This is my second effort at creating a comic strip, and as you can see, it’s a bit different from the previous one, Will Write for Food. In this one I actually tried to think through the idea and the flow of that idea through a linear sequence of distinct, pre-planned images. As hard as I tried, though, I couldn’t follow my little storyboard. Truth be told, just to be safe I shot about a dozen extra shots at the Firefly sim in Second Life, and couldn’t resist experimenting with light settings once I was onsite.

I’m a digital artist who approaches each blank canvas with only a vague idea of my intentions, which I then explore intuitively, never knowing where it might lead until I get there. In this case, once I had all the shots, I soon found myself moving them around like those sliding block puzzles that were popular when I was a kid. This is still in the experimental stage, as you can see, and it is clear that this comic strip will be evolving for quite a while. Hope you enjoy the ride.