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/.
A lot of us struggle finding the time to make comics. There just aren’t enough hours in the day! Though some of us are richer or more talented than others, there is one area were we are all equal: we … Continue reading
I was up for an award here in Denmark this weekend, the Ping, something like the Danish equivalent of the Eisners. I was nominated for my graphic novel, STILETTO, in the main category. I didn’t win, which puts me in a … Continue reading
I got a really good question in an email the other day. A subscriber in Nigeria (Hello, Africa!) asked me about conceptualizing: “How do you see each drawing before you actually put pen to paper?” My gut response was: Well, … Continue reading
A quick recommendation of three books to read for a better grasp on storytelling, structure and sequential art.
We all want to be succesful in some way or another. But is success in comics a recipe you can follow? Secret ingredients? Or is it actually better to burn your fingers on the stove? At least you can learn … Continue reading