19Dec

The Bean 25

Good morning- I hope you enjoy todays update- I am a little under the weather at the moment- but I am pushing through it. More art and colors to come- Keep creating and thank you trav

20Dec

The Bean 26

Today’s color update. I love how this page came out- So different than I originally planned it to be. Love it. Thank you so much for your help and I all I ask if you would tell others about the patreon I appreciate it. It is truly helping making the bean work. trav    

Good morning- Back from the Tucson Comic Con- it was a blast. I really enjoyed the show and now I can finally get back into the groove of work, bean and everything else I am working on. Thank you for your incredible support. You guys are incredible. Keep creating trav

Today’s update on the color is a milestone. 40 pages and I am in the underground. What is awesome is that you will be able to see my vision of what I have always felt the colors of the underground needed to be. Also I am starting to prep the kickstarter for book 4 of […]

  It is amazing how things happen and come together. Just watching this story flow and build itself up just blows me away. I am really happy with how the colors and feel of the story. I hope you are enjoying the colors and feels. Thanks again for everything. trav

This is one of my favorite pages. I just love how the colors came out and the feel of the whole room. The collector is truly one of my favorite characters. I am also working diligently on finishing off book 4. I am sooo looking forward to seeing this kickstarter happen in January. Book 4 […]

Good morning- I know that a lot of people at the moment do not see these new color updates. I am working on figuring out how to change that. I can always start the color pages as a new comic – so it hits their RSS Feed. Just thinking of ways to improve this process […]

Good morning my dear friends- I hope the holidays are treating you well and that you are taking a moment to enjoy each others company. Sorry for no thursday color update- It was Thanksgiving and I actually took the day off:) It was a very nice adventure. Well here is today’s color update. Thank you […]

Good morning- Here is today’s color update. Thinking of moving all the color pages to it’s own little spot so it will pop up in people’s rss feed. Any thoughts? Keep creating trav  

10Jan

The Bean 46

Keep creating. Too often we give up on the dream. I would hope that you would not and continue to push forward, keep looking for new possibilities, new options, and hope.  What ever the dream might be, it needs to be followed and believed in. This has been a very long ongoing dream of mine. […]

11Jan

The Bean 47

Updates are always hard during the week of shows. That is just how it is, because a lot of the time is spent working on show prep and such. I am still updating though and that is important. Thank you again for your support, and your believing in this great project. Keep creating. trav  

12Jan

The Bean 48

I decided since I have missed a couple of days here and there in this holiday season that I would update 2 pages today. I am a little under the weather but I wanted to get these updates taken care of . Keep creating trav

13Jan

The Bean 49

2nd page update today- I am happy with this one as well. I love how the story is moving along with color.  

14Jan

The Bean 50

Good morning- i hope everyone’s holiday is going well. I am in the middle of mine and trying to get everything into place. The biggest news is that I will be launching book 4 of the bean soon for kickstarter. Hopefully in the next week or so. I will also be only updating the color […]

15Jan

The Bean 51

Yup we are getting ready to launch our newest kickstarter. Which will be the next volume in the bean series. More info to come. trav  

21Jan

The Bean 57

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 […]

22Jan

The Bean 58

Todays color update is now available- I am also prepping the Long Beach Comic Expo. It looks like it will be a very fun show. I am excited to be there this year. The kickstarter is still going strong and if you want to be a part of it – you have just 14 days […]

23Jan

The Bean 59

The kickstarter is still going strong and if you want to be a part of it – you have only 7 days left 🙂 CHECK OUT KICKSTARTER PROJECT FOR BOOK 4 HERE! Also I hope you enjoy today’s color update.   Keep creating and keep dreaming big . trav-

24Jan

The Bean 60

Today my kickstarter closes today- Really excited to see book 4 finished. I am also excited to see the color updates continuing. Your support has been incredible and I am very grateful for all the help you have given us. We are also over the halfway mark on chapter 2 of the book. This is […]

11Nov

The Bean 166

Hey just thought I would make mention of this. If you are doing a webcomic or want to be part of this just click the link above. You can’t nominate your own stuff, and I am not asking for nominations myself. I just think this is kind of pretty cool and something people might be […]

