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Lisa Harald, AKA ladugard (or ladugarden on twitter)

I'm a 26 year-old graphic designer who draws comics in my spare time.
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today's update comes a bit later than usual. problems have really been piling up on me lately, but things'll be better soon.
February 22nd, 2018
February 14th, 2018
the wand design got changed just a liiittle bit from chapter one. the previous design was a pain to draw. I sneakily edited old pages a few weeks ago though, so new readers probably never even saw the old one.
February 10th, 2018
@GreatWyrmGold: haha yeah, it ended up that way when I was trying to solve a layout problem. didn't realise its impact on the scene until the page was already finished and at that point I didn't feel like redrawing it.
that's a good face
February 5th, 2018
Heyyyy guess what!! I did a guest update for Sleepless Domain!!! you can find it here!

edit: also, a few people requested an rss link and I realised I forgot to add it to the theme. It's there now, in the menu!
Gosh it's been quite some time since I found a webcomic I loved right away like this one. I'm really curious to see what happens next. Would it be all right if I maybe drew fanart?
February 1st, 2018
@NellyOnly: yep! I wanted a cute archive link to match the site and thought I'd make something quick in illustrator, but turns out books can be pretty nondescript if you stick to silhouettes haha...
January 22nd, 2018
There's been a change in the website desktop theme! Also I decided to enable comments, for now. There's still some awkward bits I have to fix but it seems to work well enough so far (I think).

I might work on making it responsive in the future, but the standard smackjeeves mobile theme will have to do for now.
@ladugard: reply
Test again
Testing more
January 12th, 2018
Having a bit of trouble keeping up with the comic lately, due to my usual joint pains (nothing to worry about; this happens every winter). I've even completely run out of buffer pages! So if next weeks page is a bit late, this is probably why.
December 12th, 2017
With this page, SpectraSpell is officially the longest comic I've ever drawn (I think). And I've barely gotten started. Help.
November 23rd, 2017
Trying out a different font. Komika's nice and all, but I keep feeling like it doesn't suit the tone of the comic (also komika generally works better in all caps, which I don't want to use). If this I like this new one enough, I'll probably go back and edit the old pages at some point.
November 4th, 2017
Some questions asked by some people on tumblr.

Not the prettiest page, but I've been busy lately. Anyway. ONWARDS TO CHAPTER TWO (next week)!
EDIT: disregard this comment, I made a mistake