Thursday, July 22, 2010
We here at ALWAYS OVERSERVED believe that old bar signs are not merely relics of the past but enduring works of art that should be celebrated. Here is the first of our international tour of watering holes, taverns, bars, dives and dumps who's signs remain as beacons to a disappearing world of booze joints of the past.
Go here to read more about the ACE HI TAVERN.
Many of you have sent letters recently demanding to get the behind-the-scenes scoop on all of the hard work and brilliant innovation that goes into the daily Always Overserved cartoons that delight millions. So to keep the fans happy I thought I'd walk you through the basic steps to take a cartoon from idea to sketch to splendid full-color 72 DPI reality.
Step One: It all begins here:
When Inspiration strikes I first sketch out the idea in one of many bourbon-spattered Moleskine notebooks. For instance this classy little sketch below...
Up next exciting STEP TWO!..