21Apr

The Bean 580

hi all – just back from wondercon- it was a good show- more on that later… once i get settled in- Right now its the last day (meaning monday and part of tuesday  if you want to be a part of my new book- Tanner Jones and the Quest for the Monkey Stone.  Just click […]

28Apr

The Bean 581

Today I turn 43. A little older, a little wiser and a little more thoughtful. A big shout out to my family and friends that keep me focused and constantly moving forward. Thank you trav

23Jun

The Bean 589

Well after 15 years of being an art director I found out last monday that I am now unemployed. Grateful for the opportunity I had to help build that company from 11 employees to where it is today. I will surely miss working with them.Now there is a another door for me to go through… […]

30Jun

The Bean 590

Well hello, and what an incredible week it has been as I find my direction and follow the dream. As you can see I have joined Patreon and if you want to help support the coloring of the Bean comic, please do so. Patreon makes it easier for me to color and tell the story […]

I am amazed that we are hitting the 600 mark. It is really exciting. Also a big thanks to all those that supporting the Coloring of the Bean through the Patreon Campaign. I am working on the next two pages and there will be spoiler art posted and news posted in the Patreon secret blog. […]

14Jul

The Bean 592

So close to 600- wow and then we continue on. Also there will be color updates this week as well. I love how color makes the Bean’s world so much richer. Also thank you to those new patreon donors. You are making the coloring of the Bean possible. If you want to join in and […]

21Jul

The Bean 593

This is the big week- SDCC- There is a lot going on and I will be a little scarce, but updates both in color and b/w will still happen.  If you happen to be there- stop by the booth and get a free sketch. Also keep creating trav  

28Jul

The Bean 594

I hope all is well- we just got home from Comic-con – wow, what a trip. I will be posting my review in all it’s glory in the next day or so. Pretty beat down so I will just share the update…. Keep creating… oh and a new color page will be going up tomorrow. […]

I am so loving this section. Might have found one of my new favorite characters. I hope you are enjoying my adventure- And thank you to everyone that are helping with funding the coloring the bean. So if you want to read the bean in color- just click the beginning Keep creating trav  

11Aug

The Bean 596

Can you believe it- just 4 updates away from comic 600. All I can say is wow…. Just wow and what a ride and I am still going strong. This has been fun and the story is getting so much deeper and what is most important is I am having so much fun creating it. […]

17Aug

The Bean 597

3 shy of 600 can you believe it and the plot thickens… well not really it’s just stirred a little. One of the things is that I like to craft a story. Take my time. I know it gets hard waiting for weekly updates – though I update three times a week- two of those […]

25Aug

The Bean 598

Today I am now 2 shy of 600 pages of the comic update. 2 shy, what an adventure so far… and at the moment, though I know there is still much more of the tale to tell, I am feeling very very accomplished. Also to read the story in color just follow the graphic. What […]

  Hello my friends this is a show week. Yup we are heading off to the Salt Lake Comic Con. If you want to follow me you can follow me on instagram and fb. I will be posting tons of pics of my adventures. Looking forward to a incredible time with a lot of great […]

15Sep

The Bean 601

Well I almost missed today’s update. I took my daughter this weekend up to college with my wife. It was surreal and kind of a hard experience for me. Yet I am so proud of her on what she has accomplished. I look forward to seeing her in a couple of months. It will just […]

22Sep

The Bean 602

The adventure moves on – this is a big week for us as well. There are a lot of projects going on – including an adventure at the long beach comic con this weekend- where I will be a guest at. So if you are in the area this weekend come on by for some […]

29Sep

The Bean 603

Well, we are back from the Long Beach Comic Con. Had a great time, and I will be posting more about that in the next day or two. Plus a really big announcement in the next few days. Keep creating trav  

13Oct

The Bean 605

Good morning – Last thursday we launched our survey’s for everyone who backed my story Tanner Jones and the Quest for the Monkey Stone. I am really excited about this part of the project. It means that I will be able to launch book 4 of bean soon… very soon. (jan) Also if you missed […]

27Oct

The Bean 607

Hello my adventurers. Welcome to today’s update. First off- The con schedule for the end of the year is up. Tucson and Phoenix Fan Fest. I am excited about both shows. Tucson is the November show and Phoenix is in December. It will be a very nice way to end the year. 2nd- Also I […]

