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lukasz.draws
08-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Hi, it's my first post here and I would like to present my new comic project - The Owl Tribe. I'm currently wrapping up the first five pages and soon they'll be upped for reading before starting a crowdfunding campaign.

Here's some artwork I've produced so far:

http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2014/220/0/b/the_owl_tribe__colour__by_lukasz_draws-d7ub1vy.jpg

Sample pages:

http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2014/238/2/4/12_strip_by_lukasz_draws-d7wpvn2.jpg

A poster idea:

http://th09.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/f/2014/214/8/a/skies_abound__colour__by_lukasz_draws-d7tc67p.jpg

Research pics:

http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2014/178/e/3/arosen_character_sheet_by_lukasz_draws-d7o5td6.jpg

http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2014/153/a/e/native_american_weapons_by_lukasz_draws-d7krwmz.jpg

Hope you'll like it. More stuff coming soon!

AmitMosheOren
08-28-2014, 07:48 AM
That seems so cool! can't wait for more :)

lukasz.draws
08-30-2014, 12:05 PM
Another page completed:

http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2014/242/1/b/owl_tribe_3_col_by_lukasz_draws-d7x99k8.jpg

Alyssa
08-30-2014, 06:25 PM
Lookin great, dude! Lovin the level of detail, and it's nice to see a non-superhero story coming out.
Just one question- have you got a pro letterer on board? Speech bubbles should always point to the mouth. At the moment, these bubbles are pointing at hands, weapons, even a butt! :har: Little things like this could potentially turn off avid comic fans, even if they're not sure *why* something looks off.

Looking forward to seeing this develop!

lukasz.draws
08-31-2014, 02:43 AM
Ha! Thanks for pointing that out, gotta fix that :-)

lukasz.draws
09-14-2014, 03:14 PM
Another page...

http://s5.postimg.org/8ewdnhiaf/owl_tribe_4_col.jpg

lukasz.draws
03-26-2015, 04:37 PM
http://s5.postimg.org/k7bb7s3tj/owl_tribe_5_col.jpg
http://s5.postimg.org/ifne9zqs7/owl_tribe_6.jpg

lukasz.draws
03-26-2015, 04:38 PM
http://s5.postimg.org/ekk07f7mf/girl_archer.jpg
http://s5.postimg.org/tkccv9oif/birdman.jpg
http://s5.postimg.org/6hltw3n13/queen_small.jpg
http://s5.postimg.org/v9lg3c47r/girl_with_cradleboard.jpg

Sidulus
03-26-2015, 11:38 PM
These pages look pretty cool. I love the method of coloring you use for your pages and the overall use of atmosphere. I'm definitely interested and would love to see more.

If I had to offer a critique, though, I would say that some of the anatomy and facial expressions need a bit of practice. There isn't very much movement in the characters and the faces don't show a lot of expression, in general. Also the hands look a little odd in some panels (those notoriously tricky hands).

lukasz.draws
04-04-2015, 01:12 PM
A wee update...

http://s5.postimg.org/9lektar87/girl_archer_COLOR_RGB.jpg

lukasz.draws
04-14-2015, 05:46 AM
Old Viho from The Owl Tribe.
http://s5.postimg.org/d9reqauzb/shaman_and_owl.jpg

lukasz.draws
06-01-2015, 03:59 AM
It's been awhile, hasn't it? In that time, I completed the colouring of the next batch of #TheOwlTribe pages... so here is page 6.

http://s5.postimg.org/jpj0b8wuv/owl_tribe_6_col.jpg

lukasz.draws
06-15-2015, 02:58 AM
Next page:

http://s5.postimg.org/bt3t3z8qv/owl_tribe_7_col.jpg

Stewart Vernon
06-15-2015, 03:24 AM
Everything is good... I really like the last ones, the light/nature colors are great. Glad to see you're still progressing with this.

lukasz.draws
06-15-2015, 03:32 AM
Thank you, Stewart!

lukasz.draws
06-29-2015, 05:37 PM
Here's the next one:
http://s5.postimg.org/xefru77k7/owl_tribe_8_col.jpg

lukasz.draws
08-03-2015, 03:30 PM
New stuff...
http://s5.postimg.org/ngdadk253/owl_tribe_12.jpg

lukasz.draws
12-02-2016, 04:54 PM
Hello everyone!

