Tribute Comic to Joe Matt

  After learning of Joe Matt’s passing last year I was in shock. All those years ago when I started making comics I came across Joe’s work and it changed how I saw comics and what I wanted to do with my work. A few years later I came across David Collier’s work which had a similar and subsequent effect on my work. But now that Joe Matt was gone, it felt like a big part of my artistic dream was gone. It sounds dramatic and perhaps a touch silly, but that was my immediate reaction.  Before I heard the news, I had already been intimately studying Joe work for the umpteenth time. I’d been exploring lettering and art sizes, trying to find the perfect one for both. I loved Joe’s comics and so I got out my ruler and measured his panels, lettering sizes, brush work. Copying and redrawing pages. One thing that struck me is the deceptive simplicity of his work. There was nuance and subtlety in his line work that wasn’t immediately obvious unless you tried to copy it.  I knew the best way to hono

Comic brush pack for Procreate - Penny Comic Art Brush Set

After years of development, I've finally released a Procreate brush pack ! The delay was partly because I'm always striving to improve the brushes I use, a habit from being a stationery fiend. You always think there's a better pen just around the corner. Well, after using these brushes for the past few years, I realized they were indeed ready to share. 5c Penny Brush Pack (Procreate)

The Cosmic Gutter

The Cosmic Gutter is a free monthly dispatch of a new comic or drawing on UFOs. I've been into reading about UFOs ever since I picked up Timothy Good's book Need to Know over 17 years ago.

Christmas Card 2023

My brand new Christmas card for 2023 is here!

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Procreate Dreams Review

This is a review for the Savage app Procreate Dreams. Dreams is a brand-new animation app from the makers of the popular drawing app Procreate. Released on 2014, Procreate has since become the number one digital drawing app of choice. For this reason the announcement of their new animation app Dreams came with much excitement.

Spinach Comic Book Template (UPDATED!)

Ever since I picked up the iPad app Procreate, I have discovered a new joy in making comic pages. It was tricky at first, however I have now drawn over 100 pages of comics and settled on a good layout system.

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