I completed the final panel of the final page of my most recent 24 Hour Comic at ten in the morning of Sunday, October 2nd, only four hours behind schedule (according to rules laid down by 24 Hour Comic inventor Scott McCloud, this is an acceptable variant- some projects just take longer, and this one involved a prodigious amount of shading). My final count was 23 pages and a cover image- which I consider a page on its own, but your mileage may vary. As promised, the story is titled Nudity I Have Witnessed, and it is a memoir of my years drawing the figure at Hipbone Studio and elsewhere. Continue reading Nudity I Have Witnessed
It’s the First Thursday of the month, when I post Fan Art on my Patreon page.
This month, it’s two more action figure portraits, done using the Camera Lucida, this figure of Mrs. Potato Head cosplaying as Wonder Woman, and a bubblehead of Rey, a character from the recent film Star Wars: The Force Awakens:
Another of my far-flung correspondents has sent me a batch of decorated envelopes. I met Steven Abrams when he was an intern at my first publisher, Eclipse Comics. Later Steve was my assistant on Welcome To the Zone, and now he works for the Jimmy Kimmel Live show in Los Angeles.
David Chelsea is reading
“The Book Of Dreams”
by Federico Fellini
As a follow-up to the prior post about cadaver drawings, Jeff Burke shares his memories of working as a life model with “Goliath”, the star attraction of Sal Montano’s anatomy classes at the New York Academy Of Art: Continue reading More Memento Mori