This is a departure in many ways. I have done watercolor off and on for years before starting any sort of comics. I wanted a change of pace from the standard digital workflow.
This started with the concept that was more traditionally ‘comic’ -
I have been wanting to try some new things and challenges such as using fewer / no words. After I started prototyping the project, I decided not to add the thought bubbles - I think it stands on its own without the explicit indication of what the owner is thinking, and becomes more universal.
Here’s a timelapse of the creation process: