As you can see from this image, I’ve given my Demons an upgrade. Yes, they now have bodies and they’re no longer all the same height. Each now has sort of his or her own way of moving and appears in side and rear view–rather than always facing forward. Demons 2.0.
This is what I spent most of my recent beach vacation working on.
What happened was this- I sent my story to cartoonist and graphic memoirist Tom Hart for feedback. Tom called me out on what I’d been doing–cutting and pasting my Demons rather than drawing them. I’d done this because I wanted to work on a longer story right away and I knew that if I waited until I could draw my Demons better, it would be a long time before I started writing.
Maybe never–because when is anything ever good enough?
So I went ahead and drew and wrote as best as I could. And shared my story and images with friends.
After completing The Girl Under the Bookcase I felt ready to go back and do more with my Demons. The following are the worksheets I drew: