Category Archives: graphic novel

Comments on The Big Belch

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Yes I’m working hard on The Big Belch.

I actually have it out for the first round of comments. Not only have my dear friends told me I’ve got some revisions to do, but one said and I quote, “Were you trying to kill yourself!”

Her point being I guess that I’m an idiot who signed on for the huge amount of drawing done already and a lot more to go.

Vastly underestimated what I was getting into. Really thought it would take less time. Beginners mistake, never having done a graphic novel before. But I am actually getting somewhere. So there is hope. Really.

It’s Ja-Mon, ©Kay Wood, New art from The Big Belch graphic novel

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Fletcher, the environmental crime fighting parrot

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Just wanted touch base. I’m making pretty good progress on The Big Belch drawings. Working on page 102 today. Going to be 110 for the novel itself and I’ll be taking a good friend’s suggestion and adding a back section with fossil fuels/climate change information.

I hope you’re surviving January 2014 OK – not snowed in or iced in or for the different side of the planet, dealing with drought. Climate change is aptly named I think. It does seem to be changing things up.

Thank you for supporting The Big Belch graphic novel project!

All the best,
Kay

PS – This is a drawing I did today of Fletcher, the environmental crime fighting parrot, friend and companion to fellow crime fighters; Monty, Maureen and François, the French bulldog.

Fletcher, environmental crime fighting parrot, ©2014 Kay Wood, drawing from The Big Belch graphic novel.

Still drawin’ The Big Belch graphic novel

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Still drawin’ The Big Belch graphic novel. Working on page 81 today, and mighty glad to be doing so! I’ve been suffering a computer glitch nightmare for about a month or so. Gaaaaa! Fingers crossed that this latest attempt at a fix works.

The Big Belch, art, pg. 80, ©Kay Wood 2013

Almost Three Quarters Done

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Nearly three quarters done with the drawings for The Big Belch. Or well, at least the first go round. Looking back, there’s a lot I want to revise.

The Big Belch, art pg. 75, ©Kay Wood 2013

Earth Day

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Happy Earth Day! Be kind to your planet.
Best,
Kay

 The Big Belch, picnic, ©2013 Kay Wood

Oh – and in case you’re wondering, yes I’m working hard on The Big Belch. In this page Monty, Maureen, Fletcher and François have a picnic lunch with Harold.

Wonderful Big Belch graphic novel Kickstarter Backers

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To all you wonderful Kickstarter backers thank you so much! I’m thrilled The Big Belch reached it’s goal. Could not have done it without you.
Kay

Super Duper Big Belch graphic novel Kickstarter Backers:

Lorraine Vail

Gregory T.Garbulinski

Mary Current

Sara Elwood

Elfie Harris

Michael Silverstein

William DuPertuis

Martha Cornog

Linda Krause

Ramona Pritchett

Josh Gohlke

Syd

Robert F. Walters

David Foss

Richard Sheaff

Thomas Schueneman

Elissa Glassgold

Hiro Miyamoto Superfly

Tess Frost

Jim Kirk

Lora Haines

Fred Taleghani

Bill Riddle

Jan Grebe

Martin Dujmovic

LuQ M.

Susan Elwood-Dischler

Rodrigo Ortiz Vinholo

Eve Curtis

Kat Kan

Chris Graja

Carey Shea

Carol Stuart-Buttle

Jon Heller

Jon Silverstein

Rebeca

Dolores Poacelli

Rhian Hunt

New Big Belch art – poor Harold

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Poor Harold, The Big Belch ©2013 Kay Wood