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Home Brew

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The next dream comic strip is entitled Home Brew and involves fathers and magical squid secretions. Go figure the psychology on that one. I am thinking about it though and it would be nice to use a brush pen to make this one with, it suits the subject matter. I am in the midst of book design for a client and will be until mid-March so this is definitely a side project at the moment.

Coincidentally, the dream is over thirteen years old, I remember it well as I wrote it up as a short story not long after in my terrible storytelling way, that and the auspicious night I had the dream on. A dream from the eve of Halloween in the year 2000.


The Duel

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The Duel Colouring Process

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That's me, I am the one with the sword stuck in me guts.
I am busy doing a bit of book design for a client at the moment, which will take time and require a different brain to my usual drawing one. I am also hobbling a bit with a twisted left knee from cycling too hard at the gym and it's snowing freezing outside... perfect conditions to continue with my dream comic.
In the original dream I die but I am changing that for the sake of a laugh in the strip. These strips are planned in that I use the ones that are the most lucid and memorable for material. The irony being the more strips I do the less vivid dreams I am having, almost like therapy exorcising the brain of reasons to hate me. I do miss them though, I have said before it's like renting a movie - only for free without the trudge back to the shop the next day.
This dream is probably 14 years old, it has recurred a few times throughout the years. Strangely enough I do have a weak left shoulder (where originally in t…

Doodle...

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Abandoned Diary Page

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