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Shutter Issue15 Cover by leilasedai
Shutter Issue15 Cover
I'm in the middle of drawing Shutter #15 at the moment, probably my favorite issue to date. I guess I say that about every new issue though...Whatever! Enjoy this cyborg lion skull cover illustration! Colored by Owen Gieni.
Shutter Issue09 page 20 by leilasedai
Shutter Issue09 page 20
Kate and Kalliyan falling into Dream Land at the end of Shutter #9. Colors by Owen Gieni.

One year ago today, Shutter #1 was out in comic shops for the first time. Couldn't be happier to be working on this story with such an amazing creative team. THANK YOU to everyone who reads our book!
Shutter Issue09 p01 by leilasedai
Shutter Issue09 p01
Flashback scene in Shutter #9. Introducing Prospero, a secret society in control of the Dreamgate.


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Current Residence: Portland, OR
I couldn't sign in to my DeviantArt account for months due to laziness on my part, but now that I'm back in the game, I'll be uploading more art.


Shutter Volume 1, combining the first 6 issues of the comic, is out on November 12th. I hope you snag a copy and let us know what you think! Our letters column email is

The Pantheon Project Issues 1 and 2 are available through Comixology, and will be out in print from Action Lab within the coming months.…


Vancouver, Canada, November 9th. I'll be at Vancouver Comic Con on November 9th with Shutter writer Joe Keatinge:…

Portland, Oregon, November 12th. Shutter Volume 1 trade release signing at Cosmic Monkey with Joe Keatinge:…

Annapolis, Maryland, November 15th. Joe Keatinge and I will be at Third Eye Comics for another Shutter Volume 1 release signing. I hope to see you guys there. The Baltimore area has some really cool comics people.
  • Listening to: El Radio Fantastique
  • Reading: A Moveable Feast
  • Watching: Attack on Titan
  • Eating: delicious Portland food
  • Drinking: coffee

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stipend Featured By Owner May 23, 2015   General Artist
i picked up shutter volume 1 today, thanks for signing & including a doodle :) (incredible artwork!)
leilasedai Featured By Owner May 27, 2015  Professional Artist
Thanks for stopping by and snagging a copy!
stipend Featured By Owner May 31, 2015   General Artist
most welcome! thanks for the reply :)
spushan Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just started to read Shutter and love it !
your art is great, keep it up !! :w00t:
leilasedai Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Professional Artist
Hey thanks! I'm glad you loved it!!
KTAJATBTB Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
Nice strip in this year's Indy comix issue!  I was hoping you would do one this year even after the move... I really dug it!
leilasedai Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Professional Artist
Thanks! Yours was great, too! Tony should be saving me a copy so I'll get to see everyone's in print. Yay!
stanaka Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
Happened upon Shutter Volume One at my local comics store, and I was instantly hooked.

Absolutely stunning artwork, and a joy to read.

Looking forward to Volume Two!
leilasedai Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  Professional Artist
That's so great! Thanks for picking it up and I can't wait for you to read Volume 2.
jameslink Featured By Owner Edited Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just read Shutter No. 1 -- Great stuff, looks like i'll be picking this up again. I've been looking for a long time for something to get into. Many, many books. This one is really sweet looking. I love the art in this book! :)
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