The evolution of a comic drawing style

in My Process

A drawing style that I used in my latest work: I present to you its origins and evolution.

The earliest sketch I could find from my personal sketchbooks, when I suddenly struck upon the idea of using placard heads…

Early sketch of I Heart Brown

The earliest published materials that became the I Heart Brown comic strip, sketched in pencil and inked with a pen…

I Heart Brown excerpt

Adapted to fit within the opinions page of the Brown Daily Herald, still drawn and inked the same way…

I Heart Brown in the Brown Daily Herald

Renovated for the I Heart Recession strip, people became skinnier and I added that red frame…

Excerpt from I Heart Recession

And now, in Kinda Chinese in Barcelona, where I’ve typeset, laid it out and inked it on the computer for the first time (though sketched first in pencil)…

Excerpt from Kinda Chinese in Barcelona

By Jason Li

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