Sally Jane Thompson on collaboration, and more…
As she says:
Took a bit of drawing time today to do this for Tauriq Moosa, who, when asked for a drawing topic request, tweeted back with “the beauty of two different minds creating a single thing of beauty (ie comics …To be fair, I think he didn’t think he was actually picking a drawing topic – either that, or he’s a little bit evil. After pondering what on earth to do with that, I decided to just go with something about collaboration, so here we go! Happy collaborative thoughts sent your way, Tauriq!
Sally Jane Thompson is a freelance comic creator and illustrator whose work I’ve seen about and around at various points over the last year. She was one of those artists I managed to miss at Thought Bubble last month, but she’s just one of many in that regard. She has a lovely style, great illustrator’s line, but her comics work is more relaxed, looser, funnier. A very talented artist, whose comics I really, really must look at in 2014.
Comics first… The September 2013 Atomic Sheep comic:
Now, her wonderful webcomic series Small Stories is a constantly shifting thing, both in tone, style and content, created from a love of short works, Small Stories is at turns funny, delightful, insightful, interesting and lovely. And sometimes all of these:
Now Thompson’s contribution to Julia Scheele’s 69 Love Songs project: Blue You (full comic at this link)
Now… illustration examples…