I’ve managed to get out another diary comic this week. When I started inking it I left off the borders and I think it actually works nicely that way. Below is the sketch of the comic so you can see my process a little bit. I’m trying to get in a lot of comics practice right now because I’m working on a new, spooky all-ages comic for a project over at Illopond.com. That being said, if you have any critiques please pass them along! I have thick skin, I promise.
I’ve also been working with my character design for the spooky story (the working title is The Detention). I’m working on getting my protagonist just right so I thought I’d post a few more sketches of him for Sketchbook Month.
Today’s sketches for Sketchbook Month are some character sketches I’m working on. I’m creating a spooky comic story for a new Anthology over at Illopond. I think I’m getting close with the one in the lower right, but I’m still working on it.
Today’s sketch for Sketchbook Month is brought to you by our little post-neuter whippet puppy. He’s been making a giant fuss about wearing his cone and he finally slept in it this morning which will hopefully lead to a smoother night tonight.
Here are a few little character sketches I did and below is the first character cuddling with a polar bear.
Doing a sketch a day has been harder than I expected! I do so much drawing that’s not just for fun that it’s difficult sometimes to make my brain relax and just draw random stuff. This should prove to be a good exercise and hopefully I’ll keep up the habit as much as I can.
Currently, I’m finishing up the skate deck I’ve been working on, finishing up an illustration for the Village Voice (yay!), and working on a few personal projects. Also, you can now find my work over at Creative Boom in their LookBook.
I’ve been terrible at keeping up with Sketchbook Month lately. I’ve been drawing a lot, but mostly sketches for other projects that I don’t want to show until I’m finished. This sketch is for a personal project I’m working on.
Today I decided to post my sketch for the Montana Skatepark’s On Deck auction. I volunteered to decorate one for the auction. I’m not really into skate culture and have never decorated a skate deck, so it’s an interesting challenge.
With this one I was putting way too much pressure on myself since I knew lots of people would see it and it would be auctioned off. I’m finally happy with my plan for this circus performer happy hour. I was already excited about the illustration and then I added the drunk circus master which really brought everything together for me. Sometimes one little thing can make a big difference. I’ll be posting some process photos once it’s finished, which will probably be next week.
I’m so behind on Sketchbook Month! Lately I’ve noticed a lack of variety in the people I draw, so I’m trying to practice drawing lots of different faces in all styles and shapes.
The end of this week got away from me, so I’m behind on my sketches! Here are sketches for Day 9 and Day 10. The good news is that I may have a little diary comic to post later today.
Here is my sketch for Sketchbook Month Day 8. I’m working on my piece for Society6‘s Superheroes collaboration and this is the original sketch. I hope to have it completed tomorrow.
I would also like to announce that I now have a gallery over at Imagekind. I have prints for sale at Society6 but I think they only reach a limited audience, so I want to have a place to collect everything I have available. Check it out! I’ll be adding more work in the near future, but I wanted to get it up and running.
Today’s sketch for Sketchbook Month is inspired by our whippet puppy. He’s super energetic and smart, but if the leash is touching his leg at all, he refuses to move. I drew him in a mask and cape because I’ve been brainstorming for the Superheroes collaboration over at Society6.