Being an artist has been something Jake has always wanted to be,
ever since he drew 3 headed dragons in third grade. Superheroes
and technology were subjects that always fascinated and
influenced him, from giant robots to spooky detectives.
Being self taught he came into inking as a side effect of
penciling and found that inking suited him better. He moved from
fanart to inking finding there was a big demand for a good inker
in the realms of comic creating.
He works primarily with brushes and some quills finding that the
feeling of brush or pen on paper is music to the ears. He has
been called ‘old school’ by his peers, a title he holds with
pride. Traditional inking is something of a lost skill he feels
and something to be preserved in a world of digital art.
After a random decision to visit Wizard World Ohio in September
2012 he met the Brimstone crew and was asked to become a part of
Hound Comics as an inker, fulfilling a dream to become a