I had a ton of fun wrapping up these watercolor paintings for my top-tier backers on the Baggywrinkles Kickstarter last week. Here's a look at the final lineup of paintings: Clockwise from upper left, we've got El Galeon (hiding behind PDX YAR's First Mate), L'Hermione, Brig Niagara, and Kalmar Nyckel (in disguise under a different … Continue reading Time-Lapse Boats
Hey friends, Fittingly, I'm writing this blog post from the deck of the Oliver Hazard Perry, a new tall ship in Rhode Island that I'm currently working aboard as a visiting artist. But that's secondary to the following exciting news of the day: I've got a new comic up on The Nib! For the last few … Continue reading New Comic: Sail Cargo Resurgence
There is a fabled holiday in the East, my friends. A weekend celebration of comics and friendship SO GREAT, SO VAST it has been known to BLOT OUT THE SUN. Under a single roof one may find the grandest collection of independent comics practitioners in the Western Hemisphere. There is where friendships are forged in … Continue reading TCAF this Weekend: Panels, Placement, Debut News & More
Some big, big, BIG news for you this week, friends: The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark has invited me to come teach a two-week class on webcomics, the Internet, and modern career options for independent cartoonists. I am beside myself with excitement. I fly in just ten days and there's a lot to get done before … Continue reading Teaching in Denmark
Ahoy, friends! I am so, so excited to announce that Baggywrinkles: A Lubber's Guide to Life at Sea will be hitting Kickstarter July 20th. What is Baggywrinkles, you ask? Why, it's my educational, autobiographical comic series about living aboard an 18th century tall ship! You can read the first five issues online for free, and check … Continue reading T-1 Week to the Baggywrinkles Kickstarter!
Another week, another new comic over on The Nib! I decided to settle the matter of people always asking me about these perfectly innocent nautical terms. Seriously you guys, there's nothing dirty about a Lubber's Hole at all. Read the comic and all will be revealed.
After many long weeks of toil, I'm thrilled to announce that Down to the Seas Again, my travelogue comic from this summer's trip aboard the Charles W. Morgan, is officially at the press and available for pre-order and PDF download! Pre-ordered print editions will begin shipping September 22nd. They're 20 pages, full color, and (if I … Continue reading Down to the Seas Again Debuting at SPX