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Travel coffee - A silly Horsey Headface comic

illustration of a cartoon horse comic

There is a character I was messing around with a while back that I called "Horsey Headface".

How it started

I was originally messing around with this as an idea for a children's book character.

I drew it as a kid dressed in a cowboy getup in the vector program Inkscape in an old '60s children's book style. But then I decided to give it a horsehead.

illustration of a horse wearing a cowboy outfit with text
Horsey Headface Children's book idea

But truthfully, by the time I was done, I didn't really do anything with it and felt like drawing it all out in a vector program took too long.

Drawing it more cartoon-like

I felt like trying to make the character goofier. So I was trying different cartoon-like styles.

I drew this version of Horsey Headface tap dancing on the Google Keep app on my phone.

illustration of a horse dancing on two feet
Horsey Headface sketch from my phone

I kinda felt like I would enjoy drawing the character this way a little more. Also, it wouldn't take me as long to do.

I thought maybe I could even animate it so I drew a version of it in the FlipaClip animation program on my phone

illustration of cartoon horse pointing
Horsey Headface animation still

Then I thought I might want to try it out as a silly nonsense webcomic. Which is the one that I came up with at the top of the page.

We'll see what happens

I did the one comic so far. I also want to come up with a few more characters for this idea. So maybe I'll turn it into a webcomic soon. 


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