Sketchbook Completed

I completed another sketchbook. I have a “lovely practice,” as my friend Christopher Kardambikis puts it, when I mentioned it during my interview on his podcast Paper Cuts. This sketchbook was given to my comics mentor Ariel Bordeaux. Ariel was my thesis advisor at the Center For Cartoon Studies and was very helpful in getting through my second year by being, “the supportive comics aunt” (her words, but a spot on description). We’ve been close ever since.

I hope she likes it!

Here are some of my favorite pages:

This is based on the way  Aline Kominsky-Crumb  (who I wrote more extensively about  here)  and  Roberta Gregory  draw their mothers in their comics.

This is based on the way Aline Kominsky-Crumb (who I wrote more extensively about here) and Roberta Gregory draw their mothers in their comics.

My go to doodle: buff or fat naked ladies.

My go to doodle: buff or fat naked ladies.

Self portrait.

Self portrait.

Various kinds of souls that leave the body.

Various kinds of souls that leave the body.

SAD SAD SAD.

SAD SAD SAD.

SAD SAD SAD 2.

SAD SAD SAD 2.

Saw this smoking hot babe while tabling at  DINK.

Saw this smoking hot babe while tabling at DINK.

Lady from a music video I watched while waiting for a friend at  Dukem  Ethiopian restaurant.

Lady from a music video I watched while waiting for a friend at Dukem Ethiopian restaurant.

Drawings I did at  Golden West Cafe   (waiting on the same friend, oddly enough). The girl on the left I saw on my walk there and the guy on the right was someone I saw in the restaurant.

Drawings I did at Golden West Cafe (waiting on the same friend, oddly enough). The girl on the left I saw on my walk there and the guy on the right was someone I saw in the restaurant.

That’s it! See ya!