Yeah, I dabble in pacifism from time to time.
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Home Message Boards WFC: June 11-15, 2002

Re: (reflecting on) Reflections #4...
TUE, 6/11/02, 5:03 p.m. - In Response To: Re: (reflecting on) Reflections #4... (RJWPostal)

Wow. That is one thing I have yet to really commit to, completely devoting myself to studying and training my own art. I work full time, and draw every night afterwards, so I do develop, but it's very slow going -- I'd have to save up for a long time before I could try something like that. I'm actually more enamoured with the writing aspect of comics, and I find that's much easier for me, but since finding an artist I can work with is risky, time-consuming, and expensive, I instead opted to learn how to draw, even if I never get as good as someone like Mack. Do you have any samples online; I'd love to have a look. If not, I can understand. Good luck! Hope to see you at a con someday.
In a funny way, this reminded me of myself when I was planning to start Kabuki.

I actually did not want to draw Kabuki. I originally planned it as a story that I would only write.

Believe it or not in 1993 I was planning to write it with Brian Bendis doing the art. He did several Kabuki character studies and sample pages. So did a couple other potential artists. It was all good, but the art and the writing still felt seperate. It didn't feel like one complete creature to me. So at Bendis' insistence, I set about trying to draw it myself if only to make the art and the writing indistinguishable from each other. In doing this I felt like the each discipline helped me improve at the other.

Re: (reflecting on) Reflections #4...
TUE, 6/11/02, 5:05 p.m. - In Response To: Re: (reflecting on) Reflections #4... (Z ..DILLINJA)

Wow! This is great to hear. You have no idea how rewarding it is to hear that my work can in some way be a help or a catalyst to those that read it.



Dear Ryan
I had the same thoughts and I wanted inspiration of my and support in much the same way as david does , I think it is a much better challenge to create and emerge your own work by yourself ,plus you are as an artist pushed into a corner where you have to do or die.......
I was very much inspired by david's work and have been for years so just recently ,and as I am solo I decided to go to south east asia and I am writing and painting every day and hope soon that I will publish a book of my own. I had to set a goal for my work and I spent four years practising my skills first before I started to perform my own style ,it takes alot out of you but once you get past a few stages I felt I knew where I was heading in my work.
It took researching such comic book artist's as well as any kind of art. I have to honestly say I would not have looked at my own work in a different light,nor would I have made a commitment to staying in Korea or Japan for the next three years just to focus on my work if I hadn't of been inspired by the artist's like david mack .
So on a broard scale you could say that reflection's and other work that you see these people do certainly knocked me out of the box, and it is a blessing that they do what they do and are free to show it as it has changed alot of things for me. I hope that one day I might meet david through my own work and supprise him in how I came to be.......! thanks for reading

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