Scanner still out, but I am just going to keep posting anyway. I am pushing to do more posts so I can get the story finalized and then start working on the artwork. This here is a pencil of the family getting a first look at what the flooding has done to Jerry’s workshop at his basement. I am looking into references to get a better understanding of what is in that shop. Initial idea was from a bladesmith’s workshop who’s blog I used to follow closely. I have lost that link but the coolness of the workshop remains in my head. Not sure if Jerry will turn out to be a bladesmith but the basement must have real valuable things in it that both families are trying to save.
Here the grown ups are starting to bail out water from the basement and go up the stairs. The kids have a good view as they stand from the stairs. They see the equipment, grown ups’ activities, they also see-a key element for later-the sump pump. This will tie in to an earlier scene that I had set up but have not yet sketched. I am thinking I need to tweak this a bit more to show some distress in the scene.