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tyler
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-Director of Print Technology Services at Minneapolis College of Art & Design
-Xeric Foundation grant, 2007
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23 April 14

Similarities Between Cartoonists and Cyclists: They have more in common than you think!

I first thought of this comic years ago, after noticing how I spent a lot of time leaning over both a drawing table and a bike. Once the concept was in my head I started to notice other similarities as well, for better or worse.

18 March 14

Lots of Nothing Better updates this month. I’m on a roll! Head over to the comic site: there’s a few NSFW pages I didn’t want to post here.

3 January 14
Something to make you think as we welcome 2014.
Interesting process on this one, done while out of town. Penciled in my sketchbook, ‘scanned’ using my iPad’s camera, then inked and colored digitally. I may try and do more of these little comic ‘essays’ this year…

Something to make you think as we welcome 2014.

Interesting process on this one, done while out of town. Penciled in my sketchbook, ‘scanned’ using my iPad’s camera, then inked and colored digitally. I may try and do more of these little comic ‘essays’ this year…

19 December 13

Nothing Better update - FINALLY!

After a year of waiting, the ending of chapter 15 is finally up! Click through to see the whole thing. More Nothing Better to come soon!

1 December 13
The last five pages of Nothing Better #15, penciled! When I stopped work on NB in lieu of paid work, I don’t know why I didn’t just finish these last five. They’re coming!

The last five pages of Nothing Better #15, penciled! When I stopped work on NB in lieu of paid work, I don’t know why I didn’t just finish these last five. They’re coming!

7 October 13

My Resumé in Comics. Started this a year or two back and never finished it once I realized how many jobs I’ve had. Though detailing my 9 months as a Laser light show producer/animator would be pretty fun.

19 August 13
Proof that I really am working hard on something. Rough draft is up to 351 pages.

Proof that I really am working hard on something. Rough draft is up to 351 pages.

10 July 13
Space man doodle. Playing around with brush settings…

Space man doodle. Playing around with brush settings…

3 July 13
Some superhero style action in the final Chicagoland Detective Agency!

Some superhero style action in the final Chicagoland Detective Agency!

5 May 13

Cooking up some magic! Half done with work on Chicagoland Detective Agency #6.

29 November 12
Just finished up the art for the Chicagoland Detective Agency #5: The Bark in Space, a few weeks ago. It will be out in spring 2013.

Just finished up the art for the Chicagoland Detective Agency #5: The Bark in Space, a few weeks ago. It will be out in spring 2013.

26 September 12

It’s a NOTHING BETTER update. Back to Molly and Josey, and Katt and Jane’s visit to Minneapolis. Enjoy!

24 September 12

PROCESS

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything, anywhere, about my work process. Now is a good time to talk about it because I’ve made some changes over the last couple of years. I’m going to skip the writing and/or thumbnailing process and just focus on the making of the actual pages.

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3 July 12

it’s a Nothing Better update! back to Jane and Katt visiting Jane’s sister Kim in Minneapolis.

25 June 12
Announcing the STYLISH VITTLES 10TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION eBook!
Ten years ago I published a book called Stylish Vittles: I Met a Girl. It was the beginning of my professional comics career (such that it is). Two more books followed. 

I have put together a 10th Anniversary Collection  e-Book which includes all three original books, as well as the conclusion that came years later: Stylish Vittles 4 - Behind the Page: The Saga of Rob Harvard. Additionally I put together a “Director’s Cut” e-Book in which I eliminated all of the elements of the original books which seemed unnecessary to present a shorter, simpler narrative. Finally, included in the Deluxe Collection, are two Appendices: Appendix One is almost one thousand pages of process material - outlines, scripts, sketches, layouts, etc. Appendix Two contains all of the material I did which led up to the creation of the Stylish Vittles books.

Altogether, the Stylish Vittles 10th Anniversary Deluxe Collection contains over 2,000 pages of art, story, and process material! For Free!
Head THIS WAY to download your poison now!

(A full press release can be found HERE if you’re into that sort of thing.)

Announcing the STYLISH VITTLES 10TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION eBook!

Ten years ago I published a book called Stylish Vittles: I Met a Girl. It was the beginning of my professional comics career (such that it is). Two more books followed. 

I have put together a 10th Anniversary Collection  e-Book which includes all three original books, as well as the conclusion that came years later: Stylish Vittles 4 - Behind the Page: The Saga of Rob Harvard. Additionally I put together a “Director’s Cut” e-Book in which I eliminated all of the elements of the original books which seemed unnecessary to present a shorter, simpler narrative. Finally, included in the Deluxe Collection, are two Appendices: Appendix One is almost one thousand pages of process material - outlines, scripts, sketches, layouts, etc. Appendix Two contains all of the material I did which led up to the creation of the Stylish Vittles books.

Altogether, the Stylish Vittles 10th Anniversary Deluxe Collection contains over 2,000 pages of art, story, and process material! For Free!

Head THIS WAY to download your poison now!

(A full press release can be found HERE if you’re into that sort of thing.)

Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh