26Nov

The Bean 2

As many of you know I am working on coloring the bean. I am loving it. I am working patreon campaign to help fund this huge endeaver and if you want to know more about it- keep your eyes posted. Also if you want another way to help support the bean, please go to the […]

27Nov

The Bean 3

  Here is the next page of the bean in color. It is a labor of love and a slow process, but as more and more people join our patreon campaign that allows me to be able to dedicate more time. For only a $1 update you can also become a patron of the arts. […]

28Nov

The Bean 4

Good morning- I am moving forward with coloring the Bean. I am very excited about this new adventure for me and would love to have you come along for the ride. If you have noticed for only a $1 per color update (only 2 a week) you can help me add color to the Bean. […]

29Nov

The Bean 5

Here as promised is today’s full color update. It is sooo much more sound in color in my opinion and I look forward to catching up to the current 591 page 🙂 but that is ok- We will day. Your contributions through patreon are helping. Thank you. If you want to help you can donate […]

30Nov

The Bean 6

NEW color update today. I am pretty excited about the direction of the color- and as we work through I am truly humbled by those that are supporting this comic through patreon to make it a reality. I love how it is coming out and I think it is really adding a whole new dimension […]

1Dec

The Bean 7

Next color page is up and looking good. There is so much more depth to the comic with these pages. I am really pleased with the direction and the feel and look forward to keeping the pages going. Thanks again for all the help – the support and the love. Keep creating trav

29Dec

The Bean 34

Hi my dear friends and supporters. Here is today’s color update. I cannot believe that we are 3 pages shy of finishing Chapter 1 of the first book in color. I am setting up chapter 2 color modes as well. Plus I am still working on chapter 16 of the b/w comic. I am trying […]

30Dec

The Bean 35

Good morning- Today’s color update features the wrath and anger of Ogre. I personally would not want to be on the receiving end myself. Production is moving along briskly. I am preparing also for tucson and signed and drew in 500 Tanner Jones Adventure Books. So I am keeping busy and upbeat about where this […]

31Dec

The Bean 36

This update was supposed to happen yesterday, but my world has been a little chaotic. My laptop crashed on monday and I have had to spend some time in trying to recover data and still finish off some big projects that need to get done. I apologize for the late delay. trav-

In the midst of shipping kickstarter rewards and trying to keep sane. The color update is a day late. But I will be back on track next week. This is a FREE Patreon color update as well. I have really appreciated the support that people have given me and I am looking forward into jumping […]

Well chapter 1 is finished and boy does it look good. Colors have begun on chapter 2. This is turning out amazing. Thank you for your help and your encouragement. Also most of the kickstarter rewards are going out today and tomorrow. Books are shipping 🙂 Well back to the artistic grind. trav-

10Feb

The Bean 77

Hi all – here is the new color update of the original pages. Working hard on pushing this forward. Also we just hit our first goal on Patreon which is really exciting. This means those that are patreons will be getting something special at the end of the month. I am also giving away a […]

11Feb

The Bean 78

This scene has always been one of my favorites. Gort is such a jerk. One of the things that coloring the comic has shown is time. Time within in the comic and how the environment effects the setting and emotional welfare of the characters. I like that you can now see that impact. To feel […]

12Feb

The Bean 79

Hi all. Here is todays color update a day early- because i have some traveling to do. I hope you enjoy. trav  

13Feb

The Bean 80

Well good morning- Our coloring adventure continues. 🙂 I am also posting this months original copic piece to give away tomorrow on the patreon account. Thank you again for all your support. trav  

14Feb

The Bean 81

80 pages into the story are colored. Wow- It’s amazing how this is going. As I go back and actually read the story in color, it is a much different story. I did not expect it to change that much. I love how much more alive my world is and how the moods are changing […]

well i am working on two new pieces not related o the bean- I will post some more on those soon. I am also finishing the edits on book 7 I would like it to go press on monday. We will say. I also have the first 5 pages to 8 penciled – it is […]

Last night I hung out at the Riverside Artwalk. Very cool experience, I was able to showcase my prints rather than my books and had a fantastic time doing so. Now back to work I guess:) I am prepping for the emerald city comic con in march. So if you are in the area- I […]

well this is the week that Bean 7 goes to print. I am a little nervous and excited. I am also a 4th of the way done with Book 8. The pencils are looking good. There is a lot going on as well. I am prepping for Emerald con in washington and also for Wondercon […]

25Aug

The Bean 289

Well, one of the cool things about the eisners is dinner. We were privileged to sit with a young man and his sweet wife. Paul Roman Martinez is the creator and illustrator of the web/print comic – the adventures of the 19XX. He has been nominated for a few awards, including the Eisner Award for […]

28Aug

The Bean 290

To all those wondering where gort was, well here he is and doing what he does best. Also we are at $5800 on the pledges…. The Kickstarter Project $15 gets you a copy of the book and FREE Shipping, plus your name printed in the book as well. So if you want a copy before […]

30Aug

The Bean 291

Chapter(book 9) update….I have 2 1/2 pages left on this book. I am hoping to have all the text in and put into edits on monday. Still much to do- trav The Kickstarter Project $15 gets you a copy of the book and FREE Shipping, plus your name printed in the book as well. So […]

Page and a half left to draw. The last 5 pages completely differed from the original script and made so much more sense. In fact I am really jazzed how it came out and it made this part of the story so much more realistic. Also we hit the $6000 mark. Really excited about the […]

Have an incredible labor day weekend- see ya in a few days The Kickstarter Project   $15 gets you a copy of the book and FREE Shipping, plus your name printed in the book as well. So if you want a copy before they become a available to the public in Nov and your name […]

A lot of good things have been happening. I finished all the art for the next chapter of the story and I am now laying in the text. I am really excited about it and should be starting chapter/book 10 soon. Also I have been pretty slammed with commissions and will start to put those […]

Just love the look on those guys faces. Well I should be working right now, but i have several home projects to do right now. A fence is the big one this weekend. Yet I am still on track meaning all the text layout is all but done. I have some tweaking to do and […]

11Sep

The Bean 296

Well it’s all winding down. I spent this weekend doing a lot of manual labor, so artwork took a back seat – sometimes other things just take over. Well I am beat so tomorrow – we’ll get back into book work Keep creating – trav The Kickstarter Project $15 gets you a copy of the […]

13Sep

The Bean 297

There are 14 days left on the kickstarter project. If you still want to help please just click below.  Ok bean updates- Chapter/book 9 is done and edits are in progress. I am happy. so I started chapter/book 10 and it’s gonna be good, well I hope. Well back to work trav The Kickstarter Project […]

15Sep

The Bean 298

There are 11 days left on the kickstarter project. If you still want to help please just click below.  so much going on- I am working on all sorts of projects. As for replying I will be on tonight to go over all the comments. I am still around though. Keep creating. trav The Kickstarter […]

18Sep

The Bean 299

There are times when I dread posting. Today is one of them. Yet there is a much bigger story at work here and the goal is to write a compelling emotional story. I hope I am doing so. I also know and have known that there are elements in a story that are crucial to […]

20Sep

The Bean 300

More to come soon.   The Kickstarter Project $15 gets you a copy of the book and FREE Shipping, plus your name printed in the book as well. So if you want a copy before they become a available to the public in Nov and your name in the book… just put in a pledge. […]

22Sep

The Bean 301

Sorry if you notice some changes in the site. it is not my fault- I am having a few tech glitches. Hi all- been pretty sick the last few days… sucks, no drawing and a lot of sleep. This will be a short post. there are 4 days left on the kickstarter campaign if you […]

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