Hey folks!

Here is the cover for the "Lotus For Help" sketchbook I’m selling at Dragon Con this weekend in Atlanta!  You can buy a physical copy from me at the convention (I’ll be selling extras online, if I have any) and I’ll be preparing a digital version shortly after this weekend, so look forward to that.

I’ll be in the comic artists alley in the Grand Hall East at the Hyatt Regency this weekend, Friday the 29th - Monday the 1st.  Please come say hi if you’re gonna be there!

~Drew

Hey folks!

Here is the cover for the "Lotus For Help" sketchbook I’m selling at Dragon Con this weekend in Atlanta!  You can buy a physical copy from me at the convention (I’ll be selling extras online, if I have any) and I’ll be preparing a digital version shortly after this weekend, so look forward to that.

I’ll be in the comic artists alley in the Grand Hall East at the Hyatt Regency this weekend, Friday the 29th - Monday the 1st.  Please come say hi if you’re gonna be there!

~Drew

Hey folks!

I wanted to have a really nice piece representing both Nicki and Ross, the main characters of “Lotus For Help,” so I made sure to get this done before I sent my files off to the printers.  I was up pretty late, as you can imagine, having done both pieces in the second half of yesterday.

As with the Nicki piece, I used an image from the Lotus For Help sketchbook I’m working on (which…I’m hoping I can actually get finished in time!).  I haven’t shown that piece previously, but I completely changed Ross for this version of the image, so I kinda feel better about leaving the grayscale one in the sketchbook since it’s its own version.  He looks worried in the original sketch, but I don’t think that’s how Ross perceives the demons he summons.  He’s an optimist and kind of a sparkly fellow, so I want him to almost be like a magical girl in demeanor, except instead of magic it’s demons, and instead of a girl, he’s a guy.

I hope you like it!  “Lotus For Help” debuts next week, August 20th, at lotusforhelp.com!

~Drew

Hey folks!

I wanted to have a really nice piece representing both Nicki and Ross, the main characters of “Lotus For Help,” so I made sure to get this done before I sent my files off to the printers.  I was up pretty late, as you can imagine, having done both pieces in the second half of yesterday.

As with the Nicki piece, I used an image from the Lotus For Help sketchbook I’m working on (which…I’m hoping I can actually get finished in time!).  I haven’t shown that piece previously, but I completely changed Ross for this version of the image, so I kinda feel better about leaving the grayscale one in the sketchbook since it’s its own version.  He looks worried in the original sketch, but I don’t think that’s how Ross perceives the demons he summons.  He’s an optimist and kind of a sparkly fellow, so I want him to almost be like a magical girl in demeanor, except instead of magic it’s demons, and instead of a girl, he’s a guy.

I hope you like it!  “Lotus For Help” debuts next week, August 20th, at lotusforhelp.com!

~Drew

Hey folks!

I’m putting together some last-ish-minute prints for Dragon Con, and this is one of them.  I had initially planned on just keeping it in the sketchbook, but I liked it so much that I did it up all fancy.  It’ll be on sale at the convention!

Remember, Lotus For Help begins August 20th, right here!

Enjoy!
~Drew

Hey folks!

I’m putting together some last-ish-minute prints for Dragon Con, and this is one of them.  I had initially planned on just keeping it in the sketchbook, but I liked it so much that I did it up all fancy.  It’ll be on sale at the convention!

Remember, Lotus For Help begins August 20th, right here!

Enjoy!

~Drew

Hey folks!

I haven’t animated in about 7 years, so I think I did a pretty good job with this all things considered.  It was super fun and really zen to work on - great for relieving all of the stress I’m under right now with a bunch of life stuff.  I hope you dig it!

UPDATE:  If the GIF doesn’t animate for some reason, you can see it here and it should work fine:  https://38.media.tumblr.com/f6fd8cd38c2cc1cb745db52a0f7a96db/tumblr_n9fre5pbYy1qgt3neo1_500.gif

Animated in Photoshop CS6.  It miiiiight be playing a little faster than I intended, but I had to fuss with it a lot just to get it to work properly, so it’s no big deal.

"Lotus For Help" (a webcomic, not a cartoon - sadly) debuts at the official site on August 20th.  That website is a tumblr blog, so you can either bookmark it or follow it on tumblr!  How convenient!

~Drew

Hey folks!

I haven’t animated in about 7 years, so I think I did a pretty good job with this all things considered.  It was super fun and really zen to work on - great for relieving all of the stress I’m under right now with a bunch of life stuff.  I hope you dig it!

