September 16th, 2010

Kero asleep


Morning, why do you hate me so?

For that matter, last night I dreamt that laurie_robey and I were so tired that she kept almost driving into trees, and I passed out from exhaustion in a Starbucks.

Woke up with a nasty headache.

I'm thinking a sick day may be in order.

-The Gneech
Taishi Conquest

Layout Begins!

Tonight I finished converting the comics for Childproof the Unicorns (Second Edition) and began doing the actual layout, using an inDesign template kindly provided to me by John Lotshaw that he uses for Kevin and Kell books.

My first discovery: apparently my NN strips are (or were) wider and shorter than K&K strips. I’m definitely going to need to tweak this layout. Four strips per page, perhaps?

My second discovery: inDesign appears to be made of stupid. I used to loooooove PageMaker, back when I was a graphic designer! How the mighty have fallen.

My third discovery: I don’t have that font any more. Or that one, or that one. What the heck happened to all of my fonts? And what were they named, again?

Still! Progress! My new goal: start taking pre-orders by November 1st in order to deliver by Christmas. Will I make it? I don’t know yet! Will anybody buy? I don’t know that, either, but I’m hoping…

-The Gneech

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