VanCAF 2015

Heads up to those of you in Vancouver, BC! The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival has released their 2015 VIP packages that I drew a postcard for. These goody packages are $20 each and there are only 100 available. They include: - Ten limited edition … [Continue reading]

Learn Clear Storytelling

My former student Michael Weber has posted his third and final blog entry about his experience taking my part-time comic book course at VanArts. He's titled this one: Learn Clear Storytelling from Steve Rolston That's definitely something I … [Continue reading]

Darkest Dungeon

Chris Bourassa, the artist behind the new game DARKEST DUNGEON, asked me to do a pin-up to celebrate its release. I said HELL YEAH! So here's my attempt to capture a crew of treasure-seekers delving into the depths of horror known as the Darkest … [Continue reading]

Doors of Copenhagen

I was in Denmark for the holidays and while there I spent some time wandering the streets of Copenhagen. I got in the habit of stopping to take a photo whenever I saw an interesting door. Some of the elements and details you see here are what I'm … [Continue reading]

Why You Should Take My Comic Making Class

One of my recent comic students, Michael Weber, has started posting a series of blog posts under the heading "How to Make Comics the Steve Rolston Way", discussing his experience taking my classes. If you've ever been curious about the part-time … [Continue reading]

INKtober 2014 Wrap-Up

I just got a chance to compile all of last month's #INKtober sketches into one big image. These are all characters who will likely show up in the Trapezius Pepper story that I'm currently trying to wrap my brain around (in addition to some of the … [Continue reading]

INKtober 2014

It's that time of year again! Keeping up the #INKtober tradition, I'll be creating an inked drawing every day in October. I'm sticking with my technique of doing 3"x3" head shots, which is usually manageable even on busy days. In previous years I … [Continue reading]

Comic Demo + VanArts Course

Hey Vancouverites, I'm doing another FREE demo at Opus Art Supplies in North Vancouver (near Capilano Mall) on Sunday, September 7th from 11am to 1pm. I’ll be discussing the process of creating comics and I'll explain the typical stages of Script, … [Continue reading]

Watch Me Draw This Wednesday

9pm ET / 6 pm PT this Wednesday, July 30th @ www.livestream.com/steverolston. … [Continue reading]

I Just Launched a Patreon

You may have seen me talk about a comic idea of mine called TRAPEZIUS PEPPER. It's a project I've been wanting to write & draw for quite a few years now. A series of comics revolving around a writer-turned-gambler in a city filled with crime, … [Continue reading]