[Pictured: An assortment of the zines and self-published publications I’ve collected over the years.] Hey y’all! It’s Julian. I’m in the midst of a comic-inking marathon, but I’m taking a few minutes to write up an update. 🙂 I’ve been really inspired by zines, zine culture, zine discussion, and zine documentaries this week – and… Continue reading Weekly Update 1/29/18 | Zine Influences, Comic Inking, and Self-Publishing Rebellion!
Hey y’all! It’s Julian, and this is the weekly update for January 22, 2018. I’m going to be talking today about being an experienced artist with new materials, the value of using appropriate paper for whatever medium you’re working in, and also my main New Year’s resolution. First off, I don’t pretend to be a highly… Continue reading Weekly Update 1/22/18 | New Materials for Old Artists; Choosing Proper Paper; and Creating Consistent Content
So I’m in the beginning of the Starting-To-Panic Point: the moment at which the number of days before my deadline approaches the number of pages I need to do BY that deadline. At a good steady pace, I can ink maybe a page a day. I am very slow and very bad at focusing, and… Continue reading Weekly Update 1/15/18 | “Sidelines” Comic Creation Process – Setbacks, Successes, and Surprises!
[Pictured: Brush-inking practice piece. I’ve been learning brush inking for just a few weeks now but it is AMAZINGLY fun and useful!] “Life is crazy, but so am I, so it suits me.” -me, five minutes ago Yep, life has been pretty wild lately. I have been trying my best to work on my plans… Continue reading Weekly Update 12/2/17 | Character-Building Experiences, Character Design, and THE PENCILS ARE COMING!!
[Pictured: Sketch of Redd from Sidekick Goes Super. Read on for more on that!] Hey y’all! I have some free time today, though it’s a Friday, so I figured I’d write up a post, though I’m really trying to post on Mondays regularly. I might not post this one til Monday, but we’ll see. 🙂 I’ve… Continue reading A non-Monday update?! MADNESS! | Upcoming Projects, 2018 Plans, and Comic Reveals!
Hey y’all!! I’m busy with some Real Life stuff, but all is well – I’m just generally busy and stressed. Anxiety has been a major issue too, but I’m doing my utmost to maintain this site and my other accounts. Speaking of, I have some minor but exciting news: I finally became eligible for a… Continue reading Weekly Update 11/27/17 | Journaling, Grimoire Work, and a YouTube URL!!
Hey y’all! I do apologize for the radio silence; I had a bit of a medical crisis and had to take a little time off to work on things. However, I am quite well and on my way back to normal Julian Jaymes life! The Etsy shop has been put in vacation mode for now,… Continue reading Crisis Averted: I’m Back!