When I was drawing the table and pitcher in this page, I was thinking about Picasso's oil painting Pitcher and Fruit Bowl, which is one of my favorite paintings. It hangs in the St. Louis Art Museum and I spend a lot of time with it when I visit, if at all possible.
June 05, 2016
The relettering of the Prologue with my new handwriting font is live! I made a font from my handwriting so the intro to the comic is more easily readable. The Keybound archive is now live! It is a visual archive and separated by storyline, so if you remember what the page looks like or what section of the story it is from, you can find it. There is also a new page dedicated to the news archive: each comic page will have the most recent news item (so new readers working through the archive won't miss out on appearances!), but if you missed old news you can still read about it. The news archive can be found here.
Keybound comic page 23. Undeterred, the Keyper addresses Eledrine's objections. She asks Eledrine about her experience and speculates about Fyodor's less certain future.
KEYPER: Your admiration is admirable, but the magic that resides within you tells of a different path. You and the Key took to each other. There is no mistaking that.
KEYPER: How did you feel upon entering the Keyp?
Eledrine's expression softens and she pulls her arms in around herself.
ELEDRINE: Everything was wobbly. Things were buzzing and it got worse.
KEYPER: The Keys were responding to you. Sometimes it's a very strong reaction, sometimes it's barely there. Until you found your Key, I thought Fyodor was one of the low-response Intendeds. Instead he will have a very different life...