hey kids! comics! a new strip for today it’s been 11 days since the last strip way too long but now the wait is over well, kind of now you have to wait for the next one or read them all here while you wait
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…
when these drawings go by this fast it almost looks like i know what i’m doing see the final comic here
timelapse of drawing my share playlist strip from a couple of days ago
you can view all the recent strips featuring little guy at screentone.org/tags/steps
See the final strip here first time i’ve used sound effects. (nope i’ve used them here and here.) you can really see me struggle with how the effects should appear in the frame. the first idea was that the letters would spiral around as if spun by the drill. i still think it is a good idea, but the execution just wasn’t there so i had to simplify. the strip is still successful, but when i look at it, it is not as visually interesting as it could have been.
instead of a strip today, here’s a timelapse video of the snow shovel strip