I have always been in favor of a studio space or office – away from home. And yet here I am, settled with my coffee at my new office set up. At home. There are a lot of reasons why I felt now was the time to try to work from home. One reason is that […]
I’ve often been asked what’s most important as a freelance illustrator. I always say: “Respect your deadlines”. But what about talent? Sure, that helps. But that’s like a basic thing. Like you need a bunch of shoes to open up a shoe store. When customers rate the importance of personal relation with a salesman higher than than […]
A wants B. B wants C. Drama ensues. This is page 1 in the book. But just because it’s bleeding obvious, doesn’t mean you can’t miss it. I almost did, in teen crime book I wrote recently. The idea had been simmering for a long time. It had taken on different forms through the years, different […]
I wrote a short crime story for a teen book series called “Dingo”. Just finishing up the illustrations for it, thought I’d let you have a look at before-and-after on one of them.
Here’s a finished frame from the heist story I did for Activate. It goes online this week. I’ll be sure to let you know when and where.
Ok, this one’s a no-brainer. Off course you need to seek knowledge. Right? It’s bleeding obvious. Not to me, it wasn’t. I read my first book about writing long after I finished several books, scripts and scenarios. Linda Seger’s “How to make a good script great”. See the problem here? I already thought I was […]