I've been working on a project for the last two years, and I've recently gone full thrust on it (after some rough times last year, like getting my grad school application rejected ). I guess comics are stuck with me for the meantime! Thanks to my renting office space at Commonspace coworking center in BF Paranaque, I've been inking faster than ever. I'm also having lots of fun! Working out of the house has really allowed me to get past the anxieties and lassitude that seemed to haunt me as I was working in my bedroom, and I think I've finally achieved a decent pace- about 10 pages a week ( crosses fingers). I make sure to take lots of breaks and stretch. So here we are, about to wrap up Chapter Two, after a year and a half of pencilling and thumbnailing. Three to go!
I'm also working at a style I've finally accepted. I don't think I'll ever really shed my love for delicate Japanese manga line art and dynamic storytelling, but I'll always try to integrate them with my deep roots in American cartoonists such as Dan DeCarlo, Bruce Timm, Carla Speed Mcneil, and Marc Silvestri, and of course the legendary Herge'.