Digital Commission process

I get a few questions when people order a commission off the site, stuff¬†about when I expect money, what the process is, and how long it usually takes. I hope to clear this up in this post with a short example of a recent commission I did. The process:   Step 1: Head on over Read More …

Free Comic Book Day 2016

It’s Free Comic Book Day yet again! This global movement to encourage reading of comics and our general love of all things pop culture and nerdy is an amazing opportunity for fans and artists alike to get out there and celebrate what we love best. I’ve not been able to get to any events this Read More …

Gwan Anthology Kickstarter – Dear Giang

Over the past few months, I’ve been working on a short 8 page submission to an anthology all about the migrant experience. I asked my wife if I could adapt her family’s story about escaping Vietnam in 1981 for my comic. She was most enthusiastic, so after getting a few details, I created a sci-fi Read More …

Processdiary RETIRED

Over the years, I’ve tried my hand at various media, and by far the biggest solo thing I did was The Process Diary. It was a podcast, a tutorial site, a base from which to conduct interviews with other artists, talk about current projects, and connect with other creatives from around the world. But the Read More …

How To Make It As An Independent Illustrator

I recently had an article published on Lifehacker (many thanks to Chris Jager for publishing) on a subject near and dear to my heart. It stemmed from rethinking how to succeed as an independent creative, and focuses on diversifying ¬†the areas where you might consider applying your talents. From the Article: “At first, drawing comics Read More …