My family is coming over for the holidays and it’s time for my to finish this in the final stretch. I have the featured panel to draw with one additional. Then I have to finish rendering the rest of the issue which is about 5 panels or so.
A few people asked why the video I made of me working on this project was not on my site and I really did not have an answer. I will post the video soon in a new section of the site labeled “Videos”.
Thank you and stay tuned.
Still hammering away and started to stick to the game plan of drawing everything on paper and leaving the coloring for the computer. Check out this piece I’m drawing now.
It’s the quality I’m looking for and it’s quicker to execute. Stay tuned for more.
This is another panel I worked on today. It looks better to me than the one I did earlier but I can’t really tell why. I do notice the style is different.
Because I’m on the go so much, I don’t get to focus on ‘just’ drawing. I use mix media and the trouble with that is the beginning. If I start with good pencils, I’m done. If the pencils are sketchy, I’ll ink or scan as-is and digital ink. The results, nothing looks the same.
So, I’m starting to see the difference in these panels. The earlier post was a weak attempt to do concept art style work (which I’m not good at) (yet). I have to keep this comic style for now. I fight between doing tight line work and full computer art.
I have a few of these and I want to color this Christmas Special by December 15th 2016. I may have to call a few coloring pros for advise. In particular, legendary street artist/rapper Skam2? and the ungodly talented Tony Washington. If you have a good eye for art please let me know what I can do different with these. I will keep working as the deadline is tight but I can do changes if the argument on colors is valid 😉