12Oct

The Bean 309

So here we are- moving into the next big section of the story…. I kinda like being back underground, which I am working right now. Chapter 10 is moving along very nicely as well. I am almost done with page 10.  I have til dec 28 to finish the next 38 pages of the story.  […]

14Oct

The Bean 310

Well, after reading yesterdays posts i felt that i needed to be quiet until today:)Sorry the collector has not returned… Well some really cool things have happened with the Ben vol 1: Riddles and Shrooms… I signed off the proofs yesterday and it is on its way to print. In fact the books and bindery […]

17Oct

The Bean 311

The books are at the printer and they being printed right now as I speak. Really excited. Also I knocked off 3 pages in the last few days. It’s been a very busy weekend and I am now a little worn out. Keep creating! trav      

19Oct

The Bean 312

I really should write these in the morning…. my brain is so fried at night, but the pen ventures on… keep creating trav  

21Oct

The Bean 313

UPDATE: Tales of the Broken Moon wiki- I am currently opening up a wiki dedicated to the bean. It is quite bare- and if there are some of you that would like to help out – that would be awesome. I think it will replace the world section of the site. Any thoughts? You can […]

24Oct

The Bean 314

This week the books should be completed on monday or tuesday and then ship. I am really excited about this.  It so cool to see everything finally come together. trav

26Oct

The Bean 315

Before we go further, I just wanted to say that these have been some of the hardest pages for me to illustrate. I would hope you would take a moment to go back and reread the sacking all the way to this point and you will start see things that an update every other day […]

28Oct

The Bean 316

Well I am halfway though the new pages of the next chapter. I like it’s direction and feel and I am happy with how it looks. Also I am prepping for my next show, which will be the Tucson Comic Con. First time there and I will be one of the guest. Gonna be doing […]

31Oct

The Bean 317

Book update- The book is being bound today. I am pretty excited about that. There was a a minor bump in the road but the printer fixed it and I will be using them again. I will have books for the Tucson Con and then the rest come next week and then I start the […]

16Dec

The Bean 337

Just finished off several commissions and i have a few more- i will be posting those sometime today. Its just been a really busy season. Also please help our Kickstarter project for vol 2-  we broke the $3000 mark and have only $1800 to go- We could use all the help we can get. Plus […]

19Dec

The Bean 338

Working on the cover to vol 2, I am really excited about how it is coming. I’ll prob start inks later this week and the back cover art. REMINDER Starting January 1st my update schedule will change to twice a week for a few months. I am so sorry – it’s just the only way […]

21Dec

The Bean 339

Here are the inks for the cover of vol 2. I will be posting the back art on friday. This has been pretty exciting, we have about $800 to go on the kickstarter and I am finishing up most of the commissions this week and then I’ll finish the layout on the next chapter of […]

23Dec

The Bean 340

Well time for the cover to vol 2. Pretty cool. here it is…. It really captures the full essence of the next 4 books. I will be posting the back art hopefully next week. Other great news, we have about $450 to go on the kickstarter and I am finishing up most of the commissions […]

28Dec

The Bean 342

What a fantastic way to end the year. The holidays have been wonderful this year and I am really happy with were the bean has gone this year. Funding the first bean graphic novel- now funding the second one has been …. well… amazing. Bean vol 2 funded the other day. There are 8 days […]

19Jan

The Bean 348

Hi all- working hard at finishing off vol 2. It’s looking really good infact I am adding some new art to it right now. Also I am pushing through vol 4. I am halfway done (that’s about 2 chapters/books of artwork). There is a lot going on and I will also be posting my new […]

23Jan

The Bean 349

I realized that one of the things that made this fun, was the importance of sharing the process. There is so much going on that I felt it would be cool to invite you into my world on where I am at with the story and what the future has to hold. Thanks jason of […]

26Jan

The Bean 350

sorry – got busy last night on editing and forgot to say hi today… so hello. so today will be open-subject – anything anyone wants to get off their chest? trav

30Jan

The Bean 351

time for a little history lesson 🙂 Vol 2 should go to press this week and i am very engaged in vol 3- started chapter 11 last – ok i had to rework the first page twice but it was worth it.

