I first met Allanah Mooney, Lionheart Productions, when she was a guest film professional at Frames Film Project when I was the program coordinator there. I love Allanah’s passion for … Continue reading Making a Comeback: rebranding mental health
Fabulous afternoon at VanCaf Day 1- the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival on May 23, 2015! I have broken down some highlights from my visit into 6 blog posts: 1. Julian Lawrence, Drippy the … Continue reading VanCaf Reflections Part 5 of 6: Inspector Pancakes- lessons on marketing
So the theme of the month of May was, according to the Power Path, NEW ALIGNMENT. We have been shaken, rattled, taken apart, and sideswiped by the unexpected. We have … Continue reading ART SALE: Graphic Novel Paper Dress and Update
There is no end to the inspiration I get from looking at vintage photographs- through immersion comes awakened imagination. The central characters in my graphic novel are real people but as … Continue reading Why use seemingly unrelated vintage photographs as sources for a true crime story?
I am going to tell the story of my life in an alphabet of ashes. – Blas de Otero — GRABLINE: He brushed the leaves aside and uncovered the most … Continue reading Molly’s confession. #graphicnovel study #openingsequence
Recall March 7, 2013, photoshoot at Salmagundi West for my graphic novel. I am struck by the ability of my model, Jocelyn Louise, to convey, in a simple glance, the pain of … Continue reading It doesn’t stop him. My death stops him. #graphicnovel study
On March 7, 2013, I was humbled at the generosity of Salmagundi West owner Anna Banner who allowed us to use her store as a back drop for our latest … Continue reading With a faery, hand in hand… photo shoot for the #graphicnovel at Salmagundi West!
When Crow was white he decided the sun was too white. He decided it glared much too whitely. He decided to attack it and defeat it. He got his strength … Continue reading “Where white is black and black is white, I won.” #graphicnovel study #crowskull
Sometimes, the truths that we hold to be fixed in our culture develop a fissure, which widens into a crack, and as we watch, the mirror shatters shard by shard, … Continue reading Maybe you mistook me for an angel… #graphicnovel studies and research
It rasped her, though, to have stirring about in her this brutal monster! To hear twigs cracking and feel hooves planted down in the depths of that leaf-encumbered forest, the … Continue reading … the depths of that leaf-encumbered forest, the soul… #graphicnovel study
As I experiment with marrying text to illustration in my graphic novel, I am working from the end backwards, creating a working title and promotional mockup. Acting as if the … Continue reading Regarding Molly- importance of working titles and “acting as if…”
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