Ch 2 Page 8: My Secret House

posted Mon, June 17, 2019

Ch 2 Page 8: My Secret House
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Mon, June 17, 2019


In which Gideon comes home.

A good soundtrack for this page is "Schlum Rooli" by Glynis Jones, which is from the legendary BBC Radiophonic Workshop. What a freaky little song. I was listening to it a lot while doing panel 1.

This page is the first one to be done entirely without Photoshop. I inked and colored most of it in Affinity Photo, but I painted the house in panel 2 using Autodesk Sketchbook on my Samsung Galaxy Tab A. I wanted to see if I could color at least part of my comic while I was out of town for a few days. I'm happy with how it turned out.

Once again, this was a surprisingly emotional page for me to work on. I've been waiting YEEEAARRRSSSSS to draw this scene, along with the ones that follow this page. I've never painted Gideon's property in color before in my life until now. I based Panel 1 on the first drawing of Gideon's house I ever made. It's already 10 years old! Can you believe that? I was only 15! Now you all get to see what I've had in my head.

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Tue, June 18, 2019


♫Take the long way home♫
(it's a Supertramp song)

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