The lockdown diary should fit these criteria:
The story I will be telling in my comic is the cancellation of sword fighting activities due to lockdown, transitioning into doing sword drills in a cramped indoor space, and then the resulting destruction and renovation of the indoor space.
These are the rough compositional thumbnails in roughly the format I want to produce this book in.
As I'm going to make this comic digitally, I looked at some tutorials on techniques that other artists use to produce their comics.
A complete view of a comic development process from conception to finished product has given me a good idea on how to proceed with my own work-flow.
The use and adaptation of three dimensional assets can be used to speed up aspects of drawing, and keeping subjects consistently proportioned, but for the moment this technique feels more advanced than I am capable of within this project.
These are the sketches made digitally in the exact format I will produce the comic in. I will ink all the sketches, adding details and refining the composition, and then colour the resulting linework.
Elliot Watson, Illustrator with a background in historical swordsmanship and all the weird and wonderful trappings that entails.