The Reubens weekend is coming up and the boyf and I fly out to Pittsburgh on Wednesday. We are looking forward to catching up with his family in Sewickley, as well as our cartooning buddies at the conference. It will be nice to see folk like Jonathan Lemon and Michael Jantze again and I’m looking forward to meeting Sandra Bell Lundy, Jim Horowitz and Jonathan Mahood.
I’m gearing up for a trip to the US in a couple of weeks (for the National Cartoonist Society shindig in Pittsburg, which also happens to be the boyf’s homecity, as he grew up in Sewickley, up the road). That means I’m still chasing my Arctic Circle deadlines as well as those for the book on cartooning I’m supplying chapters for.
I’m currently working on the chapter on the framework of the cartoons – borders, lettering and balloons. I print off my roughs and a lettering/border line guide in blue and ink over that.