I’ve had a bit of a chance this week to return to sketching for the next chapter of The Boy. It’s been hard going getting back into it – I’ve had to swop my musical hat for my drawing hat, … Continued
The Boy with Nails for Eyes
I’ve begun making the preparations for Chapter 5 – I’ve been ‘walking’ around the 3D model of the town I prepared last year and taking shots in preparation. Working into one of these images with Photoshop gives me a rough … Continued
I’ve been taking a break from The Boy with Nails for Eyes for a few weeks, and I intend to do nothing more on it for a few weeks more, while I work on a few other, shorter projects. So … Continued
Here’s how tonight’s sketching went – this is the last page of Chapter 3, after which point the animation begins. I am an artrat inside a wheel inside an enigma inside a stoat.
Hello Jason Isaacs. My brother, who’s a bit of a 3D whizz, recently spent a few days putting together a model of Bobby which he sent away to i.materialise for printing. The results arrived today, and it looks fan-bloody-tastic.
A lot of people have had very nice things to say about The Boy with Nails for Eyes; but a common complaint (on the HTLit blog, for example) has been twofold. First, that the text is a bit too small … Continued
Another quick preview of the next chapter of The Boy. This makes a grand total of about three sets of completed pages (since each ‘page’ in the final Flash-animated chapters represents two traditional pages, I never know whether to count … Continued
I suffered a bit of a setback with the latest round of Photoshopping – the file was partially corrupted during saving, Lord alone knows how. So, one round of disk-checking later (which took several hours, and in stress terms is … Continued
I thought it’d be interesting to try and show how an individual image progresses from the time I scan it into the computer, through to the finished, polished product. And as luck would have it, the image I posted last … Continued
My former PC was so old that it aligned with the sun at the winter equinox. I say ‘former’ because it died the death a week ago, leaving me stranded with a Photoshop/Swishmax addiction to nurse and a couple of … Continued