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Archive for February, 2008

And, That’s A Wrap!

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

I finished up the final page of the final week of The Mighty Motor-Sapiens about half an hour ago.

I must say I’m a little sad to say good bye to the characters. I’ve been working on them now for well over 6 months, and the past 9 weeks pencilling them as well has been one of the most fun gigs of my career! It’s going to be weird going to work next week and not having Gigs and the crew to draw.

My thanks go out to Mark Wheatley for the opportunity, as well as the whole team including co-creators Bob Tinell and Daniel Krall (along with Mark), scripter MJ Butler, colourist Jerry Carr, and interim penciller Matt Plogg. Hopefully I haven’t forgotten anyone!

The Deluge Slows!

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

I am working on the pencils to the Mighty Motor-Sapiens week 28 right now – the final week! The weekend and next week will be dedicated to my story for the Tori Amos anthology from Image Comics. After that, unless something else comes up, I have a few weeks free until I start storyboarding in mid April for probably the rest of the year. I’m going to do my best to get caught up on Wahoo Morris in that time!

Anyhoo, here’s the roughs for week 27 of Mighty Motor-Sapiens for your viewing pleasure!


What’s Going On In February?

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

I’ve been a little quiet this week and last, but that doesn’t mean I’m not drawing. Just the opposite. February is starting out just as busy as January ended.

I’m not one to count my chickens before they hatch, but it seems that the story-board test I did last week was successful and the directors have asked me to board on the show when it starts in April. In the meantime, the studio has asked if I would like to work on another show already in production until the other show starts. So… I’m doing another test this week for THAT show.

I know I’m being a little coy not mentioning show names, but I’m superstitious that way – until the work is on my desk I keep mum!

So, if all goes according to plan, I will be finishing up The Mighty Motor-Sapiens the second last week of February and then starting a storyboard the first week of March, which will give me a full week off from paid work to get my Comic Book Tattoo story (hopefully) inked or at least well on the way to being inked. I’ll be picking away at the pencils over the next two weeks once the animation test is done.

Wahoo Morris will be on hold for most of February I imagine, unless I get farther on the Comic Book Tattoo story than plan. I hope to at the very least spend one full day (during the week “off”) inking the pages I posted over Christmas as pencil only. I’m going to get everything unfinished finished before moving on to new pages, but the plan is to eventually catch up to where I should be in the posting schedule.

It’s going to be a busy Spring!

Another Page of Mighty-Motor Sapiens!

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Only one page of The Mighty Motor-Sapiens pencils art this week. I’m attempting to ink from my roughs, so this is the only page that looks good on it’s own.