The Purist 2, stage 5

The fifth and last stage (so far) of The Purist 2, in which I try to combine the results of stages 2 and 3: As I said in the write-up for Stage 2, I weren't at all happy with the results when I finished it. Even so, after some more successful experiments in stages 3…

The Purist 2, stage 4

This is the fourth part of The Purist 2, in which I intervene the process with 1½ attempts at the subdivided grids from stage 3—as you'll see, this falls in two parts of  "intervention", as I got a bit over-enthusiastic with the first one, that became almost architectural. The second attempt is more workable in…

The Purist 2, stage 3

This is the third post in my Purist 2 series, a "progress comic" exploring new ways to put lines on paper. Well, technically it's rather traditional in that it's all mechanical pencil on low-pulp paper, but I wanted to think a bit out of the box and not just have right-angle and parallel lines for…

The Purist 2, stage 2

This is stage 2 of my process comic The Purist 2. You can read more about stage 1 here. Basically, it's a line-by-line documentation of me developing a grid to use for laying out a new comic I'm working on. Initially though, I tried to clear my mind of any purpose and just see what…