After a month of 10 – 12 hour days of cleaning, repairing, painting and moving everything we own (often several times… we had to pile things in one room so we could renovate another, then empty that room to renovate the first room, etc… repeat as necessary).
In response to the comment left on last week’s post:
I am trying to finish the last chapter of “smile of the absent cat”, but it seems that every time I start to work on it again, life gets in the way.
The latest interruption was suddenly having only two weeks notice to pack up, renovate and move. We are still in the middle of moving and painting. All of my drawing stuff is buried under a mountain of other stuff in the upstairs hallway. As soon as I can get back to drawing again, my number one priority is to finish that last chapter.
There were 4 previous chapters published in Heavy Metal Magazine as they were completed. Chapter 5 is coming out soon in issue #296. I am hoping that chapter 6 will be in issue #298.
The whole 48 page story will be collected into a book and published by Heavy Metal. Hopefully some time early next year. I have no idea why they have already solicited for the book saying it will be released Oct 2019.
Working on a couple of commissions for the show but I can’t post those yet. Nor can I post, just yet, my contribution to the Baltimore Yearbook featuring “Blacksad“. So here’s a drawing I did of the house in which we rent our tiny, little “tree fort” apartment. (It’s the window at the upper left)…
… and I haven’t posted a “Smile of the Absent Cat” page for a while… so: