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watercolor practice

i’m still struggling with the watercolors

and those first two poses were too similar

but it was a fun moment where little guy was all involved in painting one moment and then completely distracted the next

more everybody comes to raphs

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so if you’ve been reading along in our casablanca/tmnt mashup, the story continues here

or you could start here. which was kind of where we started, but its not the beginning of the movie.

mostly we skipped around to the parts where we could make pizza jokes.

the photo here is one of the sketches for this strip

and if you haven’t seen casablanca you should stop reading this right now, go watch it, and then come back and read these. you’ll get twice as many jokes. maybe more

popcorn sketches from the sketchbook

maybe the most important part of doing the strip is figuring out the timing

when trying to do that my sketches can look more like the diagrams you see in the top half of the page

then comes figuring out the props like the chair you see in the bottom half of the page

I also need to figure out the main poses

here you can see I really had trouble with that left leg

see it all come together

eagles dad

for the last few months i’ve felt pretty energized, creatively speaking

(i’d been reading lynda barry’s syllabus, and i think that gave me quite a bit of fuel and confidence, both)

for the last few weeks my creative juices are feeling lower

i havent been putting out as many strips this month, and for some reason they’ve seemed harder to come by

i can only hope i’m in just a seasonal artistic funk

so this one is from the sketchbook

i’m not sure what to do with little moments like these, since they have dialogue and only feature one panel, which don’t seem to fit the rules i’ve created for myself here

eaglesdad

in the meantime you can scroll through all of the ‘steps’ strips here

season 1 episode 6 twin peaks live doodle

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season 1 episode 6 aka episode 5 aka cooper’s dreams, colored pencil, 2017

read more about the episode on wikipedia

Previously on screentone’s Twin Peaks: The Livedoodles:

5 aka episode 4 aka the one-armed man

4 aka episode 3 aka rest in pain

3 aka episode 2 aka zen, or the skill to catch a killer

2 aka episode 1 aka traces to nowhere

1 pilot aka northwest passage

twin peaks livedoodle continues

with season1 episode 4 aka episode 3 aka rest in pain

notes:

  • First mention of the bookhouse boys
  • Miguel ferrer is so good
  • First appearance of Laura Palmer lookalike cousin Madeline
  • first appearance of the soap opera within twin peaks on tv?

 

Previously on Twin Peaks: The Livedoodles:

3 aka episode 2 aka zen, or the skill to catch a killer

2 aka episode 1 aka traces to nowhere

1 pilot aka northwest passage

started watching original twin peaks

Heard the 2017 twin peaks is so good that I’m going back to watch the original so I can catch up.

Season 1. Episode 1.

livedoodled it.

Going to do this for every episode.

Will be interesting to see if I can hone in likenesses over the course of the show.

And draw more than faces.

Notes I noted while watching:

  • Lynch so careful to have a logging truck go in the frame whenever possible.
  • Recurring music makes it so dreamlike.
  • Archetypes.
  • Cooper so naive and childlike at times.
  • So that’s where the phrase ‘fire walk with me’ comes from.
  • I wonder if there even is a Diane.
  • “When a man’s sweetheart is in the pen for manslaughter the word parole has a nasty ring to it.”
  • “Who is the lady with the log?” “We refer to her as log lady.”
  • Didn’t realize the sheriff’s name was Harry S Truman until I read the episode 1 entry at Wikipedia.