So hey, I actually participated in this year’s Hourly Comic Day, which was on Friday, February 1st. I’m only a few days late in actually posting the comics… and I might have bent the rules a few other places too. Sorry about that (if you’re unfamiliar with the concept, here are some simple guidelines that explain Hourly Comic Day).
Nevertheless, I’m pretty proud that I managed to finish these, simply because I’ve never documented a day in comics before. In hindsight, I see that my panels are wonky and pretty horrendous. I should’ve known better than to freehand them… And of course using a ruler didn’t help when it was wonky in the first place. I could’ve used a template or skipped the borders on the original drawings and added them later in the process. Now I know!
It was very fun to feel that I’m a part of something much bigger. I tried my best to keep up with the updates from all the creative people I follow on Twitter, but it became increasingly difficult. I ended up spending Saturday morning scrolling through a lot of hourlies.
Also, feel free to leave a comment if you like. The comment section is open for constructive critisism as well. Or perhaps you would like to share a link to your Hourly Comics ? I would definitely check them out!
Thanks for reading!
My ability to dress nicely for work apparently stops at my waist. Well, kind of nice anyway, since I rarely iron my shirts. When it comes to pants, the “worn” parts of distressed jeans becomes actual holes after a while. Big surprise!
On a totally unrelated note, I wish I had a bright orange coffee cup like that.
Packing clothes and bringing a bunch of presents home for the Christmas holiday is a hassle, and it seems you always manage to forget something. In this case, I forgot something to protect my head and hands from the cold, even though I knew it was freezing outside. Forgetful or just plain stupid, you decide…
I drew the sketch for this comic on the ferry on the way home for Christmas with my girlfriend. It’s a bit unchronological to post this now, since it’s partly Holiday-themed, but hey, it’s an update!
Here’s a simple and joyful Christmas card from me and my girlfriend. A tiny bit late, I know. Still, I hope it’ll bring YOU some holiday cheer =)
I usually trim my beard to keep it neat, but some time ago I just stopped and let it grow. My aim became (and still is) to get a nice, gentlemanly handlebar mustache. The result after one month is pretty self-explanatory…
By the way, sorry for not posting more often. I would really like to be more productive, and at least have one update every week. I will not go on about it, but wow… just one update in November? That’s way too low. Anyway, thanks for sticking with me if you’re a regular visitor on this “online comic sketchbook” and “artsy thoughts” blog of mine.
Hey, here’s another journal comic! This actually happened a while ago. I think it was late summer, and I’ve wanted to make it ever since. Sadly, it doesn’t make sense without the backstory, so there’s a fail on my part (note to self: write a better script… or at least write a script where the whole story gets through).
My cousin gave me a large pack of tea bags he had bought during his vacation in Japan. It had been a little more than two years since I was in Japan myself, and I had not tasted anything close to REAL green tea during that period of time. So I was pretty happy about finally being able to make and taste Japanese tea again, and that’s why I’ve called it “nostalgia tea time”. But what I had forgotten was how vividly green the tea actually is!