Kitty and others

More sketchbook stuff. The ‘Hello Kitty’ toy has inspired a new character for my graphic novel…I’ll explain all in my next post I promise. Too late and too tired for that sorta thing right now. Advertisements

Losing control

Here’s an attempt at how one of the major scenes planned for my comic might pan out. A girl arrives on the scene and becomes an obsessive focus for the protagonist, whilst also making his imaginary world spin out of control. This event triggers the main drive of the narrative, causing our hero to struggle … Continue reading

Doodle designs

Playing with doodle ideas. The top third of this drawing is probably the most successful, where I’ve introduced little frames into the body of the drawing. This could be a way forward for how some of my comic pages might look. The bottom two thirds are more or less just mindless messing around!

New moleskine innit.

A self portrait I did on the way to visit my mother for Easter break (from my reflection in the train carriage window) .

Yet another scene idea..

Not fantastically drawn but here’s just a little idea that I thought could link some of the larger scenes in the comic…a counter worker’s POV of customers in quick succession. Each one gives either a boring, silly or just plain odd one liner. They could perhaps get sillier as the story progresses…maybe even start to … Continue reading

In the boozer

Ok, I’ve ditched the idea of a dodgy video mix up for my opening scene (see last week’s post). It just seemed a bit…old hat. Here’s a new rough idea – a bitter old employee’s leaving do. The script definitely needs tightening here..lots of tightening – should be less frames and punchier. Nevertheless, I thought … Continue reading

Doodle action

A first proper attempt at creating a sequence for the scenes in my comic that take place within the protagonist’s doodles/imagination. Quite pleased with the aesthetic and excited about how it could work to tell stories – lots of freedom to play around and use repetitive patterns without worrying to much about having a linear … Continue reading