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The deep end
I am kind of jumping into the deep end when I choose this particular version of storyboard. I just hope I provide sufficient contextual clues to keep people engaged. A lot of it should be explain when Rococo actually sits down and start giving lessons but this is still two chapters away at the current plan.
Tumultuous Production
This page is part of my on-going experiment with color pencils. Although frankly the processing of finishing this page in general is anything but straight forward, unfortunately for me. I introduce two new character in this page I hope they will have bigger role in the future, Anna Ying, is Rococo's Waiting Staff floor line manager, "Z" is Tornado Zephyrian. They are both kind of a super heroines in their own right, none of the people working for Rococo is normal, I hope to let them show their stuff in the future.
Pacing Issue
Chronologically speaking, this is the first time the subject of this comic being formally introduced, and being active in her own and not just being talked about by other characters. Two chapters 80 pages in, after two years. In hindsight this is frankly terrible pacing. I kept blaming it on the fact that I work full time but to be honest even if I am drawing this comic without having to work, I don't' know if I can keep up a reasonable pace or not. In my personal opinion, for the type of story I am telling, I thin k it would be best if I can do at least 10 pages a week, but I am not sure what kind of compromise I needed to make, but I just want my story to go places in a reasonable amount of time, since I have been building up a lot of characters and story ideas, but how to get to those places precisely currently eludes me.

Rococo's magic ribbon/ear thingy waggles from side to side when she is happy.
limited utility
I spent too much time on this page, this was storyboarded at least about a month and half ago, and still don't think I actually finished this page. It is when I decided to start redrawing individual characters in the crowd I decided I might I have gotten too far. There is a limit on how much I think someone should spend on an individual panel like that, because there is limited return from reader's perspective. There might be someone out there who was interested in seeing what random character you put into your crowds, but I think most would rather get into what's happening next.

This particular scene was inspired by a trip I made to California to visit my cousin about a decade ago. He took me to a place called a diamond jamerrie, and there was a famous bakery there on a Friday night where people are literally lined up around the block, I have never seen something quite like that before or since. Although its a little hard to imagine people lining up for just some bakery though so I thought I need to add some gimmick.
time management
life really do get in the way, unfortunately. Job changes, additional responsibilities at work and at home are all stressors that makes it a bit difficult to focus on drawing comic. Further more, this and following few pages are a bit complicated so the release has been delayed. Once I post those pages it should be obvious. I was trying to see if I can finish this last part of chapter 2 all at once and post them, but it looks like I wouldn't be able to accomplish that. Nevertheless I should manage my time better.
Vivian and Satchel
I really like to deal more into the interactions between Vivian and Satchel, they are long time friends and had a strong rapport with each other, and Satchel often felt quite comfortable with bents and sharp criticism with Vivian.
magi
March 30th, 2019
@Dreadogastus: Ah, I am sorry about that. I experience some work changes and I ran into some issues with the next page as I change the work process, I will have something up by next week.
I am late today.
magi
February 1st, 2019
The one with Eyepatch is Vivian's Mother, and hard working single mother with a secret past maybe.
magi
January 30th, 2019
I am trying to ramp up the pace in which I can put out these pages.
magi
January 25th, 2019
Ramping up
I want to start ramping up my page schedule. If I am able to.
magi
January 18th, 2019
Man, I actually worked on this page for a while, but I hesitated a bit about the content. The doc is suppose to be kind of an inappropriate person, but I wonder if this is too inappropriate for comic. I am not a very good judge nowadays.
magi
January 11th, 2019
I am late today, but at least its on Friday. :U
magi
January 4th, 2019
Man, I just barely made it today.

Think Overwatch "victory" theme winding up. :3

edit: I was planning on releasing this at 12PM, but I didn't know you can retroactively date it lol.
magi
January 3rd, 2019
@Corbin: Hey, thanks for taking the time to comment. Its a card, by the way. I really need to make that clear.
magi
December 31st, 2018
@Dreadogastus:

Hey, thank you for you reading. I am interested in what you think, so feel free to comment whenever you feel like. :)
magi
December 8th, 2018
I am going to try updating at least once a week, on Friday Evening or Saturday.

The first chapter really didn't make much sense. Starting on the second chapter hopefully it'll make more sense because it is telling the story in a more chronological order.
Chapter 2
I have been working on this chapter for a long time now. There are storyboard as far back as 2016, but I had only just got myself together enough to start working in earnest. Tumblr announcing they are going to be kicking me really pushes thing in motion.
I was late for a week. Sorry.
Sorry, I was late.