100 days of making comics (week 8)

This week brings a medley of my daily diary, a Yiddish fairy tale, and the diary of the Queen of the Underworld, and ends with a comics announcement about the end of this project and the start of a new one. As always, I hope you enjoy! Daily Diary Note: ‘Cholent’ is a hefty slow-cooked …

100 days of making comics (week 7)

Much of this week was taken up with the animal diary. I found the result really powerful, an expression of this strange Covid-weary moment in time. Animal Diary Each day, for four days, I wrote a page of whatever was on my mind. On the opposite page, I drew a picture of an animal and …

100 days of making comics (week 6)

Week 6 already? Time is certainly speeding by! This week began with one more character from last week's character jams and then moved on to different ways of exploring diary comics. Here's what I've been getting up to in my composition notebook... The Firefighter I love this guy and he loves what he does. A …

Adventures in digital art (part 2)

A whole new world of art-making has been opening up for me these last couple of months. After years of ink splatters and mushing paint around with my fingers, I had no idea that I would find digital art quite so satisfying! Add to this the fact that Liz Kohler Brown has created a wealth …

100 days of making comics (week 5)

Wow! I can't believe we are already 5 weeks into the 100 day project. That seemed to go super fast! This past week has been a wonderful bonanza of new characters. Character Jams In this character jam, we had 60 seconds to draw each character, preferably showing the whole of their body and preferably with …

100 days of making comics (week 4)

Wow, 4 weeks of The 100 Day Project has already gone by! Much of this week was spent developing the characters that appeared in last week's Face Jam. First up: colouring in the panels. It’s amazing how different these look when they shift out of black and white into colour! Photo booth We moved on …