En Masse is an art initiative that has brought together some of Montreal’s finest illustration talent. Described on their website as ‘a boundary-blurring cocktail of high and lowbrow culture, pop imagery fragmented like shattered glass in a spontaneous, multi-genre, black-on-white collision’, the project has resurrected my joy of immediate, collaborative work.
I’m currently working on a 33-page comic called Tooth & Nail. It’s a dark comedy about dentistry, poker and parking garages, as seen through the eyes of a confrontation-hungry Habs fan. The final printed version will be available by the end of 2012.
Peter Ferguson is a mind-bendingly good artist. I recently had the pleasure of working with him, and can attest to his mastery of shading. Just don’t paint next to him because your work will look flat