15Nov

The Bean 167

Would you prefer if I talked a little more during my updates? I don’t usually do, I find it a little weird at times trying to digest an episode, especially when it is a continuing story line and I want people to find things for themselves. Yet, I think people are also missing some of […]

17Nov

The Bean 168

Well I’ve thought about it and after a bit of an internal debate, finally decided to update 3 times a week. That was a tough choice, because there were many factors that go into this. One reason though is it will add a bit of work to me, yet more accountability. On my blog though- […]

19Nov

The Bean 169

Well, as you can see I have been a little busy these last few days. There are many things I am looking at adding, fixing and taking away from the site. The only problem I have is time, but that is an aspect of life that I just cannot really change. One of the most […]

22Nov

The Bean 170

I am trying really hard to make sure there is something to posted here in the text section of the comic. I know it is important and I am pleased with the progress that I am making. I have appreciated the encouragement as well and the excitement over Bean. It has been very nice to […]

24Nov

The Bean 171

Well, I hope you are enjoying the new updating schedule. I also hope everyone is enjoying the new art section as well. I am looking forward to getting back into the world section, but there is only so much time in the day and I am knee deep into issue 7. Speaking of issue 7, […]

26Nov

The Bean 172

Thanksgiving has passed and I hope it was enjoyable. I am personally stuffed and looking forward to jumping on several other projects for this weekend. Almost all of them involve art. I am hoping to get several other pieces of artwork up as well. Also if you are bored, just take a moment and reread […]

27Dec

The Bean 185

Thanks for all the candid comments. I appreciate the input. It helps me figure out how to make my comic better. I hope you all had an incredible christmas. More to come. trav

31Dec

The Bean 187

Been really busy with a few commissions, which is good. I will be posting these soon. In fact the commission section is the last part of travs art that I need to work on. I mean there are other things, I am just pretty slammed, which is good. Thanks again for all the support these […]

10Jan

The Bean 191

Well this is the start of book 6:) I still cannot believe that 191 pages are up- I am just finishing up the inks of 7 which took a little longer to do, yet part of that reason is the fact I am doing a lot more commission work. Kids got to eat, and until […]

12Jan

The Bean 192

This weekend I had a great learning experience. I learned how to prepare and can jam and applesauce. I had a blast and I look forward to playing a little more with this almost lost home art. Why am I even bringing this up? Well, because it really helps me think old world. It is […]

14Jan

The Bean 193

It’s nice to have a small lull before the storm:) Well good news I just finished the last inked page for issue 7. I am excited how it has turned out and I have started to finish the spot colors on the cover. I will be scanning the inks of the pages on saturday and […]

19Jan

The Bean 195

Well I am working on a few new pieces. There is a lot going on, yet I will be around off and on. I am looking forward to posting two new piece soon. It’s nice have a few commissions right now and I look forward to adding text to issue 7 on sat. Keep creating. […]

21Jan

The Bean 196

Well this is actually me looking into the future:) As of this moment my internet access is limited until Sat- So I am really grateful for automatic updating. I think I am getting the fire again. There is much to do and I am really excited with the current progress that is happening with the […]

26Jan

The Bean 198

I must say I was really impressed with monday’s response. I was blown away… I almost feel bad that we are entering a little transition – yet not that bad:). This is all about the importance of planning and working through one’s story. Don’t worry we will return soon- promise. Issue 7: all the text […]

31Jan

The Bean 200

Wow! 200 pages…. that blows me away…. I cannot believe we have gone this far and there is so much more to show…. well enough idle chatter on my part , back to work…. Onto the next 200 trav

11Feb

The Bean 205

I love transitions:) As you read the story as a whole you will see what I am talking about. Ok back in the groove. I just finished the first 20 penciled pages to book 8 and let me tell you, I am really jazzed and moved. It feels nice to get back into the flow, […]

14Feb

The Bean 206

Book 7 officially leaves to the printer today. I am happy with it and look forward to finishing 8. I  will be putting it up for sale in a week or so. Thanks again for the support trav

16Feb

The Bean 207

I have been in a few discussions of late about B/W comics and are they dead? It has been an interesting conversation, especially since I have been fighting with all sorts of directions on where I need to take things. I have really appreciated the encouragement and the eye opener that b/w comics are not […]

