Category Archives: making a manga

We’re still here …

I just noticed we hadn’t posted anything for a couple of years. YEARS. Where does the time go? (Hangs head in shame.) Well, the manga project is still on hiatus; Connie is still busy at her studies; KVJ is still … Continue reading

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Dandelion

It’s Spring, so here’s some Allergy-triggering lanterns. Moth and Mikki do not seem to be affected by them, though.

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painty doodle

painty doodle

Tried working lineless with a brush that does weird things sometimes. Here’s Ulfleif with her hair down.

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dancing WIP

dancing WIP

…*grin* I’ll clean this up and colour it eventually.

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Falling in love with the dead

As Connie was working on the pages that would show Mikki as a young man (young hanyou?) telling stories of his travels to Vartu’s skeleton, bound by the Old Great Gods in his demon mother’s den (an old tribal grave-hill), … Continue reading

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Designing the devils

Connie has been working on designs for the seven devils, who are mentioned in both “The Storyteller” and Blackdog as a legend of the world that provides the basis for many stories, all beginning, “In the days of the first … Continue reading

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Tamghat character design

Tamghat, the warlord who conquers Lissavakail and drives Attalissa and the Blackdog into exile in Blackdog, had a history before Holla-Sayan and Pakdhala ever encountered him. We won’t go into the details here — spoilers, and all that, as River … Continue reading

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p. 20 roughie

Hi! Here’s an example of what my digital rough drafts look like. The roughs range from stick figures to sketched out people and backgrounds. I switched from planning on paper to doing everything on the computer. This is page 20.

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A digital storyboard

It’s been a while since we actually posted anything about the manga progress. Now that summer’s here (not that you’d know it by the weather down east), we hope we’ll begin getting some pages produced. Meanwhile, I thought it would … Continue reading

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