Some say there are only seven different stories in the world. That may be true. But there are a million different ways to tell your story! In comics, probably the most important part of the storytelling, is the style you … Continue reading
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
If you thought I was lying on a beach somewhere, you are thoroughly mistaken! Here’s part of what I’ve been up to this past year or so. Probably the busiest time of my life ever – and still is. Watch … 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.
If you are serious about your craft, having a workspace dedicated to your art is essential. Even if you’ve gone digital, you need somewhere to put your Cintiq and be comfortable, since you’re going to be stuck at that desk for … 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!