18Feb

The Bean 208

Some fun things are happening wit bean right now. Issue 7 went to press today. Also I finished the pencils on  page 25 of book 8. Book 8 is moving pretty strongly right now it’s a bit emotional and I am so blown away on how well it is moving along. I am also looking […]

23Feb

The Bean 210

Well I am in the midst of prepping for emerald city comic con (seattle). It’s gonna be a blast I’ll post all the info friday. We will be for the whole show and will be debuting issue 7 there. Looking forward to sketching and having a great time trav

25Feb

The Bean 211

Well, first off, lets give a book update on what is happening behind the scenes. Book 7 will arrive here on Tuesday. Pretty jazzed about that. Also I have 13 pages left to pencil on book 8. I cannot believe how quick that one is moving. It is very nice to see it flow so […]

28Feb

The Bean 212

Well this is the week for Emerald City Comic Con. Booth  309 Come by for free sketches.. You can find out all about the show here at http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/ Also I am on two panels. Friday at 7 and sunday at noon. So come by for the fun. More to come trav

I should have another update today with some new art. I was going to post it last night, but I just got pretty busy…. sorry about that. So much to do to plan for my trip to seattle on thursday.

Well I am in Seattle for a few days, read the blog for more info on that if you would like. I am excited to be here and I will tell you this place is beautiful up here. I am a socal native so this is all new to me. Anyways I do not have […]

23May

The Bean 248

Well this is the week of phoenix- and man is there a lot of things going on this week. Updates will continue but i might still be scarce. Once phoenix is done we will be back in the swing of things and hopefully I’ll be around a bit more. My big phoenix update will be […]

25May

The Bean 249

Today is a packing day for phoenix- I will be on and off today, but i should have an update about the show- once the madness settles down we’ll get back into the groove soon

Ok back from the Phoenix Comic Con and what can I tell you? Well, for starters it was an incredible show. We had a blast and I really enjoyed talking and drawing for all the wonderful people that stopped by the booth. It was also wonderful to see so many other old friends and find […]

Well now that we know that bean is ok- it’s time to get back to the forest…. I am working on the layout for 8 and i have started the art for 9- It’s gonna be a fun week and hopefully i will have it all done by the end of the week. thanks for […]

well book 8 should be back from press in 2 weeks. I will have it for SDCC. Looking forward to that show and in the next week I will have my big post with everything about it. I also had to reprint issue 2. Can’t believe how well they are moving. I am also excited […]

I am a little bummed. I had to buy a new mac book pro, because my other one died. I did not loose any files, just it cost a huge chunk of what I was saving for the trade book. So I am looking at finding other funding. It put me in a funk, but […]

11Jul

The Bean 269

Well – we are getting gritty:) This is going to be a very busy week for us as I prepare for SDCC. Also I should have issue 8 by the end of the week, which is pretty exciting. I must say that it has been a very trying few weeks, hence no newsletter and limited […]

13Jul

The Bean 270

It’s getting rough…. ** SDCC update** If you are at the San Diego Comic Con next weekend come by E11 and hang out with us. That’s next week. I have other updates coming soon- I am though cranking out pages for issue 9 (page 15 will be done soon). I am really enjoying this issue […]

15Jul

The Bean 271

So we start to see a new side of mama- 🙂 I am really excited about how far I am into this again and in-fact I am just finishing up the script to issue 10. I added some stuff, that is really going be wild. Yet now is not the time to talk about that. […]

18Jul

The Bean 272

Hi All – this is the week of SDCC. I will be scarce but I wanted to share my two videos with you, that I will be using at the show. This will be showcasing the Bean, the other on the blog, showcases my art. I hope you get a chance to enjoy them both. […]

20Jul

The Bean 273

I am on my way to SDCC today. So I am scarce today- I will post more soon- enjoy the update. trav

22Jul

The Bean 274

day 3 of comic con starts today and tonight is the eisner awards. I a little anxious.:) anyways I’m checking in on my twitter and occasionally facebook. trav  

25Jul

The Bean 275

wow- it’s a been a long, exciting five days. Full SDCC report later today. Right now I need to rest a little and recover. Enjoy- trav

27Jul

The Bean 276

Well, I am home and I thought I would have some time to put together a review of sdcc, but life is in the way. Family has been sick and there has been other obligations which I haven’t finished. In fact I haven’t even unpacked. Yet even though I am tired, I want everyone to […]

