Archive for the 'Graphic Novel' Category

Scheduling and Workload

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

I am currently ‘coffee shopping it’ – as in I am declaring I am off to write comic books, hubby here are the kids. I’ve discovered a couple of places that do bottomless refills so have been taking advantage of this. Currently I am doing 2-4 hrs but not daily. Everytime I go I write/script/story […]

A Hell of a Lotta Work

Friday, April 4th, 2014

I’ve been making lists again – Art Work wise it goes something like this: The style, medium and size of the art work Character development, positions, attitudes and costumes – for each character. Background – perspective and lay out Panel/cell layout, type set, font and spaces inbetween Digital help – how much and what software […]

Sneaking it in

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

I am currently working at The Cheltenham Poetry Festival but have found that I can get a little bit of scripting done between events Today I got my total up to 10 pages over a coffee. I need to do some story arcs and structure stuff – interesting that I structure the comic books far […]

And Here We Go!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

It is the first of April and before mid day but it is not a joke to say that I have some epic work ahead of me this month. I have two scripts I am working on this month – one is for college and is too a little puppet play / dialogic and the […]

Feeling Daunted and Expectations

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Tomorrow is the beginning of Screnzy when once again I will be scribbling away to create my comic books based in the Universe of The Punk. The Universe has now become so big and bulky and exciting and intricate that I often feel daunted by it. There are novels, short stories and flash fictions set […]

Trying out Different Styles

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

I’ve been thinking that I should try out different drawing styles to design the look of my comic book. One of the things I wanted to try was the concept of scribble pictures – so I have been experimenting with this in my visual poetry journal. I am also using them as a good way […]

Drawing Heads with Construction Lines

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Yesterday I sat and drew pencil sketches with construction lines – female manga heads and worked on the design for the first part of Revolations – Bamboozled. The comic book and my last assignment for college mean I need to remember how to draw and illustrate. So I am steadily working my way through my […]

Revolations – Taking the Leap

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

I spent the few days working on the graphic novel Revolations that I started for my first ever Script Frenzy. As I’ve mentioned the kickstarter for the comic con got funded so I am now spending a year get the first ‘comic’ sorted and printed. The story is called Bamboozled. I’ve been making lists of […]

Comic Book Scripting – Here I Come

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Tomorrow Screnzy or Script Frenzy starts and I am planning out what I will be doing – the plan is to spend 30 hours working on my comic book projects. One part of this is the actual scripting of my next comic book and the rest is going to involve me working on the illustrations […]