zipper comic timelapse

it is hard to wear a zipper sweater and carry him because he likes to zip up the zipper and catch my neck skin in it i don’t know if that came across  in the strip or not not only were the drawings difficult for me on this one, but so was the ‘timing’ of the strip – trying to figure out which moments to show so that the reader understands whats going on and the punchline  is effective      

putting together the pepper strip timelapse

    what’s great about this timelapse is it shows how nothing came easy on this one and when i saw little guy trying to grind pepper with the pepper shaker at the restaurant i thought i had it made but then i realized i needed to show all of the other times he saw me using a pepper grinder and none of the drawings came easy the staging of that last panel was especially difficult. and the drawing was pretty bad. I’m not even sure it is clear what is going on. even the colors of the strip were…

snowball time lapse

here’s the timelapse of me drawing the snowball comic strip this is an interesting one to look at because the strip went through so many changes after i stopped recording i decided to run it vertically having no expression on the little guy in the last panel felt most right for the ‘punchline’ but even more interesting (to me i guess) was the decision to change the first panel the close up of little guy packing a snowball seemed to ruin the ‘rhythm’ of the piece that panel seemed too ‘big’ – too ‘loud’ for the next three panels for…