Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Hope I haven't posted these before.

I'm still going through old files and sketchbooks from that period where I didn't post anything (which quite frankly happens a lot). But anyways, this is an old goody dating waaay back to my art school days. I had a thing for making pretty type with rap lyrics and Winston Churchill.


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Tank Girl

This is a Tank Girl illustration I did for my boyfriend for either his birthday or for Christmas? I was going for an art nouveau beer ad (beer because Tank Girl, art nouveau because I may or may not be a pretentious douche?).

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Legend of Korra

This was for my sister's friend's birthday. I wish I was better friends with her, she's super cool. Anyways, she loves Korra, so Korra fanart.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015


Do you remember that show? It was brilliant and weird. Have some fan art from ages ago that I never knew how to finish off.

Monday, July 6, 2015

First Day of Work, pages 4-7

The concluding pages from this post (which contains pages 1-3). Sighsighsigh. Lettering is hard. maybe you wouldn't think it, but it is.

So yeah. Pages 4-7. Five and 6 are supposed to be a double page spread, but that won't translate online as such.

The joke at the end is my favorite.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

On a roll with...

...a short called "First Day at Work". Like "Fortunate Friends" it's another old idea I've wanted to get out of my system, this one is set in a kooky house where creatures of folklore and legend reside. The idea is they've been displaced from their natural habitats because of plain old human progress. I swear it's not preachy, haha. This is just 7 pages meant to serve as an introduction of sorts to a Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends kind of world. 

Here are pages 1-3, freshly lettered. He he ho ho.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Pages 5-6 of Fortunate Friends...

...and that's the end of that, folks. Does anyone get that problem where when you finish something you go back and forth between being satisfied with your work and calling yourself a hack? Is it natural? I feel like it is, but then, I don't think anyone else takes it as far as I do (self-flagellation occurs in the corner).

Pages 1-2. Pages 3-4. Final pages below.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Pages 3-4 of Fortunate Friends...

...out of 6 pages! Look at me go! (Except not really because I'm phenomenally slow considering how simple my style is? at least I think it's simple) Pages 1 and 2 are here (EDIT: pages 5-6 are here). Seriously, if you knew me at all you'd realize how amazing it is that I'm even lettering it (or maybe you don't need to know because I'm inconsistent with all things bloggy).


Original content! Man, writing and doing art is tough (especially since I only went to school for art '-_-). And then throw in lettering, and I suck, haha! Took me a while to figure out what to use/do for digital lettering (I usually just handwrite it but I think my hand writing got worse since high school).

But this is a 6 page short about making friends. I was excited about it because I got to use a character that's been floating around in my head for a while--this little girl that can tell the future with fortune cookies. I thought about what it would be like for her to make a friend and things just rolled on from there. Here are the first two pages. I call it "Fortunate Friends". The rest will come later as I letter them. Maybe I'll even eventually find time to color them (meaning it's never gonna happen, haha!).

EDIT: pages 3-4 are here. pages 5-6 are here.

Friday, June 12, 2015

A couple of rascals from the Sex Pistols

Sid and Johnny. Yup yup. Don't know where the other half of the guys went. Bonus bunny, though!


Thursday, June 11, 2015

Beware the Court of Owls

Still posting from the back log of stuff, haha. This time it's animal practice, with text from Scott Snyder's current run of Batman. I think I was reminiscing about how good the Court of Owls arc is. Check it out if you haven't. Greg Capullo does some amazing stuff with his layout design for it--really brilliant stuff that pushes the boundaries of the medium.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

SOTG2, La Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, Spain

Of course, being a reader, I would be the one to suggest we go see Spain's national library, haha. We couldn't go in because it was appointment only, but it was a beautiful building. Never fully inked this one because Madrid was unbearable hot.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

SOTG2, Templo de Debod

Templo de Debod, Madrid, Spain. Apparently it's an actual Egyptian temple that was given to Spain as thanks for either saving it or discovering it or something nice that Egypt appreciated.

Bonus: a thing I drew because I was on a Sleigh Bells kick. Check them out, they're wild.

