Here’s a an early test frame of the cop killer leaving the hotel through the alley. The shot never made it to the final book, but I kind of like it, so here it is. By the way, that’s a shotgun he’s packing. In case you were wondering.
comic book design
Stiletto: ANATOMY OF A COVER
The cover of my upcoming graphic novel STILETTO has a long and interesting story. The basic idea is stolen from the poster for one of my favorite movies, Sam Peckinpah’s 1970 thriller Straw Dogs. I wanted the title to go over the mouth of the character, so suggest secrecy I guess. I go on intuition a […]
Work in progress: EATING AN ELEPHANT – PART III
Eating an Elephant, part III This is the last part of my elephant series. Be sure to check out part I and part II. After my art is “inked”, I go back to the computer, scanning my pages and adjusting the contrast, so the lines are clear. I then put photos in for backgrounds wherever […]
Work in progress: SECRET PROJECT PART II
No, I won’t tell you what this is about just yet. This is just a teaser page for a project I’m doing with Brooklyn-based writer Chris Miskiewicz. We previously did a story on Activate with a lot of fish in it. This one has ghosts and dumplings. Subscribe to my newsletter, I’ll be sure to […]
Work in progress: SECRET PROJECT
Today I am the artist Palle Schmidt. Yesterday I was the writer Palle Schmidt. I really want to write more, but people keep wanting me to draw and they’re shovelling money at me and praising my artwork. How can I turn them down? Such a dillema. Anyway, I’m not going to show you the boring work-for-hire […]
Work in progress: ACT-I-VATE
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.