Tribe Sketches

Back now for some more production sketches. Today we got sketches of the tribe from chapter 22, which was quite a task to draw. As this was a group design, the main issue faced here was designing A LOT of looks. I didn’t really have a particular idea of how the Tribe should look as all the characters come from different backgrounds and have different lifestyles. For certain characters like Carol and Mikela I did have a bit of an idea in mind for how they should look, but for other characters it was mainly a free for all with no specific design in mind.

So as such, many of the designs were simply character designs I wanted to draw, and in a situation like this I’m usually drawing in the sketchbook while looking at various anime characters on my iPhone. Characters such as Liz were actually inspired by characters like Samus Aran, a few others were just drawn freely such as the short hair man with the glasses. Also in a situation like this when you have no real concept of design, you can always go playing with the characters and get some really weird looks, a primary example of this being the eyeliner guy you see below.

Most of the characters essentially got off with the first design and only a few minor tweaks before getting into the final pages. The one exception being Carol, who can be seen in both sketches below. When I was initially drawing her, I was basing her design off of Sora from Digimon Adventure, as somehow she came to mind when I needed a headstrong female second in command. My first design for her came out looking too young (as seen in the sketch group on the left), probably because I was looking at Sora’s design from the first season of Digimon as I drew her. The second attempt seen in the second group of sketches came out more along the lines of what I initially wanted. Though I might flex up her hair in the future, it’s a little tricky to work with as of now.

Chapter 23 Update

Happy late friday everyone, we got a brand new page for on this fine Friday to help open your Saturday. So that’s another week’s worth of work finished, tomorrow night. Work on another project. As usual, click the thumbnail to see the latest page.

Chapter 23 Page 20

Hope everyone is having a good Easter, and here’s a little last treat for you. We got a brand new page up for chapter 23 and this page comes with a bit of FAN SERVICE!!! Click the thumbnail below and see what we got in store for you tonight!

Chapter 23 page 18

New page is finished and up right now for your entertainment. This one was pretty fun to work on with the really big shot which you’ll see in just a bit. As usual, click the thumbnail below to see the newest page.

Chapter 23 Page 17

We’re rounding the corner everyone. New page is up and we are closing in on the 20’s. I’m kinda getting myself back to a happy working mood after a bit of downtime this past month, so expect a lot of cool stuff coming along soon. As usual, click the thumbnail below to check out the latest page!

Chapter 23 Page 17

We’re moving at fast speeds. Here on Tuesday we are already up at page 17, where we reveal the master that Kalwa and Zack have been looking for! Check out the reveal today by clicking the thumbnail below!!!!

Chapter 23 Page 15

New page is up right now for chapter 23. Although we met Toshiro’s mother on the last page, because of her interaction with her kids I couldn’t really show her in full view. So I would say this page is a proper introduction to her. As usual, click the thumbnail below to view the latest page.

Chapter 23 Page 13

So sorry for the week long break, I’ve been doing some heavy stuff around the house and I’ve been highly distracted. Also this particular page featured A LOT of detail that took quite a bit of time. Backgrounds aren’t exactly my specialty, and while I can draw them, they tend to stunt me a bit more than actual people. So doing something on this scale was most challenging to me, so I kinda padded it out a bit till I could get it just right. Anyway, we are back with a new page for your entertainment, as usual, click the thumbnail below to see the finished product.

Happy Valentines Day

Happy day of love everyone, hope you spend it with your special one. Kalwa herself doesn’t have anybody particularly special, but you can enjoy this old red dress image from a couple years ago.