The posts this week will be short – I’ve been working on some pretty cool stuff lately but had zero time to post about it! I am therefore going to post a bunch of stuff this week and come back to it later (time permitting) to flesh it out.
First up, we have a series of team portraits I just wrapped up for a great company called Plan Grid. They are absolutely awesome to work with and I have several other pieces I will try to get up on the site this week.
Check this action out! Chris Forgey over at Light BOHRD was kind enough to send me a couple of quick pics of their latest snowboards, artwork by yours truly. So far, these are the pieces I adapted from the skateboard art previously produced but, I’m really impressed with the way the skeleton face lights up on the snowboard – SO COOL! I can’t wait to see how the “yeti” board turns out.
Dan Cooney and I have launched our Kickstarter bid to fund the Atomic Yeti hardcover we’ve been working so hard on. I hope we can count on everyone’s support – every dollar counts and we’re offering some pretty cool incentives for donors!
I thought I should let everyone know that I have, in fact, been working on the second chapter of Reformation. Tim and I have been very busy for the past several weeks with work and family obligations. Apparently, there is no such thing as the “bill fairy” to magically show up and support you financially.
Oh well. We keep at it when we can. Below are some new page concepts for the second chapter. The second “book” (if you want to call it that) is nearly laid out and I think this time around I’m going to finish the layouts a couple chapters ahead so that we can build up some kind of update buffer. We’ll see as work and life permit. In the meantime, feast your eyes on all this sketchy goodness.
So, I’m still toying around with this character design in my (all too little) free time. You may recall I posted some stuff a couple months back. I’ve been kicking this idea around for years and can’t seem to shake it. I think the previous versions were a bit too macabre for what I want to achieve — something more in the classic superhero vain. Not too gritty, not tortured or angst-ridden. I’d love to do something with this character a kin to a classic, full-color, full-page Sunday comic strip. You know, the kind of thing where the heroes are good, the villains are colorful and the kids can read it without fear of the material being overtly sexual or graphically violent. Those of you who have seen some of my previous work are thinking, “whu-HUH?” Anyway, who is this guy? What can he do? Why does he do it? I guess we’ll all have to wait and see… maybe when Reformation and Atomic Yeti are done…