Ryan Dirks

I started an Instagram with travel photos and sketches, follow if you’re into that. ryandirks on Instagram

coffee shop sketch

coffee shop sketch

ryandirks:

Check out my new serial starting on Study Group today, it’s a western adventure comic in full color!  Updates every Thursday!  It’s a complete story told in 5 issues, I’m working on #2 now…. enjoy (Click the image to read the comic)

All of issue 1 is up now up… issue 2 is in the works slowly as I work on some other things.  I’m really excited to tell this whole story in 5 issues and get better at everything along the way.  !Thanks for reading and thanks to Zack and Shanna at Study Group!

ryandirks:

Check out my new serial starting on Study Group today, it’s a western adventure comic in full color!  Updates every Thursday!  It’s a complete story told in 5 issues, I’m working on #2 now…. enjoy (Click the image to read the comic)

All of issue 1 is up now up… issue 2 is in the works slowly as I work on some other things.  I’m really excited to tell this whole story in 5 issues and get better at everything along the way.  !Thanks for reading and thanks to Zack and Shanna at Study Group!

Hey guys, check out the first 21 pages of The Frontier #1 on Study Group!  Only 3 pages left….

Hey guys, check out the first 21 pages of The Frontier #1 on Study Group!  Only 3 pages left….

Character/inking test for a sci-fi story

Character/inking test for a sci-fi story

First 16 pages of issue 1 of The Frontier are up on Study Group!  

First 16 pages of issue 1 of The Frontier are up on Study Group!  

Rainy day inking study with Bryan Talbot’s Nemesis the Warlock

Rainy day inking study with Bryan Talbot’s Nemesis the Warlock

2 new pages of The Frontier are up! What’s wrong with Henderson?

2 new pages of The Frontier are up! What’s wrong with Henderson?

Check out my new serial starting on Study Group today, it’s a western adventure comic in full color!  Updates every Thursday!  It’s a complete story told in 5 issues, I’m working on #2 now…. enjoy (Click the image to read the comic)

Check out my new serial starting on Study Group today, it’s a western adventure comic in full color!  Updates every Thursday!  It’s a complete story told in 5 issues, I’m working on #2 now…. enjoy (Click the image to read the comic)

K E E P  I T  C L E A N  2 0 1 4

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snakebomb:

Snakebomb crew at Linework NW: Patrick Keck, Ryan Dirks, Max Capacity, Josh Burggraf, Victor Kerlow, Jack Hayden, Mike Moseley-Smith and Eric Benton! AD and Karissa missed the photo op, sucka

nice group photo!

Linework NW was a blast, nice meeting and hanging out with everyone!

maxcapacity:

snakebomb:

Snakebomb crew at Linework NW: Patrick Keck, Ryan Dirks, Max Capacity, Josh Burggraf, Victor Kerlow, Jack Hayden, Mike Moseley-Smith and Eric Benton! AD and Karissa missed the photo op, sucka

nice group photo!


Linework NW was a blast, nice meeting and hanging out with everyone!

lineworknw:

Looking for some amazing art? Wanna find your favorite, or soon-to-be favorite cartoonist? Check out the fancy Exhibitor page and peep this new map! (the old one got deleted before we could post it, OOPS!)
THEN! Come to Linework NW this Saturday! It’s FREE!!!!

I’ll be hanging out intermittently at table 9 as an unofficial ‘guest’ with fine gentlemen Jack, Max, AD, Eric, Josh, Pat, Reuben, and more? Come say hi and/or get copies of Gray City 1, Snakebomb 3, Future Shock, and many many more

lineworknw:

Looking for some amazing art? Wanna find your favorite, or soon-to-be favorite cartoonist? Check out the fancy Exhibitor page and peep this new map! (the old one got deleted before we could post it, OOPS!)

THEN! Come to Linework NW this Saturday! It’s FREE!!!!

I’ll be hanging out intermittently at table 9 as an unofficial ‘guest’ with fine gentlemen Jack, Max, AD, Eric, Josh, Pat, Reuben, and more? Come say hi and/or get copies of Gray City 1, Snakebomb 3, Future Shock, and many many more

The Dalai Lama’s rules for living

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Some sketchbook testing for an anthology story

Some sketchbook testing for an anthology story

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snakebomb:

PORTLAND! Linework NW comics/illustration fest is on April 12th. It’s still a little while away, but I’m so fuk’n stoked that I can’t keep my mouth shut about it. Figured I’d drop some news about the show: Snakebomb Comix will have “ultra limited edition out-of-town special guests” at our table, INCLUDING:

Reuben Storey (Rigg & Ratt, Toiletry and Mutation, Moldy Castle)

Eric “Gutrot” Benton (Snakebomb 3, Night Watch Zine)

Alex Degen (AREACC, Mighty Star, Mindhunters)

and Max Capacity (Toxic Super Freakout, Apezilla, The TV People)!

Plus the PDX crew of Ryan Dirks, Karissa Sakumoto, Andrew Scully and Pat Keck. Dogpile on the snake table. This is gonna be fun

I’LL BE THERE

I’LL BE THERE

I’ll have a new comic debuting at this.  Gonna be fun times