When it came to begin inking, I started using a dip pen and ink. However I quickly realised it would be too problematic and time consuming to draw it this way, so I started using regular pens from page 3.
I couldn’t draw a horse, so I drew a camel-turtle instead (no wonder it took her a year to track him).
My inital idea was to draw a fantasy story with anthropomorphic animals, but since that’s what I do anyway, I made a decision to try something different. With the camel-turtle and the newt-people it would have to be a fantasy all the same, but I could at least avoid the usual sub-Tolkien/D&D cliches.
This was my first attempt at a 24 hour comic. It began at 10am on the 24th of April 2004. By 10am the following morning the story and almost the art had been completed. All that remained was to finish drawing panel borders on 10 of the pages, so while I consider it a success it might not be strictly according to the rules. In any case, I finished it to make it presentable for publication.
Generated randomly from George Polti’s “The 36 Dramatic Plots”, and using a deck of ‘concept’ cards, which were originally for use with generating Role-Playing Game scenarios.
Plot: Sacrifice of Loved Ones
- Seeker (Whole, Health, Purity)
- Lost One (Weapon, A Means To Cause Harm)
- Obstacle (Sea, Source, Water)
This cover was produced later when I published Aggadon as a comicbook.