Imaginary Skies Art by Carina Bruce-Kadow

The Creative Process



This is just a little collection of my favourite thumbnails from Nyx+Nyssa’s first two scenes; dialogue with-held, of course. I took care to pick the more extensive thumbnails, but even here you see what I meant with they range from „cross for face“ and nearly full drawings. Sometimes the full...

Logo Reveal and Comic Progress!


That’s the Logo; isn’t it pretty? In the hallowed traditions of webcomics it is self-made – thanks to some stubbornness and the help of gracious souls who put logo design tutorials onto the internet. I’d like to buy a professional overhaul of it if a print collection ever becomes a thing, but...

Nyx+Nyssa Chapter 1 Draft 0 done!


On 17. October I finally finished Nyx+Nyssa Chapter 1 Draft 0. Yay! Progress and Vindication! My process so far worked! Some observations: Outlines for me are useless to decide the shape of the story, but page breakdowns… Now those are helpful.   Every weekend I plan out next weeks drafting...

How I write: Nyx+Nyssa in October 2018


First things first: this is not a how to write. Neither is it a guranteed good way to do it, perhaps not even for me. Nope, this is just how I write my comic, right now in late 2018. After a phase of seriously overthinking things, I decided to keep my process as simple as possible. Right now...

Backup systems and their fallibility


So, my backup system, this Monday it failed. Originally I was pretty proud of it, especially since I was working on multiple machines. I have an icloud folder setup on which I work – save directly to cloud – and another one in which I archive finished work. I was traveling a lot and...

Imaginary Skies Art by Carina Bruce-Kadow