Going to conventions is one of the best way to learn about the industry, meet new people and get advice from peers and pros. But often wannabe creators will waste the opportunity to learn by talking about themselves or asking … Continue reading
One of the most important art lessons I ever got was when my studiomate Ole Comoll showed me what tangents are – and how to avoid them. In this video I try to pass that lesson along while using examples … Continue reading
This is my next graphic novel project! Filling in the blanks should be no biggie, right? Well, there’s a little more to it than that. I recently posted this picture on Instagram and Facebook that got a lot of likes – … Continue reading
Making comics is fun – but also hard and lonely work! What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your story or your art? How do you stay motivated, when no one seems to care? How do you … Continue reading
Inspired by an article Molly Crappable wrote on freelance life, I sat down and had a discussion with myself about what it takes to survive as a one-man army. If you’re a struggling freelancer or considering becoming one, this episode … Continue reading
You know how important it is to draw every day, if you want to improve as an artist. But more importantly, you need to keep a forward momentum and draw the hard stuff. A lot of artists share daily sketches … Continue reading
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 deep and look on the dark side – not just only my own less-than-perfect psyche but … 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!
Is there a right way to hold a pen or a pencil when you draw? One of my YouTube chanel followers seems to think so. And it’s NOT how I hold a pencil! Sign up for my FREE 7-day Comics Crash … 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/.