For most of my semi- and full on professional career as a comic artist, I’ve had too many ideas. Back when I was 20 these were unformed seeds for a story. I think I counted of 17 of them at some point and none of them were actually stories but the first initial burst of “hey… Continue reading On an overload of ideas
I have a feeling I’ve written about this before, but going through the blog posts has resulted in a whole load of nothing so bear with me here. Today I woke up to a rejection email. I’d sent in a pitch for a story I was pretty excited about, for an anthology about monstrous women,… Continue reading On rejection, part ??
Something that keeps striking me as somewhat strange is how the things that really inspire me aesthetically never really seem to bleed through into my own work. I have a list of things that feel like a punch to the gut with how right, how absolutely down my aesthetic alley they are and yet looking at… Continue reading On Sources of Inspiration, part one
I had some mild plans to write about E3 today, or maybe an in-depth analysis of why the debate about whether a hot dog is a sandwich is the wrong question to ask, but my to do list is huge and I have limited time. So, instead, here’s a video I just watched on the… Continue reading On color choices
Oh boy. This is a heavy topic, brought to you by a video going viral on twitter over the last couple of days though I’m absolutely certain I’ll go back to talk more about this later: there’s a real problem with sexualising infantilised women. Not just in popular culture, of course, but historically and currently… Continue reading On sexualising infantilised women, part one
Yeah, that’s a good and descriptive title, isn’t it? There’s no way that’s not going to be vague and confusing and explode into thirty-eight parts before you know it. Anyway. I want to talk about writing theory, or more specifically, share some resources about writing in general though I apply it mostly to comics specifically.… Continue reading On writing, part one