A preview of the latest commission, definitely not done yet. Here you can see all of my sketch lines…
I told Miyazaki I love the “gratuitous motion” in his films; instead of every movement being dictated by the story, sometimes people will just sit for a moment, or they will sigh, or look in a running stream, or do something extra, not to advance the story but only to give the sense of time and place and who they are.
"We have a word for that in Japanese," he said. "It’s called ma. Emptiness. It’s there intentionally.”
Is that like the “pillow words” that separate phrases in Japanese poetry?
"I don’t think it’s like the pillow word." He clapped his hands three or four times. "The time in between my clapping is ma. If you just have non-stop action with no breathing space at all, it’s just busyness. But if you take a moment, then the tension building in the film can grow into a wider dimension. If you just have constant tension at 80 degrees all the time you just get numb.
A weird little friend I doodled at work the other day… I think he’s a guardian spirit, of sorts.
Kat got me those mugs.
the cluster fuck in this picture is reason #1 why I need a studio
Got to use my best wacky theories for another Mad Scientist Journal commission. This story was more of a how-to guide for all aspiring and practicing crackpot scientists.
More Oddmall sketches!
Village of the moon people.
Just some good ol’ mathematically distributed geometric art.
cover art! I did the artbits, and katiedoesartthings did the textbits.
dinosaurs can be mad scientists too!!
I helped with a thing!
Red? I think it’s red.
I basically did this once and it’s how I got pink eye.
I can’t tell if you’re making a pun or if you’re telling an actual story.
Either way, I’m still laughing.
"Am I good at writing or am I just full of myself," an autobiography.
One of my relaxing/warm-up projects is designing new clothes for my Spider Princess paper doll. :) One day she will be queen, but for now she just wants to go shopping.