And GIMP caught up to OSX Maverick again! Which means I can make comics again! Huurah! Here’s the color version of the most recent comic, and more to come!
So as you probably noticed, today’s comic was in black and white. That’s not supposed to happen. I’m having a couple technical difficulties interfering with comic-making. Problem #1 is that I use a Logitech mouse. Since upgrading to OSX Maverick, it has been a little touchy and won’t always drag what needs to be dragged. This is a pain, but workable. However, I ALSO have the problem of GIMP (my art program) crashing on me unexpectedly and frequently. As you might imagine, this significantly delays comic production and turns making comics from a fun hobby to a pain in my butt. The last few weeks have been very scattered in updates because of this, and that’s why there are no backgrounds or color in today’s strip.
SO, that’s where I’m at. As we just reached the end of The Featherhead, it is a good time to put the comic on hiatus until I can get this sorted out/new drivers come out. I don’t plan on being idle during this time; I will draw twice as many comics with the intent of editing and updating twice a week once I get my tech to cooperate.
So first of all, I’d like to thank Brianna for her help in getting the aforementioned GIMP issue fixed. That was a big help. Turns out it was pretty simple; the version of GIMP that I had didn’t play nicely with OSX Maverick, which I had just installed. Easy fix…if you realize that’s the problem!
The lack of comic today, however, has little to do with these technical problems. It turns out that in making the comic (which was done ahead of time!), I realized I had come down with a severe case of nincompoopitis and accidentally skipped a week! Given that I had already made plans for today, I didn’t get a chance to rectify my error on time. Today’s comic IS inked and will hopefully be posted in the next day or two once I color it. The good news is that next week’s comic is already done!