Sun Aug 30 – 8:23pm – Added recent studio art, 5 pieces ( 13 images: 11 scans; 2 photos) and 23 images ( photos of interior panels GGA, Pre-Code) to Weekly Aug 2nd. Comp 6 images, 3 Apocrypha (2 parts of a sequence in a manga style) to Atelier Aug 2. 22 images ( original art); 23 images ( GGA/Pre-Code Interior photos). 48 images total.
Sat Aug 29 – 11:33pm – Plan to post recent studio work, Sun evening. Two new 19 x 24″ , ( hopefully can photo in sun – if not rainy), and some concept art.
Weds Aug 26 – 3:40pm – added scans of Mike Deodato Jr.’s original art ( Glory #7 pg 24 )
10:52 am – New Studio art, 5 pieces ( images* )posted to Weekly Aug 2nd.
* ( template, mech detail on 5 character design view figures- multiple scan settings contrast ; 3 story arc concepts; One 3-d model – 12th, 6th scale combo drawing for character design figure (WIP).
Mon Aug 24 – 11:39pm– put 43 comics*, in new polypropylene bags, with clean, new boards**.
*( that I’ve owned since the late 80’s – read, and purchased originally in person, at a comic store) that had no boards ( old poly)
**Most have panels, that I’ve studied ( I photographed them today with the 24 MP camera – in case I want to study the panels, redraw ect.)
2pm – Added New comic sequence 1 -7 – Intro Dreksun 1: (Biresan main character introduced to world of Dreksun); posted in Aug 2 Weekly. Opened Aug 2nd menu ( video clip).
*HA item shipped; paid for 2 original art (Ed Benes, Brett Booth), and Conan the Adventurer cels (Mesmira, Jezmine).
Sat Aug 22 – 11:38pm Added 1 image to Cel animations Motu She-ra. 8:16pm – New Studio art – posted to Aug 1 Atelier ( comp 13 pieces; a prismacolor detailed piece**); Aug 1 weekly ( four pieces, 11 x 17″ ) 17 images added.
** 1 prismacolor: 3 hr 3min piece- on lined composition paper – freehand (vertical blurred line through left is the spine of composition book). I wanted to color something, despite not having a finished pencilled piece on Bristol ready quite yet. Used color pencils only ( no graphite pencil to sketch outline – thus no unwanted muddy gray smears) to draw it; a costume idea I had, that morning. Wanted to see how long it actually took** to fully color a piece, and ink outline it ( fountain pen, Lamy writing ink).
Weds Aug 19 – 10:40pm –12:14am New Studio art ( WIP) – four pieces 19 x 24″ ( a) detailed lurid scene b) character rough c) detailed physique ( WIP); two pieces 11 x 17″ a) costume concept ( lurid scene) b) 4 view character template (WIP). 6 pieces, ( 23 images: scans 14 ( 19 x 24″), 2 ( 11 x 17″) ; 7 photos ) Posted to July 4th Weekly* – 23 total images.
*I like to post a certain amount of content to each weekly ( even though it’s Aug ) – and in previous two weeks, I spent a good deal of time processing vintage pre-code comics, and original comicbook art; so I posted more to July weekly 4.
Mon Aug 17 –
I plan to post previously unscanned Apocrypha: a 13 page series (Manga: Ambush – Apocrypha**);
5:32pm – Completed scanning all Original Comic Art pages. ( Delivered: from UK, a She-ra cel).
9:28 am – Original Art scans*: Greg Land – Mighty Avengers #3 page 11 ; Kyle Hotz, Scott Hanna; Bree, Sara, The Hood ( 2009) ,#5, Page #13 ; Joe Staton : Soulsearchers* and Co. 2006 page 12 “Bye, Bye” ; Soulsearchers and Co. 2006 ” She’s Alive” ; Soulsearchers 77 page 4 ( Al Milgrom inks) ; Soulsearchers #76 page 21 ( Al Milgrom inks) ; Soulsearchers #77 page 10 ; Soulsearchers and Co ( 2006) page 19 ( Al Milgrom inks) ;
*Crossgen (The publishing company)
Sun Aug 16 – 9:32pm – Added 6 images (5 Apocrypha; 1 original 11 x 17 lurid scene WIP) to Gallery July 4th ; 9 images (7 composition; 2 Drawing pad studies); to Atelier July 4th. Total 15 images added.
