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Wanderlost “Tongue-Tied”: Last Page!

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You gotta click it to make it bigger. And, yeah, it’s in B&W. Sorry. Been busy.

Like the post title sez, this is the last page of the current story, “Tongue-tied.”

After this I am taking a week off so I can concentrate on Stumptown and a job interview. The new story will start on Monday, May 5.

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Wanderlost: “Tongue-tied” Page 22


Page 22
appears in glorious black and white, because I ran out of time to slap RGB on it tonight. So it goes. I prefer to have these pages in color. If I don’t, I just have to colorize it for the print collections.

Wanderlost “Tongue-Tied” Page 21

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Wanderlost “Tongue-Tied” Page 20

Wanderlost Tongue-Tied Page 20
In this week’s installment
, Michelle shows Chloe how to be a sophisticated lady.

I hope — I really, truly, honestly hope — y’all find Michelle’s strut as disturbing as I intended.

Wanderlost: "Tongue-Tied" Page 19


Wanderlost Page 19
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Poor Chloe.

I’m happy to get another color page up on time. I still need to get my lettering approach down. As soon as I get our tax return, I’m gonna splurge on TypeTool to create my own font. Unless someone knows of a good open source font creator.

Either way, it’s long past due. I really enjoy the flexibility in drawing that lettering separately gives me. Instead of ruling lettering guides down and painfully penciling and inking the dialog before I drew anything, I now draw with a vague idea where text will be, then do the lettering on a separate sheet.

But I’d rather just do it all in Illustrator. It saves my hand from cramping as I ink over the penciled letters. Fortunately the next Wanderlost story will have less dialog. And the one after that hardly any dialog at all. (Even though I am letting the pig speak, he really doesn’t want to.) I’d rather save my hand for drawing and more adventurous lettering, like sound effects.

Whinging over.

Wanderlost "Tongue-Tied" Page 18


Page 18 is now up. Clicky-clicky to read it.

Wanderlost: Tongue-tied Page 17


There is a page
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It is in color. It’s not the best page. It’s not the worst. Actually, I think the dialog is funny. Ma Pig cracks me up. And Dr. Knott is a nut. But I do regret putting Ma in a polka-dot dress. It’s no problem drawing those circles, but filling them in with yellow is tedious.

Such is my lame attempt at writing production notes. Really, whaddya wanna know? I drew it, scanned it, colored it. Ta-da!

That’s nice, toon boy. Now draw another one.