Can you believe that my first journal comic I’ve posted on this site was back on June 25, 2013? …2013!! That’s almost 2 years! And in those years, I’ve posted journal comic after journal comic every single Tuesday.
Geez, I’ve actually been drawing journal comics for years before posting them online too. Phew, so many journal comics! The reason why I started drawing journal comics in the first place was to keep a catalog of my life and to continue practicing & honing my abilities of drawing comics & cartoons.
So… although I know some of you may be disappointed, I feel like it’s time to draw OMG Nikki to a close. Sharing these comics with you all has been rewarding, and I hope you’ll stick around with me as I continue forward to my next project.
But, wait a second! I don’t want your Tuesdays to be void of Nikki art & cute cartoons! So I’m going to continue my Tuesday updates here at OMG Nikki to give you all a sneak peek each week of what’s coming up next in my new super awesome project, until my new website is ready for launch. I’ve been putting in a ton of conceptual development, and not to mention heart & soul, so I hope you all will be as excited about it as I am!
Introducing, a quick little sneak peek to get things started!
Alright, I know you guys are here with me on this one- sometimes you’ve just got to scoot your rolly chair across the room to get back to your computer. Sure, getting up and moving the chair would be more logical and easier… but why stand up when you can keep sitting down?!
It was pretty funny seeing this comic inked before I inked Steve in as well. It looked like I was poltergeisted across the room. Which, thank goodness, was NOT what happened, haha.
Here’s part two about my mom’s cats, featuring Chancey- the super sweet & fluffy scaredy cat! Chancey sure has that pitiful cat meow perfected.
It is a dangerous thing when cats start to realize their adorableness gets them whatever they want. If cats were to ever take over the world, that’s how they’d do it. …Or any other pets for that matter.
The relaxation of tree pose certainly loses it’s effect when something or someone is hurling behind you. My cat made it very clear how she felt about yoga that day.
Cats love laser pointers, and my mom’s cat is certainly one of them. But what could possibly be more exciting than a laser pointer? THIS.
Steve and I are moving to a different town in Georgia, so I’ve decided to draw some comics about the other cats of the household before we go. So here’s Pistol starring in the first one!
And what’s that bow tie shape on her face? A birthmark! It shows through her fur. How cute is that??
Down pillows are super comfy, but… yeah. Feathers just get everywhere. Even when you’re not switching pillow cases! If anyone knows how to avoid down feathers from invading your entire room, let me know. Otherwise, when it comes to down vs down alternative pillows, I’ll go with the latter option.
When I was a kid, like most kids, I was very imaginative. But unlike most kids, I was dedicated to it. I remember, even though I was surrounded by all my friends at lunch at school- having fun, talking, and laughing with them every day, I’d set aside time to sit there and zone out into my own Nikki daydreams. And my friends weren’t weirded out by it at all. In fact, every now and then one of them would join me and go into their own world for a little bit.
Obviously, a year or two down the line from then, this would become a weird thing to do. Psh, growing up! But I always remained dedicated to my imagination. I wrote stories with my friends, shared a journal with them, and created my own stories.
I think most people go on from that age and forget how to just imagine wild stories and all the possibilities around them. For me, nothing brings me back quicker to that great feeling of being a kid again than letting my imagination get rolling.
To this day, my art is inspired from my child-like imagination. What brings you guys back to your childhood?
Steve & I’s war of calling out VW Beetle cars by announcing ‘Slug Bug!’ continues. I got him when we weren’t even in the same car. Scooooore!
Punch Buggy, No Punch Backs!
I still can’t believe that there was a toad in the bedroom! It was a giant, warty guy- and slipped past all three cats in the household. All THREE. Psh, my cat has been an indoor cat for far too long, apparently!
Ah yes, and you all may have noticed my website looks different again. Well, the tweaking continues. I feel like my site’s finally getting there though! Yeah!
What’s better than hugging a pillow or stuffed animal while you sleep? Hugging a happy kitty, of course! Or maybe a puppy. …Although, nothing tops boyfriend snuggles.
I went a little over the top adding the teal accent coloring to my comic this time, but I really wanted it to look and feel like it was night time. So I’m happy with it!
AND, by the way, it’s Steve’s birthday today!! Whoooo, 31!