I actually finished this last week, but decided to leave it to come back to later. On doing so I realised it really needed nothing else – hope you enjoy it!
I finished my first ever book layout for a commercial title today. Huzzah! It was a really great experience, and thoroughly enjoyable.
Meanwhile, I’ve been putting together some scripts to thumbnail up into a finished selection of eight comics which I’ll hopefully be able to tell you more about soon. On the side, I’ve also decided to continue doing work on drawings based on the concept in my previous update. Here’s how they stand now – a sketch, an ink and a work-in-progress paint.
Sometimes you discover something sitting on your hard drive and you just don’t feel you’ve given it a chance to shine. I’d been working on a concept for a series or book for a while, usually in various bits and pieces around my hard drive and various sketchbooks. That was the case here – I’d drawn a character and it needed a home, started a painting depicting a few of the characters together, got busy and left it. Here’s the final piece and a few of the original drawings that went into making it…
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