Monday, January 06, 2014

Delano Rocks A Flattop

January 6, 2014
  Week two of our book deadlines. Second 16-page signature due this Friday. It''s a 12-week cycle and we're running in front of a train. Worked all weekend on a variety of art for the sig, like this Hualapai flattop:

Delano Rocks a Route 66 Flattop

   Frankly, you haven't lived until you've seen a Hualapai rock a flattop. It's somewhere between a porcupine and a needle bed. Totally cool and totally In-din.

   Finished eight pieces of art and sat down this morning to plug the holes. Here is my view from the ktichen table at 5:30 a.m.:

Progress Report #3

   Worked for about an hour on new scenes and made a page full of notes in my sketchbook:

Progress Report #4

   Of course there were other dudes in Mohave County who rocked a flattop as well, like these cats:

Ducktails By Chuy

"Tell a great story, and the message will follow."
—Ross Kauggman, Born Into Brothels (2004)