Sorry – my laptop connected to my old scanner went down and i have to get things fixed. So I am a little occupied at the moment and should have things back to normal by the end of the week (just as I leave for tucson). Keep creating trav  

10Nov

The Bean 609

Scanner is now up and running- sorry for the late update. Just got back from tucson comic con- so i am also getting back in the groove. A lot of great things are happening. trav  

17Nov

The Bean 610

I’m excited… really excited – I just love where the story is at right now and where it is going. I am also prepping the Chapters 13-16 for Book 4. This Kickstarter will start in January. I am really jazzed about this, because book 4 has been a long time coming. I understand that there […]

24Nov

The Bean 611

Good morning… Today’s question is who is your favorite character at the moment and why? Keep creating trav  

Good morning, I hope everyone’s holiday was peaceful and full of warmth and gratitude. I am currently working on finishing the art to book 4. I am almost done with it and I am looking forward to finally launching the kickstarter for this book. I am really excited about how it has progressed. Both in […]

14Dec

The Bean 614

Just got back from Phoenix Fan Fest so I am decompressing for a bit. I will have a review up shortly. Keep creating and keep dreaming big. trav

22Dec

The Bean 615

Good morning- I just want to wish everyone a wonderful and merry christmas. Be kind, compassionate and be grateful this year. trav  

29Dec

The Bean 616

20 years ago today – One gorgeous lady said she was willing to spend eternity with me. What an incredible adventure it has been. Literally through thick and thin. We have struggled, cried, laughed, dreamed and hoped together. It has been one of the most incredible rides I have ever been on and I am […]

Yup I am almost ready to launch the kickstarter to the next part of the story. Right now I am building up all the rewards (which if you have any suggestions I would love to hear them) as well as the graphics and the video. I am really excited about this book in the series […]

12Jan

The Bean 618

Yup I am hoping to have everything up and ready by late next week. If you want to see a sneak peak, or get a preview of what this kickstarter is all about come check it out. I am in the graphics and layout stages, so it has not been edited, but the rewards are […]

19Jan

The Bean 619

Good morning. I am working hard on finishing up the kickstarter for book 4- I have a video to finish which I will be working on this week as well as edits, clean up and all other sorts creative goodness. I should be launching soon- very very soon. If you want a preview of the […]

26Jan

The Bean 620

  620 pages today. I feel good about that.  I am almost done with the Kickstarter. That is a good thing. Right now I am editing all my errors 🙂 and I have the video up if you want to see it. Just click the big graphic below for the preview.  I will be launching […]

HI ALL! Well I launched the Kickstarter on Thursday of last week and in 12 hours we hit out initial goal. I am totally floored about the response so far on book 4. I am really excited about what is happening and where things are going. I was not expecting to hit the goal so […]

16Feb

The Bean 623

I just got back from Amazing Arizona Comic Con. It was a very nice show and we met and saw a lot of great people and had a fantastic time. Also the kickstarter is in full swing. The map goal is almost happening- just 1100 away. I am really excited about it. CHECK OUT KICKSTARTER […]

16Mar

The Bean 627

Good morning and what an incredible day. Today is the day I post the last page to book 4 🙂 We start chapter 17 next week which kicks off book 5. Wow I personally never imagined that I would be this far into the story. I am really excited about were it is going. Also […]

23Mar

The Bean 628

Chapter 17 – the hunted starts today. The first page of book 5…. 🙂 oh boy. Also I will be at the Emerald City Comic Con this weekend in seattle- come by for free sketches, for good times and great fun. trav  

Sometimes… one just needs to enjoy the scenery. Wondercon is now completed and the adventures move on. My next adventure is the LA Book Fair. Wondercon was wonderful and I am  very tired but extremely happy – I really enjoyed the wonderful spirit of the show and how things turned out. There were laughs, smiles […]

13Apr

The Bean 631

Good morning my friends- Today’s update deals with the beginnings of the helixshire origins. Also Bean is still in edits… you know me and dyslexia 🙂 So there are a few. I am also working on the map artwork, which is coming out incredible. Thank you again for all your incredible support and being there. […]

20Apr

The Bean 632

Just got back from the festival of books. I am pretty worn out, but i still got the update up. It was a fantastic fun festival. Working on finishing the edits this week and hopefully in two weeks i will have abook ready for print. trav  

Today is a big day- I am setting up Book 4 to go to print tonight- I am very excited with what is happening and how things are turning out. I am finishing off a few last minute corrections for the interior and the cover. This is exciting to see what is finally happening and […]

