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Panel Bust

June 12th, 2013

Spent some good quality time tonight with ArtRage and the SurfacePro. Loving it!

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New doodles on SurfacePro

June 11th, 2013

A handful of sketches from the past week. Getting back into daily sketching as much as I can.

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New ArtRage 4 sketch

June 1st, 2013

Finally had an opportunity to really sit and explore AR4 on the SurfacePro. This is going to be a great experience drawing digitally.

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A new Tablet for drawing

May 25th, 2013

Just picked up a SurfacePro with the intent of using it for illustration work and so far I’m really loving it. I’ll keep posting my progress and experience with the device.

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A Dive Within

November 17th, 2012

A moment of inspiration after reading a few passages from The Red Book, by Carl Jung.

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Day 17 of flow

August 9th, 2012

Wow. 17 days since I started this whole process of developing a new habit and here I am, a little over 2 weeks into it and what I saw as 3 unique habits have merged into a single ├╝ber habit. Initially I wanted to develop my Conceptual Thinking, Drawing and Writing skills. Everything was going great and at around day 15 I had a breakthrough. My standard Lateral Thinking process of utilizing a trigger word to generate ideas was used to create a synopsis for a story which then in turn informed the comic strip process I was developing. Personally it was a huge mind opener for me. Anyway I could go on and on about all of this but I might be better served by just posting my results:

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Day 14 of flow

August 6th, 2012

Making some great progress with this whole habit forming process. Again, I’m currently focused on developing my Conceptual Thinking, Drawing and Writing skills. I take about 30 minutes a day to perform these tasks, and this weekend I had a breakthrough. I’ve developed this little technique of drawing out comic panels on a single page and then filling in the panels with imagery. This weekend I decided to write some narrative bits to the side of the panels, and something magical happened. I have merged my writing and drawing to become a single process. This has been really exciting for me, because it is tapping into a richer field of automatic writing I am familiar with. It’s as if my writing and drawing have become one event. Anyway, I know the process isn’t new or revolutionary, but it is one that I haven’t really tried to develop. Here are some snapshots which lead up to the discovery:

Sample of the Panel Drawing concepts:

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The breakthrough of what happens when I bind the panels to a narrative:

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Day 12 of flow

August 3rd, 2012

I am very happy with myself. At day 12 of my habit forming experiment. Here’s today’s contribution with some help from Leo.

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Day 5 of flow

July 30th, 2012

Still looking for a better title for this one. What happens when we listen to the earth?

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Day 4 of flow

July 29th, 2012

Today is day 4 of my intent to Think Dra and Write every day. Here’s the contribution for today:

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