We artists often have a very self-depricative nature. So let me go against the grain here and try to describe what I find makes me a professional. Not a great artist or a great writer (because my self-deprecative nature forbids me to … Continue reading
I’ve been an indie artist for almost two decades. Perhaps it’s time to really focus on the indie part. I’ve told stories before about how I’ve tried in the past to live up to the expectations of others and how … Continue reading
Why is it sometimes so hard to keep a schedule when creating content for the web? And how can we set a system in place to circumvent our fleeting motivation? That’s what I try to answer in this episode.
listen to ‘Comics for Beginners Podcast Episode 30 – Why We Quit’ on audioBoom Making comics is fun – but also hard and lonely work! What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your story or your art? … Continue reading
listen to ‘The Dark Side – Comics for Beginners Podcast episode 28’ on audioBoom No time is more approriate for a little self- examination than the beginning of a new year. Sparked by a rather painful personal relationship issue, I dig … Continue reading
The great thing about the new year is it’s a chance to get some perspective and stop and think for a moment. Look back on the year that went by too quickly and evaluate. What worked and what would you … Continue reading
When you’re writing your script, it’s important to take the pressure off and ban your inner critic from meddling. Writing a script for my comics was the lesson that took my process to the next level. And after I learned … Continue reading
I’ve just finished my work on the monthly book from BOOM!, Thomas Alsop. This video is about some of the lessons I learned working on that book – hopefully there is some value in it for you too!
The most important thing about making comics, is finishing what you start. No one will get anything out of a half-finished story, least of all you! Be aware that when you are working on a project, it can be very … Continue reading
Another look into the my process as I sketch a page of Thomas Alsop (out now from BOOM! Studios). For more on Thomas Alsop go to http://thomasalsop.com/.