Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Well, we're knee deep in a sequel! Since it seems it's all over the airwaves that we're diving into Screamers 2 territory, I have to say I'm having the time of my life. That's about all I can say so don't even bother asking. A real treat to work with Sheldon Wilson on this one. He's about as cool as Directors come.
I'm also finishing up a small 8-pager for The Outlaw Territories Anthology for Ape Entertainment with Pat Loika as my literary partner in crime. Michael Woods is at the helm of the project and is doing a smashing job of keeping everything organized and timely. Hope my pen and inks do the piece justice.
No previews here. You'll just have to wait for Michael to launch the title with some tastey tidbits. And tastey they are. Just wait 'till you see the line-up for this anthology! Wow! A relative who's-who industry-wise.
Friday, December 7, 2007
If there are any interested parties, be they friend or fan, I'll be promoting The Sire Revelations at this weekend's comic con, put on by MajorComics at the Palais Des Congres building in Old Montreal, 201 Viger West. They'll be other more important people from comicdom showing their wares and mad creations. Herb Trimpe, Arthur Suydam and Wesley Craig to name a few. I'll be knee deep in Werewolves(for my new book Torn) throughout the entire weekend so don't feel abandoned if my nose is embedded in my pages. The wheel doesn't stop turning. Even during convention time. Hope to see you there!
Tuesday, December 4, 2007
Sunday, December 2, 2007
My werewolf tale Torn is growing fangs! Wait until you folks see my final product! Wowee!
Things are really heating up on the Jo-Ho ranch as I strategically fulfill my obligations to multiple clients with my usual professionalism and sassy savoirfare. It's tricky but possible. For everyone who has ever worried about whether or not it were possible to maintain a career as a freelance artist - I'm living proof(and one of many)! It does take sacrifice, and some pretty fancy footwork when it comes to surviving financial pitfalls, but well worth it. I work at home, at my own speed, and on a multitude of varying projects, calling for me to morph into different styles and mediums as an artist. I realized long ago that the greatest commodity a person can have in their personal life is time. Some might say health, but I believe one facilitates the other. In order that such a treasured byproduct like time can be mined, it must first be cultivated through a conducive lifestyle. In my case that equates to no pets, kids, mortgages, car payments, or major outstanding debts. Ironically, I seem to travel more, splurge more, eat out more, read, meditate, exercise and hang with family more than most people I know(who seem to have stacked up quite a bit of "things" in addition to debts). Seems we all have our priorities in differing orders, but for me, I'd trade a picket fence and a 401k for breakfast in bed and a daily stroll with my best friend(my wife) any day. Most days we laugh so hard and so long it's infectious to anyone within earshot.
I've posted a pin-up I did for FYI Comics and their title character Yin Yang(red piece). As well as a page from The Sire: Revelations 3(my 22 pgs pen/ink) and Dan Liester's cover for the book at the very top. I'm drawing a lot of spaceships, landscapes and sci-fi tomfoolery these days, but don't expect to ever see any of that material unless the film studio puts out a Making Of book. Thems the breaks in film, folks.