I drew this over the weekend as an experiment to see how quickly I could draw and ink something digitally. The pencils and inks for this were done in maybe 2 hours, which is amazingly fast for me since I tend to agonize over stuff!
Some UNNAMED PALS have been buggin’ me to draw Dhio not being decapitated or mutilated or in otherwise unhappy situations. The colors and texture were partially based off The Unicorn in Captivity, which my buddy Chelsea and I saw this past week.
Forged Iron process gif(6 color print). For the Arcana show at Telegraph Art Gallery. (final illustration)
The Arcana show at Telegraph Gallery is opening tonight! If you’re in the Charlottesville, VA area, you can buy this illustration as a 18x24” screened print! They’ll also be available at the Telegraph/SEIBEI table at NYCC! I will also be present there!!
Aaaa, I saw photos of final prints the other day and they look SO SO RAD!
Forged Iron. For the Arcana show at Telegraph Art Gallery.
I’m going to have a piece in Telegraph’s next art show! The Arcana show is all interpretations of major arcana tarot cards, and like a nerd I jumped for the Strength card and filled it with all of my favorite kinds of imagery. And also Dhio and Kaia.
Arcana will be running from October 4th-30th at Telegraph in Charlottesville, VA! You’ll be able to buy an 18x24” screened print of this at the show/Telegraph site/NYCC! I’ll also have a few prints at next year’s conventions! More about the show opening here.
Candy Capers Issue 3 Cover: Variant A. brush and ink, photoshop.
Oh dang, Adventure Time: Candy Capers is out TODAY! Let-me-tell-you, I went through like 4 or 5 different thumbnails to make Lemongrab as un-terrifying as possible.
The first half of the issue was drawn by Evan! He did an incredible job, especially considering the number of butts we forced him to draw. The second half returns to Ian McGinty who, as always, is perfect in every way and a pleasure to work with. Lettering by Hannah Nance Partlow and colors by Maarta Laiho, both of whom are the irreplaceable glue that keeps this book together. And love to our editor Shannon forever.
Ananth and I are gonna be at Small Press Expo in Bethesda, MD this weekend! Look for us at table #W-33 against the back wall! We’re sharin’ a table with our good bro Magnolia who does the super rad comic Monster Pulse.
We’ll have copies of Johnny Wander #1-3, Adventure Time: Candy Capers #1-3, the Exquisite Beast, my B9 Kingdom art books, and a buncha prints, originals, totes and stickers! Hopefully we’ll see you there!
Oh man, I am so so so into Natasha’s Bee and Puppycat. And, until anyone tells me otherwise, I will forever assume Deckard was designed just for me because he is my brand of kawaii anime boi. (see also.)
I’m right in the middle of a move and ALSO haven’t been making anything that I can really share on the internet! Sorry I’ve been quiet lately!!
Candy Capers Issue 2 Variant A Cover. brush and ink, photoshop.
Oh dang, I was wrong! Adventure Time: Candy Capers Issue #2 is out in stores NOW! My cover is the Variant A cover this month, which means you should be able to get it anywhere that carries the series. Ian did an awesome job drawing this one, Ananth and I are pleased as punch with how it came together!