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Eulogy for the Lemon Drop Kid

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The word came yesterday that The Damon Runyon Graphic Library project is dead. An agreement couldn’t be made with the new person in charge at the rights holder.


It’s heartbreaking burying a project. I think this would have been a beautiful book and I was very proud of this story. Sure, I can show the art, but that’s only half the story without the words.




Anyway, here is all 33 pages of the black & white linework


Stay Tuned……

Thursday, May 11th, 2017


Loose Ends

Monday, April 17th, 2017

I’ve been slowly picking away at the loose ends of Wahoo Morris Book 2 during my brief moments of downtime the last few weeks.

As of today I’ve got 5 pages left to ink and a few odds and ends of lettering to finish off.

The end is near!


A New Project

Monday, September 12th, 2016

I’m starting a new comic project for the first time in 5 years. I’ve got a script, a publisher waiting, and 24 pages of “paper” ruled and waiting.

A blank sheet of paper is both exhilarating and terrifying at the same time.

Life Drawing @ The Rooster

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The last time I attended Life Drawing was a multi-week session at the Ottawa School Of Art. I had just started working for WaRP Graphics inking ElfQuest: The Hidden Years (I’ll let somebody else do the math!) and I had to drop out of the session because of time crunch and deadlines.

I’ve been wanting to do it ever since, but could never commit to a long multi-week session.

I finally found a couple of monthly drop in sessions and finally made it to one last night. It was a clothed model session at The Atomic Rooster.  I haven’t used a pencil (or any non-digital art tool) outside of scribbling stick figure layouts in the margins of a script in about 8 years. I felt like a monkey with a burnt stick.

Frustrations aside, I’m looking forward to the next one.