F A Q
Who are you? My name is Brittany. I'm a comic artist, cat mom, and shark enthusiast, I like beaches & summertime, pancakes for breakfast, working out, and watching cartoons.
How long have you been creating art? Since I could hold a crayon! I drew some (terrible) comics in elementary school, started honing in on my personal style in middle school, and have been practicing on a near-daily basis ever since. Made my first short comic in college-- a 17-page project about zombies on an island, then jumped right into making Sunkissed.
What is your background? I graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Art in Art (and also a Bachelor of Science in Business Management). Pretty much right after, I started working as a Volunteer & Community Affairs Manager at a small animal shelter, switched to Recreational Activities in skilled nursing, and am now working at a local cafe. Art-wise, I have been making long-form comics since 2017 and happily finding success with freelancing since 2021.
What are your long-term goals? I'd really like to work on my comics full-time! At this point, I still spend the better part of my day earning a paycheck. While it's nice to get out of the house, I'd much rather use that time to create stories, expand my shop, and snuggle my kitties <3
About My Work
What tools do you use? For well over a decade, I was using a Wacom Intuos 3 with Photoshop CS4. This was my introduction to digital art back in middle school. When my laptop and tablet went on the fritz together, I switched to a 12" iPad Pro. I use Clip Studio Paint for my comics and Procreate for most of my illustrations.
What does your art process look like? I start with a very rough sketch that I fix up a bit before adding line art, flats, and rendering. I seldom use references, but if something looks particularly good then I probably did.
What does your comic process look like? I need a script before I get into the art. I can visualize things pretty easily, but if I don't write down dialogue that pops into my head then I will lose it forever. Once the script is drafted, I go through the panels, thumbnails, sketches, line-art, flats, rendering, and backgrounds. I typically don't have the attention span to go through each process in full, so I usually work in ~30 page batches.
How many versions of Sunkissed are there? Technically, two. I started Sunkissed in 2017 then took a hiatus about a year later when I began working at a local animal shelter. (It was a demanding job did not lend itself well to side projects.) By the time I was ready to start working on Sunkissed again, enough time had passed that I didn't feel the need to pick back up on the story where it had left off. The story itself needed a reboot, and having the art be more consistent between chapters one and two was a nice perk.
What is your return policy? Returns can only be made if the product you ordered arrived damaged. You have the option to receive a replacement or be refunded for your purchase. Please send all return inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you ship internationally? Currently no, but please check back for updates on this! I'd like to start as soon as I can.
How can I support you? Please consider joining my patreon! Not only will you be helping me focus more on creating, but you will receive access to exclusive content, early updates, and even receive goodies in the mail :) You can pledge as little as $2/mo, but the more you spend, the more you receive.
Do you accept commissions? I currently do not. Please see my commissions page for more information.