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Lackadaisy Frippery by tracyjb Lackadaisy Frippery by tracyjb
Because of deadlines, I've had to tackle the remaining comic pages going into the first book en masse. Those pages'll be along shortly, but here's some of the pertaining artwork (in various stages of incompleteness).

A few of the sketches are detritus from past comics - stuff that didn't make the cut. The art at the bottom was just a little graphic done for a convention that'll be featuring a speakeasy theme.

The actual comic can be found at the Lackadaisy web site
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OfTheBlessed Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013
I like the fact that you drew Freckle indexing the trigger instead of haphazzardly putting his finger in the trigger housing.  Not many artists would have the sense to think that an experienced gunman would index until he's ready to shoot (for safety reasons).
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redflowerblooming Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
VIKTOR!!!!!!!!!!! :iconlaloveplz:
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kitty65261 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011   Writer
isn't the cat sitting behind viktor with the spot on his left eye the one that viktor and the other cat "got rid of"?
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OfTheBlessed Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013
Oh, you mean the "poor schmuck" who threw off the geometrical balance and symmetrical harmony in the car Mordecai and Viktor were chauffering him around in.  It does kind of look like him, doesn't it?
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Fenris56 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011
Viktor Vasko has to be my favorite character :D
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Kunerk Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
I fucking love Calvin "Freckle" McMurray.
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kulekrizpy Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Student Filmographer
What's wrong with Ivy's foot in the bottom panel? D:
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:iconhitahani:
HitaHani Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Normally I hate anthro (emphasis on HATE XD) but all of your work is so beautiful! I absolutely adore it!
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Shadow1248 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2010
Your work is always so beautiful! The facial expressions and body laguage you're able to give your characters is really amazing! I wish I could draw this well.
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sheri-chan Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
wow really amazing!
how do you do it, draw in pencil the frames apart and put it together on photoshop or you draw the comic estructure directly in pencil? (just curious, it's just that the combosition of your frames is great)
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funkypunkr Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
yours is my favorite cat-related comic on the internet. great job! ^^
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Neverward Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2010  Student
x) EEEEE I LOVE IT!!! <3 Viktor is by far my fav! ;D but omg in the bottom frame IT IS SO CUTE Ivy is all looking at Calvin and Viktor is looking at her with this expression and I FEEL SO BAD FOR HIM xO Ivy and him are the CUTEST couple every x) EEEE <3 <3 <3 your comics make my day every time I read them!!! <3
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Plantix4thWatcher Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2009
I love the last panel with Freckle and his gun.
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atilazz Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
man!!!!
your works is very best.
i love you and your art.
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ItanHimitsu Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009  Student General Artist
random questions... in the picture with Asa and his small empire, is the cat next to Viktor Ivy's father?
and.. is Viktor left handed?

:heart: love for your random pieces of comic/sketchy stuff/finished illustration/(sexy tuxedo cats with trenchcoats) pages XD they are so awesome *_*
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Xadllas Featured By Owner May 2, 2009
UGH, I absolutely love your style.
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ladybeastcharmer Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2009
I love how demure Mitzi looks standing with Zib infront of the trap door.
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Crazeh-Ximmeh Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
YOU SHOULD MAKE CATS PLAYING POKER!! 8D
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MyScribbles Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009  Student General Artist
reminds me sooo much of "cat's don't dance"
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Inspectornills Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009
hehe, freckle's gangster outfit loks great :D
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Silver-Foxxat Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008
I like the fellow with the gun. I haven't read far enough to see who he is though. :doh:
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Aleximee Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2008
your pictures are really beautiful, very good styles, nice characters, pretty colours...really amazing !!

Are you a comics drawer or is it just a hobby ?
(I'm a french comics drawer, so I'm interessted ! ^^)

see you soon :)
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TheClocKWriter Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2008
I can never get enough of their expressions. Their faces, just draw me in. Your gallery is amazing as well as this piece of art. Stunning job, keep it up.
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Kitty-Kunoichi Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2008
xD soo cute!
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BloodshotInk Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2008
Hey, I just wanted to let
you know that I featured
this beautiful piece of work
in my latest share editorial
'I'm addicted to you'.
Thank you for creating
such beautiful works. Flu x
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VVraith Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Mordecai looks good in a trench coat
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savannaslew Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2008
Featured here [link] :)
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Tazi-san Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Hahah, I love Wick's face. He looks so hapless sometimes.

You're also fantastic and presentation and paneling.
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dancers76 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2008  Student Interface Designer
i love it when you do these pictures for the comic. Its kinda like the behind-the-scenes for Lackadaisy. Great stuff as per usual.
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Antidaeophobia Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
The expression you draw for your characters make me envious of your talent.
KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!
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Hira--Akami Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2008
You know, I never cease to be amazed by your ability to make cats look so ... human. I mean, most people who usually draw humans don't achieve this level. I am especially impressed by your variety, no two cats look even vaguely the same, yet they are all still clearly withing the same art style. Brava.
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loveablemoggy Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
You're such an excellent character artist. How long have you been employed drawing comics please?
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tracyjb Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008
Thank you.
I'm employed as an artist of a different type, actually. Comics are just what I do in my free time outside of work. This is the first real comic project I've undertaken...I've been working on it for about two and a half years.
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loveablemoggy Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Thankyou for taking the time to reply.

I hope you don't mind, but I have another question for you :)

How did you begin drawing for comics and get into it on a more professional way as you have, even though it's your hobby :), because I'd really like to try it myself too, and perhaps attempt to go somewhere with it. It's one of the things I've considered taking up for a long time now and would really like to hear how you went about it.
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fishy-kun Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008
I've just realized how awesome your soft-cell shading is.

And it is very awesome. :D
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AuroranWings Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2008  Student General Artist
I love all of these. Especially some of the more detailed scenes. Like the one of Mitzy in the alley or Mitzy and Zeb at the trapdoor. They're all so neat. :]
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Saphiire Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2008
shoutout to the coolest webcomic ever! -^_^- yay!
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PharaonicWolf Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008
AAAAH The facial expressions, as always. Brilliant.
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Vk0Yuuki Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008
It reminds me of The Arrival by Shaun Tan.... <3
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widerlogo Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008
Great atmosphere. I love it !
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Ditza Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008   Artist
i love you draws!!!!! T_T
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tamalero Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the "photo" shot in the middle, will you make it a poster?
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IcedCoffeeVII Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2008
I love Lackadaisy; it's such an awesome comic.
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chat-de-noir Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2008  Student
I missread it as "flappery"
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dalicius Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008
so much expressions :heart:...
you're amazing 8D
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TurtleVVisperer Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008
The middle, framed drawing is fantastic. Well, each one of these could be a work in itself. Your expressions are so great, but I know you get that too often. But I had to say it again anyways. Thanks.
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ktshy Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Beeeeeutiful! I love reading these online, but I will most definitely be picking up the book when it's published! :)
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T-babe Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008
Ya' know, I actually rather like this series. The cast is a lot of fun and the story seem s to have a lot of life and depth. I'd actually like to see more of it, when it's good for you I mean.
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RagingPsyco Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008
I am so in love with Rocky's eyebrows.
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JourneyWithin Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008  Student General Artist
wow I always see a real soft feel when I look at these arts. I don't really see this anywhere else!
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