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Posts from ‘January, 2012’

Threadless Comic-On Tees are GO

Today marks the release of Threadless’ fourth volume of Comic-On Tees! What’s that? It’s a comic printed in eight panels on the fronts and backs of four T-shirts. YES. Go here to read the back story! Comics-On Tees Vol. 4: Monkey Around was written by Chris Roberson with artwork by Mike Allred, Colleen Coover [me], […]

Friday Work In Progress: Home Port

I’ve written a short story! A non-comic book short story! A non-comic book gay contemporary romance* short story! It’s called Home Port! Here’s the promo blurb: After months at sea, Petty Officer First Class Dean Mendez is back in San Diego, and he knows exactly how he wants to spend his first night home. Is […]

Sneak Peek: Threadless Comics-On-Tees Vol. 4

Via Chris Roberson: A sneak peek at Threadless’s Comics-On-Tees Vol. 4, launching January 30th. Written by Chris Roberson  with designs by Mike Allred, Colleen Coover (me), Chris Samnee, and Francesco Francavilla You can check out all the past Comics-On Tees here  

Wednesday SINDIECATE: Heavy Liquid

This week’s theme at the SINDIECATE: Paul Pope‘s Heavy Liquid! Digital art in Manga Studio and Photoshop.

Tuesday Sketch: Dawgs

Digital sketch in Manga Studio. Character sketches for an upcoming story by Nate Cosby. Check out Nate’s and Chris Eliopoulos‘ Cow Boy on line for FREE!   (Speaking of things you can read on line for free before you buy, Gingerbread Girl by Paul Tobin and me is still serialized in its entirety on TopShelf2.0.)

Friday Fun With Photoshop

I found out about an awesome series of Photoshop tutorials  for designers from a blog post on Goodreads by one of my favorite authors and DIY publishing heroine, Jordan Castillo Price.* The tutorial I watched was all about using textures in a cool way, so of course like a kid with a new toy I […]

Thursday Sindiecate: Super Dinosaur

A day late: This week’s theme at the SINDIECATE: Robert Kirkman’s and Jason Howard’s Super Dinosaur! Digital art in Manga Studio and Photoshop.

Mark Your Calendar, PDX! (Ladies Only)

February 4 at TFAW in Portland! If you are a Lady, you can come see me get tipsy. What: Ladies Night at TFAW: Drink & Draw + Q&A With Colleen Coover, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Cat Farris, Alison Hallett, Emi Lenox, Jen Van Meter, and Diana Schutz Where: Hollywood TFAW, 4133 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97214 When: Saturday, […]

Monday Art: Blonde Phantom

Watercolor on paper. A gift for my husband, Paul Tobin.

Friday Sketch: Smitten

Digital sketch in Manga Studio. I drew this sketch while my husband Paul played a video of Chris Isaak singing “Wicked Game”, which we agreed is pretty much sex in a song. I always wonder about songs with a longevity like “Wicked Game”.  Does Isaak ever get sick of singing it? Will he ever? As […]

Wednesday Sindiecate: Umbrella Academy

This week’s theme at the SINDIECATE: Gerard Way’s and Gabriel Ba’s Umbrella Academy! Digital art in Manga Studio and Photoshop.

Creepy Sneak Peek

A couple of panels from my upcoming 10-page story in Creepy Quarterly #8, written by Jeff Parker! Coming in April from Dark Horse.