Getting there…

These are my latest designs for my next graphic novel. I was hoping to draw it traditionally but I just won’t have the time. So this is a test done in Sketchbook Pro and colored in Photoshop.

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War Brother wins an award!

“War Brothers” is the winner of the New York 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards for best Graphic Novel in the category ‘Graphic Novel / Drawn Book – Drama / Documentary’.

Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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War Brothers nominated for an Eisner award!

BIG NEWS, War Brothers is nominated for a Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for Best Graphic Album. For those who don’t know, the Eisner is the comic book world’s version of the Oscars.

I’m totally surprised and honored!
Hopefully this will help get the book in more libraries and schools.

http://www.comic-con.org/awards/will-eisner-comic-industry-award-nominees-2014

 

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Prelim #3

Here’s another sketch for ‘Thunder’. Trying to find a style that is quick to draw but still as some texture.

Drawn, inked and grey markers on Bristol board. Colored in Photoshop.

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Here’s the photo I used as reference.

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Sketch for ‘Thunder’

Okay, after a delay of 6 months, I’m back on my new graphic novel with Sharon McKay. I’m playing around, trying to decide which technique to use. I work all day as a storyboard artist drawing on a Cintiq, so I’m trying to see if I can get away from the computer and do this book the old traditional way.  At this stage, I’m not worried about making a nice drawing. All I’m looking for is a style that excites me and that will keep me interested for 200 pages.

Drawn and inked on Bristol board. Grey tones with Copic markers.Colored in Photoshop.

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