The webcomic is coming soon..
Fall of 2015. I have some extended time in the studio. I’m currently working on a folding shoji screen based on Carl Sagan’s pioneer plaque. I also have a number of blank canvases and i’m not sure what to paint on them.
I decided to make go back to The Crescent Chronicles. I would make paintings of singular pages. But I would have to start writing Book 2. I sat down to draw and write and a creative waterfall fell on me. I made pages upon pages of scribbly notes and drawings that have since developed into a plan for the entire Chronicles-Books 1-9.
The first episode of The Crescent Chronicles webcomic was posted on October 24, 2005.
This lasted until 2009 and is considered the definitive rough draft of Book One. I am currently working on the definitive final draft. This includes a great deal of new content and storytelling, new art and a complete revision of the old art. I keep the original webcomic online for the sake of posterity and proof of the longevity of the project.
It seems quite fitting that the very first post will be the actual cover to Book One. Each chapter will retain the same design and change colors. You probably noticed, but, yes this design is highly influenced by my love and admiration for Asian scrolls. This link will show you the work I’ve done with this format on the past. The scrolls you see on my site will be featured in the Crescent Chronicles as The Duchess Elgrave’s collection of ancient Alvu artifacts. I continue to be smitten with the scroll format, even to this day.
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