20Jul

The Bean 645

Ever moving forward – and I am excited about how the color is adding so much more of a mood to the story. It is giving it such a more cinematic feel to it. So what’s  going on with  this adventure…. Well I did some major changes to my Patreon campaign. It’s now only a […]

27Jul

The Bean 646

I was sitting here looking at the title of the comic and realized that I have drawn over 646 pages of one story. I don’t plan to stop either. I am in awe over how this story has evolved and how I have grown as human being because of it. A tale of dishwasher, who […]

Good morning – or good day- depending on where you at. Today’s update is all about trust… or who do you trust? We are also moving into the new month of our patreon campaign. A great way to support comics or other art projects. There is no obligations but there are some perks. In fact […]

17Aug

The Bean 649

This weeks update throws us deeper into the world of Culver’s Gulch.  So curious on people’s feelings about the color work at the moment. It’s been about a month since we changed the comic from b/w to color. The transition has involved more work but I feel that it has really added to the story. […]

24Aug

The Bean 650

Today is update 650. Can you believe it- 650 updates … wow…. wow. The saga just keeps growing and  as I look back I am enjoying the growth and maturity in my art. It’s an interesting journey looking back over ones work for the last several years and seeing where it is going.  

Good morning – Enjoy today’s update, it has been fun working on these pages and many more are to come.  Nothing like a bit of intrigue to start the morning. So today is question and answer day… you can ask me almost anything about the comic and I will be more than willing to answer… […]

21Sep

The Bean 654

This week is Salt Lake City Comic Con week. I am soo looking forward to hanging out at this show. Come hang out for free sketches and all sorts of fun. trav  

28Sep

The Bean 655

just got back from Salt Lake City Comic Con- it was quite the adventure. Glad to be home and it was nice to see that the show improved over the last year. More to come – taking a rest for a moment keep creating. trav  

12Oct

The Bean 657

Good morning – sorry for the late post this morning- i’m not feeling well this morning – but i am going to make sure the show goes on. Thanks again for the support…. trav

19Oct

The Bean 658

One of things that i enjoy about this story… is when I complete circles…  Meaning events that were mentioned long ago now come full circle. This is one of those circles and I am really excited about finally getting to this point. In fact this was one of those sections of the tale, that I […]

Good morning. Quick update today. I am prepping for the Tucson Comic con. Looking forward to an weekend – but I needed to make sure that I got this page up. Keep creating trav  

11Jan

The Bean 670

Bean makes a choice…. First I started a new redbubble account click here for trav’s redbubble store This is were you will find a ton of new shirt and mug designs. I finally figured it was time to offer my work on shirts etc… if there is a design you want to see online- than […]

18Jan

The Bean 671

Anger… it’s an easy vice to write about and create. Bean is literally unleashing his anger at the moment. Will this change him? Not sure… even now the line is blurred between the sword and bean and who controls who…

On the edge of a knife we sit…. It’s nice having most of the crew back together let me tell you… well some of them anyways. Keep creating trav  

15Feb

The Bean 675

Good morning- I just got back from the amazing comic con in phoenix and i am sorry the update is a little late- I got in late and it has just taken a bit to get back into the groove. Also the kickstarter game is going fantastic- a lot of good things are happening. Anyways […]

14Mar

The Bean 679

Today is national napping day! wohoo! that’s my kinda of day and it’s rainy as well. What more could one ask for.

21Mar

The Bean 680

Good morning- Been a rough weekend… had a car stolen in front of the house. 2nd time a car has been stolen, same car … honda civic… It’s frustrating to deal with and yet I decided that I was not going to let the situation control my emotions. So I went out … bought some […]

28Mar

The Bean 681

Just coming off of wondercon and boy am i tired… but I am happy-  and that is important. anyways wanted to get this up for everyone. trav  

11Apr

The Bean 683

Sorry for the late update, I just got back from the Emerald City Comic Con – What a wonderful and incredible show. So grateful for all the help that came from some many people and spouses that made this show possible for our family. It was a fantastic weekend and now it’s time to get […]

18Apr

The Bean 684

Finally feeling that life is getting back to normal after the big eccc show- it is nice to be home- and it is nice to be with family. I am still worn out and I still have a lot to do at the moment, yet I finally feel like I am back on track. The […]

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