For the bonus strip today, do you remember Kuu-Drahc (the Apex Speaker) and Growp (his bodyguard)? Of course you do.
Had writing group. A couple of old friends stopped to visit on their way to Montreal. Friday I went “Plein Air” painting with my friends again. Good conversation, beautiful surroundings, that a good day and a good weekend.
And so we see Dmitri unleashed unto another universe, another time. Lucky bastards.
He’s probably run out of drinks to try in this universe.
is the lovely painting an example of Dmitri’s family dacha by the lake?
Yes! More Growp! You know, these bonus strips could very easily become a long-running comic (hint hint)
And finally! the mysterious draak sim
Before I head to bed (it’s 1 am as I write this) let me just express my envy at the natural beauty you are able to find to paint. Ahem. *envious look* There. Good night, everybody!
Is there any sort of wedge he can put in that revolving door, he’ll do it if there is.
Maybe because of the natural differential between the two universes that causes the Draak-Sim’s inexorable rotation, Dimitri will attach a collector to the gate and generate free energy for both universes. His tea-cookie fortune won’t last forever, ya know.
@zack hoffman, ha! Sure! Yes! 🙂
I’m loving the Draak-Sim ideas. A toll, hee hee he. 😉
The first time Emily met with Growp, she severed his right hand which had to be replaced by a bionic one…
Now, now. you didn’t expect these to be canon did you? 😉
Well at least they are cannon 😉
Artist friends tell me water is really hard — looks like you got it right in that painting.
@VinceG, these side strips are non-canon, but that is a fair point. And an easy fix. Will probably get around to it.
Reflections, especially in _still_ water, are likely the most difficult. It’s not just a mirror, and the perspective of the reflected image is awkward to simulate, and the division of the shoreline worse!
Nice job, though I’d started thinking a hint of the light values on the ripples/waves would be a _touch_ darker. (But looking again, just right! Quibble from a non-artist fan… with watercolorist wife.)
“Hey, Dad, check out my new spider terrarium!” 🙂
: D REVOLVING DOOR TO ANOTHER UNIVERSE!!!!!!!!!!
Shouldn’t that be “especially in her tentacles”? He’s talking about Haldeyis, right?
@MarcD, In that moment he is recalling a previous lover named Nekoson. 🙂