I probably shouldn't have been so silent. But I didn't want to dwell--I just wanted to be happy, and move on...and make some really awesome comics. Which is exactly what I've been doing! Ever since my last blog post, I have been drawing like mad, and it feels wonderful. I'm addicted to art!
Look forward to October; I should have two comics out by then. One is a short story that's part of a Vertigo thing, another I will probably give you more information on in the next couple weeks.
But here's a panel from the Vertigo thing that I've kept devoid of spoilers:
It was a ton of fun to work on; in it I played around with levels of rendering...from pencils, to inks/colors, to a colored wash. It just happened to work well with the sort of story I was drawing.
Which reminds me--both of these I am inking and coloring myself. Haven't done that (aside from covers) in five years, and it's something I've been hoping to get to do for a long time. I have worked with some amazing collaborators and I'm having an all-new appreciation for them as I try to get my inking and coloring skills to catch up with my penciling ones.
Batwoman was a great opportunity for me and I cared about the character; it's a shame it didn't work out. But I am so, so happy right now. I hope you are, too.