Just recently, someone on DA asked me for ways to speed up their process and their ability to finish their art faster. Honestly, I have been struggling with being a slow artist for a long time, so it sort of struck me as kinda funny that they would be asking me how to get faster, as I never considered myself to be someone to point out as an example of being a 'fast' artist. After giving my two cents on the subject I thought I would pass along what I said here on my journal, so others could see it and maybe benefit from it, or add their two cents in the comments. So here goes…
The best advice I ever got was to focus on speed, rather th
I just wanted to give everyone a heads up that I will sharing some news soon revolving around my Mini Graphic Novel project that I mentioned back in September. Progress has been steady, and the plan is to have it finished and sent to the printer sometime in early May, and have it in print by June!
In a week or two I will post a good sized sample for you all to peruse! In fact, the sample is already online somewhere right now, so if you are lucky in your searches (and if the search engines have picked up the site yet) you may find it before I post it here!
What I will say now is it's a medieval fantasy story, with lots of humo
So, I realized that I've done a number of portraits over the past few years, and figured I should probably put them all in one folder in my gallery. You know, for people who like to look at portraits. So, I'm dropping these pictures in and I came across my comic strip series, Barely Listening, which is ALL drawings of me and my family!!! That stopped me in my tracks, and I thought, 'Should I consider every single one of these strips a portrait?!?'
In the end I chose to exclude them, since I kinda consider a portrait more along the lines of an image that does nothing but focus on what the person looks like, and no more. The strips are tellin