Judge Dredd 3 – ‘Outgunned’ pencils

This piece of paper has been flapping around in the drawing board vicinity for a few weeks. The judge’s face was originally facing forwards so we would be unable to see her face. It took me some time before I figured out that for me to be interested in taking it further, I would want to see her face, so I turned her head.

Many minutes have been spent on her bum and right leg. This is not a commission, I am just enjoying drawing female judges and am wondering if this is somehow not done to use an existing property on one’s blog – because in a way the Dredd tags may bring people to me, so will I get a snotty letter? – plus I’m musing on the fact that once upon a time I would have started inking this by now, rather than writing about it here.

Scar Comics at Kapow!

It is with great pleasure I post this pic up on the blog. I found this online just now and as I do not tend to carry a camera I can miss moments like this, of which I am very proud so maybe it’s time to get a camera… Anyway, from left to right, myself looking knackered holding a copy of The Mice: The Factory Menace, Shane Chebsey holding Madame Samurai and Ben Dickson holding Slumdroid.

Shane is one half of Scar Comics, who are, in my opinion, England’s hottest independent publisher of graphic novels and Ben is the writer of Slumdroid as well as the acclaimed Falling Sky. My book is available only at conventions at the moment but will soon be more widely available and when that happens I’ll be blogging it.

This picture was taken at the amazing Kapow! convention in Islington, London, April 2011, which was the best UK con I have ever been to and well worth going to next year if you get the chance. The Mice sold really well and we at Scar had interest from a big figure in the UK comics publishing scene, which was tantalizing to say the least.

For a preview of The Mice go to my website, www.looksgoodonpaper.co.uk and click on the link.

diary comic strip

Been drawing a lot of storyboards lately and some really nice, taxing things I have been asked to draw. It would not be a good idea to put them up here though due to confidentiality issues. Here’s another page from my diary comic strip, where, Kochalka-style, I produced a page per day for about a month and a half.

Advertising storyboards

Advertising storyboards for clients including: Nexus Productions, Stink, 2CV, Engine Service Design, Truth, Harriman Steel, H+K, Pretty Green, Poke, Punq TV, Biscuit Films, Lowe, Partizan Films, VCCP, Wolff Olins, Mother, Red Bee Media, MTV, Channel Four, Framestore.

 

Bands including: Mercedes, Coca-Cola, Tesco, Harry Potter, Gears of War, Smirnoff, Strongbow, Toyota, AT&T, Maroon 5, Cher Lloyd, Ella One, Barclays, Innocent Smoothie, Colman’s, Vodafone, BAFTA.