It's been a long time since I posted here anything so it's high time I let you know The Owl Tribe isn't dead... It's alive and kicking!

Here's what happened: last winter it was picked up by Sandawe, a Franco-Belgian publisher/crowdfunding platform, and ever since then, I've been working hard on every aspect of the project and the campaign (which finished at 152%). Here's the link to the project page (http://www.sandawe.com/fr/projets-auto-finances/les-hiboux) in case you're curious... and here's the cover ;-)

http://www.sandawe.com/upload/articles/cover-mockup_580x2700.jpg

Anyway, the progress has been amazing: the whole book (56 pages!) is drawn and written. Now, I'm mainly colouring the pages (more than half to go) and preparing rewards for my Sandawe supporters. So, since the French version is nearing completion, I've also started considering options for publishing the English version (which is already written)...

Here's some artwork I've done and a shot of the current look of all the pages.

http://www.sandawe.com/upload/articles/tombola.png

https://s5.postimg.org/px201g5xz/progress_on_pages.jpg

For more, you can visit: The Owl Tribe FB Page (https://www.facebook.com/leshibouxbd/) || Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lukasz.likesdrawing/) || YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC56ENrPoaXAOfQK_C5csILw)

lukasz.draws
12-04-2016, 11:32 AM
Nightwatcher panels from one of The Owl Tribe pages... I hope you'll like it ;-)

https://s5.postimg.org/n7ka28u1j/owl_tribe_28_pen.jpg
https://s5.postimg.org/c6p4x81sn/owl_tribe_28_col.jpg

Short clip of a coloring process. (https://www.facebook.com/leshibouxbd/videos/832083793562072/)

lukasz.draws
12-06-2016, 11:08 AM
Here's page 16 from my book - pencil versus paintbrush!

https://s5.postimg.org/qwaxs0efr/owl_tribe_16.jpg

lukasz.draws
12-10-2016, 02:18 PM
Dawn in Vinland... panels from The Owl Tribe comic.
Check out the painting process video here! (https://www.facebook.com/leshibouxbd/videos/839436852826766/)
https://s5.postimg.org/j2kwk807r/owl_tribe_24_pen.jpg

Komic_Brew
12-11-2016, 06:44 PM
I've seen this project somewhere, but it's totally cool to see so many samples here. Congrats for the successful crowdfunding campaign!

lukasz.draws
12-12-2016, 10:14 AM
Thanks Komic Brew! Yup, I remember you commenting on it somewhere else, on a newer forum with less samples :-)

lukasz.draws
12-13-2016, 11:30 AM
Watch your step!
More and more panels from The Owl Tribe comic is getting done every day...

https://s5.postimg.org/q6bm26g47/owl_tribe_18_anime.gif

lukasz.draws
12-18-2016, 09:45 AM
Pencil VS paintbrush - round two: at the campfire...

https://s5.postimg.org/yf1fmmot3/owl_tribe_33.jpg

lukasz.draws
12-27-2016, 04:56 AM
Pencil VS paintbrush - round three: midnight stroll...

https://s5.postimg.org/bsygmb09j/owl_tribe_21_col.jpg

lukasz.draws
01-04-2017, 03:32 AM
Current work progress on The Owl Tribe comic... I plan to colour most of those white pages by the end of this month.

https://s5.postimg.org/ingfiqrdj/progress_on_pages.jpg

lukasz.draws
01-11-2017, 04:06 PM
Here's the English cover for my comic:
https://cdnb.artstation.com/p/assets/images/images/004/504/723/large/lukasz-wnuczek-tall-woman.jpg?1484152745

Slightly off-topic: here you can view covers from my other two projects:
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/JJ9Yd

lukasz.draws
02-01-2017, 11:50 AM
A panel I really like... a fragment of page 32 from TheOwlTribe (https://www.facebook.com/leshibouxbd/) comic.

https://s5.postimg.org/u02uxj9qv/viking_and_wolf.jpg

artsnake
02-07-2017, 02:14 PM
Congratulation on every thing you have done here. You have a great looking product.

