Friday, 16 January 2009

CHAPTER 2, PAGE 6, PLATE 1 & 2

15 comments:

D.TAYLOR said...

Lovely floor action Ian! Great stuff!

I. N. J. Culbard said...

Mr. Sheen, always does the trick! Not safe to walk across if you're just wearing socks.

Faz Choudhury said...

Now there's a face you can't forget! Highly effective combination of words and image in that last panel, Ian.

Rob Davis said...

HUZZAH!!

I. N. J. Culbard said...

Cheers Faz, much appreciated :) "The Ghost of a Rose" is a tip of the hat to Sir Thomas Browne's "The Garden of Cyrus" (1658). I figured that Henooki's would be a comparable work of hermetic phantasmagoria.

I. N. J. Culbard said...

my word, that Davis boy's quick as a whippet!

Rob Davis said...

Actually I was first here and left it for a while to see if anyone jumped in. But I thought seeing as I've got a ton of work to do with deadlines on top of me I'd HUZZAH anyway.

These are brilliant panels Ian btw. Love the floor. I was also convinced Chris's witch had no features other than a mouth.

did everyone feel that or has Ian hardwired me to his imagination?

I. N. J. Culbard said...

Chris' drawing spoke volumes.

Weirdly, 'The Ghost of a Rose' was the original title for chapter 1. But I changed it at the last minute because that first page had to be fairly demonstrative and 'the ghost of a rose' wasn't quite as pulpy as 'Prison Planet'.

Then when Dave Huzzah'd I sat there praying 'no eyes! Don't draw her with eyes!' And then Dave turned around a plate that showed only her mouth, and then another plate with the purple prose of Henooki. So I got to play my 'no eyes' and 'the ghost of a rose' cards all in one go.

Funny how these things work out in the end.

Sketchybeast said...

I have to 'fess up...In my original sketch she had eyes and little horns - Ian's is much more effective. I'm not gonna sleep a wink tonight! That last panel's given me the heebie jeebies!

I. N. J. Culbard said...

Ah ha! What you don't draw will be drawn by someone else! Glad you like it Chris :)

paulhd said...

Awesome work Ian. My own cluched thinking was of a face cast in shadow by a large hood, good to see you think better than me.

Colin Fawcett said...

Busy day at the Huzzah ranch today.
Top draw stuff

D.TAYLOR said...

There's a RANCH?!

NP said...

Heh heh, nice stuff, you guys.

WJC said...

Flippin' lovely last panel.