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]

Raccoons and Humans and Bears, Oh My!

I've just made my latest sketchbook available to purchase online! “RACCOONS AND HUMANS AND BEARS, OH MY!” is a collection of my INKtober sketches from 2012 and 2013, including some notes about the drawings, the characters and what inspired … [Continue reading]

Sneaky Dragon podcast

While at the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival the other weekend, local funny guys Ian Boothby and Dave Dedrick had me as a guest on their SNEAKY DRAGON podcast. I had a great time, bullshitting with them about comics, Madballs and Ninja Turtles. You can … [Continue reading]

One Bad Review

I just stumbled across Hansel Castro's unflattering review of my 2003 graphic novel One Bad Day and I think I'm in love with it: "I recall Steve Rolston’s artwork for Greg Rucka’s “Queen and Country” never impressed me: the simple cartooning was … [Continue reading]

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival 2014

Another chance to see me out in public, if you're in Vancouver! The VANCOUVER COMIC ARTS FESTIVAL (aka VanCAF) is this weekend, May 25-26, at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre in the Yaletown district of Vancouver, BC, … [Continue reading]