RUFF STUFF

A node for sketches, thoughts and rough ideas for artist and writer Ted Closson.

This took me forever, but then you can probably guess that…

Exult O shores, and ring O bells!
But I with mournful tread,
Walk the deck my Captain lies
Fallen cold and dead.

(Source: violentv, via thoughtsupnorth)

Crowd scenes on Flickr.
Rule #1: When drawing a large crowd scene, always use other cartoonists as reference. I learned it from Raphael…

Crowd scenes on Flickr.

Rule #1: When drawing a large crowd scene, always use other cartoonists as reference. I learned it from Raphael…

Current project on Flickr.
Artists really do have the weirdest job…

Current project on Flickr.

Artists really do have the weirdest job…

Bats and a Monkey on Flickr.
Going to bed. Here are eight fruit bats and a white handed gibbon for you.

Bats and a Monkey on Flickr.

Going to bed. Here are eight fruit bats and a white handed gibbon for you.

Bridge on Flickr.
Architecture segment of a new comic: The Decree from a short fiction piece by Eric Howerton.

Bridge on Flickr.

Architecture segment of a new comic: The Decree from a short fiction piece by Eric Howerton.

So. I’ve been updating some things on my website. Take a look: http://cleopatragraphics.com/comics.html

So. I’ve been updating some things on my website. Take a look: http://cleopatragraphics.com/comics.html

Model Sheet on Flickr.
Characters for a comic project written by Anne Bean titled Shorbat Rumman.

Model Sheet on Flickr.

Characters for a comic project written by Anne Bean titled Shorbat Rumman.

Old sketch for an etching…

Old sketch for an etching…

How a comic goes from script to thumbnails- at least for me.

How a comic goes from script to thumbnails- at least for me.