It’s been a stretch since the last update has it not? Rest assured the great work continues. ( Even if it is always late. ) I’ve pretty much resigned myself to posting pages when they are done now rather than waiting for Monday’s to roll around. So, keep an eye out on my social feeds to know when the next page has posted.
It’s nigh 3am when I’m writing this, thus, I will end the post here. Enjoy a ton of new art!
Cover art for the next Interstitial artbook! Gradient map coloring test.
Hello Asray3 faithful,
Well the last few weeks could have gone better. My prediction about the new Astray3 update being on time last Monday proved woefully inaccurate. As a minor excuse, I’m testing out gradient maps for coloring. ( See the above image and the previous Interstitial cover for example. ) Typically, this has not shortened comic production times at all. You’ll see the fruits of this new approach tomorrow.
In other news, more convention dates have been cancelled and pushed back. That means I’m delaying the artbook production too. Originally, I had planned to have it ready for print by mid-July just in case Kansas City’s Planet Comic-con happened as scheduled. That event has been pushed to April of 2021. The next possible event happens in September. So, look for the book pre-orders to happen sometime in August.
These super shiny stickers will be part of the pre-order bonus.