Thursday, September 25, 2008


The title says it all! It's been over a year now since we started this book, and it's been all over the world. I wasn't always sure that we'd be able to make it in time to have the project finished for our offical "wrap party" in Baltimore....but we did it.

I am very proud of this book, and very proud of the friendship and love that it represents. Thank you, everyone!

So, here it is! A final message from our resident rockstar, and fearless leader, Mr. Tim Sale!

Timmy' self portrait:

It goes without saying....but, Timmy....the feeling is mutual, Big Guy.

This is the last sketch in the Tim Sale Travel Sketchbook Project, but it's definitely not the end. Keep your eyes out for more!!

Almost There.....

As we near the end of our long journey, and are now ever so close to "the gathering"...we needed some major stepping up to get our book finished in time.

And our last three contributors have really stepped up!

Ladies and Gentlemen, without further ado....I present, Mr. Matt Wagner!

Next up.......The Big Guy!

Friday, September 19, 2008

The Ninja!

Sorry kids, no preview for this one.

Hey, they don't call him the Ninja because he wears black and carries a sword.

Next up, Mr. Matt Wagner!


The Ninja revealed! While John was busy with the party preparations in Baltimore....I was able to snap a few photos of his top secret contribution to the sketchbook. Among other little touches throughout, John added some interactive pop-up art as his main piece, a self portrait, several uncut sheets of the first ever Tim Sale Board trading cards, and "The Knothole Gang".....a collection of self portraits from some of Tim's friends in the industry.


Wednesday, September 17, 2008

I Used To Rule The World....

Steve "Coldplay" Edwards had a really tough act to follow....and he did so brilliantly!

Here's a look at his beautiful (and somewhat metro-sexual :) ) addition to the sketchbook:

His self portrait:

And some cool in-progress videos:

The Arrival

TravelSketch Part 1

TravelSketch Part 2

Great stuff, Steve! Our book is on the home stretch....and while it doesn't look like it's going to make it's way to Timmy before Baltimore, at least many of us get to look forward to seeing his face live when he opens it for the first time....maybe we can even get it on video.

Next up, The Ninja!

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

The Fox!

The sketchbook made an appearance at Dragon Con this past weekend, and increased it's cool factor by a million!

Here's the smoothest hand-off a sketchbook could hope for......our boy, Nick.....and introducing, Mr. Francesco Francavilla!

Francesco is currently working on ZORRO, with the great Matt Wagner. In stores now! And, he gives us a little taste of the goodness with his sketchbook contribution:

Here, his wonderful self-portrait:

And, some in-progress shots:

Next up, the King of Karaoke, Steve Edwards!

And what is Nick thinking in this photo? "Good luck following that, Steve-o.....(you're gonna need it!)" :)