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Superman 211 Cover Linework

By jimlee00
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After the loose gestural figurework and composition is done, I refine and make the hard choice and pick the exact lines which form the silhouettes of the figures and design the background to create an abstract, almost graphical background.

You can see all the various poses I tried out for both characters...there are legs and arms and fists all over the page...erased but you can still make many of them.
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Lutbarg's avatar
Awesome line work as always. I am anticipating on getting Superman Unchained. Keep up the good work!
gregvega's avatar
Hey Jim what is you favorite pencil? HB? 2B?
JexBastian1855's avatar
From the faces to the hair, limbs, just everything about this is great.
MrAlJang's avatar
Dang I wish I could be like this someday as a comic artist
InstantPhotographer's avatar
Love it. Lots of energy here.
Simply put, your pencilling is perfect.
robertmarzullo's avatar
Nice work! As always! :)
ninjason57's avatar
Rough sketches are the bomb!
cujomighty's avatar
I can draw very similar to this, but then my skills take a dive once I add in all the shading. How do you visualize lighting so well?
shooonuff's avatar
wow, it's amazing to see your process!!!
jdarko82's avatar
I love this cover
Stinger22005's avatar
Looks good, man.
billyjimbo's avatar
Brave enough to show that you're thinking of new ways to impact the viewer! All props to you Jim for letting that process be seen as it develops. Thanks for the look!!
JoeJusko's avatar
One of my favorite "battle" covers!
Tallant's avatar
Excellent work
NewGirlComic's avatar
very nice work! you did a fantastic job!
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Ziggyman's avatar
How much time take complete the basic lines?
CareoSensus's avatar
Damn! Just blows my mind to see this... turn into [link]
Dan-Van-Cool's avatar
Do you do any Cleaning up on the computer afterwards, or just do allot of erasing before you say its finished?
Sebs-DA's avatar
I loved that cover ! Good to see it in a step by step way :)
michaelstewart's avatar
Cool, love these layouts that you're posting up
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