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Paul’s PlanetSlade: the layout

I scanned in the sketches that I did of all the essays and articles from

PlanetSlade.com

Then, in PhotoShop, I placed all of the sketches into a 20×30 inch space and juggled and resized and fiddled until I got them to fit. Here’s a little gif of the last couple versions as Paul and I decide where to place the logo:

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and here is the tight pencilled version, on paper, ready for inking:

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planetslade pencil

Next: inking.

(Not an April Fool’s joke.)

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Barried

We are in Barrie, Ontario looking after a friend’s shop, house and cats while they are away in sunny Mexico.

Luckily, I can draw pretty much anywhere; like their dining room table:

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I can also draw at the shop:

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Stay tuned for what I’m actually working on: it’s a doozy!

Speaking of doozy, the view outside the window deteriorated rapidly…

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…and in the morning we had about a foot of new snow:

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Luckily, they have a new snowblower. Here’s the first pass:

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One of those times that I can’t wait to get back to the old drawing board.