Two hours making all the scaled versions of the Nemesis versions of the Mixolyne mech styles. Including some inevitable fuckups of course.
I still need to do some organization on these, but then I can GET BACK TO DRAING PAGES. Time Sink says it's been about 9 hours total, from 'dropping Ant's concept sketches into the mech file' to 'big pile of Graphic Styles that I can use to quickly draw these guys with a lot of detail'. Which was spread out over 7 days, with the weekend and Monday off, no wonder it feels like I've been working on these guys FOREVER.
I will probably make a few tweaks after actually using these styles in production, of course. But these nine hours of fiddly drawing and tedious organizational stuff should pay off pretty nicely when I can draw super detailed stuff at high speed!
Spent another half hour setting up to rescale all the styles for these mechs. Not shown: very screwy-looking small mechs.
Might finish it tonight? Might just do it tomorrow. I dunno. This is boring-ass technical stuff that NEEDS doing before I can really move on, but is still hard to make myself do.
I should also probably make food happen.
New post on Patreon: I spent the last few days turning Anthony Waters' lovely concept sketches into finished models for the Evil version of Kirt and Noa's hostframes.
===== KITTY ALERT =====
Two porch-moochers yesterday. We spoke to our next door neighbor's teenage son, and he confirmed a Kitty Fan Theory that I had suspected for months:
Miss Quivertail is actually Shadow. This quantum-collapses the number of cats to three: Sugarfoot, her mom Shadow, and Skittykitty. Update your scorecards accordingly.
Hey who's all jazzed up for #INKTOBER
Dropped it off at a local bike shop. Fifteen bucks for them to realign the wheel. Which answers the question I had about whether it’d be worth getting the tools and learning to do this myself vs. paying for a pro to do it every... six months or so?
I mentioned this one bump on Jeff Davis Parkway I go over pretty much every time I leave home and the dude at the shop was like, oh yeah, I know that damn metal plate all too well.
It should be ready tomorrow or the day after. I can manage. The neighbor’s kid was out front last night and today doing some maintenance on his bike too, must be Bike Maintenance Day.
Flipped the bike upside down and tried spinning the rear wheel. It’s visibly wobbling back and forth and grinding against the frame for part of its travel. Think I’m visiting a bike shop tomorrow to either get a spoke wrench or drop it off for them to fix while I do something else.
The rear wheel goes over a LOT of bumps so I’m kinda not surprised it’s gotten warped. It’s felt subtly off for a while. Getting home is gonna be a hassle though.
OH right it is Football Night and about 90% of all eating establishments (including the one we’re at) are tuned to The Saints Game.
Everyone in the pizza joint is clustered at the tables in the center with a great view of the TV instead of spreading out evenly across the place as usual. Except for us.
This other comic doesn't even look anything like my art, there are outlines and stuff, it is drawn in an anime-inflected style; competently enough but I feel like anyone with, like, functioning *eyes* who has followed me long enough for me to do something horrible and unforgivable to them should know what I draw like?
Anyway both of the accounts they used in this conversation are suspended on this instance for (a) being a butt to me and (b) turning out to be a known Major Pain In The Ass for the Seattle postfurry scene who constantly tries to get around blocks with new accounts.
tfw when some rando with an anime avatar mentions you in a thread about a comic they are hate-reading because they think you drew it
but it just has a similar name to your comic
then when you say "who the fuck are you and what is your beef with me" they ask you to delete an account on your server that doesn't exist
some lady that draws comics (http://egypt.urnash.com) and likes to call herself a dragon
owner and operator of dragon.style
current project: Parallax (http://egypt.urnash.com/parallax/, @parallax)
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