I hope you take a moment and look at some of the other recent posts. I have been trying to add more to the blog. Also I should be getting the proofs to vol 2 today. keep creating trav

13Feb

The Bean 355

Sent the proofs back for vol 2 today- things are looking good. The book looks fantastic. Well back to work… Trav

16Feb

The Bean 356

Small update…. been really sick the last few days and the whole family has been down for the last two weeks. With 5 kids you expect it to go around. It’s part of life and signed up for it so I am not too distraught that my productivity has tanked. I am feeling better and […]

30Apr

The Bean 377

First off- i turned 41 on saturday. Kinda surreal. My sweetheart and the kids made the day really nice and yes I even took a day off. I still am overloaded with work- which is a good thing- so I will make this brief. We are coming up to the end of chapter 10 and […]

Ok – I am trying to get back into my groove- It’s amazing how much one’s health can slow things down. I had oral surgery a few weeks ago and have been having problems ever since. It’s been rough and has really destroyed my work ethic. last night was the worst. I went back today […]

Best day so far health wise- I have to go back tomorrow- I am not thrilled about that but I am trying to get my health back in gear.  Jaw is still tender and sore, but it is healing. Nothing like trauma to the jaw. The only issue is the last 3 weeks my work […]

10May

The Bean 380

380 – I looked at this today and said – wow- and then did a double wow as I prepped page 412. That’s a lot of pages and I still have a long ways to go. I do get frustrated though about the time thing. I wish I could draw this all day long, then […]

Our kickstarter is in full gear now. Since making the initial goal I have set some stretch goals, which one will include the printing of a second book that will ship with book3. Your support makes this story possible and I appreciate that and know that you are the driving force behind my stories. So […]

12Jul

The Bean 398

We are pushing forward with our stretch goals. I need your help as well. Please share, tell your friends. If we meet the 10000 mark I can add more pages to the book itself. SAN DIEGO COMIC CON Comic con starts this week – actually today and for the next 4 days I will be […]

16Jul

The Bean 399

Hi guys – back from an incredible time at SDCC. I will post more and photos in the next day or so. Just a little tired keep Creating trav

11Apr

The Bean 475

Hello – I hope all is well.It is nice to be back in the underground:) The kickstarter is in it’s final 11 days. If you want to get a very special art book by me- you will need to go here TRAVS KICKSTARTER Remember to keep creating trav

15Apr

The Bean 476

Hi guys- just a quick heads up – there is only a week left to help back the art book- If you want to be part of it you need to go here… Keep creating = trav

18Apr

The Bean 477

Just click the image:) yup 4 days left and we are done with the funding aspect of my kickstarter project. We are also soooooo close to the coloring book stretch goal. Thanks again for all the help. …. and if you want to be part of this just click the images. Here is also the […]

22Apr

The Bean 478

We just funded – thanks for all the love, the support and the incredible adventure – thank you Keep creating trav

25Apr

The Bean 479

Good morning- my adventurers. Back to the world of the Bean, Art and other adventures now that my kickstarter is over. What an incredible experience and to all those that were part of it. Thank you. I am also happy to see people are reading the bean. There are times that no one says anything […]

Good morning my adventurers- I am sorry I have been quiet these last 2 weeks- there has been a lot going on. Some big news for the bean and also production notes for the artbook as well. First Bean- I’ve gone completely digital for the bean. Pencils, inks everything. Best thing I ever did and […]

Welcome back my fellow residents of the forest of darkleaf. Glad to see you around- I hope you notice that I am adding a daily sketch as well. These sketches are all over the map. Some will be from bean- others will be just sketches of ideas and practicing. I will update one – every […]

10Oct

The Bean 527

Good morning – if you haven’t noticed yet- there have been some major changes here at Bean Leaf Press. Changes for the good. It has been a wild ride, all due to a hacker. Yet it has resulted in a more secure site with all my blogs, art pieces, and comics in one spot. Also […]

17Oct

The Bean 529

I do hope you are enjoying the new site. Still tweaking (not twerking) things here, but I am much happier. Also I hope you go to the home page. There is a ton of new art, new blogs, and some exciting news. Just trying to make things fun for everyone. Keep creating trav  

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