Archive for June, 2007

Chapters !!!

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Two new Venice Chronicles pages and a whole new addition: chapter pages! I am having a lot of fun making these … more to come through out the comic. And here’s the last watercolor from Venice … the Chronicles are coming to an end.

Ratatouille opens …

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

This is an exciting day for many of us … and hopefully for many of you. Can’t wait to see how the world responds to Ratatouille. Anyway, to celebrate opening day, here’s a little animation test some of you might not have seen yet.

Ronnie’s SketchTravel piece

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

He is done with his page! Yay! Awesome piece! And don’t miss his step by step process post. This Sketchbook really is the luckiest in the world.

Sento Art: Public Bath House Paintings

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

I enjoyed reading this nice article on I love sento baths, when traveling around Japan it was always such a treat to find one in the evening after a long they of walking. It’s a hard truth but Public Bath Houses are closing all around Japan, there isn’t much of a need for them [...]

Bill du Jour

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

That would be Bill Presing … … his brand new book Belle Du Jour arrived here at the office yesterday (2 tons of ‘em) and they sure came out great. Congrats Bill. People will be mobbing your table at ComicCon this year. Check his blog for more details.

The Rabbi’s cat – the movie

Monday, June 25th, 2007

I am really excited about the news of Joan Sfar adapting his wonderful book the Rabbi’s cat into an animated film! Here’s the website they just started for the movie. There’s a pdf press release with some interesting information and a nice quote by Moebius.

Two new pages + surprise

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

I just uploaded two more pages to the Venice Chronicles saga. Page 102 (below) happens to be a little special, since it comes with a link to the web: to what we actually saw on that screen that night. So between page 102 and page 103, you should go to this link to see it. [...]

101 !!!

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

Happy birthday Venice Chronicles ! Just uploaded 5 pages, which takes the count past 100 pages!! Yay! Read the latest pages as a big flickr set here or with the Slickr gallery viewer here on chapter 5!! Wow.

Ratatouille sets

Monday, June 18th, 2007

These quicktime virtual tours are kind of fun … look around the different sets of Ratatouille. Oh and a really interesting review of the film here. And, so far so good …

McSweeney’s can use a hand

Monday, June 18th, 2007

McSweeney‘s is having an online sale to try and salvage the unfortunate economic situation they find themselves in after their distributor filed for bankruptcy last December. Fantagraphics has done a similar thing and it seemed to have really helped. I’ve been a Dave Eggers’s fan for years, so it’s pretty easy to find something of [...]