It's been a while since i've posted anything up here...it's been a busy year this year and things fell behind. I've been Busy working on the Only Living Boy( the webcomic and print comic both www.OLBCOMIC.com) and working up to a new KickStarter project called "Monsterwood."
That said, I really want to thank anyone and everyone who nominated The Only Living Boy from mysefl and David Gallaher for the "Best Publication for Younger Readers" Award for the Harvey's.
For those of you who don't know, the Harvey's( named after Harvey Kurtzmann the famous cartoonist) are a peer chosen award. Only people in the industry can nominate and vote. ( So if
First off I wanted to thank everyone who nominated me as Best inker and Best Cover Artist for Only Living Boy!
I'll be hanging around at Booth 2206 at SDCC this year with David gallaher. We're going to have copies of issue #2 of Only Living Boy as well as a behind the scenes sketchbook for Only Living Boy with never before seen art from the series. I'll be doing sketches on our sketch covers, but I'll also be taking commisions. If you want a Harvey Award nominated Best Inker and Cover Artist of the Year to do your favorite character, let me know...Here are the rates for the show.
Please email me if you want to get on my Sketch List list
Cover Art vs retouched photo covers!
I saw an awesome documentary on the rise and fall of video tape and the vcr as a medium and a phenomenon, called "rEWIND THIS"( sorry keyboard has an "r" problem since the flood). On top of all the video tape stuff, there was a whole segment on video tape covers and how they could sell a crappy movie at the video store with an awesome painted cover( usually involving big guns, muscles, zombies, skulls, and breasts) It made me realize the power that the illustration has to sell an item and how a lot of the "photo covers" of books and albums right now seems uninspiring and probably doesn't help sell the wor