Before them was a great stretch of country having a floor as smooth and shining and white as the bottom of a big platter. Scattered around were many houses made entirely of china and painted in the brightest colors. These houses were quite small, the biggest of them reaching only as high as Dorothy’s waist. There were also pretty little barns, with china fences around them; and many cows and sheep and horses and pigs and chickens, all made of china, were standing about in groups.
Chapter 20, on the way south. This one is a weird one; one of the little episodes that feels kind of out-of-place and begins and ends abruptly. Very fun intricate drawing that took forever!!
I’ve been posting Oz stuff on the Patreon a bit earlier than here, if you’re interested!
Tying it together. Inks are done now; the whole drawing is about 20 by 30 inches. Tried to push the linework in the foreground to make it bolder and more foreground-ish, and I think it reads the way I want it to.
I looked real hard for a large-format flat scanner in NYC and can’t find one that will cost me less than $100 to have this scanned, so I’m going to scan it in several parts and stitch together myself. Colors are the next big step! I have some ideas but might do some quick mockups to see what looks right.
“He sank down to the kitchen floor. And I could tell he was feeling a ton of sexy burdens. His Adam’s apple bobbed up and down as he swallowed and stared up at the ceiling. He clenched his jaw. He twisted a bandana in his manly hands. He punched a hole through my cabinets.”