I realize that I haven’t posted anything on this site since July of last year, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy. I was at Milwaukee Zine Fest again last November, and I have posted a portfolio of my work from the Racine Zoo under Portfolio, plus I am working on some other projects as well. I am the kind of person that doesn’t like to show anything until it is finished or near finished, but I wanted to at least update anyone on what I’m currently working on:
-I am still working on Drannik & Lizzep #7, but it is taking me a lot longer than I thought it would. I have finished the second chapter, and am starting work on the final chapter because I want to get the ending down before I work on the rest of the story. Basically, what Jeff Smith did for Bone.
-I will be releasing an album of music in the next while or so. I just have to get the mixes approved from my audio engineer friend before I make that public. In the meantime, that will appear on my Bandcamp page: buskers.bandcamp.com
-I am also, on the side, compiling a collection of my old Negligence comics from years ago into a new book collection.
There are other things I’m working on as well, but these are my main projects at the moment. Just a quick update this time.
Drannik & Lizzep #6 is now available on Indyplanet. Click here to get a copy for yourself.
Also, I will be at the opening reception of the Draw Works show at Artworks in Kenosha on February 14th, as I’ve got two pieces in the show. Feel free to stop by and check out my stuff, and maybe even purchase one of them for yourself.
Last Friday, I went to the Inspired Art auction held by AmericaSCORES Milwaukee, and hosted at the Milwaukee Public Market. I had a piece on the block there (a red striped bear with a mohawk that I have somewhere under the Portfolio link of this site), which sold for about $75. That was far, far less than what my Broccoli Monster piece sold for two years ago, but at least the money is going to charity. Anyway, I have below a few photos from the event.
Hello again. I will be a part of the Artistic Expressions event at Henry and Wanda’s in Racine. The event is on July 13th from 3 until 8 pm. I plan on selling comics there, including the recently completed Drannik & Lizzep #5, as well as Mr. Smiley and One Dot, two one-shot comics I’ve done. More info can be found in the link below. Hope to see you there.
“The Journal of Mischa”, a comic I am making in conjunction with NAMI of Racine, is coming along swimmingly. The cover has been finished for a while and is on display on this very website. The pages have been sketched out and I am working on inking them as I type this. The grant process has begun, and I’m hoping it goes through when the time comes to send it. Below are a few screen captures of what has been done so far.
A week from today, I will be going to Meta Con in Minneapolis to sell copies of Drannik & Lizzep, as well as drawings I’ll make on the spot. I will be posting pictures of the event afterwards.
In other news, I am currently working on a new project: a spinoff of Drannik & Lizzep starring Mischa. It is a story involving mental illness, and I’m getting the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, in Racine involved. In other words, this comic might have more than just local exposure. I’m also going to be talking to a reporter from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel soon about this story, as well as all my other comic related doings. I will post more about these things as they happen.
Some brief updates: I’ve added some more stuff to the portfolio section of the site, including the image above. Yes, I am planning on making Drannik & Lizzep Ts to support the comic book, but it might be a while before any are printed off.
In the meantime, Meta Con is coming up in a month, so if you are in the Minneapolis area and want to meet me/purchase some comics, that would be the perfect time to do so.
Finally, Drannik & Lizzep has returned to the Kindle store. If you want to purchase a copy for your ebook collection, click the link in the previous sentence.