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Feedback needed on developing story

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brien Sparling Jan 18. 2 Replies

Carl Tiessen put out an outline of a story he's working on 7/23/19; you can find the outline here: …Continue

Check out this DeviantArtist

Started Dec 27, 2019 0 Replies

Its always cool to see how other artists are expressing their faith online though Cartoon-art; so I would encourage you to check out ValorRally on the Deviant Art site (…Continue

Grieving Jarrid Wilson

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph Allen Ives Sep 18, 2019. 2 Replies

The suicide of Associate Pastor, Jarrid Wilson, Monday9.9.19. is a tragedy beyond words, so there's not really anything to discuss. Just pray for Jarrid's family: parents, wife and sons; as well as…Continue

Social Media toon' evangelism Part 2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brien Sparling Aug 12, 2019. 2 Replies

Adapting a comic to be viewed on a mobile device*Disclaimer: I am still researching how to do this, but haven’t uploaded a mobile-device ready comic yet. Paul Caggegi started comic called Homebased…Continue

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Zeal for this nation consumes me

"Thank you brothers. Surprisingly I didn't aim this just at wealthy Christians or wealthy Churches, although they are in the greatest danger from worldly moral-erosion. I feel pretty passionately about the movement of Christ in this…"
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Zeal for this nation consumes me

Inspired by Hymn for the 81% by Daniel Dietrich sound similar but Anger disparages an action or idea, hatred disparages a person. At this time…
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"Your request to delete an old profile, after joining with a minimal new profile is curious. Please tell us more about yourself."
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"Good observations! Thank you."
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Truth Quest Productions replied to Brien Sparling's discussion Feedback needed on developing story
"As someone who is currently working on a storyboard myself for a project; I can say this is a good start. It describes the area and features without having too much detail. The environment is very unique, the tree house is creative, and the…"
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Feedback needed on developing story

Carl Tiessen put out an outline of a story he's working on 7/23/19; you can find the outline here:   . I have been collaborating with him on character design and now are starting to storyboard for the eventual graphic…See More
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"Thank you so much for the warm welcome!"
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"Hi Hannah and welcome to the CCAS site!   Sounds like the Lord is doing exciting things in you and through you. Look around this site's gallery and discussions; post some of your own material when you feel comfortable. Be at home here."
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Monterey California
Area(s) of Interest or Expertise:
All areas of general science, chemistry, Guitar, Education, California history 1700-1840, Origins of Life, Horses and Sheep(really!), Song-leading
My Testimony: (We encourage members to share briefly about how their faith in Christ has impacted their lives.)
Depressed loner at 15, I was saved in an on-campus christian club. I've been a Christian for 47years. Currently a board-chair and Praise-team leader at a small Grace Community Church.
Dream Job: (If you could have your dream job in the comics industry, what would it be?)
Be a writer-penciler for a team creating an serial online weekly comic.
Favorite Comic Creators:
Usagi YoJimbo(Stan Sakai), BONE(Jeff Smith), POGO(Walt Kelly), Lakadaisy Cats(Tracy Butler), Kevin &Kell(Bill Holbrook), Freefall(Mark Stanley), anything Pixar -Disney
Calvin&Hobbs(Bill Watterson),Gordo(Gus Arriola), Endtown(Aaron Neatherly), Dr.Rat(Jenner), RoseIsRose, Anything by BerkeleyBreathed or Gary Trudouea...
I'm sorry, what was the question again?

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Discipleship by messenging

Posted on December 17, 2019 at 10:27am 0 Comments

Maybe a lot of you do regular fellowship-by-messaging and don't talk about it, but whoa, doing this for a couple of months has been a joy and novelty for me.

The problem it solves is a common one: I was talking with a Christian bro of mine, a quality guy, about how "we should get together more often.” I followed this comment with a wry chuckle; because we’re miles apart in our separate work-family worlds and we could barely manage to meet once a month. When he mentioned that we were…


Slithrah by Jason Brubaker

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 7:00pm 2 Comments

If you have a quiet evening for enjoying a really done Graphic novelette, click on over to; and check out Slithrah by Jason Brubaker, hosted on Webtoons.

Atomic Robo Webcomic

Posted on October 23, 2019 at 2:02pm 0 Comments

Atomic Robo Webcomic

Scott Wegener and Brian Clevinger started creating Atomic Robo back in 2007. The comic has great writing and deep character development with a creative Fifties flavor. But for me this is really a go-to comic when I want to draw action figures. It’s tough to describe the art style…chiseled?...but it is so much easier to study action poses on Atomic…


Designing a GospelTract

Posted on October 18, 2019 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

In 2006 illustrator Cedric Hohnstadt created the Gospel tract, "Are you a good person?" based on a presentation by evangelist Ray Comfort.  The design is colorful, eye catching; and the economy of words and line are a thing of beauty.  The site found here:  ; also demonstrates tracts as a cheap way to get your…


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At 9:01am on January 16, 2020, Truth Quest Productions said…

Thank you so much for the warm welcome!

At 12:39pm on January 10, 2020, Christopher J Manta said…

Mr. Brien,

     Thanks so much! I looked at the Collaboration forum, and it seemed that it was pretty sparsely populated. I am really interested in finding someone who would be able to bring my comic book series to reality, so I'll give it a shot.

At 4:43pm on November 16, 2019, Carla Tyree said…

Thank you so much, Brien. I just keep chipping away at it. I’m working on the 3rd of 10 commandment comic books. Those comics I posted on here are one page comics based on a scripture. I create those for churches to use in their children’s curriculum. 

At 3:25am on November 12, 2019, Stevan Mixson said…

Thanks Brien,  I like print comics rather than digital since I like to donate them after I read them.  I have purchased superhero and science fiction comics like Batgirl , Captain Marvel, and Blade Runner 2019 from my local comic store and was looking to see what kind of Christian worldview comics there were and did not know if any were sold in regular comic shops.  My local comic shop sells items from the Diamond distributor.

At 10:08am on October 17, 2019, Mark said…

I "sorta" worked it out……I tried an entirely different file, so the problem was in the original file itself, apparently, and I cannot figure out what it is (I'm usually pretty good at "work-arounds").

Anyway: thanks for replying!

At 9:30am on October 17, 2019, Mark said…

Hey, Brien:

I'm trying to upload a photo for my Profile avatar. It's 1.8 Mb, a Photoshop CS1 jpeg, but I keep getting an error. If there's a better place or forum/discussion to ask this question, please re-direct me (I couldn't find a "troubleshooting" forum).


At 9:11am on October 17, 2019, Mark said…

Thanks for accepting me as a member, and for the compliment on my design poster. The photo was taken by my best and oldest friend in the world, whom I've known since 6th Grade: Kevin Parks……also a believer, a designer and illustrator.

At 4:05pm on October 8, 2019, Wayne Beeman said…

Thank you, Brien! I appreciate the warm welcome and feedback about my art page.

At 9:10pm on August 8, 2019, Jesse Hansen said…

Thanks for the welcome Brian!

At 11:20am on August 5, 2019, Carl Tiessen said…
How come you didn't respond to my emails about how I am interested and how I want to move forward?

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