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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Small setback on book 8- the scans were all bad, cause my scanner went on the fritz, during scanning. So I’ve ordered a new scanner, which ended up giving me two days off. So what do I do on my time off? Well I gardened tonight which was quite nice, even got my lights up. […]

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 […]

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

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

23Feb

The Bean 358

Hi all- working hard. Vol 2 is off the press and they are sending me a copy tomorrow and so that means it will or should ship tomorrow afternoon to us. I am soooooo excited about getting the hard copy of the book. Also Vol 1 and Vol 2 is now available at the store […]

27Feb

The Bean 359

book 2 should arrive this week. i am excited. also i should have the newsletter out and working hard on book 3. keep creating trav

Hey gang – i will add more in a bit- i am trying to repair the store…. I have some really cool things to talk about – talk with you in a bit trav    

Sorry for the lack of silence this last weekend. I’ve had quite a bit of repair work to do to the shop. Yet it is done and the end result is a store system that is more friendly, better designed and very functional. If you posted an order in the old store- i still have […]

VOL 3 KICKSTARTER IS NOW LIVE WE’RE UP AND RUNNING! We went up at 7:04 and I am amazed at where we are at already. Almost a grand by 8am. I am very humbled by the outpouring of support. This supper exciting and I am looking forward to finishing off the 3rd book to start […]

WOW! we hit it in 3 days!!!!! WOW! WOW! WOW! well we have 57 days left- so for those that want to continue to invest in this project and we would love to have you part of this. As the funding grows I am going to add some stretch goals. I figure at the 10000 […]

A lone wanderer trudging through the snow. BIG NEWS WE ARE ALMOST AT THE 10000 MARK! 500 shy and a little over 3 weeks to go. The 10000 mark means 8 more pages of extras to book 3 🙂

I just love this page for some reason- i don’t know, it just feels cold and lonely to me. Time is running out on the kickstarter project!

12Nov

The Bean 433

Hi all There is a slight delay on book 3 the spines were damaged from the printer. They are repairing everything and working at getting me about 500 or so to fill all the kickstarter updates. This problem adds about 3 weeks before i will get them – meaning they might ship late decemeber. I […]

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 […]

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  

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. […]

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