It’s December, George! Have you abandoned this blog? Nope, just that I’ve spent the whole of last month drawing a couple of pages a day for Animal Bus. I’m happy to report that sticking to targets gets you results! (who would’ve thunk?) If you’ve been waiting to read Animal Bus, it’s here.
First up, I’d like to put a disclaimer that should put all your questions to rest:
The art style for this comic is going to be highly inconsistent. It will depend on my mood, what I use to draw, and the weather. Really. I haven’t locked down any of the designs for my characters, so expect them to change over time if I think of a cooler way to draw someone. Just think of it as multiple terrible artists working on the same comic, except that they’re all me.
I decided that if I don’t go ahead and push the comic out to hold myself accountable for keeping it updated, it would never see the light of day. I’m really good at procrastinating. So, instead of releasing something that’s completely polished, you’re going to see a mess of a comic. Sure, you can call me lazy or just full of excuses, or unskilled – I’m okay with that because it’s the truth. This comic is an outlet for me to fuck around with painting software and my Wacom Intuos.
I used a story I’ve written in the past just so I can output something cohesive instead of just putting out random sketches. Also, people have been wanting to read Animal Bus for a while, so why not kill two birds with one stone?
The art will be shitty, though hopefully (don’t hold your breath) it will improve over time. I’ll be drawing my comics on my PC, on my tablet, phone, and paper. It will be colored and uncolored. The only thing I can guarantee is text that is typed out since I have illegible handwriting.
Also, the story was written many years ago, and even though the meat of it has been determined, I’m working with the first draft of Nanowrimo script, so expect some plotholes, corrections, changes, and some things that don’t make a whole lot of sense because I may have overlooked them. My aim is to learn from this ‘project’, and if things go well, I can use the lessons to put out better comics in the future.
So yeah, head over to Line Webtoon to check out Animal Bus. Make sure to subscribe to be notified of future chapters. Enjoy!