hi jim- i looked at it when you posted originally but i didnt comment, and no-one likes a "0 comments" when you've tried hard so here it is.i thought the strip was really great, quite understated but really atmospheric. i think the isolated images with no border is a really nice touch and gives it a dreamy nostalgic quality which is fitting for the subject. the brushy pen works too, its a good middle ground between the graphic and the painterly- i've bought one but i've not really used it properly yet.personally i dont think i could ever be arsed doing a 24 hour comic, but you've got something substantial out of it, so they probably are good. i think i'd do 4 pages and then go to bed.
they're worth doing once and once only. i'm glad i did it but i won't be doing it again in a hurry.
Dear Steve, gad you liked it. I was very wary of the brush pen and was struggling a fair bit with it (being used to just using technical drawing pens), so used the 24hr thing as an opportunity to hammer it out with the pen and see what I can do with it. Not used it much since, but that's more because I have to go to work than anything else. The best thing is how fast it is - can really keep up with you so you have to think on your feet and go with it - quite liberating!
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