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The main feedback I got at CTNx was that my character designs looked stiff and I didn’t tell enough of a story with them, even in the basic designs it`s better to let the characters do something or react to something so we know what kind of character it is. I also stayed fairly on the realistic side, with not much room for more exaggerated expressions. Even though I consider my style to be at…

Hello all! I didn`t finish an illustration a day for the rest of Inktober, but I did work in ink a lot this week. (so I kind of made up for it?) Since my main focus now is finishing some comic pages in time for the CTNx expo in LA I am in the middle of designing locations, props and side characters. This week I had to design a place fit for regents to work…

The headline of this blogpost is the new title of my comic project formerly known as “Reminiscence.” I present to you: The previous title was too generic. And after some Googling I found out it`s also a jewellery brand and a remembrance project in numerous countries and for numerous causes. Another comic also used the exact same title already. Even though it`s on hiatus for a while and has few pages, I still felt uncomfortable…

When making a comic, a lot of decisions have to be made. One of the most important ones is deciding on the way you`re going to present your comic visually. This is often called the art direction. It`s a term you hear a lot in, for example,  animation. This is where you`ll do lots of tests and sketches. And it is what I want to talk about this week. I`ll show you the style for…

Last weekend was a milestone of some sorts, I finally patched up all the holes that were still there in the script of my comic. I still needed some scenes and needed to give some thought to how some things work logically. I also did some style tests in the last few weeks, testing various traditional and digital inking looks and trying to figure out a colouring technique that will look nice but will also…

Hey everyone! So I missed last update, getting back into things after my holiday proved to be harder than I thought. I could tell you all about my travels or blog about the experience of expanding your world and how it feeds your imagination but that’s something for another time. (It IS what happened by the way, travelling always does that for me, it’s great!) Right now I want to tell you where I’m at…

This was the result of the Painting Drama 2 homework this week. We were supposed to make four paintings, each with a different lighting and atmosphere. But I was short in time to work on the course this week. We have a break right now so I hope to do some catch up, but we have a pretty epic assignment as well so we’ll see how that plays out. This is a scene from the…