Comics

Motherโ€™s Day

It’s been a while since I did a comic. Been experimenting with different styles and ended up making it colourful with a bit of a pastel / retro aesthetic.

I decided to create the comics on Procreate since it was easier for me to do the shading along with adding the text. It’s quite a different direction, compared to using Comic Life by plasq.

I created Betsy and baby Betsy for this comic, inspired by my Pillow Pet plush animals. They’re always together, no matter where they go ๐Ÿฎ

Mother’s Day has been quiet, but filled with plenty of sentimental moments since I decided to stay home and celebrate with my family. It was also a dual celebration since my son’s birthday is this week. Can’t believe he will be turning 4 and starting Pre-K this year! How time flies ๐Ÿ˜จ

While I’m grateful & fortunate that I’m able to spend time with my family, my son and being able to speak with my mom – I know that Mother’s Day can be a difficult time for others.

For those who are struggling and doing their best to cope – I want you to know that I’m thinking of you. If you ever need to talk or want to share your experiences about Mother’s Day, I am opening this space for you.

Namaste,

Diana

Comics

2019 Birthday Reflections

Another year round trip to the Sun. Happy birthday to me ๐ŸŽ‚

I don’t have any major plans on my day, except to have a quiet dinner, watch my favourite movies and catch up on my sleep.

Birthdays tend to be a weird moment for me to sit back and reflect. It’s crazy to think that within the one year, I’ve managed to do the following:

  • Start up a webcomic blog.
  • Create my first visual novel game.
  • Get hired by a job that I love doing during my daytime hours.
  • Seeing improvements on my artwork after putting it off for quite some time.

On a personal note, it was a time where I’ve been more mindful of my social media usage. As someone who has been struggling with depression, taking a step back from the online world has made me more aware of what’s going on.

I’m thankful to have my family and close friends during this time. Getting older feels a bit daunting. But I’m embracing the new year with hope and a chance to become a better person (whether personal or professionally).

Thank you to those who took the time to wish me well during my birthday. Truly means a lot to me (and Betsy) ๐Ÿฎ

Namaste,

Diana