"i used to think ‘I’d work as hard as that, if everyone expected great things of me too’. But I understand now; if I don’t work hard, why should anyone expect anything of me?"
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I went up on the hill and got you THESE! (drawn in iscribble)
Hazel didn’t really evolve very much in the design process, but here’s some early sketches of her from 2010-2011.
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I really like drawing backgrounds. Sometimes they can get repetitive if the characters stay in the same room for pages and pages. I call that kind of art Washing dishes. —where you have to get into a zen place of just making lines for the sake of lines. That’s the kind of stuff you can do listening to audio books.
I like to sit with a stack of magazines (National Geographic, dumb fashion magazines and some fat weekly manga) and go through them and play off of what I see on the pages.make billboards making fun of things I see and then graffiti on top of that. You can also draw all kinds of other stories going on in the backgrounds. I often draw places that I remember being at or think about what’s going on in all the windows of buildings as I draw them.
This lower picture was something where I sat across the street from my favorite comic store (RX comics! in Vancouver) and drew the block it was on. with parody versions of the stores next to it.
The swan song of summer.
i counted 6 shots & then 4 more, but they went off rather quickly so i may be wrong. here’s the audio.