A miscellany of weekly ramblings on comics, art and film by Ted Mathot, storyboard artist and writer/artist/self-publisher of graphic novels and comics
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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Isabel in Montana Territory

Page detail from the new book. Montana in 1888 was still a territory, and wasn't admitted to the Union until late 1889. Although I haven't visited the state, the photos I've found while researching show a beautiful and incredibly diverse landscape. I hope to incorporate as much of it as possible, which may result in some artistic license as far as locations go...The story will continue through Wyoming (Territory), and perhaps parts of Colorado and New Mexico, where I'm planning the story's climax to take place.



Status: 30 pages are done, but need some color work still.
11 pages to clean up, and 7 layouts to go.

BTW, it's been a while since I talked about film-related stuff, so I'm planning to blab a bit about that in the next post.

9 comments:

Brian Churilla said...

Nice. Way to direct the ol' eyeball. I'm guessing this is not the last panel on its page given it's directing the eye right to left?

bentonjew said...

This is looking to be a beautiful book....

Can't wait to see the completed story!

craig said...

That's a sweet looking panel. Montana is a great state. I was driving through one day, and traffic had stopped. About 10-15 wild horses ran across the road, jumped a fence and ran into the distance. Quite a site.

Kelly said...

Gorgeous.

Ev said...

Dude! That's great! I'm digging the inks man!

kalonji said...

you rock ted!

spleenal said...

looks beautiful

Gabriele Pasqualino said...

that's sweet !
i'm in love with your works :)

Justin Hunt said...

Wow! That's awesome Ted.