The new website for Hearts of Roese is now up!
The switch was a lot smoother then I expected it to be, and while there are still a few things left to finish and place (the site is at about 95%), they aren’t vital to anything and are more on the lines of updates to the Character page and such.
If you have the time to poke around, I would really appreciate it if you find any weird spots and shoot me an email about them so I can make fixes.
I cropped these out of the new Hearts of Roese banner! I’m super excited for the new website and Chapter Two.
And a reminder- the website will likely be broken for awhile tomorrow night as I move everything over to the new design.
Sketch dump time! I’ve been playing with some of the clothing along borders in Ruan.
The first image is a style found along the Spades/Wyndr borders, typically in the mountainous regions.
The second image is a Diamonds/Hearts border style, with some notes on what it gets from each.
Third is a Hearts/Clubs border style that I didn’t quite finish.
And finally the last picture is another Hearts/Clubs border style.
A couple of these (easy to guess by looking at which sketches have the most detail) are actually characters that will show up much later on in the Interludes, and I’m finally starting to like the directions their designs are going.
(Also I have realized just how incredibly female-heavy my cast is. My 3 main characters are 2 girls and a guy, and the supporting cast is overwhelmingly female. It’s totally because I have a ton of sisters and I’m used to more girls then guys around xD )
Hearts of Roese updated!
Read from the start or read the new page!
Reblogs are super appreciated to share the comic :)
This is the end of the Interlude. Next up, my adventures in putting up the new website (the site will likely be broken all friday night as I attempt to put up the new design), and a week following that, the beginning of Chapter 2 whereupon we will meet a Queen, a Prisoner, scare some villagers, and then some other stuff.
Two Paths That Never Cross
I’ve been wanting to draw these two together for awhile now. They never meet because Alice? is too young to have lived before Queen Alice Roese’s death. Yet, events that started rolling during Queen Alice’s life are still revolving when Alice? enters the picture.
This is as far as I’ll go in this drawing for now. I don’t see finishing this through inks and colors in the near future.
(And yes, there are two Alices in Hearts of Roese. The Red Queen’s name is only mentioned briefly in the prologue and she hasn’t shown up in an Interlude yet to have the reminder of her name)
World Building Wednesday
Oh hey its Wednesday: Ask your own question, or choose a number!
(Numbers already answered: 9, 17, 18, 22, 29, 6 [Alice], 4 [Queen of Hearts], 24, 2 [QoH], 11 [QoH], 6 [Roran], 7 [QoH] )
A page of sketches I did at work.
Alice in a Clubs/Hearts fashion fusion dress (something worn where fashion overlays between the cards, so this sort of thing would be around the borders of Clubs and Hearts), Roran angry for some reason, some concepts for characters in Chapter 2, and some more fusion fashions for clothing near the borders of the different cards.
I should do some more Capitol of Ruan clothing, because its a neat clothing mix of all the Cards. The Red Queen wore the mix the most from stuff I’ve shared, and she favored Diamonds fashion a bit more due to her husband.
The kids at work gave me a back-to-school cold so I decided to break in my new sketchbook while waiting for my head to be less foggy by doing some drawings for some character page pictures.
Davena Roese and Haemil Attre (whose first name I finally figured out after he’s been in the comic for over 10 pages.)
Attre’s hair doesn’t always look like it does in the Interlude. He actually brushes it into this common style for Hearts upper class and military. Derrick and Durnam’s hairstyles are in the same fashion but a tad longer.