Xajinit
02-16-2017, 12:26 PM
Nicely done on this project. I like that you can still kinda follow the story even though the panels are not lettered. Got some really nice shots and overall style for the naturalistic theme.

lukasz.draws
03-12-2017, 08:59 AM
I'm sorry for the radio silence these past weeks. I minimized most of distractions and worked hard on completing the book. I'm delighted to announce that all pages have been coloured, the texts are being edited, the cover has been finalized and almost the whole book has been prepared for print... Those are good news, right? :-)

https://s5.postimg.org/zfi73w0ev/march_A.jpg

mal
03-18-2017, 02:56 PM
Congrats on completion! It looks cool seeing all the pages together, telling it's color story.

YellowDogArtistry
03-18-2017, 11:00 PM
now comes the hard part lukasz... the business side. don't ever give up. you got this.

lukasz.draws
03-20-2017, 06:10 PM
Thanks, for the thumbs up!

lukasz.draws
04-07-2017, 05:28 PM
Well, I'm happy to announce that my comic project is nearing completion after two years in the making! The Owl Tribe is a history-based adventure story with fantastic elements. Set in pre-columbian America, it tracks the story of a native-raised Viking encountering whole lot of problems - some violent, some not :-)

With all 56 pages drawn and colored and the text being edited, I'm prepping for the KickStarter launch next month.

If you feel like that's a book that might interest you and missing it would be too bad, please consider signing up to my newsletter HERE (http://madmimi.com/signups/3b3d514fc3fb46b6b7835c04cd1c9b00/join) or via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/leshibouxbd/app/152926008054123/)... Cheers!

And here's some recent art:

https://s5.postimg.org/z217xbj4n/group_shot_LQ.jpg

lukasz.draws
04-15-2017, 10:22 AM
Here's a poster I've made recently - it will be a reward in the upcoming crowdfunding.
Join TheOwlTribe here https://goo.gl/AFyWEY so you don't miss it ;-)

https://s5.postimg.org/3oz4j607r/arosen_and_taima_and_owl_E.jpg

Check out the process video here: https://youtu.be/8468Uav3iDw

lukasz.draws
04-28-2017, 12:57 PM
Well, TheOwlTribe is about to be released in French. Here's a quick flip-through of the pre-print copy:

https://youtu.be/boY6QoF427A

I'm working on prepping the KS campaign now so it's a busy time. If you'd like to keep your finger on the pulse, sign up here (http://madmimi.com/signups/3b3d514fc3fb46b6b7835c04cd1c9b00/join).

lukasz.draws
05-16-2017, 04:32 PM
A bunch of artworks I made for my book...
https://s5.postimg.org/ae148z8nr/bookplates.jpg

lukasz.draws
07-18-2017, 03:38 AM
https://s5.postimg.org/gtxi5q1zr/01_main.jpg (http://kck.st/2u3tXnk)

It has finally started! The funding for The Owl Tribe (English version) is live.
Full color graphic novel and additional content totalling at 100 pages. Check it out and share the news :-)

http://kck.st/2u3tXnk

griffin
07-19-2017, 07:59 AM
Wow, three years in the making. Congrats. Looks great.

sevans
07-19-2017, 10:32 PM
three years work, WOW!

I don't have enough patience for that level of commitment.
Impressed.

lukasz.draws
07-20-2017, 06:54 AM
There were breaks in between the scenes though :-) The most intense was the 7-months period theat finished in April when I really had to double down to finalize it.

lukasz.draws
07-21-2017, 04:16 PM
While book 1 is being crowdfunded (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1461927345/the-owl-tribe), I'm already working on book 2!

https://s5.postimg.org/tqyv09zx3/00_cov_col.jpg

lukasz.draws
07-29-2017, 03:43 AM
Here's a flip-through of The Owl Tribe Book 1.
I hope you'll like it.
You can support its print run here: http://kck.st/2u3tXnk
https://s5.postimg.org/wpca2bsev/flip-through.gif

lukasz.draws
08-08-2017, 04:25 PM
8 days left to support the print run of TheOwlTribe. Check out the artbook sampler:
https://s5.postimg.org/67rmnan4n/the_owls_group_shot_S.jpg (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1461927345/the-owl-tribe/posts/1957842)

lukasz.draws
08-12-2017, 04:05 AM
The Owl Tribe got a cool write up. Check it out here: : https://goo.gl/YD96wU

https://s5.postimg.org/lrr3fj85z/banner.jpg