After a disturbingly long patch without any assignments I'm thrown back into the mix on a fun project I began last year with a few friends that originally had me in the penciling/inking/designing chair. The project evolved to incorporate other creators on the conveyor belt to production, and has now boomeranged, happily, back into my hands.
So, without further ado, I'm officially going to put my blossoming colouring skills to the ultimate test, and render 24 pages of my own work!
Excited would be an understatement!! Wish me luck!
Downtime for artists can be a mixed blessing, as jobs materialize and potential assignments blossom and fall apart (false positives). During those uncertain periods between contracts many of us retreat to the familiar comfort of art chores, expanding our visual toolbox with new ideas. I'm no exception:)
Undergoing my own paradigm shift, I've taken on a host of exciting techniques that have been on my to-do list for some time, including more comic book colouring, halftone work, and concept art (speed paints). The latter I've taken a particular shine to and enjoy finally putting to work all those hours of tutorial study. There's a steep learni
Touching base with some of you soldiers out there in DA Land, young guns, fans, and those working hard to improve their craft and stay afloat in the biz! The struggle rages on. High HIGHS and low LOWS are customary for growth as an artisan. And I've had my share since my short absence from the journal forum:)) Mostly good stuff!
A quick catch up: Last year I worked on my first tv pilot for ABC Studios. Storyboarding a classic movie monster mash-up (Dr.Frankenstein, Dracula, etc) contemporized for modern audiences with young heart throbs and wildly exotic set decors. Moving from one production set to an