Saturday, March 19, 2011

ANNOUNCEMENT/PLEA

Due to circumstances beyond my control, the shop where I work has shut down. I am now without work or income. ECTOPIARY is going on temporary hiatus while I seek employment. Having the job-search eat into my drawing time makes the situation even more demoralizing.
If you've ever considered buying any artwork or books, this would really be a very helpful time to do so. I recommend you check out the links below:

CHLOE ORIGINAL ART
SQUIRREL MACHINE ORIGINAL ART
BOOKS
Or you can DONATE

As always, I thank you for your time and am grateful for any and all support!

Monday, March 14, 2011

ECTOPIARY, Page 66

MORE ECTOPIARY IS HERE.

Page 66 of ECTOPIARY does little to disrupt the glacial speed of the comic's progression. I think it's pretty, though.

The past week has been another quiet one for me. I am grateful to live here in peaceful, wintry New England where the trees outnumber the people.

Puppets are progressing, as are the mysterious black boxes with windows. I am also slowly getting closer to working on another vague project. Details not yet available to the public.

In the meantime, her is another rejected comic strip from the much-anticipated Fantagraphics collection, FOLLY.

Monday, March 7, 2011

ECTOPIARY, Page 65

HAVE ANOTHER SLICE OF ECTOPIARY

Page 65 of Ectopiary is a fine example of Hans Rickheit doing battle with the rules of perspective. I still kind of like this page, though. It's better than the previous few entries, at least.

Although the past week seemed to be crammed with activity, I have little to report on. I have been making black boxes with little windows in them, drawing bugs and helping to construct puppets.

The following comic (rejected from the upcoming Fantagraphics book, FOLLY) gives a fair depiction of what my everyday life looks like: