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    Illustrations and concepts for "The Leftovers". Four boys with no families struggle to save their one possession, an inherited home, and their ad… Read More
    Illustrations and concepts for "The Leftovers". Four boys with no families struggle to save their one possession, an inherited home, and their adopted family, a local run-down sushi shoppe. Some work is published under my maiden name, Melissa Natalie Curtin, or nickname, Nat Kay. Read Less
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The Leftovers
You can't throw them out.
Illustrations and concepts for "The Leftovers". Four boys with no families struggle to save their one possession, an inherited home, and their adopted family, a local run-down sushi shoppe. 
 
Illustrations for environments and characters for a graphic novel.

Some work is published under my maiden name, Melissa Natalie Curtin, or nickname, Nat Kay.
 
The sushi shoppe where the boys work may or may not be a converted bank, garage or gangster hideout. It doubles as a store for Asian imports of dubious quality. A moonshiner lives next door.
The boys' home was left to them but is in danger of being condemned. A beautiful Painted Lady down on her luck. It's rumored that an old woman haunts the turret, but no one will look.
Character sketches. The youngest housemate and the venerable mistress of the Front of the House at Nori Nori Sushi.
The eldest brother's bedroom, dominated largely by the interests of his Korean-speaking model girlfriend. 
Sushi shoppe staff.
The bartender and girlfriend.
Promotional color sketches of some of the housemates.
A questionable soundstage.
An illustration involving and escaped fish and unhappy Yakuza.