I'm a UK-based comic artist and writer. This is my corner of the web and you are very welcome. Please take a look around, pull up a beanbag, have a cuppa ^_^
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emma.vieceli@gmail.com

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Watson Little Ltd.


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Wednesday
Nov072012

Alex Rider

It's official!

I'm excited to announce that next year I'll be diving into the world of Alex Rider as the artist on the graphic novels. ^_^

Details can be found by clicking the link above. I'm very excited to be working with Antony Johnston on the books, and they are of course adapted by him from Anthony Horowitz's fantastic novel series. There are already graphic novels of the series out there, and I do urge you to go check them out because they're really lovely books, but I'll be jumping in at Scorpia; book five in the series.

I'm thrilled to be joining Walker Books on this series - what a great team I'm getting to work with! ^_^

Thursday
Oct182012

Back from New York

And fighting off jetlag and con-lurgy, huzzah. But, boy, was it worth it! I'll slowly be writing up parts of my trip as life settles,  but for now you can find a few mini-tumblr posts:
This new and shiny tablet and software set combines Wacom and Manga Studio - two of my favourite things in the world.
Some photos of New York City - I'm already missing it!
My Vampire Academy signing at the comic con was amazing! Thank yooooo!
More to come, but I met and caught up with so many amazing people, my head is still reeling. A wonderful time, wonderful place, wonderful friends. ^_^

Friday
Oct052012

New York Comic Con - Signing times

Next week I head to New York for the comic con - OMG! I can't wait to see friends and meet some new faces. Many thanks to the wonderful Jimmy Aquino and Ben Templesmith for letting me stay at their place. I love you guyssss.

So, while I'm at the show, I'll be putting in a little time as well. I don't have a table this year, but you can find me at the following places and times:

Oni Press Booth:
Friday - 3pm - 3:45 pm
Saturday - 3pm - 3:45pm
Sunday - 2pm - 2:45pm

Penguin Books booth:
Sunday 12:30 - 1:30

Comic News Insider booth (in the podcast area):
No set time yet, but I'll be around the booth a fair bit over the weekend, doing signings on Saturday and Sunday.

Do come and say hi! ^_^

Friday
Sep142012

Two press releases

So - the comic that I teased last post by myself and Paul Duffield was revealed as TXA; a ten-pager commissioned by the London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine. Click the banner for one of the write-ups as well as a link to the full comic:

And the other news that broke over the weekend was regarding the incredible search for the remains of Richard III, a subject close to my heart. I was amazingly happy to be asked to provide illustration for the press conference, and enlisted the help of Kate Brown and Paul Duffield in making the images come to life with colour and borders. An exciting time for fans of the white boar!
Click the above banner for more on the dig. And the one below for a little teaser I posted on my tumblr regarding just why the whole thing was so exciting for me to be a part of!
All this and of course Shadowkiss is still moving on as well. I'm over twenty pages into pencils on the book, and I just know you guys are going to love it!

Thursday
Sep062012

Autumn Madness

I've been a little quiet on the updates, but things have been on the manic side! Apologies. ^_^ First of all, I recently finished a small and fairly unusual comic for a client who isn't a comics publisher. Next week I'll be able to say more, but I really enjoyed working on something so different, and having the awesome Paul Duffield on colours helped the whole thing look shiny :)
The big news this end is that I have of course made a start on Shadowkiss pencils. This will be the third book in the series of Vampire Academy adaptations that I'm the artist on. Shadowkiss was my favourite book of the series. So much happens! Graphic novel adaptations are always pretty fast paced, and I hope that readers finding the series via the GNs will be tempted to check out Richelle Mead's amazing novels as well, but - as always - adapter Leigh Dragoon has done an amazing job of picking out the highlights and making the whole thing work for comic format. It's early days so far and I'm only ten or so pages in, but the script is already making me smile. Be sure to follow my twitter for the occasional update on how I'm doing, but in the meantime, I'll leave off with another shot from my short comic, coloured by Paul Duffield. It's late, and I agree with the off screen character - coffee is a good idea! :)
My tickets are all booked for NYCC, so I hope to see people there! ^_^

Tuesday
Aug282012

New York State of Mind...



I’m getting out the party pic again because I’m coming to New York Comic Con! ^__^

Can’t wait to get over there again, meet new faces and catch up with less-new ones; not to mention finally putting a face to a few internet pals I’ve been speaking to for a while online. So, if you’re heading to the convention, I hope to see you there!

I’ll be spending some time at the Oni press booth for the Avalon Chronicles and the Penguin booth for Vampire Academy, more details when I have them.

Massive squidgy thanks to the amazing Jimmy Aquino and Ben Templesmith for offering to house me for my trip. You guys are amazing and I owe you many beers. xx

So, so, who’s coming? PARTAY! ^__^

Thursday
Jul262012

Avalon Chronicles Volume two: Art complete

Avalon Chronicles book two is fully arted! Pencilled and inked by me, with beautiful tones from Nana Li, and of course script from Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir (with additional story from me). I can’t wait to see it all lettered up!

Next stop: Vampire Academy - Shadowkiss!

Thursday
Jul052012

Getting ready to switch projects again...

In the space of a couple of months I attended about ten comic events, phew! I met and spoke to so many lovely people and generally felt enthused about this wonderful industry I'm a part of. Of course, all those events meant that my work schedule hit the roof, haha. The price I pay for coming out of my cave ^_~Schedule-wise: I'm currently just two weeks away (if all goes to plan) from finishing my work on Avalon Chronicles part two for Oni Press - huzzah! I've had the amazing Nana Li helping me out on tones and the book is of course scripted by Nunzio DeFelippis and Christina Weir, about whom I can't say enough nice things.  Book one is out now (banner), available from pretty much anywhere. Book two won't be out for a little while, and book three's story is shaping up to be verry exciting, but I needed to get my role done for now so that I can move back into the world of Vampire Academy before I return to Avalon.Yes, Shadowkiss is going ahead, and the script from Leigh Dragoon should be reaching me very soon. (She'll be at SDCC, btw, so do go say hi!) Going by the mails and comments I've seen already, I know a fair few of you are looking forward to it, and I'm pretty excited about drawing it for you. Thank you for all the lovely comments and feedback re Frostbite, despite some of you having to wait longer than planned for your copy to arrive. I think the publisher was pretty overwhelmed at the orders, so thank you, thank you! xx Frostbite has now been reprinted and should be available ^_^It's always nice to squeeze in something a little different, and I was honoured to be asked by ThoughtBubble to contribute to this year's anthology. I was offered a page on which to do whatever I wanted (for a family showXD)...which was actually a bit overwhelming, haha. But I had some fun with it and I hope you guys like my contribution. Going by last year's production, this year's will be something I'll feel super proud to be a part of!

And lastly, I have finally joined the world of tumblr. I don't want to clutter up my work blog here with too much random stuff as it's mostly informative. So, if you're interested in seeing warm up/wind down sketches or want to generally share some inane internet banter that's longer than 140 characters (@emmavieceli), come find me at http://inkytasty.tumblr.com/