Saltwater Witch is a weekly web comic I've illustrated for a year and a half, and many panels and pages begin in either my journal or my drawing notebook, a bigger better version of my Moleskine journal. I'm a big fan of journals--my Moleskine watercolor notebook goes everywhere I go. I couldn't keep half the stuff in my head without constantly referring to the other half I've put down in my journal. I love technology, love my iPhone, and I'm expecting an iPad this Saturday, but I couldn't do a lot without a pencil, pen and a Moleskine.
So, here's a little bit of what I did at lunch today, sketching for the next Saltwater Witch set, and this is what it looks like: