-home, don’t-have-to-shower-until-2pm-if-I-want-to artist. I’ve done the 8-5 job, taught school briefly, and then worked part time at Starbucks while I broke into comics. We had a plumber come over last week and when I told him what I did he said that it sounded like
I’m waiting for a friend in front of a hotel barely a block from the convention center. Two security guys are checking for room keys before letting people into the lobby. A short teaser trailer plays for the new spider-man movie. Over and over–designed to engrain itself in your mind through sheer sensory overload. I
It was five years or more before I realized there was a diner within walking distance of the convention center. Its been less than that since it agreed to clothe itself in one big advertisement for whatever TV series or channel is (or wants to be) the next big thing. The staff is friendly and
I painlessly went through process of getting my pro badge and headed outside to wait on a friend. I find the perfect spot for people watching, right next to an entrance and in the shade. People pass back and forth, some of them multiple times while looking for the right line to stand in, the
I settle in to a small table on the patio of a cafe, look over the menu, and order an omelette and coffee. Joggers periodically jog past, stopping at the edge of the patio with their backs to me as they wait to cross the intersection. There’s only a handful of people at this early
The Vex Kickstarter is on! Vex is the story of an arrogant high school jock who wrongs a gypsy lunch lady. So she curses his yearbook so anything people write in it comes literally true. The story went online a couple years ago and now we’re trying to fund the first print run of the
I’m not sure what it is about watching someone else draw that so relaxing. I watch myself draw nearly every day, but I still love watching other guys work. If you’re the same, here are three videos of comic pros doing their thing. Enjoy!
Many of you in the comics community have already read the news that my friend and studio mate, Rick Ketcham, was arrested this week on what I know to be false charges. Within 24 hours, Bleeding Cool posted the initial report of his arrest listing only the barest of details. How they came by this
I’m snowed under with work (a good thing) but no time to blog (except for this, obviously.) Be back next week!