Anatomy of a page pt 1

So, to start things off I thought it might be nice to take your through our process. I will be updating this about every other week so if your curious, drop me a line. Also, you can check out the other goings on at

One thing that is not included was the original panel. We panel of note cards as a way to rapid visualize what the page will look like. If it stinks, no problem, we scrap it. They are fast and disposable and it keeps you from over rendering it since it’s so small.
This page is a bit of an odd ball since the pencils were not even finished. We had the idea but the middle was still up in the air.

In fact, it’s tough to see with the faint blue line work but there is an image of the holy mountain at the bottom.
First round of inks, which were done entirely digitally for this page (not a huge fan of doing it like that btw) left us with this:

Getting there and the images are taking shape. It occurred to me that using Muybridges horse might be a cool effect for the transition. So I stole it-

Adding value with some ziptone and here is where we are. About another hour and we can put this baby to bed. I do like the broken gutter on panel 5. You might see more of this in the future.

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