Tony the taxidermist

Tony is one of many wild and whacky characters that popped up during this week's Writing and Drawing Comics class with Summer Pierre. I say "popped up" because we had only 60 seconds to draw each character! One of these characters - "The Taxidermist" - appeared complete with bird and cat. I was intrigued. What was …

The joy of lists

This week I started the Writing and Drawing Comics E-Course with Summer Pierre. I have never taken an online course before, so I have been amazed at how lively and fun the whole experience has been. One of the things we focused on this week was working within panels, using the list as our way in. The …

New Year’s Resolutions

I started this comic intending to send up the whole notion of New Year’s resolutions. I planned to make each panel look less and less real and more like an idea of what a new and improved life would look like. As I progressed, however, I found myself enjoying the process. Drawing the things that I …