Monthly Update August 2018 | Re-Prioritizing, Final Stages of my Tarot Deck, and Why I’m Staying With Etsy

Hey guys! It’s Julian! I have a lot of updates to post in this one, so let’s just get to it. Re-Prioritizing Last month (July) I attempted to do World Watercolor Month. I did not, in fact, succeed in doing World Watercolor Month – in that I didn’t complete it. I do feel that it… Continue reading Monthly Update August 2018 | Re-Prioritizing, Final Stages of my Tarot Deck, and Why I’m Staying With Etsy

MONTHLY Update June 2018 – Changes to Site Format + Art Updates

Hey guys. It’s Julian. And let me tell you, having two jobs – running my online presence, and working a day job – is EXHAUSTING. I don’t mean to complain though – quite the opposite; I am grateful for these opportunities. I just wanted to explain my reasons for posting less lately. While I have… Continue reading MONTHLY Update June 2018 – Changes to Site Format + Art Updates

Weekly Update 1/29/18 | Zine Influences, Comic Inking, and Self-Publishing Rebellion!

[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!

Weekly Update 1/22/18 | New Materials for Old Artists; Choosing Proper Paper; and Creating Consistent Content

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

Weekly Update 1/15/18 | “Sidelines” Comic Creation Process – Setbacks, Successes, and Surprises!

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!

Weekly Update 12/2/17 | Character-Building Experiences, Character Design, and THE PENCILS ARE COMING!!

[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!!

A non-Monday update?! MADNESS! | Upcoming Projects, 2018 Plans, and Comic Reveals!

[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!