Blog posts about making comic and illustration art. Work in progress, creative process, design, art tools. The works.
I am Death – InkNovember 29, 2019 | Blog
I didn’t drop my brush, and my pen didn’t drip. Small victories! Prepping the watercolour.
I am Death – House InkNovember 25, 2019 | Blog
First panel of a comic work in progress. C6 nib for lettering, house is 00 sable. Analog has the best tools.
The Great Cawcaw!October 20, 2019 | Blog
Read the full comic.
The problem with computersOctober 3, 2012 | Blog
The problem with computers is the lack of ferrules and Siberian weasel hair.
John Cleese on creativitySeptember 25, 2012 | Blog
Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating. John Cleese Which brings me to the crux of it – which is that all those Designers who have titled themselves Creatives are just Pompous Gas Bags trying to lift a label that isn’t uniquely theirs to take. You are all creative people. GO […]
Work languageAugust 10, 2012 | Blog
If you were to walk past my window right now you might hear “PHOTOSHOP YOU PIECE OF SHITQUITQUITQUITQUIT. Restart.” followed closely by some colourful language regarding the whereabouts of our tea cart, which is a thing we haven’t got, but if we did I wouldn’t have to stomp disappointed up the stairs to get my […]
The Devil went down to Georgia. And Verdana.November 16, 2011 | Blog
Why expand Verdana and Georgia typefaces? They were designed for low res displays, and work good around 10-11 pt, after which it’s a gong show. You know, a pig is a useful animal. It tastes good, and will dispose of an unwanted body. But don’t slap lipstick on it and expect it to be prom […]