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Updates for July 13, 2017

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large chimes concept sketch

The above picture is a sketch from my 2015 sketchbook, developing a concept in The Legend of Jamie Roberts: the Chimes of Dogona at the Temple of A Thousand Souls. I’d like to redraw these chimes with some more detail, but as mentioned, this was a sketch just to get the initial idea.

The chimes are based on a real location in Casey, IL, which is a small town home to a lot of world’s largests: world’s largest wind chimes, knitting needles, golf tee, etc. I think the people are trying to set a world record for home to the most “world’s largest” objects.

…I should do sketches like this more often – broad, fast marker strokes are a thing I miss, especially considering how detailed my comics have become recently.

Speaking of which…

COMICS

The reason I’m thinking of detail is because of my most recent update of The Case of the Wendigo. Sweet baby kittens on a motorbike it took FOREVER to do. Here’s a preview clip:the case of the wendigo preview imageMeanwhile, Validation has already updated twice this week. Once on Monday, and a second time today.

KICKSTARTER

Making progress on ALL THE THINGS. Trading cards are now all finished, and now I’m working on commissions. Once they’re finished, I’ll share some of them in a blog post (if I get the ok from the commissioners, of course). The button printer is taking a while, but I don’t blame him – he’s printing 600 buttons for me.

SHOWS

I’m getting ready for Not At Con Day, happening July 22 at New Dimension Comics in Saint Clairsville, OH. Expect new 11 x 17 inch prints from me, as well as some new zines. I’ll be showing off a new table set-up, too! Which reminds me…

BLOG

Expect a blog post about artist alley table layouts soon – I’ve been taking pictures at every show and tooling around with what works and what’s getting improved. So the blog post will share various layouts, what I’ve learned, and what changes can be implemented at future shows.

I’m also trying to get a Clip Studio Paint/Manga Studio tutorial typed up.

There are other things happening right now, but I only share those other things with newsletter subscribers. If you’re not already getting the newsletter, here’s your chance to do so.

That’s all for now. Thanks for reading!

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The Story of Queen Padmini

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This was originally a short comic made for a comics anthology, but since I never heard from the anthology again, I’m going to post it here. The art is a few years old, so I may redraw it someday. But the story is still pretty solid, I think.

I mean, it’s based on the true story of actual historical badass woman, Queen Padmini. So HA.

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Hourly Comic Day

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For people not in the know, Hourly Comic Day was something that started back in 2006 by John Campbell as a personal project – he drew a comic/cartoon for every hour he was awake in one day. Other artists caught on and started doing it until there finally came a designated day: February 1st.

…February 1st was yesterday, and I managed to get my hourly comics made! …I just… didn’t get to post them until today.

Here they are, starting at 5 am.

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What Is Thoughtful Dinosaur?

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velociraptor lady reads a book
Billy Veloci!

In the last blog update, I wrote about The Legend of Jamie Roberts, a comic that is not slated to update online until 2017.

However, I have other, newer projects getting ready to start sooner than that, and one of them is Thoughtful Dinosaur. Continue reading →

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