Pride Stables‘ Christmas Open House made the local news.
With a quick glimpse of ‘you-know-who’ as Mr and Mrs Claus.
Hope everyone has a happy and healthy holiday season!
Charles sent me these sketch covers
on which he had Tick creator Ben Edlund do a couple of sketches
behind which I was to do backgrounds.
I thought that they were a little too rough and ‘sketchy’
to try to integrate them into a background
and there is always the problem of what to do with the signatures.
Charles had supplied me with some reference material
including a photo of Ben Edlund.
So here’s what I came up with:
…nyuck, nyuck, nyuck…
Alfonso, of Studio Comix Press,
had printed out some really old public domain comics
and thought it might be fun to redo the covers.
He was right.
Here’s the original:
and here’s my version:
Here’s another one:
and my take on it:
Okay, that’s enough of that…
back to work.
Studio Comix Press celebrated their first year
at their location in Frederick St. Mall in Kitchener:
We were there for the cake.
Alfonso (pictured above handing out cake)
had done this drawing for me to add a background:
…and the finished inks:
Congratulations and Happy Anniversary to everyone at Studio Comix!
Clint asked me to do another illustration for his Fiddler’s Green Peculiar Parish Magazine.
Here’s the pencil version:
I’ll post order info when we get nearer to publication.