Monday, June 8, 2015

SOTG2, Cathedral Geronimo del Real, Madrid, Spain

Now we've reached the sketches from Madrid. I didn't get to learn much about this cathedral except that it was the Cathedral Geronimo del Real.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

SOTG2, another beach scene

I think this was near the end of my trip to Barcelona. We went to the beach one last time.

bonus: just for fun kind of drawing

Saturday, June 6, 2015

SOTG2, Poble Espanyol and Sagrada Familia

Poble Espanyol was a cool place. It had was made up of buildings that all featured signature architecture styles from all over Spain with a ton of cute little tourist shops. Familia Sagrada was another Gaudi building. It was nuts to draw. It's also still in construction.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

SOTG2, Casa Batllo and Gothic Cathedral

On the left page is a sketch of part of Casa Batllo, another Antoni Gaudi. Its entire facade is covered in mosaics. The right page is the beginnings of a sketch for the interior of the Gothic Cathedral. I can't remember what happened, but my notes say I was just interrupted. Again, this is old stuff I haven't posted yet. Also, these locations are still in Barcelona, Spain.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

SOTG2, La Pedrera, Barcelona

A really cool building designed by Antoni Gaudi. He was a really interesting architect in that he believed in using organic shapes in his work. It's kind of like he builds fantasy buildings.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

SOTG2, part 5

These are sketches of the beach at Barcelona and a clock tower of Saint Paul's hospital, a World Heritage Site (it's gorgeous, I can see why), and the place where Antoni Gaudi died after he was hit by a tram. Antoni Gaudi was an architect. He made some fun stuff that was all over the city of Barcelona.

Monday, June 1, 2015

SOTG2, hodgepodge

This one is kind of a freak case. I remember, I drew the figures first, my sister, my cousin, and my now boyfriend (who wasn't when I drew this but that's an awkward story all together) first while we were hanging out in front of the Tate Modern in London, there's a silhouette of London too. But the color and background drawings were added in Barcelona (the city in blue ink was the view from my hotel room there). I like the colors and the bat signal.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

SOTG2, The Monument

Still from London. The Monument in London. My notes say it's for those who died in the London fire, but it's followed by a question mark so don't take that as fact just yet. Apparently you get a certificate for climbing to the top because it a crap ton of steps. I elected not to because fuck stairs and heights. And yeah, it really is a giant column.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Sketching on the Go 2, part 2

Part 1 was the last post of Buckingham Palace. Finally got to draw Westminster Abbey (didn't get to the last time around I don't think). Fyi, this is still really old. Like over a year old.

I'll throw in a quick painting of my sister and cousin being creeps. From our hotel in London.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Still old stuff being documented....

...Now with world travel! Went back to jolly old England. Here's another sketch of Buckingham Palace.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Character design stuff

Remember the twins who are fantastic liars from that currently untitled rock n' roll comedy/adventure story? Here's some more work for that.

This is Lucy Montplier. She plays bass and sings in the Justice Taints with Jackie. She's the Aquaman of spiders. Ignore the girl on the left page of the pic below, she's just drawing practice. But the other one is the final look for Lucy.

Finally got the hang of Jude, Jackie's twin. He is the designated "evil" one, with the same super lying powers as Jackie. Bonus Jackie face so I can tell how twin-looking they are.

This last guy is the drummer for Jackie's band, Rex Brixton. He has super strength, but it only comes in short bursts and usually when he doesn't need it. He's ruined tons of drum kits because of it. He's also generally the voice of reason.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Henry Cavill

Okay, so now we have something to date how far back this material goes. I went through a Henry Cavill phase (does one ever really leave a Henry Cavill phase?) when Man of Steel was released. Miffed that I got his face shaped screwed up, but glad of the way I handled his facial hair (I suck at facial hair somehow).

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Sketches of...

...a horse, a guy in suit, Elvis (but without his actual face), James Dean, and some guy that isn't James Dean but I'm pretty sure came up during my Google image search of James Dean. Bonus Shiina Ringo and a figure skater or something (Shiina Ringo is amazing I wanna be her).



On the fence

I really like drawing fencers, besides dancers and boxers. The way they stretch out onto a page is wonderful. Bonus, trying to figure out the face of a character drawings (Jackie's brother Jude from a previous post).