Getting ready for a first convention

Getting ready for a first convention

Bonjour ! I hope you are good this is the last days of November and I’m really itching to decorate the tree. But before that I have a big event next week and I must get ready for my first convention in almost 10 years! The venue is a medium small convention in a small town an our away from where I live and I will be sharing the booth with Mefisheye. The convention will be over the weekend and …

creating enamel pins

Creating Enamel pins: Kickstarter success!

Bonjour! Did you know? The Kickstarter to create my enamel pins was a real success! I was funded and the pins are now coming to life. I want now to take you with me into the creation process of an hard enamel pin. Getting your idea for the pin. This is I guess the first step to think about, what to make as a pin? For my case I can’t really remember how the cat mask idea came about. I …

25 hour bd comic

25 hours of comic challenge : 12 pages in a day!

Bonjour! I love to do challenges, It pushes you and prouves that you can do it. You are able to do things fast, and above all, have fun. This challenge is all about fun and not much seriousness. The goal of the 25 hours of comic challenge is so hard to complete that no one really try to have the best art in the comic or the best story but just to have a comic made in the end. The …

starting a comic on webtoon

Making a comic for webtoon, where to start ?

Bonjour! As stated in my previous post, since Inkotber is coming to an end, I am going to talk more about my other projects. And the main project right now is my comic Radiant. I want to take you with me on I prepared and I am making a comic for Webtoon and digital formats. What is Webtoon? You might have heard me talking about it already. Webtoon is an online platform that allows you to post and share you …

Plans for the future and projects

Bonjour ! I think now that Inktober is well on it’s way, it’s time to think about what I will plan for the future and projects after that. It’s a very personal subject that I guess everyone needs to answer to sometimes. I’m inviting you right now to see my video on the subject, I talk while showing you the process of three of the Inktober illustrations featured at the end of the article. What do you want to do …

Enamel pin creation: Soon on Kickstarter !

Bonjour ! As stated in the title, I’m about to create my first enamel pins and launch it on Kickstarter ! EDIT (14th of November 2019) : The kickstarter was a success I will do posts about the pins creation in the future! Enamel pins are collectible work of art. Pin’s are making a come back in the best way possible. It’s a new way of displaying beautiful art on a nice object, and it’s also a fashion statement. I’ve …

how to deal with wrist pains as an artist

Drawing and chronic wrist pains as an artist, How I live with it.

Bonjour, today I want to talk to you about a rather serious subject: chronic wrist pains as an artist. As you may know from my previous posts I am doing Inktober this year. Which means I am drawing a lot everyday, hours after hours. Isn’t it your work all about drawing ? Well the work of a freelance illustrator includes a lot of things like answering to mails, doing quotes, doing finances stuffs and advertising as well as drawing. And …

plan your time for inktober

How to I plan your time for inktober ?

Bonjour ! Inktober has been starting for almost a week already and I must say I’m quite confortable with my time at this point of the challenge. But it’s only the beginning, let me show you how I planned my time for Inktober drawing to finish the challenge. More than just sharing my art from this week, I wanted to help you with what I do that I hope will help me finish Inktober in time and not stressed out. …

inktober 2019 theme prompt

What theme for inktober 2019 ?

Bonjour ! Every year, Jake Parker gives a list of themes for Inktober. You can find the list of Inktober’s prompt here. Why not use the main inktober theme ? Of course it’s a good idea to use Jake’s Parker prompts, but they can been see has somewhat vague. I don’t think it’s a bad thing that it’s so vague, on the contrary, it’s a good way for you to create a unique Inktober challenge for yourself by mixing the …

how to train your inking skills

How to train your inking skills and get ready for Inktober ?

Bonjour ! Let’s see how we can train our inking skills to be ready for inktober 2019 ! What ? Doing homework before Inktober ? What is that ! You probably reading this. You will see, I just want to help you start Inktober in the best condition possible. And Getting in the best condition is knowing your tools before Inktober starts. So I invite you to do a few simple exercises to train your hand before Inktober. This way …