Friday, June 14, 2013

Return of the thing...

Maybe you've noticed a rather lengthy hiatus in terms of the posts here (sorry).  Well, there's an explanation for that: In thinking about this site and what I want it to do, I came to the realization that it was getting to be a bit too much "inside baseball".

So I've decided to tone down the process part of this (there will still be some of it) and instead post a couple of panels from every page of the book.  I'm going to start with page one and post until we're caught up with where I am currently (I'm working on page 27 right now).

To make up for the long silence, here's page one in its entirety.  I'm not going to make a habit of posting full pages (there has to be SOME surprise once the book is finally released), but this time I'll make an exception:

In this first page we see how India's spending her Sunday: She's trying to draw but it's going...badly.  And the more she tries, the more frustrated she gets.

A lot of this book comes from personal experience.  I mean...not the experience of being a little girl (except when it comes to spiders).  But I know exactly what it's like to be stuck.  And sometimes figuring a way out of it isn't exactly straightforward.


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