Category Archives: The Empire of the Tongues
#29 Strategy Meeting
The mastermind is taking a turn for the egotistical!
Production Diary: Happy New Year, anyone who might be taking the time to read this! I love you all, whoever you might be, for supporting Brainslug!
#28 Diplomatic Envoy
Those are some surprisingly passive soldiers sent to round up the gang.
Production Diary: This was supposed to be posted a couple of weeks ago. My apologies.
#27 The Mastermind
Dramatic villain time!
Production Diary: I wanted this guy’s panels to look more intense than the others to set the mood and to portray his mindset, which is why I opted to use a lot of stark blacks and for contrast. Watch for how the treatment evolves over the next few pages. I’m trying to make it fit into the narrative.
#26 Mind Readings
#25 Reporting in
I hope everyone is happy to see our favorite psychic pastry again! It’s been too long!
Production diary: I like the final result of this page, but It also made me remember why I avoid drawing complex backgrounds in each panel. It gets crazy time consuming. It’s what this page needed to capture the feeling of ‘travelling’ I wanted for this page though.
#24 Graceful Dismount
What could be more exciting that a slow moving ride on a stone? That’s what Lance wants to know!
Production Diary: This is a fun time for my “Brainslug” work. I’ve his a bit of a stride and progress is going much faster than is has in recent years. The next 5-6 pages are already written and are at various points in production. I’ve got another small project that I’m working on with my 6 year old daughter that’s going to be cute and fun too. (Something for young kids, I’ll show more as it comes together)
Very excited to produce for you guys and gals!
#23 Port Harbourcape Oasis
Things sure have changed in the sleepy seaside town.
Production Diary: There’s lots of backgrounds over the next few pages, to really establish the “New” Port Harbourcape. Turns out designing a new esthetic for the last chapter of this story wasn’t as quick a turnaround as I may have naively expected.
#22 Hitchin’ a Ride
Gives a whole new meaning to ‘Mass’ Transit.
Production Diary: COVID finally caught up to me this past month, it wasn’t fun.
How the tables have turned…
Production Diary: I missed the Alien Tongues. They were fun to draw.