Showing posts from February, 2009
I'm trying out a new style with these strips which is closer to the style I started with. The reason for this is that i figure I'm going to be fairly busy in the coming weeks (if not months) but I still want to keep up these daily comics. I also want to start trying to loosen my drawing up a bit. These things combined have made me take on the more sketchy way of drawing in the hopes that not only will it be quicker to draw, but hopefully will look more interesting. We'll see how it goes...
I am back after my week break. Hope you liked the little one panel comics I uploaded to automatically publish while I was away. It is funny for me to look back and see how I have changed my method of making comics and even the type of comics I make. I feel much happier about the comics I make now, if that means anything.
Today I finally solved a mystery that has been plaguing me for a few years now…That is, how come I can sometimes get good sketchbooks from art stores and other times the exact same brand is crappy and unusable. Regular readers will know that over the years I have harped on about not being able to find a decent sketchbook. It’s been a continuing theme in many stories. Let me tell you how I may have figured it out. First my friend Mel believed she had solved the mystery by telling me that the company ‘xpress graphx’ seels a premium variety of sketchbooks, which they do. I thought my problems were solved but when the local art store got in a batch of the ‘premium’ books in, unofrtunatly they were fairly ordinary books. I went back to my original theory that the company must use whatever are the cheapest materials without any thought of consistency. I thought I'd just wait until a new batch of good books came in. Then today I decided to actually phone the company . I described m
It said this for real on the back of their brand new Commodore! Heather didn't get what they meant, saying 'isn't everyone that lives here Australian?' Then the next day I heard something about guys draped in Australian flags jumping on peoples cars and yelling racist remarks, we still obviously have the potential for another Cronulla incedent.