Illustration & Writing

Trap

-Transcript- Pete: Help me down from 'ere. Yuki: How did ya' get caught up? Pete: Was tryin' to get that giant ruby. Ono: You know I set this trap to catch the jewel thief? Pete: Now we do.

Talking About Speech Balloons: Introduction

Speech balloons can also be referred to as speech bubbles, dialogue balloons, or word balloons. In this series it will be referred to as a speech balloon. A speech balloon is a graphic to convey a message from a character either by speech…

Lost

Ono: Is this the way back home? Pete: Aye, let's keep goin'! Ono: This doesn't look right. Pete: Keep goin'. Ono: I don't recognize this place. Pete: We be takin' the scenic route. Keep movin'.

Rush

Life is filled with people rushing from one thing to another. We rush to the doctor and then sit in a waiting room, reading a stale magazine we looked at the last time we were there. We rush to the cinema and then sit watching 25 minutes…

Ask an Artist July 2017 Roundup

I write a series called "Ask an Artist" at Comic Indie where I field a question and compile the responses from the writers and artists at Comic Indie. Here are my compiled my personal responses for the month of July. Question #1: How do you…

Recon

-Transcript- Pete: Why are you wearing a tan uniform? Ono: (dressed in a tan uniform) I'm doing reconnaissance in a desert. Later... Ono: (dressed in a camouflage outfit) I'm doing reconnaissance in a field. Later... Ono: (dressed in a…

Shopping Cart

One day I was driving to the grocery store, because, you know, that’s where I meet ladies. Before I reached the store, I passed a few abandoned shopping carts lying around the side of the street. I felt sorry for the homeless carts. When I…

Ask An Artist June 2017 Roundup

I write weekly Friday articles called "Ask an Artist" at Comic Indie where I field a question and compile the responses from the writers and artists at Comic Indie. I compiled my personal responses for June. Question#1: How do you overcome…

How To Make a Crazy Funny Comic Strip

A comic strip is a series of drawing telling a brief story, typically in a humorous way. If each strip delivers a complete joke, the comic is considered to be in the gag-a-day genre. The gag-a-day comic is usually told in three panels, but…