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How not to get distracted by other comic ideas thumbnail

I think many artists know this feeling: Too many ideas!

Especially when you’re working on a longer creative project, like a comic, other story ideas will pop up in our heads.

What do we do with these ideas? Do we push them away? Or do we run with our ideas and try and cram in the time to make everything we want to make?

I can tell you that there’s a way to keep nurturing those new ideas without necessarily taking massive action on them. That is what this article is about.

Making webcomics: Traditional vs digital

This is the associated blogpost that goes with this Youtube video: Nowadays, we have many tools at our disposal to make comics. There’s all kinds of materials, tools, programs and apps. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices that we need to make when we start out.…


Hi and welcome back to Pencils & Stories! I took a little break in January. In the last quarter of 2018 I was hit with a lot of work and a row of medical issues. I spend the last month being very tired and in pain. I wanted to start…

can studying art become procrastination

Welcome back to a new post and video! This week I talk about how studying art can become a form of procrastination. When I was still art blocked one of my problems wasn’t that I was doing nothing at all. I was studying hard. I consumed tons of books, articles,…