100 days of making comics (week 3)

It has been another super fun week playing in the world of comics, with Lynda Barry as my guide. Here's what I've been getting up to: Speed drawing Lynda Barry calls this exercise ‘Faster, faster Ivan Brunetti!’ In which you have less and less time to draw something. Here’s are my ‘faster, faster’ versions of …

100 days of making comics (week 2)

It's been a wonderful week of making comics, following along with the exercises in Lynda Barry's 'Making Comics'.  Here's what I've been getting up to and some of the wonderful characters I've been meeting along the way. Monster draw near This monster appeared in last week's Monster Jam. In this exercise, we get to meet …

The Inner Heroine (part 2)

In this second stage of my inner heroine's journey, it’s time for the illusion of the perfect world to be shattered and for her heart to crack in two. Painful though this is, it is what is needed to get her going on her journey. Otherwise, why would she ever leave the comfort of that …

100 days of making comics (week 1)

The 100 day project  began on January 31 and I decided on the spur of the moment to dive into  100 days of making comics using Lynda Barry’s ‘Making Comics’ book as my guide. I wasn’t planning on taking part in the challenge but with all the digital art I’ve been making lately I have found …

Adventures in digital art

My recent love affair with digital art began when I started working in Photoshop, preparing some of my art to sell in my newly opened Redbubble shop. The sense of  wonder and creativity took me by surprise. I had always seen time spent working in Photoshop as time not spent with actual pens, paper, and …