29Jul

The Bean 277

Finishing up the video for my kickstarter project for the graphic novel version of the bean. I will post more on monday. Keep creating trav

It is about time- I am pushing to take Bean to the next level in book format. No I am not redoing it. I just think it is time to start putting the individual comics together as trades. So Books 1-4 will make The Bean vol 1: Riddles and Shrooms.  Now to do this I […]

Nothing like a little Barbeque. Also this is really exciting in 4 days we have raised $2000 dollars to print the trades of the Bean at Kickstarter. This is huge and we need 3 grand more. We have 62 backers and I am very touched at their support.  All we need is 140 more at […]

it scenes like these that allow me to breathe a little. I personally love the transition pages. It is a nice break. I should be getting the books soon as well. Plus if you would like to see the new store look- just click the store link. In the transition of creating a new store- […]

Well back to the story…. Today I head out to the tucson comic con. Looking forward to an awesome weekend of sketching, talking comics and having a grand time. If you are in the area stop by and hang out with us. Also the books are now available for presale at the store. Order yours […]

11Nov

The Bean 322

getting ready to sign 362 books for the kickstarter project- not including the small comics – I will post a full article on this in a bit. Also the books are now at the store and are ready to ship- plus a new store design

14Nov

The Bean 323

Hi all- see I am not so evil. Anyways the books are on sale now at the online store. They are also in two arizona stores and we are looking at a few others as well. It’s a good feeling and If you want to see 360+ books being signed enjoy the pic below. Kickstarter […]

18Nov

The Bean 325

First Batch of Books ship tomorrow – if you were not part of the kickstarter project…. you pick up your copy here. It helps us get vol 2 out… keep creating. If you are interested… this is partly in the past….:) partly … trav  

21Nov

The Bean 326

well i almost have all the kickstarter rewards done- there are 225 packages ready to ship- i have the big ones still to do and then we are done for now. I am though getting ready to start the vol 2 kickstarter project. I sure appreciate all the support and help. You guys have been […]

28Nov

The Bean 329

I hope everyone had a fantastic thanksgiving. I also hope that life is treating you well. For those that are interested, I have set up the next kickstarter project for the bean. I am really excited about getting volume 2:the Lost Prince out there. There are so great deals as well A $20 pledge gets […]

30Nov

The Bean 330

Kickstarter update- we are at the 1500 mark- which means only 3500 to go. The best deal is the $30 pledge, you will get both vol 1 & 2. Thanks again for all your support. You can pledge here at the Bean vol 2: the Lost Prince. trav

Book 4 Bean update- working hard on book 4, in fact monday we start updating book 4 here. So jazzed about that. Kickstarter update – 300 people are now sharing my adventure. I am really excited about this. If you want to join this adventure just follow the kickstarter link on the side of the […]

In con prep today and tomorrow for the very cool one day show at the long beach comic con this sat. So if you are in the area come on down to the show and hang out with us. CLICK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LONG BEACH COMIC CON. I will be sitting next to […]

13May

The Bean 484

We are in phoenix comicon prep. Means there is a lot to get done before next week. I will still be updating daily with sketches, comics and other fun. Today’s update deals with the return of a crazed old creature. Keep creating- trav-    

16May

The Bean 485

Today’s update deals with one one angry troll. I am really excited about seeing a familiar mad troll return…. Also a lot of big prep for one of my favorite shows of the year. The Phoenix Comicon will happen memorial day weekend. My big con post will be monday. Also finished all the pencil work […]

20May

The Bean 486

This week is the Phoenix comicon – a lot going on and I will be adding more info tomorrow. trav

23May

The Bean 487

On the road to the phoenix comicon- will be posting picks and all sorts of stuff this week. Come and hang out with me at booths # 473, 475. I’ll be doing FREE Sketches all weekend long and I am also on three panels. http://www.phoenixcomicon.com/  Just click the link for all the comicon goodness. Keep […]

30May

The Bean 489

well I am back from the Phoenix Comicon. What an incredible show. There were sooooo many awesome highlights. So many wonderful experiences. I enjoyed my family  being there as well. My crew had it down and the key to a good show, is an even better crew. The made the show incredible. The other big […]

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