I’m losing track of which pieces from the Big Project I’ve already posted. These were some tiny drawings from old photographs that eventually became part of the proposal for the project. Since I don’t have my scanner set up yet tonight, I’m poking around through some old scans for a sketch of the day. Blast [...]
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The loose pencil layouts for Big Project are coming in useful for playing with different pens and pencils and Copic markers. After this mundane scene exciting stuff in a scientifictional vein happens. From this bit of rough scribbling I learned that Kuretake Zig CocoIro pens smear horrendously under an eraser on the Canson paper I [...]
I was looking through some scanned sketches for some art to post, to liven up the site for the New Year, and discovered that I still can’t stand looking at the pages from the Big Project. Bleah. On the left is a sketch idea for a title page for Big Project, created on the iPad [...]
The project was all about the chance to be involved in something by this particular author. It definitely wasn’t for the pay, which was, well, really really miniscule. But there might eventually also have been some royalties if I got lucky. If the pay had been enough for me to leave the day job and [...]
To produce pages faster, I was experimenting with going directly from very loose thumbnails to detailed inks. Here’s a page in progress. I would have fixed some parts of this if it were going to be final art.
A pretty typical level of pencil details for me. A lot of filling-in and correction (collars… I hate collars) happens at the inking stage. I’d like to practice movement, horses, and night scenes, so I’ll definitely be inking this spread. Click to see larger. I’ve expurgated all the text and some of the images to [...]
A lot of the pages got to pencils stage. I’ll post some of the tidier ones.