Sat Aug 15 – 7:14pm I photographed cel animations * Added images: 25 MP Photos, to Cel Animations MOTU Evil Lyn: 6 images – Evil Lyn with Beastman; 8 images – Evil Lyn Skeletor’s Throne ; 2 images – Evil Lyn walking profile ; 10 images – Evil Lyn with Skeletor (Pleading Expression ); 4 images – Evil Lyn Hand outstretched ; 2 images – Evil Lyn Action Standing ; 5 images – Evil Lyn Lean back (foreshorten). 37 total images
*( separated the cels, some were lightly stuck to paper)
– really inspiring to see the MOTU original cel paintings. Updated Word Aug 3.
Fri Aug 14 – 12:01 am 11 total Original art pieces posted ( 10 scans each – at various settings) Mark Bagley : Venom #156 Page 19 ; 11:41 pm Added 2 images to Mylar scans menu ; Rick Leonardi : “Supergirl”; Mike Deodato Jr.: Glory #7 ; ” How to Draw” ;
10:27pm Scanned Original Comicbook Art: ; Jose Garcia Lopez/ Kieron Dwyer – Robin Annual #2 (1993) page 23 ; Norm Breyfogle : – The Spectre #18 page 6 ; Hannibal King: “Nightvision #4 page 2 “ ; Dick Giordano – “Colony” (2009) page 116 ;
Ron Lim: Xena and the First Olympics #1 pg 19; Xena and the First Olympics #2 pg 21; Scot Eaton: ” Primortals” #7 page 14 ; Primortals #13 pg 14; Vanguard ( Image- 1996) #4 pg 14 . 6:15pm Opened 4 packages (3 Original Comicbook art; 1 cel animation w ith backround. 5:43pm Scanned 2 stacks of GGA from 1950’s 5:01pm – ( taped 18 the mylar flaps*, and moved to shelf.
Total images added: 128
*Two stacks that were on top of my inking table, and “19 x 24” pad – normally I photo the interior before I store them – to have time to do creative work. I stored the 1950’s comics, which have been sitting in poly bags since they arrived months ago; I live in a humid, hot climate; and I expect to be busy for at least 2 months in the studio. I can always open the mylar, and photo the inside pages later. ( later I can move this text)
Weds Aug 12 – 5:04pm – Added 8 images* to Teela ( MOTU: Cel Animations- original art); 4 images Evil – Lyn; 8 images Original Art to Weekly July 4th ( Amanda Conner, Wonder Woman; Spectre, Norm Breyfogle; Manga.) 20 images total.
*24 MP Photos of
*( previously below)
Sat Aug 8, – 10:55pm – added WIP to July 3rd Weekly.( detailed 19 x 24″ yesterday, and some this evening. )
A package with 3 animation cels arrived ( I look forward to opening, and photographing ).
Thurs Aug 6, –11:49 pm added new studio art: 8 images to July 3rd Weekly ( six 11 x 17″; one 14 x 17″ ; one 19 x 24″ WIP:photos . scans) .
8:13pm got studio work done yesterday ( plan to post between 10 – 11 pm) – currently working on studio art *;
* will try to get as much done as possible before scanning, photographing and posting tonight.
Tues Aug 4, – 12:42 am – added 2 images to Gallery July 3rd; ( Studio: model figure, watercolor, ink, mixed ,media; Original: Teela/ Skeletor*, pre-code horror scene prismacolor- Apocrypha)
*might have posted before.
Added to Words Aug 1 :
10:30am – Added 6 images to Atelier July 3rd *( 6 comp splash page rough layouts)
*From an archive of composition book scans, sorted, and chosen for redrawing and making new comics.
10:09am – Added 1 image to Gallery July 3rd ( a colored 14 x 17 Apocrypha “Black Cauldron” Eilonwy, reimagined in Hen Wen scene; )
Aug 4, 2020 Total: posted 51 images.