Kickstarter Watercolors Click the link to check out my new Kickstarter. I’m putting together a bunch of original watercolors for fans of my work. I get it if you feel bothered by Kickstarter posts, not everyone is into them, but at the least I hope you enjoy looking at these tiny watercolor paintings.

Doug TenNapel’s Unifying Theory of Everything; Beginning Middle and End

I’ve been lecturing on story for over twenty years. That doesn’t make me good at story because I’ve seen many people who have lectured on story for over twenty years who don’t know what they’re talking about. But one thing I can say about my story-telling thoughts is that they work… and that they are… More Doug TenNapel’s Unifying Theory of Everything; Beginning Middle and End

A Friend of the Arts

It is a stereotype that the artist works alone. While we do spend a lot of time alone in a studio with only the beat of the ceiling fan to keep us company, we also need other people. Consider the classic loners from Van Gogh to Robin Williams, they wouldn’t have made it into the… More A Friend of the Arts

Planning a Koi Pond

As I ink this new graphic novel, my mind wanders to how I need to reorganize the backyard. Don’t get the wrong picture of me, I’m about as adept at backyard work as I am at flying a plane, but I do large, physical projects to pretend to be a functioning adult. Last summer I… More Planning a Koi Pond

Happy New Year (2018)!

It’s a new year and that means anything can happen. It could be wonderful or a complete disaster, but part of the adventure is finding out. I love the future more than the past because there isn’t much to wonder about back there. I did that. But the future! Who knows?! There could be dragons,… More Happy New Year (2018)!