Usually...though not lately I'd be at a drawing session right now. I always feel guilty, almost like that catholic guilt your elders try to foster in your youth. At any rate I know it's good medicine, I just haven't made a committment to attend. But I am aware that I need the balance in my life to keep me grounded in the foundation work that I believe to be important. That said, I'll probably paint today. Maybe set up a still life or something. We'll see.
I have a friend working on a story that I wrote sometime ago about this Viking law man. I think he's finishing it up at this point. At least I hope he is, because he's one talented mofo. I tried my hand at the character design for it, but for some reason it evaded me. His first crack at it was successful, and therefore for the better man won. It's a fun character to write, so I'm really looking forward to our continued collaboration.
Lately I've been working with different papers for doing comics as well as different tools. I'm one of those people who respond to the medium being used, and therefore produce a different look or style in the process. I don't consciously do it, but it's nice how it keeps things fresh and challenging. At first I was really getting into inking on vellum bristol, but for this latest project that I shall call =O= it did have it's limits. So halfway through the sample pitch I changed back to my smooth bristol. I think it'll be around for the duration of the books. Once I get this thing picked up by a publisher, I'll start sharing a bit. Until then...it's sketchbook season.