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Buying that drafting table was a good idea after all

Last summer, I set myself a goal of producing fifty pages of comics within a year (from September to September) so that I could test the waters of the medium. And also, I hoped, escape the desperation I felt myself … Continue reading

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Future Fairyland – Page 1 (Chapter 1)

Originally posted on Purple Dragon Studios:
NEXT At long last, my comic is starting to materialize. If all goes according to plan, I should be able to post one page per day until the first chapter is complete, after which…

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Future Fairyland – The Poster!

Work on my comic, Future Fairyland, continues apace, with a significant chunk of chapter 1 already drawn. In lieu of that, I’ve decided to draw a poster which I’ve included below the fold.

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Fashion statement

My body decided to ring in the new year with an upper respiratory disease. During a particularly unpleasant night of congestion, I found myself moved to sketch out a five part story describing a different kind of bodily betrayal.

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12 Days of Anime Christmas, Day 1: Tokyo Godfathers — Beneath the Tangles

I wrote a Christmas thing for Beneath the Tangles: I watched Tokyo Godfathers for the first time recently, and, in addition to inspiring the ink drawing above, the thing brought me to the point of tears. The third movie directed … Continue reading

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I have an actual art blog again

So I actually went and addressed my complaint and made myself a site for my art – Purple Dragon Studios is now a Thing, so subscribe to it if you actually want my drawings clogging up your feed. It’s a … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a blogger

I don’t really have a dedicated place to upload my art at the moment and am considering creating something like a separate wordpress site for it. But right now I feel that this blog could use a little more silliness. … Continue reading

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Pretentious movie post don’t read

Even if this year has been mediocre in terms of movies actually released in 2017, it has been phenomenal in terms of stuff I’ve been introduced to for the first time, with Inland Empire, Suspiria and now The Thin Red … Continue reading

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The Spiriting Away of JoshW — Beneath the Tangles

A couple years ago I started writing about Miyazaki movies here. Now I’ve gotten around to Spirited away at Beneath the Tangles. Forgive me for having completely obvious taste, but Spirited Away is my favourite anime movie. More than that, … Continue reading

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Weird personal post don’t read

So I’m making a comic book. Recent experiences have impressed upon me a couple of needs: the need for my art to have a focus if it is to avoid hitting a plateau, and the need for myself to have … Continue reading

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