• News,  Sketchbook

    Ted Naifeh @ SDCC – Table HH 13

    After 22 years of attending Comic-Con, I’m a finally special guest of the show. That means prime placement in Artist Alley, and ┬ámy own spotlight panel on Sunday. I will be discussing Courtney Crumrin, as well as previewing my new series, Princess Ugg. Don’t miss it! Spotlight on Ted Naifeh Sunday, July 21 1:30-2:30PM Room 8 And don’t forget to drop by Artist Alley and talk to me personally, get stuff signed, get the latest books, news, inside info on Princess Ugg, or get a commissioned sketch like this one:   Also, as a special guest, I’m provided with my own personal chamber music, performed live by the artist known…

  • Sketchbook

    A Touch of Color

    I’ve been experimenting with watercolors for the first time in years. Once upon a time I filled sketchbooks with color experiments. But after over a decade, my technique has gotten rusty, and I have to relearn to wrangle physical color media in my spare moments. It’s been slow going, since Courtney keeps my pretty busy, but I might try my hand at doing acrylic painting again soon. In the mean time, my color sketches have been pretty fun. And yes, I’m taking the occasional commission.

  • Blog Post,  Sketchbook

    More Late-Night Sketches (or “I’m such a Fanboy”)

    I’ve recently been on a Bruce Timm animation spree, having taken in the entire run of Justice League: The Animated Series, Under the Red Hood, and Batman/Superman: Public Enemies, and Justice League: Doom, among others. Having never gotten into superhero team books, this was kind of a new world for me. I noticed a few things, such as how much the Avengers movie borrowed from Justice League, and how much JL borrowed from Buffy and other Whedon works. I feel like Timm, Dini and Whedon belong to a really geeky modern version of, like, the French Impressionist scene in the late 1800s, with everyone inspiring one another and egging each…

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    DC Ami-Comi

    As if I didn’t have enough going on, DC has just announced the Ame-Comi digital series, a unique alternative DC universe. If you haven’t already heard about it, this is the concept. Whart if the DC universe had no superheros of super-villains, but only heroines and villainesses. Right? I love it too! And I was honored to be asked to participate, drawing one of the 30 page chapters of the series. It looks like my editors at DC want to keep the info at a minimum, so for now, I have to take the sketches down. Sorry. Here’s something else to enjoy in the meantime.