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About Life Loosely Based

The name (LLB) really says it all. It's my way of taking everyday situations and spinning them into webcomic awesomeness.

LLB began in 2010 as a stick figure comic journal. As the book began to fill with sketches, I decided it was time to start creating comics that weren't just for me, but for the internets to enjoy.

My style has gone through many overhauls since the site's debut, both in art and writing.
I started by scanning pen and paper sketches, then evolved to drawing directly in Adobe Illustrator. Today I prefer the iPad as my canvas using programs like Paper53 and Sketchbook Pro.

To ensure 100% control over the site development, I wrote it entirely from scratch (no WordPress, Drupal, HTML5 Boilerplate, etc) just PHP, MySQL, CSS Javascript, and HTML4 tables, (yes, I write in tables).


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About Peter Tracy

Peter Tracy is multidisciplinary graphic designer and creative lead for Jam City’s corporate marketing department. He graduated from the Art Institute of Los Angeles in 2000 with a degree in computer animation. With over 17 years of experience, he’s cultivated a vast skillset working for multiple media companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies like Yahoo! executing creative for web portals, original content, social networks, print, communications, e-commerce and sales strategies.

Beyond the job, Peter writes, develops, maintains and creates content for his personal webcomic at LifeLooselyBased. Other projects include Cat Ipsum and Office Ipsum witch are cat and office themed Lorem Ipsum generator sites that have been featured on Mashable, Buzzfeed, Shopify and more.

Below are other personal projects I've created in addition to Life Loosely Based:
Online Portfolio
CatIpsum
Bear & Rabbit
Invoice365

Webcomics I Follow

With all the talented people out there doing webcomics, it's impossible to list them all, but here's a few...
Things in Squares
Buttersafe
Channelate
Deathbulge Comics
Eat More Bikes
Extra Ordinary
Invisible Bread
Extra Fabulous Comics
Loading Artist
Observe to Exist
Poorly Drawn Lines
The Oatmeal
Toonhole