UPDATE:  If the GIF doesn’t animate for some reason, you can see it here and it should work fine:  https://38.media.tumblr.com/f6fd8cd38c2cc1cb745db52a0f7a96db/tumblr_n9fre5pbYy1qgt3neo1_500.gif

Animated in Photoshop CS6.  It miiiiight be playing a little faster than I intended, but I had to fuss with it a lot just to get it to work properly, so it’s no big deal.

"Lotus For Help" (a webcomic, not a cartoon - sadly) debuts at the official site on August 20th.  That website is a tumblr blog, so you can either bookmark it or follow it on tumblr!  How convenient!

~Drew

Hey folks!

Steven Universe is probably my favorite cartoon on TV (rivaled by Gravity Falls for me, but these are not by any means the only two fantastic cartoons currently airing).  It has such unique themes, great action, catchy tunes, and amazing visuals all wrapped up in these quaint, subtle, quiet, 11-minute episodes, and I can’t recommend it enough.

Not that I have to.  I suspect most of you have watched at least an episode of it.

I like the idea of the Gems in formal wear, so that’s what I did here.  I admit that Pearl probably wouldn’t be quite so “glam rock meets Kate Bush,” but I’m a sucker for heavy eye makeup and dramatic shoulders (see:  every piece of art I’ve ever done, ever).  Amethyst seems like the kinda gal that would mix the edgy with the classy, and Garnet is always and forever, super regal.  Steven, of course, couldn’t be bothered to wear actual formal wear, so I put him in one of those silly tux tees.  :)

I’m preparing a few fan art pieces to sell as prints at Dragon Con - just a few, I much prefer the majority of my table to feature original work.  This is one of them!  I hope you enjoy it, and I hope you’ll consider buying a print at the show (or any I might have left over afterward).

Enjoy!
~Drew

Hey folks!

Steven Universe is probably my favorite cartoon on TV (rivaled by Gravity Falls for me, but these are not by any means the only two fantastic cartoons currently airing).  It has such unique themes, great action, catchy tunes, and amazing visuals all wrapped up in these quaint, subtle, quiet, 11-minute episodes, and I can’t recommend it enough.

Not that I have to.  I suspect most of you have watched at least an episode of it.

I like the idea of the Gems in formal wear, so that’s what I did here.  I admit that Pearl probably wouldn’t be quite so “glam rock meets Kate Bush,” but I’m a sucker for heavy eye makeup and dramatic shoulders (see:  every piece of art I’ve ever done, ever).  Amethyst seems like the kinda gal that would mix the edgy with the classy, and Garnet is always and forever, super regal.  Steven, of course, couldn’t be bothered to wear actual formal wear, so I put him in one of those silly tux tees.  :)

I’m preparing a few fan art pieces to sell as prints at Dragon Con - just a few, I much prefer the majority of my table to feature original work.  This is one of them!  I hope you enjoy it, and I hope you’ll consider buying a print at the show (or any I might have left over afterward).

Enjoy!

~Drew

Hey folks!

My comic will exist on the web only (at least at first), so I won’t have physical copies of “Lotus For Help” to sell at Dragon Con at the end of August/beginning of September here in Atlanta.  However, I’m trying to put together a neat sketchbook full of grayscale Lotus-related musings to sell for the show.  If I manage to put it all together in time, I’d also like to sell a digital version on Gumroad.

The comic itself takes priority, but man, doing these sketches have been super fun so far.  The image above of Nicki in her mech (a proposed concept, at least) is a great example of what will be in the sketchbook.

I hope you’re looking forward to it!  Remember, the comic will post on lotusforhelp.com which is also a tumblr blog, so you can bookmark and/or follow it in anticipation of the launch of the comic on August 20.

Enjoy!
~Drew

Hey folks!

My comic will exist on the web only (at least at first), so I won’t have physical copies of “Lotus For Help” to sell at Dragon Con at the end of August/beginning of September here in Atlanta.  However, I’m trying to put together a neat sketchbook full of grayscale Lotus-related musings to sell for the show.  If I manage to put it all together in time, I’d also like to sell a digital version on Gumroad.

The comic itself takes priority, but man, doing these sketches have been super fun so far.  The image above of Nicki in her mech (a proposed concept, at least) is a great example of what will be in the sketchbook.

I hope you’re looking forward to it!  Remember, the comic will post on lotusforhelp.com which is also a tumblr blog, so you can bookmark and/or follow it in anticipation of the launch of the comic on August 20.

Enjoy!

~Drew