Category Archives: Comics

HILT – Process Demo

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This week I’m taking a break from my day job at Defiant Development to blitz my comic in an effort to get ahead on it. It’s been a productive few days and is going to be capped by my attendance at ZICS (Zines & Indie Comic Symposium) this weekend. I’ll have a table there selling my wares, and will be doing a talk about my motivation and process I use in my Hilt at 2pm on Sunday as part of the Skillz 2 Pay the Billz workshop. If you’re in the Brisbane area come check it out.

In the meantime over at the HILT blog I’ve posted a style test I did a while back, an example of which is at the top. Click on the link or the image to head on over and check it out.

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HILT – Sample Page

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While work continues on my comic HILT I thought I’d post a sample page of completed artwork. Click on the image to head on through to the HILT blog and read all about it.

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The Landing

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A while ago I had the pleasure of working with the talented Josh Tanner on his short film The Landing. The script called for a comic book prop and I was employed to create the cover art and two pages of internal panels in the style of 1960’s comics.

It’s interesting looking back on this, having done some more comic work since, and seeing where I would do things differently, were I to do it again today, but I’m pleased with it and I can’t wait to see it on the big screen.

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Supanova Gold Coast

Just took delivery of my merchandise for this weekend’s Supanova down at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Come on down to Nick & Pete’s Art Nuggets in Artist’s Alley, Booth D and pick up a 50 page art book, free Hilt bookmark, or just to see me making the Hilt comic live. Peter Yong will also be there with his lead chisel, sculpting 2D masterpieces hewn from purest graphite and selling his fine wares. Can’t wait!

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HILT – Chabal

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This is Chabal, the villain of HILT. I’ve been working on the design of the armour for some time, more of which can be seen on the HILT Blog. Rest assured, the comic is being completed just as swiftly as circumstances allow.

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Hilt – Fiona

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It’s been one year since I started this blog and I would like to say thank you to everyone who has viewed, shared and appreciated my artwork. I am pleased to be able to share with you all my lead character from my comic HILT, Fiona. Fiona is the heroine of the comic and, after some recent redesigns of the head, I can say I’m very pleased with the way she has turned out. To see more of her and her development, and to keep up with how the comic is progressing, head over to the HILT blog.

 

 

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HILT Blog Update

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I’ve been busy with my job lately, but have just got around to updating the HILT blog. Click on the above image to go to the HILT blog. I’m currently going through the comic and creating the final art, page by page, so stay tuned for samples.

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Killeroo

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Another OzComics.com challenge entry. This week’s theme was Aussie comics, so I took the chance to have another go at ol’Rufus from Killeroo.

 

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The Deep

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A little pic I knocked up for OzComics.com’s The Deep challenge, to celebrate the release of the second book, The Vanishing Island. The Deep is a fine graphic novel by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer published by Gestalt Comics and is well worth checking out. If the first book, Here Be Dragons, is anything to go by, The Vanishing Island should be a winner. That reminds me, I need to unlend the first book from a mate…

I had fun creating this image. Still working out my comic style for when it comes to creating my own comic HILT. The fish were fun to draw as well and at one point I was considering using all of them together. In the end I settled for an oppressive school of the second design. The deep sea aspect of the comic allows for so much scope for aquatic beasties. Must be very enjoyable.

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HILT Blog Update

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I’ve finally gotten around to updating the HILT comic blog. Click on the image above to go to the blog and take a look at the development sketches for the female protagonist of the story.

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