The annual event of Inktober has passed, 31 days of October dedicated to the illustrative art of the black line, and this is my fourth year of taking part. However, this year I broke with tradition of using paper and pen, and used the Procreate App and Apple Pencil – still working within the guidelines of keeping everything black line. Are you curious to see how did? Find out after the jump.
The Awakenings Act Two Kickstarter is still active and with nine days left and only 31% funded at the time of typing this we still need backers to help us over the finishing line. This is a comic book adventure about Teddy Bears v Monsters written by Nick Davis and drawn by Veronica Smith, and after the jump we have a huge SIX page preview for you!
This weekend I decided to do something I have not done for over fifteen years, I stepped completely out of my comfortzone and picked up sculpey (and tools) to undertake a sculpt of my main Cuddly Defenders character Tristan the Teddy Bear. Project Weekend had begun.
Introducing to you Dee & Duo, new Teddy Bear Verse heroes that are coming to the Teddy Bear Tales series very, very soon. Dee of course is the precocious young girl, super-smart and an insatiable urge to explore, Duo is her long-suffering Teddy Bear who is forever trying to keep her out of trouble. Continue reading
Over the last five years I have seen my website AltWorld Studios grow and change, along the way I set lofty targets of getting multiple books published, and pretty much failed to met each and every one of them. Thankfully I’ve been very lucky that I have been supported in my indie publishing goal by my family. And a lot of the technical skills needed in publishing, such as web design, graphic design, illustration and the ability to write, are skills I have on various levels of competence. It is time though, to scale back and focus my efforts. Continue reading